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TEDxHilo - Sherri Miller - Natural Farming and Food Security

Sherri Miller, a farmer growing tea, herbs, spices, sheep and chickens, spreads her food security and sustainability message by teaching Korean Natural Farming after receiving advanced certification from Master Cho in 2011. She earned degrees in Biology & Chemistry from the University of Hawaii, where she received the Mae Mull Naturalist award and was the 1989 Marine Option Program Student Symposium Research Category winner. A research consultant since 1991 she is a member of Sigma Xi, the Science Research Society.In this TEDxHilo Talk, Sherri breaks down the core concepts of Korean Natural Farming in a way that is easy for farmers and non-farmers to understand. This video will help anyone get started and explains why Master Cho's,Natural Farming techniques are so important to Organic Farmers and critical to our island's food security. Watch how this whole-systems approach to farming can increase crop yield and help save the planet. About TEDxIn the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations.)About TEDxHiloHawai?i Island has a wealth of knowledge. Our rich Hawaiian culture blankets our remote living laboratory in aloha and we live in natural resource abundance. Our ancient history of navigators, farmers and cultural art is unique to our planet. Our diversity and pioneering spirit transcend Earth's normal evolutionary path. We move forward with lokahi and aloha in an effort to help create a global model of sustainability and abundance.TEDxHilo 2012 theme:"Helping to Create a Global Model of Sustainability and Abundance on Hawai?i Island."To get involved in TEDxHilo please visit: http://TEDxHilo.com
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