163 South Willard St.
Burlington, Vermont 05402

Connect with entrepreneurs and innovators from around the globe who share a commitment to creating an economy that preserves community character and vitality, promotes economic justice, and protects ecological health and diversity. Clarify your vision for building a local living economy in your region, share ideas, and have a blast!


Speakers Include:
Michael Ableman, organic farmer and author of Fields of Plenty
John Abrams, South Mountain Company
Ben Cohen, True Majority, co-founder of Ben & Jerry?s
Ronnie Cummins, Organic Consumers Association
Gary Erickson, Clif Bar, Inc.
Omar Freilla, Green Worker Cooperatives
Gwendolyn Hallsmith, Global Community Initiatives
Jeffrey Hollender, Seventh Generation
David Korten, YES! Magazine, author of When Corporations Rule the World and The Great Turning
Frances Moore Lappe, author of Diet for a New Planet and Democracy's Edge
Greg LeRoy, Good Jobs First
Michelle Long, Sustainable Connections
Hunter Lovins, Natural Capital, Inc.
Bill McKibben, journalist and author of The End of Nature and Wandering Home
Stacy Mitchell, Institute for Local Self-Reliance
Will Raap, Gardeners' Supply and Intervale Foundation
Bernie Sanders, VT Independent Representative to the US Congress (invited)
Michael Shuman, Training and Development Corporation, author of Going Local and The Small-Mart Revolution
Greg Watson, Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust
Judy Wicks, White Dog Cafe

Added by raines on February 21, 2006