HMI is excited to announce the certification of a new HMI Certified Educator in Texas, C.D. Pounds. After going through the HMI Beginning Women Farmers program in Texas in 2012, C.D. decided to pursue HMI’s Certified Educator Training Program and recently completed all requirements.
C.D. owns Triple Cross Farm in Fruitvale, Texas. Her farm is used as a teaching facility, event site for Corporate Retreats, and it is a wedding venue. She and her husband, Bobby, raise grass fed beef and a variety of organic vegetables in their raised beds. Her passion is in teaching others how to improve soil health through Holistic Grazing Planning and the application of Compost Teas.
Cultivating Community: Land, Food, Health will offer thought-provoking presentations and breakout sessions on various consumer and producer interests. Local food security, land health, strengthening our communities and nourishing our bodies all included! We have something for everyone, so come learn from the experts!
Many of our acclaimed speakers are celebrated throughout the world. Our special keynote speaker, “America’s Most Famous Farmer” himself, Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms, will be sure to inspire us all.
We’ll also enjoy beautiful landscapes, farm-fresh food and be on the land with the animals. This is no ordinary conference.