Unique presentations and panel discussions will be held inside Witwen’s tabernacle. Topics will explore connections between agri/culture, community, and the land and examine their intertwined futures. Featured speakers include Gary Paul Nabhan, Erica Ruggiero, and Ruth Conniff.
Gary Paul Nabhan
Ethnobotanist, Author & Agrarian activist
Gary will give a reading from his new book, Agave Spirits: The Past, Present, and Future of Mezcals followed by a talkback with Savanna Institute Director, Keefe Keeley.
historic preservation specialist
Erica Ruggerio will present on the religious history of The Second Great Awakening, and its connections to the tabernacle movement and Witwen Park.
Journalist & Editor of Wisconsin Examiner
Ruth will read from Milked: How an American Crisis Brought Together Midwestern Dairy Farmers and Mexican Workers, followed by discussion with Puentes/Bridges.