Philip Ackerman-Leist: GMC

Bio:  Philipis a professor and Director of the GMC Farm & Food Project at Green Mountain College.  In addition to founding the GMC college farm in 1996, he has an off-grid homestead and a grass-based herd of American Milking Devon cattle in Pawlet, VT.

Workshop: Plowing Ahead: Bringing the Farm to Campus

Synopsis:  For nearly a century, our society viewed higher education as the best ticket to get off the farm.  Now it's time for educational institutions to take pride in helping students get back on the farm--and to bring the farm back to campus.

Check out the GMC Food and Farm Project Website