Schedule of Events

From the Ground Up: Social Movements and Soil Improvement

Thursday, February 27

7:00-8:30pm - "Mobilizing the Church in East Africa towards a Commitment to Land Care:  Challenges, Progress, and Potential"
Craig Sorley (Care of Creation Kenya)
Coray Alumni Gymnasium

Friday, February 28

10:35am - HNGR Chapel
2013 HNGR Interns
Edman Chapel

1:00-2:00 - "Voices from the Fields"
Chris Prochot (Windy City Harvest, Chicago)
Grace Ju Miller (Indiana Wesleyan University)
Peggy and Jeff Boshart
(Peace of Eden Farm, Fort Atkinson, WI)
Coray Alumni Gymnasium

2:00-2:15 - Break

2:15-3:30 - "Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Collaborative Action for Soil Conservation: Examples from the Andean Countries"
Sarah-Lan Mathez-Stiefel (A Rocha Peru)
Coray Alumni Gymnasium

3:30-3:45 - Break

3:45-5:00 - Workshop sessions
"Theology for Farmers" with Craig Sorley (Phelps Room)
"Research for Societal Change" with Sarah-Lan Mathez-Stiefel (Coray)
"Gender and Food Security" with Grace Ju Miller (Parmelee Room)

7:00-8:30 - "Civil Society Innovation for Unprecedented Improvements in Crop, Land and Water Productivity: A Case Starting from Madagascar"
Norman Uphoff (Cornell University Institute for Public Affairs)
Coray Alumni Gymnasium