National Heirloom Exposition Tickets Now Available
Now is the time to purchase your advanced tickets to the 3rd annual National Heirloom Exposition. Held in Santa Rosa, California, this renowned event will run from 11 am to 8 pm on September 10, 11, and 12. Admission price at the door is just $10 per day. However, you can save money by purchasing a 3-day pass for the very low price of only $25. Purchase your 3-day pass on-line before June 23rd, and receive a free one-year subscription to the Heirloom Gardener magazine … a $15.00 value! http://www.theheirloomexpo.com
Plans are well under way to making the 2013 National Heirloom Exposition even bigger and better than its 2 predecessors. While nearly 15,000 people attended the Expo over the 3-day period in 2012, all indications are that even more will take part in this exciting pure food event of 2013.
The speaker line up this year is phenomenal. With more than 100 speakers scheduled, the following list gives you an idea of the wealth of information to be presented.
Dr. Vandana Shiva—India's leading supporter of the pure food movement and foremost seed saver who works to educate people globally about the dangers of GMO foods.
Patrick Holden--the FoundingDirector of the Sustainable Food Trust. He spearheadeda number of prominent food campaigns around BSE, pesticide residues and GM food. More recently, he was a member of the UK Government’s working group on the Foresight report into Future of Food and Farming and is Advisor to the Prince of Wales International Sustainability Unit.
Jeffrey Smith—founder of the Institute for Responsible Technology and a leading GMO-free activist, movie producer, and author of several top selling books on GMOs.
Ronnie Cummins—founder and director of Organic Consumers Association that works to promote organic foods and non-GMO farming.
Alice Doyle—co-founder of the Oregon wholesale nursery Log House Plants and an established trend setter renowned for incredible, edible and unique plants.
Andrew Kimbrell—executive director of the Center for Food Safety and has been called “one of the world's leading 100 visionaries.”
Ken Roseboro—journalist and editor of The Organic & Non-GMO Report who has written extensively about genetically modified foods and the non-GMO trend.
Steven Druker—executive director of the alliance for Biointegrity, public interest attorney, and a leading authority on the scientific and regulatory issues regarding genetically engineered foods.
The National Heirloom Exposition has such incredible interest among home growers, chefs, farmers, school groups, and the national media that it has become the “World's Fair” of the heirloom and local food movements. This is a not-for profit event, and any funds generated above event costs will be donated to school gardens and special projects.
Make plans now to join the expected 20,000 pure food enthusiasts at America's largest celebration of pure food and organic growing. See thousands of varieties of incredible produce—even better, bring your own produce to display. Witness or participate in the world class giant pumpkin show. Eat nutritious food from the healthful fair food vendors. Take part in the heritage poultry and livestock show.
Make plans to attend the musical extravaganza. Come and listen to historical performers that will include traditional, bluegrass, and a wide assortment of other historic music acts. Watch for roving musicians around the grounds!
Browse the hundreds of like-mindedvendors and exhibitors. Listen to old-time music that includes Sourdough Slim, Poor Old Shine and the Prairie Rose Band. Bring the children to join the fun of old-fashioned games on youth day—Kids 17 and under get in free each day.
If you have any interest in being an exhibitor, demonstrator, vendor, or sponsor, there are still multiple opportunities available. Please contact Paul Wallace: firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-773-1336.