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TEDxHilo - Dr Jana Bogs - Committed to Nutritional Farming

Dr. Jana Bogs is a nutritionist (BSci) turned horticulturist (PhD) with the aim of growing the best quality food possible...the most nutritious and the best-tasting. As a researcher and consultant, she is on the cutting edge of maximizing nutritional quality in foods and food supplements from the soil up using environmentally-friendly, sustainable methods. Dr. Bogs works with farmers and gardeners internationally to take nutrition to the next level for improving health and longevity by moving beyond simply organic to nutrient-rich with Beyond Organic Growing Systems (BOGS). In this TEDxHilo Talk, "Committed to Nutritional Farming," Dr. Bogs shares practical knowledge everyone should know about farming for optimal nutrition and health benefits. Organic farmers everywhere should watch this video. About TEDx In 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 TEDxHilo Hawai?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 Hawaii Island." To get involved in TEDxHilo please visit:
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