Live Webinar Event - Register Here for the FREE NTP/CEED Biweekly Huddle with Robert Zimdahl 7/1/15

Here at the Center for Ecolonomic Excellence and Development (CEED) and Nourish the Planet (NTP) we are excited HuddleSmallto be doing daytime “Huddles” for our staff, interns, alumni and guests every FIRST and THIRD Wednesday of every month.

Our next live webinar will be held on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at 01:00 PM MST. It will be live for our audience at the NTT/CEED headquarters and also over the web.

We will be joined by our webinar guest Robert Zimdahl, a retired Professor of Weed Science  (37 years at CSU), Dept. of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, and the author of 14 books including Agriculture’s Ethical Horizon (2012). Robert is presently  a peasant farmer.  He earned his BS and MS from Cornell University and his PhD from Oregon State University. He has lived in three foreign countries and traveled in 40+ other countries.

Please register and join us for the live webinar. We will be chatting  live with Robert Zimdahl as he shares his huge knowledge with us through the interview. This link will take you to the registration page.

Even if you cannot attend live, you should register because then you can watch the replay later. Join us for an informative interview with Robert Zimdahl!

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Introduction to CEED/NTP

Chances are if you’ve found Nourish the Planet, it’s because you’re asking some big questions.  Questions like:  How do we feed 8 billion people by 2030?  How can we heal a broken economic system?  How can we live sustainably on a planet with fewer and fewer resources?  What can I do about it?

We think there’s a fundamental and elegant answer to these questions – sustainable agriculture.  Or more simply put, food.  At Nourish the Planet, we are pioneering low-tech, replicable, sustainable methods for all types of food production.  Our team is constantly developing new and exciting innovations in the realm of sustainable agriculture. Our two campuses have greenhouses, converted warehouses, pastures, farm fields, urban lots, and other infrastructure that are used to test these new innovations and to improve methods. Our focus is in aquaponics, aquaculture, vermiculture and sustainable ranching; but our larger vision is to produce food in a way that is environmentally nurturing and economically sound.

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Nourish the Planet is launching a business accelerator that will change the face of education and ecopreneurship. We call it The Best of the BEST (Best Ecolonomic Student Training) Entrepreneurial Program (BOTB). These fellows will embark on an intensive one year program with the goal of having a cash flowing, low-tech green business upon completion. Read more…

FREE Webinar Hangout “Huddle” Replays

Watch the Most recent NTP/CEED Bimonthly Huddle Replays here.

Even if you cannot be with our live audience, you should register because then you can watch the replay later. Please follow this link to register and join our FREE huddle webinar, what promises to be a fun packed informative hour for free. You can be in our live audience at the CEED headquarters, or view it live over the web. You will be able to ask questions and interact live with the presenters using the chat box provided.

Elizabeth Mozer

We were excited to have Elizabeth Mozer, co-owner and founder of LoCo Foods, as our webinar guest. The idea for LoCo Food distribution came from her struggle to locally source products for her other business, The Lyric Cinema in Fort Collins.

Sara Mayer

Sara Mayer shared with us her journey to becoming a chicken farmer at a very young age. She was known as the “Chicken Woman” to her teacher in elementary school. By the age of fifteen she had 200+ chickens and was selling fresh eggs at the local farmers’ markets.

Shannon Welsh

Shannon Welsh, of Pacific Northwest Fibershed, spoke with us about the Fibershed movement – a community of producers and users of fiber, as well as her own experience with textiles.

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