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Sharing Stories: Growing Relationships with the Land (part 1)
February 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Tuesday, February 16 | 12pm – 1pm
View the webinar HERE!
Join our discussion with Abbey Dickhudt as we learn from the experiences of an emerging farmer. Abbey is a recent graduate of the University of Minnesota, Morris, and has farmed for several years at community-supported-agriculture (CSA) businesses in Minnesota. Abbey is investigating the agricultural landscape to see what she can learn, and exploring how she can build a livelihood on the land.
This is a project partnership between the Office of Sustainability – University of Minnesota, Morris, Stevens County Soil & Water Conservation District, and CURE (Clean Up the River Environment) in cooperation with the Land Stewardship Project as part of our work as a We Are Water West Central Minnesota team.
This is part two of a six-part series beginning Feb 16 and running through June 1st. Follow us for more information and details.
Our shared goal is to amplify the stories of people who are using conservation practices that have important regenerative potential while reducing the impacts on climate change. These practices improve soil health and water quality — and grow deep connections to the land and those who came before them. These are stories from practitioners, people with their boots on the ground, soil under their fingernails. Together, these storytellers are from different backgrounds, cultures, and generations.
Crucially, we are at a critical moment where we need to hear the perspectives of pathbuilders who are catalyzing change in themselves and their communities. Together, we can build a positive rural vision, one that builds stronger lives, livelihoods, lands. We change — when our ideas about what is possible change.