Events calendar

Sunday. 19 May, 2019 - Saturday. 25 May, 2019
WEEK 21
Wednesday. 22 May, 2019
12:00 am ET

Wright-Locke Farm Speaker Series

Join us for the kickoff of our 2019 speaker series in the 1827 Barn at Wright-Locke Farm. This is a free monthly lecture series hosted by the Farm meant to inspire discussion and action around important issues we are all facing. While the presentation is free, we recommend that your RSVP Here so we can have enough seats ready to go!

Climate Change in New England: Becoming a Resilient Part of the Solution

William Moomaw Ph.D.

Wednesday, May 22nd 7:30 - 9pm @ Wright-Locke Farm’s 1827 Barn

 

Join us for a presentation with Dr. William Moomaw as he gives us a better picture of the implications and solutions of climate change in New England and what individuals, families, and communities can do to help mitigate these effects.

 

William Moomaw is Emeritus Professor of International Environmental Policy and Founding Director of the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy at The Fletcher School at Tufts. After serving as AAAS Science Fellow in the US Senate, he began working on climate change in 1988 as the first director of the climate program at World Resources Institute in Washington. He has been a lead author of five Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Reports. The IPCC shared the Nobel Peace Prize for its climate work in 2007.



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Wright-Locke Farm 
Thursday. 23 May, 2019
8:00 am ET

Industry Summit: Agriculture and Food

Registration will begin at 8:00 AM

The day’s presentations will start @ 9:00 AM, including a lunch sourced with local ingredients and offers a “happier hour” @ 2:30 for businesses to connect.

 Our speakers include:

Richard Ball, NYS Commissioner of Agriculture, Chobani’s Mark Broadhurst & State Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, speaking about the emerging hemp industry across the Southern Tier.

 Additional speakers include:

  • Todd Schmidt, Cornell’s Dyson School
  • Debbie Coager, or Brooke White from Don's Dairy Supply, 
  • Dr. Ken Jaffe, Cattle Farmer
  • Sheila Marshman, SUNY Morrisville, FarmNet
  • Jason Evans, SUNY Cobleskill; Institute for Rural Vitality

 A full agenda is attached and is also posted online at: https://southerntiersummit.com/economic-development-industry-conference/agriculture-food

 

Don’t miss out, REGISTER  at  https://southerntiersummit.com/account/login/