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Regenerative Farming Tasting and Talk

November 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event for all interested in the themes of permaculture, agroforestry, perennial crops and nutrient dense foods. Free Chestnut Pasta Tasting!

Join Seven Hills Pasta Co. in a culinary exploration of the benefits that regenerative agriculture brings to both the environment and our diets. Veteran permaculture designer, author and chestnut farmer Jono Neiger of the Regenerative Design Group will talk about the fascinating worlds of agroforestry, permaculture and the delicious perennial foods we can incorporate into our diets. Agroforestry advocate Gregory Ormsby Mori, founder of, will then talk about exciting new tree crops sustainably sourced from grower and harvester communities in Central America and around the globe.

We will then all taste Seven Hills Pasta Co.’s newly launched bronze extruded Chestnut Pasta served in a luxurious perennial greens vegan pesto.

This event is for anyone interested in the themes of permaculture, agroforestry, perennial crops and for those passionate about the links between growing food that is healthy for the environment, fair for the farmers and nutritious for our bodies.

Jono Neiger is a lead designer at the Regenerative Design Group based in Greenfield, MA. He has 30 years of professional experience in permaculture, site planning, agroforestry, conservation, and restoration. Jono teaches widely at colleges, workshops, and conferences. He has taught at The Conway School and was the founding Board President of the Permaculture Association of the Northeast. Before starting RDG, Jono worked as a land manager for Lost Valley Educational Center, a Conservation Officer for the Town of Palmer, MA and a Restoration Specialist with the Nature Conservancy. He holds a MALD from The Conway School and a BS in Forest Biology from S.U.N.Y. College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Jono is the author of The Permaculture Promise and the founder of Big River Chestnuts, a chestnut agroforestry farm in Sunderland, MA.

Gregory Ormsby Mori is the founder/director of Forestopia L3C, a social enterprise focusing on market development for tree products sustainably sourced from well-managed, regenerative agroforestry systems and ecologically sound harvesting of non-timber forest products. Forestopia cultivates long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with small-holder grower and harvester communities around the globe to promote sustainable agroforestry practices, and bring to you healthy, delicious tree products. Gregory is President/Executive Director of the New England Small Farm Institute (NESFI) has taught extensively on agroforesty topics around the globe, formerly served as Education and Outreach Coordinator for the Center for Agroforestry, University of Missouri, and member of the Board for the Association for Temperate Agroforestry, and is a founding member of the International Union for Agroforestry. Together with Jono, he is co-founder of the Woodlanders Regional Agroforestry Hub in Sunderland , MA

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November 19
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Boston Public Market
100 Hanover Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States


Seven Hills Pasta Co.
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