Join 350+ thought-leaders, journalists, and food industry experts in the sustainable food movement as we gather in Santa Fe, New Mexico. (See below for hotel reservations).
We’ll explore community-based solutions to the most critical challenges to the future of food production, hear from people forging new paths towards better food, and enjoy the robust food scene in the Land of Enchantment.
Edible Institute follows the annual conference of Edible Editors and Publishers, many of whom also attend the Institute to deepen their knowledge of the modern food movement and its key players.
Saturday, January 25, 2020 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
9:00 – 10:00 am
Keynote, Fred Kirschenmann: Regenerative Agriculture and the Roles Animals Play
10:00 – 10:15 am
10:15 – 11:15 pm
A conversation with Urvashi Rangan (Grace Foundation) or Dr. Zach Bush (pending).
Hosted by Marilyn Noble, The New Food Economy
11:15 – 12:00 pm
A reading of Grain by Grain, and conversation by Bob Quinn of Kamut International
12:00 – 1:30 pm
LUNCH (box lunches provided)
1:30 – 2:30 pm
Regenerative Farming Today with Nancy Ranney of Ranney Ranch, Emily Cornell, and Ed Roberson of the Mountain & Prairie Podcast.
(with Q & A 3:15 – 3:30 pm)
Moderated by Sarah Wenzel-Fisher of Quivira Coalition.
2:30 – 3:00 pm
A reading of The Garlic Papers by Stanley Crawford (El Bosque Garlic Farm).
SUNDAY, JANUARY 26 (9:00 am – 1:00 pm)
9 am – 9:15 am
A special announcement
Prelude to todays program.
9:15 am – 9:45 am
Welcome, Overview and Invocation
Roger Fragua, Native Tribal Leader/Jemez Pueblo/Flower Hill Institute.
9:45 am – 10:00 am
10:00 am – 1pm
“The Power of Corn” presentation, as it relates to Regeneration.
• Native students video competition
• Soil Health, Water, Farming Traditions and Practices
• Processing and Preserving
• Food & Cooking Traditions
• Juried Power of Corn student videos with prizes
• Sharing of Corn Seeds, Santa Ana Pueblo Blue Corn
• Closing conversation (noon to 12:30pm)
• Closing ceremony: Multi-tribe Traditional Buffalo Dance (12:30pm-1pm)
This collaborative presentation will include: Joseph Toledo/Santa Ana Pueblo Agriculture, Phoebe Suina/Jemez Pueblo, Ahkima Honyumptewa/Hopi, Roxanne Swentzell/Taos Pueblo, Lois Ellen Frank/Kiawa, CAVU (Climate Advocates Voces Unidas), SWAIA (Southwestern Association for Indian Arts), and others.
Room Rates and Reservation for Edible Institute at La Fonda on the Plaza, January 25-26, 2020.
Traditional Room rate: $139.00 single/double occupancy
*Based on availability, upgraded sleeping rooms are available at special room rates:
*Deluxe Rooms: $169.00 s/d occupancy
*One-bedroom Suites: $199.00 s/d occupancy
*Terrace at La Fonda Rooms: $339.00 s/d occupancy
Please contact Hotel directly to make reservation(s) for upgraded sleeping rooms.
Room rates are subject to prevailing taxes, currently 15.4375%; 7% Lodger’s Tax and 8.4375% Gross Receipts Tax.
Contact Hotel directly:
Reservations: 800-523-5002, Option #1 or 505-982-5511, Option #1
Group Code: 967784
Please call between the hours of (Mountain Standard Time):
Monday – Friday: 7am-8pm
Reservation Link: La Fonda on the Plaza for Edible Institute
Cut-off date for making reservations: Monday, December 30, 2019
Individual reservation must be cancelled at least 72 hours prior to the guest’s scheduled arrival dates to avoid the first night’s room/tax penalty fee.