Max Kane's Round Table of Food

  • September 3, 2022
    1pm–4pm Eastern Time

    Livestream to Your Home
    or Attend In Person
    at Churchtown Dairy
    357 Co Rd 12
    Hudson, NY 12534

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  • Max Kane

  • Max Kane is an American entrepreneur, Read more local food activist, author, engaging speaker, natural health advocate, and a leading expert in non-toxic, raw dairy production. Max is the CEO of three privately held companies and the author of three books on food and health. Max has over $40M in marketing experience driving revenue to small farms, and has apprenticed under hundreds of farmers around the United States learning about food production. Max is the first and only person on Earth to bring affiliate marketing to local food and believes that true wealth is found in health, relationships, and spiritual connection. Max buys and sells real estate, studies political philosophy, eats a raw food animal-based diet, and is a savant at the game Othello.

  • Abby Rockefeller

  • Abby Rockefeller established the Foundation for Agricultural Integrity (FAI) Read more and built the affiliated biodynamic, raw milk dairy in Churchtown, Columbia County, NY. She also helps direct the work of the 2,600 acre Stone House organic farm in Livingston, NY, and is the co-founder of Hudson Carbon, a research institute that studies the carbon storage potential of soil managed with regenerative organic agricultural practices. Abby's longtime commitment to soil health is reflected in her decision to bring the Swedish Clivus Multrum compost toilet to the United States in 1972 and establish Clivus Multrum, Inc., where she continues to serve as president of the company. Out of her work with Clivus Multrum, she founded the Resource Institute for Low Entropy Systems (RILES), a Boston-based nonprofit that works to improve soil and human health in the U.S. and internationally, with a special focus on ecological sanitation.

  • Elizabeth Kucinich

  • Prof. Elizabeth Kucinich works with domestic and international Read more organizations, businesses and governments to strengthen those who work to bring social, economic, health, agricultural, energy and ecological systems into balance. She specializes in whole systems thinking and strengths based organizational development, focusing particularly on the innovative policy and philosophical underpinnings of regenerative culture and thinking.

    Elizabeth is a former European Commission appointee to the SINO-EU Panel on Land and Soil, and former board policy chair of the Rodale Institute. Elizabeth currently sits on the board of Groundswell International, dedicated to advancing agroecology, and is an advisor to the wine industry advancing regenerative viticulture.

    As a consulting advisor, Elizabeth is presently helping to guide MyLand, a soil health ag tech company working with some of America’s largest agricultural producers; Alder Fuels, advancing regenerative approaches to sustainable aviation fuel production, and ‘Wild Foods,’ a new international travel series for PBS focused on the ecological origins of food, regenerative culture, indigenous knowledge and saving the family farm.

    Elizabeth was instrumental in founding the US Congressional Staff Vegetarian Caucus and advanced the establishment of the Plant Based Foods Association, the Organic Farmers Association, and the Regenerative Organic Agriculture Certification.

    Previous roles include director of Government Affairs for PCRM, focused on the prevention and reversal of disease through plant-based nutrition, and Policy Director at the Center for Food Safety. Elizabeth Exec Produced the award-winning documentary ‘GMO OMG’ and was a co-producer of ‘Hot Water’ and ‘Organic Rising’.

    Elizabeth is married to former US Congressman Dennis Kucinich.

  • Joel Salatin

  • Salatin is the editor of The Stockman Grass Read more Farmer, granddaddy catalyst for the grass farming movement. He writes the "Confessions of a Steward" monthly column for Plain Values magazine, the "Homestead Abundance" column for Homestead Living magazine, and three columns a month for the e-magazine Manward. He also co-hosts a podcast titled BEYOND LABELS with co-author of that book Dr. Sina McCullough.

    He co-owns, with his family, Polyface Farm in Swoope, Virginia. Featured in the New York Times bestseller Omnivore’s Dilemma and award-winning documentary Food Inc., the farm services more than 5,000 families, 50 restaurants, 10 retail outlets, and a farmers’ market with salad bar beef, pigaerator pork, pastured poultry, and forestry products. When he’s not on the road speaking, he’s at home on the farm, keeping the callouses on his hands and dirt under his fingernails, mentoring young people, inspiring visitors, and promoting local, regenerative food and farming systems.

    A frequent guest on radio programs and podcasts targeting preppers, homesteaders, and foodies, Salatin’s practical, can-do solutions tied to passionate soliloquies for sustainability offer everyone food for thought and plans for action.

  • Dave Chapman

  • Dave Chapman runs Long Wind Farm in Vermont Read more and is the Executive Director of the Real Organic Project. He is a founding member of the Vermont Organic Farmers. He has been active in the movement to Keep The Soil In Organic. He is proud to be a current member of the Policy Committee of the Organic Farmers Association. He served on the USDA Hydroponic Task Force. Dave serves in a Farmer position.

  • Ben Dobson

  • Coming soon!
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