Articles in Category: Lecture Series

Beyond Organic: Farmer Joel Salatin Lecture and Book Signing

Posted on Monday, 02 April 2012. / In Events, Lecture Series, Partner News

Food movement pioneer Joel Salatin comes to Dominican University of California

Beyond Organic: Farmer Joel Salatin Lecture and Book Signing

Co-Presented by Marin Organic and Marin Agricultural Land Trust

Sunday, April 15, 5pm-7pm
Dominican University, Guzman Lecture Hall
50 Acacia Avenue, San Rafael, CA (map)

Food movement pioneer Joel Salatin's business card reads: 'Food Choice Advocate, Dream Doer.' He describes his occupation as "mob-stocking herbivorous solar conversion lignified carbon sequestration fertilization." Salatin was featured in Michael Pollan's Omnivore's Dilemma and is a now a popular speaker across the country, inspiring thousands with his humorous and conviction-based lectures. He has written nine books and the most recent, Folks, This Ain't Normal, conveys the gravity of the ecological and cultural crisis our country is facing. Join us for a light tasting of local food, lecture and book signing with Salatin, and see how you can "re-find your responsibilities to this Earth we call our nest."

Farm Bill Lecture and Book Signing with Dan Imhoff and Ken Cook

Posted on Monday, 27 February 2012. / In Events, Lecture Series, Partner News

Farm Bill Lecture and Book Signing with Dan Imhoff and Ken Cook

Dan Imhoff, author of Food Fight (Second Edition) and Ken Cook, Executive Director of the Environmental Working Group, present a revealing picture of how the 2012 Farm Bill – also deemed the Food Bill – will impact local food security, public health, and the ecological and economic sustainability of our regional food system. Their talk will explore how the 2012 Farm Bill could help cultivate a more vibrant, sustainable and equitable food system, and how every one of us can contribute to shaping the outcome of this critical federal legislation.

Time and Location

Thursday, March 22, 2012 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Dominican University of California
Dominican Heritage & Alumni House
Garden Room and Legacy Hall
75 Magnolia Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901

Price

$15 for general public
$10 - Discounted Ticket for Students and Food Producers. Only available at the door. Pay by cash or check and be prepared to show ID. Quantity limited, so reserve a ticket by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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    Mindful Money talk with Bestselling Author Spencer Sherman

    Posted on Saturday, 25 February 2012. / In Events, Lecture Series

    Crafting a Game Plan for Achieving Financial Security, Sustainability, and Peace of Mind

    Mindful Money talk with Bestselling Author Spencer Sherman

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    Dominican University of California Net Impact Chapter, a group of MBA students using the power of business to build a more socially and environmentally sustainable world, will host a discussion with Spencer Sherman, bestselling author and CEO of Abacus Wealth Partners, on Tuesday, March 6. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in Guzman Lecture Hall. Free parking is available in the lot at the intersection of Grand and Acacia avenues in San Rafael.

    Sherman will discuss his step-by-step plan for achieving greater prosperity, sustainability, and peace of mind — even in today's turbulent economy.

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