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Book Release and Reading: Ecosystems as Models for Restoring our Economies”
October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
You are invited to a unique talk: “Ecosystems as Models for Restoring our Economies.”
When/Where: Oct 26 at 5pm in Fort Collins (Wolverine Farm, 316 Willow St, Fort Collins, CO 80524). Free, in-person, and open to the public. Music by Sturtz.
This talk is based on a new book by John Giordanengo, Ecosystems as Models for Restoring our Economies. To learn more about the book, acquire a copy, or catch John at a fall speaking engagement, visit: www.GrowingIn.org
Some Early Book Reviews
“Giordanengo provides a comprehensive synthesis of ecological foundations and economic structure, sorely lacking in our quest to develop sustainable economies in the face of growing economic and environmental turmoil. From the roots of ecological restoration, this book delivers a clear path to restoring the American economy, in a way that speaks in a universal language to policy makers, business owners, academics and the next generation. The identification of three drivers of highly resilient and productive economies and ecosystems—diversity, energy, and trade—is perhaps the most important insight to resolving growing tensions between society, nature, and the global market economy. This book provides hope for species, ecosystems and the planet.”
~ Kingsley Dixon, Vice chair of the global board of directors, Society for Ecological Restoration.
“Ecosystems as Models to Restoring our Economies appeals to a broad range of people across ages, values, and political beliefs, and will change the way we live our lives. I’ll be sending this book to many people in my life moving forward, and believe it should be required reading for high schools, colleges, and any other educational program.”
~ Morgan Day, Urban Planning and Sustainability Writer