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Wednesday, December 1 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Documentary Discussion: Livestock on the Land & Regenerative Grazing in Ontario

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Regenerative grazing practices hold incredible potential to produce healthy food, store carbon, and revitalize soil and communities. Panelists will discuss the Practical Farmers of Iowa documentary Livestock on the Land, and the potential for greater adoption and support of regenerative grazing as an ecological farming practice in Ontario.  

Note: Make sure you watch the PFI film Livestock on the Land in advance to get the most out of this discussion!

Moderators
avatar for Crista Thor

Crista Thor

EFAO
Crista Thor, along with her partner Mike and son Kjell, operate a farmstead east of Kingston, Ontario. In their first years, they operated a 100+ member vegetable CSA. In the past four years, they have been no till vegetable gardening, rotationally grazing cows, sheep and goats, chasing... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Meghan Filbert

Meghan Filbert

Practical Farmers of Iowa
As PFI's livestock program manager, Meghan Filbert's expertise includes livestock integration into cropping systems, adaptive and holistic grazing, cover crop grazing, and meat marketing. Meghan is a beginning farmer in central Iowa where she uses goats and sheep to reclaim Iowa's... Read More →
avatar for Bryan Gilvesy

Bryan Gilvesy

Y U Ranch
Bryan is C.E.O. of ALUS Canada (alus.ca), a national community-led, farmer delivered charitable program that rewards farmers to produce more ecosystem services and develops market value for those services.He is also owner of the Y U Ranch (yuranch.com), a sustainable grass based ranching... Read More →
avatar for Cory Van Groningen

Cory Van Groningen

VG Meats
I am an Accredited Professional with Holistic Management Canada and a Hub-verifier in Eastern Canada for the Canada Hub of the Savory Institute. Heidi and I raise beef and pastured poultry on their farm with the help of our 4 daughters, Brooke, Haley, Ruth and Skylar. Cory and Heidi... Read More →
avatar for Kelsey Scott

Kelsey Scott

DX Beef
Kelsey Scott is a family-focused individual (which includes her four legged family of horses, cattle, and dogs), a soil & plant “nerd,” and an avid youth advocate. Kelsey is honored to serve the Intertribal Agriculture Council as their Director of Programs. She received her Bachelor’s... Read More →


Wednesday December 1, 2021 7:00pm - 8:30pm EST
Online over Zoom