Beginning Friday, the “country’s most inspired and inspiring sustainability conference,” Bluegrass Bioneers, will be taking place in Louisville at the University of Louisville’s Rauch Planetarium. The free event includes speakers, interactive workshops, panels, performances, and a simulcast of the famous Bioneers event being held in northern California and represents the only “satellite city” within a 350 mile radius.
Topics covered include mountaintop removal, green media, sustainable agriculture, land use & transportation, green building, environmental education, policy & activism. The three day conference will include speakers such as author Michael Pollan, producer Gill Holland, NPR correspondent Kristin Espeland Gourlay, wellness pioneer Dr. Andrew Weil, and musicians Harry Pickens and Ben Sollee. In short, you will want to be there.
More details are available on the Bluegrass Bioneers website, but here are the conference specifics:
- Dates: October 16 (11am until midnight), October 17 (9am until 10pm), October 18 (9am until 6pm)
- Location: Rauch Planetarium on U of L’s Belknap Campus
- Cost: Free