Hear from experts. Make lasting connections. Take home new skills and ideas. Begin partnerships for change. REGENERATE is a hub for individuals and groups coming together around the concepts of fostering ecological, economic, and social health through education, innovation, collaboration, and progressive land stewardship. Learn more about our diverse group of speakers who will lead extraordinary plenary sessions, roundtable discussions, and intensive workshops.

2023 REGENERATE Conference Speakers and Facilitators

Alicia Thompson

Alicia Thompson

New Mexico Organizer, National Young Farmers Coalition
Angela Faughtenberry

Angela Faughtenberry

Owner, Farmer of 413 Farm
April Parms Jones

April Parms Jones

Founder, Pinehurst Farmers Market
Benita Litson

Benita Litson

Rancher/Director, Dine College Land Grant
Bobby L. Wilson

Bobby L. Wilson

Co-Founder/Owner/Operator, Metro Atlanta Urban Farm
Brian Wehlburg

Brian Wehlburg

Holistic Management Certified Educator
Chad Reznicek

Chad Reznicek

Extension Behavioral Health State Specialist, CO State University
CJ Ames

CJ Ames

Quivira Coalition, Coalition to Enhance Working Lands Manager
Cole Bush

Cole Bush

Owner Operator, Shepherdess Land and Livestock Co. Founder/Director, Grazing School of the West
Dave Carter

Dave Carter

Regional Director, Flower Hill Institute
Deborah Clark

Deborah Clark

Holistic Management Certified Educator
Dr. Aidee Guzman

Dr. Aidee Guzman

Postdoctoral Fellow, Dep of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UC Irvine
Dr. Hubert Karreman

Dr. Hubert Karreman

Veterinarian, Reverence Farms
Dr. Mario Quezada

Dr. Mario Quezada

Zootechnical Engineer, Regenerative Management of Ranchos A.C.
Elena Miller-ter Kuile

Elena Miller-ter Kuile

Owner, Cactus Hill Farm Fiber
Enrique Guerrero

Enrique Guerrero

Rancher, Engineer, and Ranch Consultant
Evanne Caviness

Evanne Caviness

Rancher, Caviness Farms
Hilary Knight

Hilary Knight

Director of Operations, Dixon Water Foundation
James Calabaza

James Calabaza

Santo Domingo Pueblo and Director, Indigenous Lands Program at Trees, Water & People
Jeanne Carver

Jeanne Carver

Founder/President, Shaniko Wool Company
Joe and Jenn Wheeling

Joe and Jenn Wheeling

Owners, James Ranch Beef
John Arbuckle

John Arbuckle

Founding Farmer/Chief Impact Officer, Singing Pastures Farm
Juliann Salinas

Juliann Salinas

Executive Director, Women, Food and Agriculture Network
Julie Sullivan

Julie Sullivan

New Agrarian Program Mentor Support and Training, Quivira Coalition
Kathryn Bedell

Kathryn Bedell

Owner, Roan Creek Ranch
Kelly Sidoryk

Kelly Sidoryk

Holistic Management Certified Educator
Linda Pechin-Long

Linda Pechin-Long

Holistic Management Certified Educator
Luka Samson

Luka Samson

New Agrarian Program Northern Plains Manager, Quivira Coalition
Marie von Ancken

Marie von Ancken

Program Manager, Holistic Management International
Melanie Kirby

Melanie Kirby

Extension Educator, Institute of American Indian Arts
Olivia Tincani

Olivia Tincani

Principal, Olivia Tincani & Co., LLC Program Curator, IAC + SWGLA Meat to Market Program
Paula Garcia

Paula Garcia

Executive Director, New Mexico Acequia Association
Seth Wilner

Seth Wilner

Farm Business Management, UNH Extension
Torri Estrada

Torri Estrada

Executive Director, Carbon Cycle Institute
Victoria Atencio

Victoria Atencio

Consultant, Ecological Restoration and Education
Wendy Lau

Wendy Lau

Emergency Medicine Physician and Zen Priest at Upaya Zen Center
Zach Ducheneaux

Zach Ducheneaux

Administrator, USDA Farm Service Agency