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Home Grown Food Summit Newsletter


Here’s something new I recommend checking out - and it’s free. It’s the online Speaker Summit featuring some excellent speakers on a wide range of subjects. Let me know what you think.

The 2017 Home Grown Food Summit starts today.

This event delivers 38+ experts who reveal their best advice for growing all your own food & medicine. Presentations include urban gardening; raising livestock for dairy, eggs, and protein; homesteading; self-sufficiency, and more…
It’s completely FREE to watch online.
Here is the schedule of speakers:
Monday - June 12th
  • Mike Adams – The Coming Antibiotics Apocalypse
  • Howard Garrett - Planting and Managing Trees the Right Way
  • Amy Landers - Solving Your Composting Challenges
  • John Moody – Empowering Your Kids to Run the Farm
  • Dee Blanco – Feeding FRESH to Your Cats & Dogs
  • Michelle Locher - Fresh Food Production Inside Earthships
Tuesday - June 13th
  • Sayer Ji - Nightshades Illuminated
  • Joel Salatin - Salad Bar Beef
  • Hanna Crum - Kombucha Basics A to Z
  • Charlene Couch - Utilizing Rare Horse Breeds on Today’s Farm
  • Martin Payne - 24 of the Best Useful Wild Plants
  • Jason Matyas - 10 Ways to Increase Garden Productivity
Wednesday - June 14th
  • David the Good - 7 Easy Ways to Feed Your Garden for Free
  • Jacqueline Freeman - Gentle Ways to Collect Bee Swarms
  • Tara Rae Kent - Worm Composting Demystified
  • Deborah Niemann – Choosing the Best Livestock Guardians
  • Jim Kennard - How to Grow More, by Growing UP!
  • Leila Mireskandari - Designing Gardens for Kids' Success!
Thursday - June 15th
  • Dr. Eric Z - Making Your Own Essential Oils
  • John Kohler - Growing Great Tomatoes
  • James Fry - Growing Veggies 3X Faster
  • Sally Fallon - Nourishing Fats in Your Diet
  • Angie Silvera - Donkeys for Dairy? Yes!
Friday - June 16th
  • Justin Rhodes - How to Keep A Family Milk Cow
  • Stacey Murphy - Optimizing Your Soil Health
  • DaNelle Wolford - Farming in the Suburbs
  • James Rolin - Crickets - the Superfood of Sustainability
  • Tom Elpel – Waste Not: Embracing This Free Source of Organic Venison
Saturday - June 17th
  • Howard Garrett - Controlling Insects Naturally and Organically
  • Paul Wheaton - Replacing Irrigation with Hugelkultur
  • Doug Simons - Winnowing Wild Grains
  • Diana Rodgers - Raising Anicmals for Human & Planetary Health
  • Paul Munsen - Harnessing Solar Energy on The Homestead
  • Andrew Cook - How to Buy a Greenhouse (Get What You Need Without    Breaking the Bank!)
Sunday - June 18th
  • Geoff Lawton - Permaculture Soils Made Easy
  • Patrick Jones - Becoming A HomeGrown Herbalist
  • Lori Rose – Community Gardens at Schools (How to Get Started)
  • Glenn Meder - Water Purification for Better Health
  • Brad Lancaster – How to Safely Harvest Greywater
  •  Dave Glowka - How to Build Durable, Low-Cost Hoop Houses

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To discuss this newsletter or any other topic, tune in each Sunday 8am - 11am central time to the Dirt Doctor Radio Show. The call-in phone number is 1-866-444-3478. Listen on the internet or click here to find a station in your area.

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Naturally yours,

Howard Garrett
The Dirt Doctor



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