At 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27, Don Stuart will speak about his new mystery novel, Final Adjournment: A Washington Statehouse Mystery, published by Epicenter Press. The event will take place at the Vashon Bookshop on Vashon Island. He will explain why he wrote this book, do some selected readings, and take questions from the audience. Everyone is welcome.
At 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 1, 2018, Don Stuart will speak at Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park about his new mystery novel, Final Adjournment: A Washington Statehouse Mystery, published by Epicenter Press. Don will discuss why he wrote this book, will do some selected readings, and will take questions from the audience. The event is open to everyone.
Don Stuart presented the keynote address at the annual meeting of the Snohomish County Farm Bureau. His topic was: “Community engagement for farm industry success.” The event was held at the Medallion Hotel in Arlington, WA on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
Don Stuart’s March 19, 2015 presentation to the Washington State Department of Ecology on Why Farmers and Environmentalists Need Each Other is now available as a WebEx recording and is on line HERE.
Don Stuart’s calendar of speaking engagements currently includes the following events:
- Eastside Audubon Program Night, at Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Avenue South Kirkland, WA, June 24, 2015, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on “Why Farmers and Environmentalists Need Each Other.
- Salmon Recovery Funding Board 2015 Salmon Recovery Conference, at Vancouver, WA Conference Center, May 27, 2015, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on “Why Farmers and Environmentalists Need Each Other.”
- University of Washington Foster School of Business “Resilience Summit” at Intellectual House, UW Campus, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on “Sustainable Agriculture as a Business Model.”
- American Planners Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, Tour on Sustainable Food Systems – on behalf of American Farmland Trust, Sunday, April 19, 2015, 12:20 p.m. at Riverside Park, Duvall, WA. on “Sustainable Food Systems and Protecting Agricultural Lands”
- Greenbank Farm, Whidbey-Camano Land Trust, Greenbank, Whidbey Is. WA., Sunday, March 22nd, 2:30 p.m., on “Why Farmers and Environmentalists Need Each Other.”
- Washington Department of Ecology, Thursday, March 19, 2015 – 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., on “Why Farmers and Environmentalists Need Each Other.”
- Washington Farmers Markets Association Annual Conference, Olympia, WA – Friday, February 6, 2015 – 5:30 p.m. – Keynote presentation: “Farmers Markets: Contributing Value to Communities throughout Washington”
- National Association of Conservation Districts National Conference – New Orleans, LA – Monday, February 2, 2015 – 2:30 p.m. “Why Farmers and Environmentalists Need Each Other”
- Washington State Office of Farmland Preservation and American Farmland Trust Workshop on Farmland Preservation, Edmonds Conference Center, Edmonds, WA, December 11, 2014, Noon, luncheon presentation on “Why Farmers and Environmentalists Need Each Other.”
- Oregon Board of Agriculture, December 3, 2014 at 10:30 a.m., at Portland Airport Conference Center, on Why Agricultural Easements Can Be a Valuable Tool for Farmland Protection in Oregon.
- Town Hall presentation, November 18, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Seattle, WA, on “Why Farmers and Environmentalists Need Each Other”.
- American Farmland Trust National Conference on “Farmland, Food and Livable Communities” Lexington, Kentucky on October 20-22, 2014 on “Why Farmers and Environmentalists Need Each Other.”
Don has been asked to present on the topic of his new book: Barnyards and Birkenstocks: Why Farmers and Environmentalists Need Each Other, at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Conservation Districts in New Orleans to be held February 1-3, 2015. Don will present on Monday, February 2 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. The NACD Conference program is available on line here.
Don to make presentations on farmer-environmentalist cooperation at American Farmland Trust National ConferenceOctober 17th, 2014 in Events
Don is scheduled to speak on farmer-environmentalist cooperation at the American Farmland Trust National Conference on Farmland Food and Livable Communities in Lexington KY, October 20-22, 2014. Don’s presentation are scheduled for Monday, October 20, 2014 from 4:45-6:00 p.m. Additionally, on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Don will present on the economics of farmland loss and conservation.
On October 15, 2014, Don was interviewed by Mike Adams on AgriTalk radio – a broadcast widely listened to by farmers. The interview was about Don’s book: Barnyards and Birkenstocks: Why Farmers and Environmentalists Need Each Other. To hear the complete interview, go to this link and scroll down the AgriTalk podcasts to the one for October 15, 2014.
Don Stuart is scheduled to speak on: Why Farmers and Environmentalists Need Each Other, at Town Hall Seattle, on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.
Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Place: Town Hall Seattle – Downstairs – 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle, WA 98101
Tickets: Tickets can be purchased on line at The Stranger Tickets or will be available at the door.
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