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Inspired: Art at Work Symposiumm


Inspired: Art at Work, showcases works of local and visiting artists inviting inquiries, “What is your relationship to this land? How can we create a resilient economy that's good for the people and the land?”--specific yet universal questions. The event takes place Friday-Sunday Aug. 24-26th, 2018, at The Paradise Theater, and Blue Sage Center for the Arts, in Paonia.

Event speakers include Robin Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass, Woody Tasch of Slow Money on how to put power back into the hands of food growers. Food writer Eugenia Bone on ‘The Microbiome of the Garden,’ Brianne Cohen ‘Climate Justice and Forensic Aesthetics,’ ‘Reading the River,’ by Basia Irland, and public lands advocate Regina Lopez Whiteskunk on sources of inspiration, wrapping up with local homesteader Marissa Mommaerts on community resilience, and a panel to share area perspectives about the North Fork. Opportunities to experience the flavors and innovators of the North Fork interspersed, ticket includes Saturday lunch. Farm to table dinners and FREE pre/post event sign-ups!