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Natural Awakenings Lehigh Valley

Lappé Keynote Speaker at Sustainable Agriculture Conference

Feb 01, 2015 04:35PM

Frances Moore Lappé

The 24th annual Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) Farming for the Future Conference, to be held from February 3 to 7 at the Penn State Conference Center, in State College, is the nonprofit’s signature event and main vehicle for community building.

The conference brings together more than 2,000 farmers, processors, consumers, students, environmentalists and business and community leaders. Keynote speaker Frances Moore Lappé, author of EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think to Create the World We Want and Diet for a Small Planet will be joined by Ray Archuleta, a United Stated department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service soil scientist.

Now in its third decade, the 24th Annual Farming for the Future Conference has grown into one of the largest and most respected gatherings on sustainable agriculture in the country, a multi-day affair comprising intensive pre-conference tracks, two plenary sessions and over 100 main conference workshops.

Location: 215 Innovation Blvd., State College, PA. For more information, visit

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