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2020 Agri.Health.Culture Conference

The AgriHealthCulture Conference united farmers, farm support professionals, and holistic health professionals for 6 days of dialog about creating healthy food systems. Hear these unique voices discuss the logic, the triumphs and challenges of transitioning to more regenerative systems that support healthy farms, healthy food, and healthy people.

Now, you can gain full access to recorded playbacks featuring the speakers below.

This 6-day event inspiring better living from the soil to the soul was hosted by End-o-Fite Enterprises LLC and by Reclaim Wellness LLC.  Launched in January 2020, before global attention turned to COVID-19, this unique combination of regenerative farmers and holistic health practitioners came together to show us why true health begins in the soil and is influenced by our daily lifestyles. Read about the speakers below.

A single payment of $19.99 gives you access to more than 9.5 hours of video interviews with growers and alternative health providers who participated in the 2020 AgriHealth Culture Conference. Your payments help us maintain this content and keep it available to a wide audience.



Featured Speakers

DAY 1

Dr Mary LuceroHEALTH BEGINS WITH LIVING SOIL  by Mary Lucero

Co-Host Mary Lucero left her research position at USDA to found End-O-Fite Enterprises LLC because she believed that working at local scales to conduct small scale research, consulting, and demonstration efforts offered greater potential to implement changes that benefit growers and consumers.

Anna DysonTHE AMAZING DIGESTIVE SYSTEM by Anna Dyson MBT, NTP, IHP

Anna Dyson of Optimal You provides functional medicine testing and nutritional counseling that helps clients provide the body with the nutrition it needs to heal and rejuvinate.


DAY 2

Trish HetheringtonTRANSITIONING TO HEALTHIER LIVING by Trish Hetherington

Trish Hetherington of Training By Trish, in Longmont, Colorado brings a degree in Exercise Science and 33 years of experience as a nutritional therapist and a personal trainer.  She has certifications in nutritional therapy, corrective exercise, water aerobics, cycling, kickboxing, and more. Trish has prepared and delivered workshops to national continuing education organizations, and trained staff members at Ft. Carson for their work with returning soldiers.

Johnson-JamesNAVIGATING THE JOURNEY TO HEALTHY SOIL by James Johnson

James Johnson of Carzalia Valley Produce is a fourth generation farmer growing cotton, onions, chile, hemp, grains, and pistachios. His observations of conventional practices over the years have prompted a bold transition towards more organic and regenerative farming methods.


DAY 3

UTILIZING COVER CROPS TO PROVIDE SUSTAINABILITY IN ARID CROPPING SYSTEMS by Kevin Branum

Kevin Branum of Enchanted Agromanagement Solutions assists growers in the transition to regenerative farming by providing cover crop expertise, seed, vegetation consulting and organic and natural agricultural products that make sense for agricultural producers in the southwestern U.S.

CONNECTING THE DOTS FOR WELLNESS FROM SOIL TO SOUL by Melissa Brice

Co-Host Melissa Brice is a self described, “Wellnessprenur” with a passion for helping others Reclaim their health in mind, body, and spirit. Melissa founded Reclaim Wellness ~ A Center for Holistic Healing in August of 2016 and the center became home to 15 practitioners offering everything from Integrative Primary Care to Therapeutic Massage, Hypnosis, Energy Work, Biofeedback, Life Coaching, Medical Aesthetics, Herbs, Gift Store and more.


DAY 4

Tom Dominguez

Sally Cassady, MPH

INSPIRING LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTION by Tom Dominguez and Sally Cassady

Tom Dominguez Santa Fe County Extension Office has led agricultural and community development programs in the geograpically and culturally distinct low deserts of Otero county, the Eastern Plains of Quay County, and the high elevations of Santa Fe county. His experience with youth, adults, and agencies now offer support to demonstration gardens, gardening hotlines, and other projects offered by the Santa Fe County Master Gardeners

Sally Cassady is a Food Systems Specialist with the ICAN program at New Mexico State University, where she works statewide to improve access to healthy foods. She has over seven years of experience in obesity prevention work. Her favorite vegetables to grow are tomatoes and carrots.

LEARNING FROM INDIGENOUS FARMING PRACTICES by James Skeet

James Skeet and his wife, Joyce founded Covenant Pathways, the home of Spirit Farm, in 2015  to teach a sustainable way of life through organic farming and food preservation.  Living in one of the poorest counties, in the United States, the Skeets use Spirit Farm to demonstrate natural agricultural practices to surrounding Navajo and Zuni communities.  Their efforts are healing the high desert soil while integrating modern knowledge with traditional practices and  building resilient, independent communities.


DAY 5

bob perryBALANCING MINERAL NUTRIENTS FOR CROP NUTRITION by Bob Perry

Bob and Kristin Perry founded Perry Agriculture Laboratory (PAL) in Bowling Green Missouri in 1982. Today, they work with agricultural producers throughout the United States, and in 12 foreign countries.  The family business has an established reputation for timely and accurate results.

Ben FuchsA PHARMACIST PERSPECTIVE ON MINERAL NUTRITION by Pharmacist Ben Fuchs

Pharmacist Ben Fuchs has been compounding custom medication and formulating nutrition products since 1986. As host of The Bright Side, a nationally syndicated radio program, he delights listeners with powerful insights about when and how nutrition can be used in place of pharmaceuticals.


DAY 6

dan PavichEFFECTIVE USE OF ORGANICALLY DERIVED BIOLOGICAL CONTROLS by Dan Pavich

Agronomist and chemical engineer Dan Pavich, CEO of SymbioticAg Products, has spent better than a decade developing solutions for the soil health challenges facing modern farmers.  His understanding of plants, microbes, chemistry, and nutrients has fostered eco-friendly approaches that enhance productivity by restoring soil health and elevating crop quality.

Dr Mary LuceroFACTS, FICTION, AND RESTORING THE HUMAN MICROBIOME and Closing Remarks by Mary Lucero

Co-Host Mary Lucero left her research position at USDA to found End-O-Fite Enterprises LLC because she believed that working at local scales to conduct small scale research, consulting, and demonstration efforts offered greater potential to implement changes that benefit growers and consumers.