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Rich Earth Institute Open House and Global Urine Reclamation Summit
November 1 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – Community members are invited to the Rich Earth Institute’s Open House, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event will be held on the first day of our three-day Summit, Nov 1 – 3.
Please register to join us for the open house and the rest of the virtual Summit. On Nov 1, there will be tours from 8 – 11 am and at 12 pm there will be a keynote titled Pipe Dream to Mainstream: Reporting on the Urine Revolution by Chelsea Wald, who will be presenting remotely from the Netherlands. Science journalist Chelsea Wald is the author of the book Pipe Dreams: The Urgent Global Quest to Transform the Toilet (Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster, 2021) and the Nature feature The urine revolution: how recycling pee could help to save the world (2022). Following her presentation, there will be a discussion moderated by Shawn Shafner of The People’s Own Organic Power (POOP) Project.
Other activities at the open house will include: tastings of Rich Earth’s demonstration garden harvest and opportunities to try and purchase urine fertilizer collection devices.
Where: 355 Old Ferry Road, Brattleboro, VT
When: Nov 1 8 am – 2 pm (12 pm Keynote) and Nov 2 -3 (virtual presentations)