Festival Looks at Sustainable Agriculture

The Land Institute to hold festival on sustainable agriculture and the future of food; barn dance just part of the fun and education.

Prairie Festival Tour for Sustainable Agriculture

Land Institute scientist David Van Tassel leads a Prairie Festival crowd on a sunrise tour of prairie wildflowers.

Photo courtesy The Land Institute/Scott Seirer

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Head out to the Prairie Festival this September 26 to 28 along with The Land Institute. This three-day event is full of talks, activities and classes that are thought-provoking and invite dialogue on the future of farming and food. Beginning with a welcome barn dance on Friday evening, you’ll have all weekend to enjoy the beautiful prairies of the Midwest while engaging in valuable discussion with research staff. The festival ends Sunday with a final speech from The Land Institute’s president and founder, Wes Jackson. Register for the event at The Land Institute