Waylon chats with Adam Brock of The GrowHaus, a food justice nonprofit in Denver that has become a key hub for Denver’s local food movement. They talk regenerative agriculture, social/food justice, sustainable business in an urban context, seed exchanges and spirals of change.
Elephant is psyched to be working in partnership with Google+ on our new live video series, which features three live videos a week (that can be watched later, too).
Ted Talk on bioregional cuisine:
A recent talk Adam gave on his trip to Cuba on “reclaiming the future”:
Video of GrowHaus hydrofarm:
Adam Brock is a permaculture designer and teacher based in Denver, Colorado. Since 2007, Adam’s work has explored the intersection of regenerative agriculture, social justice and sustainable business in an urban context. In 2009, he co-founded The GrowHaus, a food justice nonprofit in Denver that has become a key hub for Denver’s local food movement and received numerous awards for its work. Adam is currently a member of Denver’s Sustainable Food Policy Council and was recently named one of Colorado’s Top Thinkers of 2013 by the Denver Post.
Adam’s background includes a B.A. in Ecological Design from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, a semester certificate from the Ecosa Institute, a Permaculture Design Certificate from Andrew Faust and a Permaculture Teacher’s Certificate from Dave Jacke. He has studied under many noted permaculturalists in the United States, including Toby Hemenway, Larry Santoyo, Peter Bane, Jerome Osentowski and Eric Toensmeier.
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