Michael Ableman - sustainable agriculture, organic farming

 

Michael Ableman\'s Calendar

 

"With a warm and engaging public speaking style Ableman's appearances have inspired audiences throughout the USA,  Canada and Europe. His presentations blend storytelling with powerful photographic images in a cinematic style that moves audiences emotionally and encourages them towards positive action."

Appearances & Speaking Engagements Schedule

 

2011

 
 

April 21, 2011

 

Lake Forest College- Public Lecture

 

Lake Forest, Illinois

 

April 19, 2011

 

University of Illinois- Lecture

 

Urbana-Champaign, Illinois

 

March 28, 2011

 

Art In Bloom-Public Lecture

 

Victoria, BC

 

March 19-21 2011

 

Garden To Table Workshop

 

Hollyhock- Cortez Island

 

2010

 
 

November 17, 2010

 

Public Lecture- Clark Forum for Contemporary Issues

 

Dickinson College, Carlisle Pennsylvania

 

April 25, 2010

 

Public Lecture- Raincoast Education Society/Ecotrust Canada

 

Tofino, British Columbia

 

April 25, 2010

 

Public Lecture- Raincoast Education Society/Ecotrust Canada

 

Ucuelet, British Columbia

 

March 29, 2010

 

Public Lecture

 

The History Museum, Hood River, Oregon

 

February 19, 2010

 

Virginia Biological Farming Conference- Keynote

 

Danville, Virginia

 

2009

 
 

Nov. 12-14 2009

 

Keynote Address- Public Event/College Programs

 

Northland College, Ashland Wi.

 

October 25, 2009

 

Harvest Dinner- Keynote

 

San Juan Island, Washington

 

October 24, 2009

 

Harvest Dinner- Keynote

 

Lopez Island, Washington

 

October 21, 2009

 

Public Lecture

 

Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver, BC.

 

October 15, 2009

 

Public Talk/Benefit Salt Spring Island Conservancy

 

Art Spring Theatre, Salt Spring Island, BC.

 

June 21, 2009

 

Keynote Address- Seeds For Change Conference

 

Duncan, British Columbia

 

 

 

Selkirk College, Castlegar, British Columbia

 

May 9, 2009

 

Closing Keynote-Future Of Food:Transatlantic Perspectives

 

Boston University, Boston, Mass.

 

February 24, 2009

 

Public Lecture

 

Capital Theater, Nelson, BC

 

February 20, 2009

 

Keynote- Community Greenhouse Benefit Dinner

 

Invermere, British Columbia

 

Feb 18

 

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) 20th Anniversary - Keynote

 

Spokane, WA

 

2008

 
 

December 26

 

Hazon Conference- Keynote

 

Asilomar, Pacific Grove, Ca.

 

Nov 10

 

Lamplighter School - Dolores Evans Lecture Series

 

Dallas, TX

 

October 25, 7:00 p.m.

 

Benefit Dinner, PT Farmers Market-Keynote

 

Port Townsend, Wa.

 

October 25 12:30 p.m.

 

 

Port Angeles, Wa.

 

October 24

 

 

Everett, Wa.

 

October 20 7:00-9:15

 

Metro Vancouver-Public Lecture

 

Segal Graduate School of Business, Simon Frazer University Vancouver BC

 

Oct 3

 

Center For Ecoliteracy / Maui Schools Conference - Keynote

 

Maui, Hawaii

 

Sep 19-20

 

REAP Festival - Keynote

 

Madison, WI

 

Sep 17

 

Gardiner Museum, From the Ground Up: Nurturing the Art of Sustainability - Keynote

 

Toronto, ON

 

Aug 8-10

 

Setting the Table: A Literary Feast for Readers, Writers & Thinkers - Keynote

 

Keystone College, La Plume, PA

 

Jun 26

 

University of Gastronomique - Farm Tour

 

Foxglove Farm, Salt Spring Island, BC

 

Jun 6-11

 

The Land Conservancy - Conservation Holiday

 

Foxglove Farm, Salt Spring Island, BC

 

May 17

 

Culinary Boot Camp - Farm Tour

 

Foxglove Farm, Salt Spring Island, BC

 

May 14

 

Planet Diversity Conference

 

Bonn, Germany

 

May 6-10

 

Agriculture Urbanism Design Charette with Andres Duany

 

Tswassen, BC

 

Mar 27-29

 

University of Alaska, Sustainability Conference- Keynote

 

Anchorage, Alaska

 

Mar 5

 

Maryland Coastal Bays - Lecture Series

 

Berlin, MD

 

Mar 4

 

Williston Conservation Trust, Evening with Michael Ableman

 

Williston, PA

 

Mar 29 - Apr 2

 

National Urban Agriculture Conference - Keynote

 

Milwaukee, WI

 

2007

 
 

Nov 10

 

Carolina Farm Stewardship Conference - Keynote

 

Durham, NC

 

Oct 01

 

Elementary Scools Head Association Conference - Keynote

 

Napa, CA

 

Sep 23

 

Workshop - Esalen Institute

 

Big Sur, CA

 

Sep 19

 

Foxglove Farm, Successful Market Farming, Workshop

 

Foxglove Farm, Salt Spring Island, BC

 

Aug 10

 

Eco Trust Farmers Market - Book Signing

 

Portland, OR

 

Apr 11-14

 

International Association of Culinary Professionals - Panel

 

Chicago, IL

 

Mar 25

 

Master Gardeners Conference - Keynote, Michael Fox Theatre

 

Vancouver, BC

 

Mar 17

 

OGC Annual Conference - Keynote

 

Portland, OR

 

Feb 3, 2007

 

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture Conference - Closing Keynote

 

Penn State University

 

Jan 26-27

 

Guelph Organic Conference - Keynote, University of Guelph, Ontario

 

Guelph, ON

 

2006

 
 

Dec 10

 

Benefit Dinner for Lifecycles - Spinnakers Restaurant

 

Victoria, BC

 

Nov 29

 

California Department of Food and Agriculture

 

Sacramento, CA

 

Nov 24

 

Christmas Writers Festival - Reading/Discussion

 

Sydney, BC

 

Nov 13-15

 

American Farmland Trust National Conference - Closing Keynote

 

Univ of Delaware

 

Nov 10

 

Carolina Farm Stewardship Conference - Keynote

 

USA

 

Oct 1

 

Elementary Scools Head Association Conference - Keynote

 

Napa, CA

 

Sep 30

 

American Center for Food, Wine, and the Arts- Public Lecture

 

Napa, CA

 

Sep 28

 

Master Gardeners- COPIA - Keynote Address

 

Sonoma, CA

 

Sep 23

 

Workshop - Esalen Institute

 

Big Sur, CA

 

Sep 19

 

Successful Market Farming - Island Natural Growers, Foxglove Farm

 

Salt Spring Island, BC

 

Aug 10

 

American Assc. Naturopathic Physicians Conference - Keynote Address

 

Portland, OR

 

Aug 10

 

Eco Trust Farmers Market - Book

 

Portland, OR

 

Aug 8-9

 

Environmental Studies Dept. Public Lecture/Classes

 

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

 

Apr 11-14

 

International Association of Culinary Professionals

 

Chicago, IL

 

Mar 25

 

Master Gardeners Conference - Keynote

 

Vancouver, BC

 

Mar 17

 

OGC Annual Conference - Keynote

 

Portland, OR

 

Feb 2,2006

 

Rural Roots Conference, Keynote

 

Boise, Idaho

 

Feb. 10, 2006

 

 

Boise, Idaho

 

Feb. 2, 2006

 

Upper Midwest Farming Conference, Keynote

 

La Crosse, Wisconsin

 

Jan 2, 2006

 

Ecofarm Conference-Opening Keynote

 

Asilomar, Ca.

 

2005

 
 

Dec 10

 

Acres USA conference, Plenary

 

Indianapolis, IN

 

Dec.4

 

Partners For Family Farms, Benefit w/Wendell Berry

 

Lexington, KY

 

Dec 3, 5:00pm

 

Chapters Book Store, Reading

 

Washington, D.C.

 

Dec 2, 7:00pm

 

National Conservation Training Center, Public Lecture

 

Shepherdstown, WV

 

Dec 1, 5:30pm

 

Restaurant Nora, Benefit

 

Washington, D.C.

 

Nov 20, 4:00-6:30pm

 

Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center, Panel Discussion

 

Portland, OR

 

Nov 20, 10:00-12:00pm

 

Hillsdale Farmers' Market, Booksigning

 

Portland, OR

 

Nov 19-20

 

Oregon Tilth, keynote address

 

Salem, OR

 

Nov 18, 6:30pm

 

Sauvie Island Organics, Benefit

 

Wildwood Restaurant,, Portland, OR

 

Nov 16, 7:30pm

 

Necessary Voices Lecture Series

 

Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver, BC

 

Nov 14

 

California Farm Conference, Keynote

 

Ventura, CA

 

Nov 12

 

Eco Metropolis Conference:Plenary

 

New York, NY

 

Nov 10, 8:00pm

 

Rhode Island School of Design-Evening Talk

 

Providence, RI

 

Nov 8, 8:15-9:45am

 

Harvard Graduate School in Education

 

Cambridge, MA

 

Nov 6, 5:30pm

 

The Food Project, Benefit

 

Henrietta's Table restaurant, Cambridge, MA

 

Nov 4, 1:15pm

 

Farm Education Conference, Keynote

 

Delaware Nature Center , Hockessin, DE

 

Nov 3, 2005

 

Soil Association Benefit Concert with Sting

 

New York, NY

 

Nov 1, 7:00pm

 

Blue Hill Restaurant, Benefit

 

New York, NY

 

Oct 23

 

Fact and Fiction bookstore, readings

 

Missoula, MT

 

Oct 22

 

Harvest Festival

 

Missoula, MT

 

Oct 21, 7:00pm

 

Public Lecture

 

University of Montana, Missoula, MT

 

Oct 18, 7:00pm

 

Foundation for a Global Community- Benifit

 

Palo Alto, CA

 

Oct 17

 

Quince restaurant, CAFF Benifit

 

San Francisco, CA

 

Oct 15-16

 

Bioneers Conference, Plenary Speech

 

San Rafael Civic Center, San Rafael, CA.

 

Oct 9

 

Fall Harvest Fest at Fairview Gardens

 

Santa Barbara, CA

 

Oct 14, 6:00-8:00pm

 

Nextcourse Event, Reading/Panel

 

San Francisco, CA

 

Oct 5, 1:00-3:00pm

 

Farmer's Summit

 

Fairhaven, WA

 

Oct 5, 4:00-6:00pm

 

Village Books, Reading

 

Bellingham, WA

 

Oct 5, 6:00-8:00pm

 

Whatcom Fresh Harvest Dinner

 

Fairhaven, WA

 

Oct 2, 4:00pm

 

Elliot Bay Books, Reading

 

Seattle, WA

 

Oct 2, 6:00-9:00pm

 

Vashon Island Growers Association

 

Seattle, WA

 

Oct 2, 11:00am

 

Full Circle Farm Harvest Festival, Slow Food Event

 

Seattle, WA

 

Oct 1, 6:30pm

 

Third Place Books, Reading

 

Seattle, WA

 

Oct 1, 11:30am

 

King County Harvest Day Press Conference

 

Seattle, WA

 

Aug 7

 

Vermont Fresh Network 10th. Anniversary- - Keynote

 

Shelbourne Farm, VT.


Michael is available to speak at a variety of events. For scheduling, fees and
lecture information, contact: info@michaelableman.com or 250-537-1449


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