We're now less than two months away from our 2019 annual conference, "Cultivating Connections," which takes place Jan. 17-19 in Ames.
If you are interested in soil health, you won't want to miss our keynote speaker,
raises apples and medicinal herbs with his wife, Nancy, at Heartsong Farm Healing Herbs and Lost Nation Orchard in New Hampshire. He helped found the community orchard movement, and is renowned for helping people grow healthy fruit using herbal protocols.
With Nancy, Michael co-authored “The Herbalist’s Way,” and he is author of “The Apple Grower,” “The Holistic Orchard” and, most recently, “Mycorrhizal Planet: How Fungi and Plants Work Together to Create Dynamic Soils.”
In his keynote – “Soil Redemption Song” – Michael will:
- take you on a deep dive into the microscopic communities beneath our feet and crops
- help you understand the vital connection between mycorrhizal fungi and crop health
- explain how this fungal network can help foster resilience in ecosystems