Meet the Birds
1:00 PM13:00

Meet the Birds

Meet and learn about rescued birds of prey from the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue center. Get close enough to touch a great horned owl or red tail hawk. No reservation  necessary. Free and open to the public - kids welcome.

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Slow Money and Nurture Capital
5:00 PM17:00

Slow Money and Nurture Capital

A New Vision of Food, Money, and Soil

Woody Tasch, Founder of the Slow Money Institute, responsible for flowing more than $66 million in capital to organic farms and small food enterprises, will speak about the success of the movement and what's next. 

Q&A session will be moderated by Brian Halweil, Edible East End.

Book Signing and refreshments will follow.

Free and open to the public. No registration required.


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8:00 AM08:00

The Organic Mechanic, Mark Highland

Mark Highland will answer questions on the use of organic soils and fertilizers, fighting bugs naturally, and using water ecologically.

He will also answer questions about and sign copies of his new book, Practical Organic Gardening.

Mark Highland, “The Organic Mechanic,” owns and operates The Organic Mechanic Soil Company. With academic training in environmental horticulture, composting, and potting soil. Highland is a sought-after speaker to promote, educate, and inspire others to the many rewards of organic gardening. He has taught classes at Longwood Gardens, The Tyler Arboretum, Mt. Cuba Center, The Scott Arboretum, and Callaway Gardens. Highland has served as a consultant for the EPA and Institute for Local Self-Reliance, and recently received the Young Professional Award from the Perennial Plant Association.

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