Bailey Conference Agri-tour
October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
@ The Bailey Museum
Friday – Agri Farm Tour. Bus Tour of area progressive farms, October 2, 12PM–6PM.
—- Conference Postponed to 2021 —-
Saturday – Conference at Lake Michigan College, South Haven campus, October 3, 9AM–4PM.
Conference Keynote Speakers:
Morning: Danae Wolfe is the photographer behind Chasing Bugs. She describes herself as passionate about education, stewardship, and bugs (of course!). She has spent years exploring and perfecting her skills in bug and botanical portrait photography and loves sharing her journey with everyone!
Afternoon: Zachery Michael Jack is an associate professor at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. An Award winning author/editor of more than 20 books, including Liberty Hyde Bailey, Essential Agrarian and Agricultural Writings, a comprehensive introduction to Bailey’s celebrated and revolutionary thinking of his day and our own.
Preliminary Speaker List: Duke Eisner MSU Entomologist
Ken Freestone MSUE Water Conservation, City of Holland, Michigan. Naim Edwards- Urban Farming in Detroit
Beth Clawson-Master Naturalist Program. Bill Westrate-Biologist, Cass County Conservation District hands on specimens
Exhibition Area: Additional horticulture and gardening experts will be available in the exhibition area.