Organic Heroes Keynote Panel

"Change for Good:
Why Organic is More Important Now Than Ever"

Kickapoo Country Fair, July 26, 2009

Organic Heroes Keynote Panel

Part 1 — Intro by Theresa Marquez

Length: 6:47

Organic Valley chief marketing exec Theresa Marquez introduces the panelists: Timothy LaSalle, Ken Cook, Ronnie Cummins, Genya Erling, and Ron Kind.

Organic Heroes Keynote Panel

Part 2 — Ron Kind

Length: 3:06

Congressman Ron Kind (D-Wisc.) discusses the relevance of the panel topics.

 

Organic Heroes Keynote Panel

Part 3 — Tim LaSalle

Length: 7:46

Rodale Institute CEO Tim LaSalle discusses the impact organic farming can have in trapping carbon in the soil and slowing down climate change.

Organic Heroes Keynote Panel

Part 4 — Ken Cook: Organic Regulations

Length: 7:47

Environmental Working Group co-founder and president Ken Cook discusses the state of organic regulations today and the fight to have regulations that work.

Organic Heroes Keynote Panel

Part 5 — Ken Cook: Organic Regulations

Length: 6:25

Environmental Working Group co-founder and president Ken Cook discusses the state of organic regulations today and the fight to have regulations that work. Continued from part 4.

Organic Heroes Keynote Panel

Part 8 — Ronnie Cummins: Organic vs. Natural

Length: 7:01

Ronnie Cummins, director of the Organic Consumers Association, talks about the impact of pesticides and the real difference between organic and natural foods.

Organic Heroes Keynote Panel

Part 9 — Ronnie Cummins: Organic vs. Natural

Length: 5:56

Ronnie Cummins, director of the Organic Consumers Association, talks about the impact of pesticides and the real difference between organic and natural foods. Continued from part 8.

Organic Heroes Keynote Panel

Part 10 — Genya Erling, Slow Food

Length: 7:55

UW Madison grad student Genya Erling, founder of Slow Food UW, describes her personal journey to awareness of what good food can do for people and the planet.

Organic Heroes Keynote Panel

Part 11 — Genya Erling, Slow Food

Length: 4:23

UW Madison grad student Genya Erling, founder of Slow Food UW, describes her personal journey to awareness of what good food can do for people and the planet. Continued from part 10.

Organic Heroes Keynote Panel

Part 12 — Q & A on Benefits of Organic

Length: 9:52

Panelists Tim LaSalle, Ken Cook, Ron Kind and Ronnie Cummins discuss how to make conventional farmers aware of the benefits of organic agriculture.

Organic Heroes Keynote Panel

Part 13 Q & A on Citizen Activism

Length: 7:06

Panelists Tim LaSalle and Ken Cook discuss how citizens can protect themselves when the government falls short.

Organic Heroes Keynote Panel

Part 14 — Q & A on Affordable Organic

Length: 7:06

Panelists Ronnie Cummins (Organic Consumers Association) and Tim LaSalle (Rodale) answer questions about how to make organic affordable. 

Organic Heroes Keynote Panel

Part 15 — Q & A on Climate Change

Length: 9:04

Panelists Congressman Ron Kind and EWG’s Ken Cook answer a question about conservation programs and land stewardship, then Tim LaSalle of Rodale answers questions on climate change.

 

 

 

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