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In 1979, Jerry Brunetti founded Agri-Dynamics with a vision of providing a line of holistic animal remedies for farm livestock, equine and pets. After witnessing first-hand the devastating results of conventional, chemically dependent, grain-based rationed farming practices, Jerry embarked on a crusade to educate and consult for farmers who made the wise choice to transition to ecologically responsible and sustainable farming. Jerry works towards improving soil and crop quality, livestock performance and health on certified organic farms.

In 1991, Jerry co-founded Earthworks Natural Organic Products, a company which provides products and consulting services to the golf course and landscaping industries. Jerry’s aspiration was once again to encourage the implementation of ecological principles of balancing soils, reducing the use of pesticides and eliminating dependence on chemical fertilizers.

In 1999, Jerry was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and given as little as six months to live without aggressive chemotherapy. He instead chose a holistic path of nutrition, detoxification and immune modulation and applied his vast experience with farming and animal nutrition to his own health. The links between healthy soil, truly nutritious food and profitable, sustainable farming are clearly evident in his personal and professional experiences and his skill for communicating this to people has won him extensive praise from holistic health professionals, sustainable farming organizations and many farmers
and consumers.

Jerry is a highly demanded lecturer and speaker, both nationally and internationally, on topics that include soil fertility, animal nutrition and livestock health. As a result of healing himself of a life threatening episode of cancer utilizing holistic modalities, he is often speaking to audiences about the relationship of “Food as Medicine” and “Farm as Farmacy.” Jerry bridges natural and scientific understandings of plant and animal “ecosystems,” such as digestion in soils (decomposition), digestion of foods (fermentation) and the digestion that takes place in the GI tract of animals/humans. Jerry’s “connect-the-dots” systems approach helps farmers and ranchers understand how the health of people and their communities are linked to healthy land, healthy animals and healthy produce.

Prior to launching Agri-Dynamics, Jerry studied Animal Science at North Carolina State University and then moved to western Virginia to run a cow/calf operation. He served as Regional Dairy Director of the National Farmers Organization in the Northeast for five years. He served on the Lower Mt. Bethel Township Environmental Advisory Council for several years and is currently on the board of Pennsylvania Association of Sustainable Agriculture (PASA), is an honorary board member of the Weston A. Price Foundation as well as a steering committee member for the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation and is also active in other community based organizations devoted to rebuilding local food systems and local democracy.   In 2008, Jerry received the Leadership Award from PASA and the Eco-Agriculture Achievement Award from Acres USA. His DVD's include "Keys to Herd Health," "Holistic Veterinary Care" with Hugh Karreman, VMD and "Cancer, Nutrition and Healing."


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Recent Speaking Engagements:

July 18-19 – NY Grazing & Health Conference at Morrisville State College

March 13th- NW PA Grazing Conference, Clarion, PA Jerry will be lecturing on Grazing & Soil Mineral Fertility, Plant Biodiversity and Pasture Cropping. Contact Brittany for more information 814-503-8653

Feb. 20th 9 am – 3 pm Allensville Fire Hall 161 Main St. (PA ST Rt. 655) AllensvillePALunch will be provided. Educational Organic Farming Meeting in cooperation with Organic Valley. Jerry will be speaking about Eco-Systems on your Farm. For more information call the farmer hotline at 888-809-9297.

Feb. 5-8th PASA Conference Jerry will be lecturing on the Mighty Microbiome More info

January 24-25th- C.A.R.E. Annual Meeting Contact: Ruth

Jan 16th –Organic Valley Meeting 9:30-3 pm Solanco Fair Grounds QuarryvillePA. Jerry will be discussing organic agricultural practices. Contact the farmer’s hotline for more information: 888-809-9297

Dec. 11-14th Acres USA Conference: SpringfieldIL Prairie Capital Convention Center. Jerry will be presenting an all day pre-conference on the 11th on Caring for your Farm Animals. Gain a deep understanding of cattle and other ruminant health: internal, reproductive, production and emergency. Visit for more details or call 800-355-5313 to register.

Jerry will be presenting for Hiland Supply in Ft. Wayne Indiana on October 23-26th. Please call Hiland Supply for more details 330.893.4724

April 30th 9-3pm Lyons Community Center 19 Manhattan St. Lyons, NY Hosted by: Mark Burley Contact: Dave Kunkle 585.734.3918 to register.

April 25th 9-3pm Sharon Springs Fire Hall 137 Beechwood Road Sharon Springs, NY Hosted by: Paul VanAmburgh Contact: Dave Kunkle 585.734.3918 to register.

April 24th 9-3pm Williams Fence Co. 2033 Brothertown RoadDeansboroNY Hosted by: Dan Williams Contact: Dave Kunkle 585.734.3918 to register.

April 23rd 9-3pm Ridge View Lodge Conf. Hall, 7491 State Rt. 12, Lowville, NY Hosted by: Steve Winkler Contact: Dave Kunkle 585.734.3918 to register.

January 25-26, 2013

Winter Green-Up Grazing Conference, Latham, NY

Friday’s lecture will being 1:30-3 pm – Improving crop quality, livestock performance and animal health; Friday 3:15-4:30 is on Cancer, Nutrition, Detox, and Immune Modulation. For more information check out

Feb. 6-9th, 2013

PASA- Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture
State College, PA  
Jerry will be presenting Friday’s lecture: The Mighty Mitochondria and Saturdays lecture: Mineral Nutrition of Healthy Plants. Check out for more information.

Feb. 16-17th 2013

NOFA-VT 31st  Annual Winter Conference
Univ. of Vermont, Burlington
Jerry will be presenting: Making organic even better by producing nutrient dense crops for ourselves and our livestock. Check out for more information.

 Feb. 19-20th, 2013

 S.E. Grazing Conference
 Quarryville, PA 
Jerry will be presenting 2 lectures: Pasture Cropping and Health for Cattle and Humans. Contact Roman Stoltzfus at for more information.

March 1st, 2013

NOFA-NY- 2nd Annual Organic Dairy and Field Crop Conference
Auburn, NY
Jerry will be performing the keynote: There is good news wrapped up in the bad news and also Biodiversity in the Paddock. Check out

March 5-14th, 2013

 Australia-Conference sponsor Soil Care, Inc.-Bonnie Walker. Check back for more details…

March 15-17th, 2013

Nutritional Therapy Association
Vancouver, WA 
Check out more information on their Inflammation Conference at

June 28-30th, 2013

International Herb Symposium
Wheaton College, Norton MA
Jerry will be presenting a lecture on: Raison de Etre of Plant Secondary Metabolites

Check out more information at

January 25-26, 2013

Winter Green-Up Grazing Conference, Latham, NY

Friday’s lecture will being 1:30-3 pm – Improving crop quality, livestock performance and animal health; Friday 3:15-4:30 is on Cancer, Nutrition, Detox, and Immune Modulation. For more information check out

Feb. 6-9th, 2013

PASA- Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture
State College, PA  
Jerry will be presenting Friday’s lecture: The Mighty Mitochondria and Saturdays lecture: Mineral Nutrition of Healthy Plants. Check out for more information.

Feb. 16-17th 2013

NOFA-VT 31st  Annual Winter Conference
Univ. of Vermont, Burlington
Jerry will be presenting: Making organic even better by producing nutrient dense crops for ourselves and our livestock. Check out for more information.

 Feb. 19-20th, 2013

 S.E. Grazing Conference
 Quarryville, PA 
Jerry will be presenting 2 lectures: Pasture Cropping and Health for Cattle and Humans. Contact Roman Stoltzfus at for more information.

March 1st, 2013

NOFA-NY- 2nd Annual Organic Dairy and Field Crop Conference
Auburn, NY
Jerry will be performing the keynote: There is good news wrapped up in the bad news and also Biodiversity in the Paddock. Check out

March 5-14th, 2013

 Australia-Conference sponsor Soil Care, Inc.-Bonnie Walker. Check back for more details…

March 15-17th, 2013

Nutritional Therapy Association
Vancouver, WA 
Check out more information on their Inflammation Conference at

June 28-30th, 2013

International Herb Symposium
Wheaton College, Norton MA
Jerry will be presenting a lecture on: Raison de Etre of Plant Secondary Metabolites

Check out more information at

Acres USA, Louisville, KY

Dec. 6-8th, Pre-conference Dec. 4th 8:30-5 and Dec. 5th 8:30-5

Jerry will be participating in the pre-conference with Hue Karreman on Natural Ruminant Health. He will also be presenting two additional lectures. Please contact for more details.

Lehigh Valley Chapter of Weston A. Price Foundation

October 25th 7PM at the United Steelworkers Hall, 53 E. Lehigh St. Bethlehem, PA

“The Mighty Mitochondria”

Jerry’s presentation will focus on how to nourish, protect and detoxify these powerhouses of our cells in order to age well and live a disease free life.

October 11, 2012

Southwest Project Grass Chapter, Kovalchick Center, Indiana, PA

Aug. 10-12, 2012

NOFA-Mass University of Massachusetts, Amherst:

Join Jerry on August 12th at the NOFA Summer Conference for 2 lectures. Soil: The Super Ecosystem of Ecosystems; Soil Ecosystems are an interwoven web of biochemistry, biology, plant diversity and native geology. When the legs of this stool are appropriately managed, soils become terrestrial coral reefs that allow plants to become protective and resistant to pests. This supra-organism is the benefactor of optimal nutrition for humans and livestock. The second lecture is Farm as Farmacy; Nutritious food from healthy soils and animals is truly medicinal. We should look to the farm to treat the health issues that plague modern Americans. Skyrocketing levels of disease are a result of our modern diet. Step by step changes toward the traditional foods of our ancestors is our only hope. Please visit for more information.

June 9, 2012

 Pasture Walk and Discussion @ Green Heron Grower’s Farm,
 Sherman, NY 

All are welcome to attend a pasture walk at Green heron Growers’ 100% Grass fed beef and organic pastured poultry farm in Sherman, NY on Saturday June 9th from 10am-3pm at 2361 Wait Corners Road. For further information please call Steve Rockcastle @ 585.615.7438. This walk is in cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County. We will have Troy Bishop from Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District and Jerry Brunetti who will speak on forage quality and herd health. Lunch will be provided. Registration for this upcoming program is required to accurately plan for lunch and materials by contacting Lisa Kempisty, Cornell Cooperative Extension-Chautauqua County @ 585.664.9502 ext. 203 or email by June 5th.

April 27, 2012

Health by Choice
New Enterprise, PA

Please contact Kathleen Brumaugh for more info 814.928.5135

April 10th-13th, 2012

Grassworks Meetings in Wisconsin~
Greenbay   April 10th
Eau Claire April11th
Madison     April12th
For more information please contact Dan Olsen 920.676.2516

Feb. 24th, 2012
 New York, Martin Chemicals

Feb. 20th, 2012

Robert Yoder, Bloomfield, Iowa 
for details please contact Robert at 641-664-2060

Feb. 15th, 2012

Rick Knopp Meetings in Wisconsin
more information TBA

Feb. 10th, 2012

New York, Martin Chemicals: Pesticide Management Meeting.
Jerry will be presenting a lecture on Proper Insecticide Use and Its Relation to Animal Health

February 3-5th, 2012

PASA Conference (Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture) Jerry will be presenting two lectures Cancer, Nutrition & Healing and Plant Secondary Metabolites: The Holy Grail of Plant and Animal Nutrition. For more information please visit

January 26-28th, 2012

NPSAS (Northern Plains Sustainable Ag) 
Aberdeen, SD: Jerry will be giving several talks including the Keynote address. Lecture titles include Plant, Animal & Human Communities-Where’s the tipping point?; Funny Protein vs. True Protein; Health from the Hedgerow; Farm as Farmacy and Pantry. For more information please contact: Karri Stroh

January 20th, 2012
C.A.R.E. meeting in Lancaster, PA: 
Jerry will be giving 2 lectures. Please contact Ruth Hockley at

December 8-10th, 2011

Acres USA Hyatt Regency, Columbus, OH

Please visit for upcoming details

November 11-14th, 2011

Weston A. Price Conference- Dallas, TX

Surviving Cancer 101: Diagnosed in 1999 with an “incurable” variant of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and given six months to two years to live without aggressive chemotherapy, Brunetti chose to take the “road less traveled.” Detoxification, immune modulation, super nutrients, mind/body therapy and practices similar to ecological restoration of livestock health have allowed Jerry to continue to walk his talk for 12 years.

For more information please visit:

October 16th, 2011

Columbia Farmers Market, Columbia, MO.

Jerry will be speaking on the Health Benefits of Local Foods and Benefits to the Local Economy. For more information: or Caroline Todd 573.823.6889


September 18th, 2011

Growing Connections Festival, Birmingham, MI

Cancer Prevention and Alternative Therapies

For more information please visit:

Sept. 15-17, 2011

North American Devon Association, Rock Falls, IL

September 16th 9:00 am Jerry will give the talk: “What does she really want (the cow, we mean)?” For more information:

September 10-11th, 2011

Genesis Farm Resource Center 41A Silver Lake Road, Blairstown, NJ

Warm Season Grasses and Health-Giving Hedgerows for Livestock ~ Jerry will be discussing the benefits of warm-season grasses, such as Big and Little Blue Stem, switch grass and Indian grass. These grasses sequester carbon, form deep roots, thrive without much care and need only to be planted once. They provide healthy habitat for wildlife, especially endangered nesting birds. They can be harvested for use as a biofuel.

For more information please contact: and

August 2-4th, 2011 9-5

Spring Wood Organic Farm and Grazing School 1143 Gap Road, Kinzers, PA

Jerry will be giving several lectures on Soil Physiology and how all this makes sense with taller grass and promoting healthy soil. This will include a walk to the pasture to identify different aspects of soil life and what to look for as your soils improve! His emphasis will be on what he and Fred Provenza have been studying, which is “cellular wisdom” of reconciling nutrition versus toxins, versus medicines found in plants and how that affects behavior, performance/growth/reproduction and overall health.

For more information please contact:

June 22nd, 2011

Organic Horticulture Business Alliance, Houston, TX
9am-12 noon: “It’s all about nutrition- getting the best plant production with the right inputs.” Check out the website: for more information.

April 4-5th, 2011

Mai Farm Field Days- New Zealand

March 26th, 2011

London, Weston A. Price Foundation
Food as Medicine and the Holistic Treatment of Cancer
Contact: for more information

March 8th, 2011

Miller’s Natural Food Store, Bird In Hand, PA 17505
Join Jerry, Will Winter & John Kempf  
Reservations recommended: 610.250.9280 & 717.768.7582

March 5th, 2011

Granite State Graziers Conference, Manchester, NH

 Keynote Speech: “Nutrition from the Ground Up: Feeding soils, plants, animals and people for a healthy food system.” Two additional sessions are planned for Jerry.

March 3rd, 2011

Ecological Landscaping Association, Mass Mutual Center, Springfield, MA
Session 1: “What do minerals do?” Session 2: “Biology, Chemistry and Physics: The healthy soil triangle” Check out the website: for more information.

February 23-26, 2011

22nd Annual MOSES Organic Farming Conference, La Crosse, WI
Thursday’s Session: “Enhancing Organic Herd Health”: Jerry Brunetti and Guy Jodarski (Organic Valley Staff Veterinarian) know that a common sense approach to animal husbandry using nature’s tools to promote soil, plant, animal and human health will enhance the long term productivity and vitality of your herd and farm.

Friday’s Session: “Crop Productivity through Plant Protection: Healthy crops produce medicinal compounds that protect the plant from insects and disease.” Join Jerry to learn about farming practices you can use to

optimize these highly desirable compounds to increase the yields and health benefits of your crops. Check out the website: for more information.

February 10-12, 2011

Missouri Organic Association Conference
Check back as we update or website for more information about this event.

February 3-5, 2011

20th Annual “Farming for the Future” Conference- Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA), State College, PA
Check back as we update our website for more information about this event. Also check out:

January 14-16, 2011

Maui Aloha Aina 10th Annual Conference- “Getting to the Heart of Body and Soil Vitality”
Jerry’s back for his sixth conference sharing his well researched knowledge of holistic systems of agriculture and body vitality. He will be giving a provocative presentation on “Inflammation” and how that relates to our bodies function to be well, while getting to the heart of body and soil vitality which will lead into a surprise presentation that will be emblematic of his past year’s presentations that have conference attendees asking for him to return each year. Jerry will also be giving recommendations for the early registers soil analysis this year through Logan Labs which will be a very comprehensive look at ones soil mineral and element balance. With those who register early with soil analysis, Jerry will be giving a free one day workshop on Jan. 22nd on Micronized Mineral Fertilization. An innovative fertilization program to address the challenge of our young Hawaii soils where minerals are prone to locking up in depleted agricultural lands. Suspended micronization formulations providing available minerals and humates influencing directly the rhizosphere of the plant, through fertigation, soil drenches, along with foliar into the stomata of the leaf to feed and protect the plant while building the vitality of the soil. Check out the website: for more information.

December 9-11th, 2010

Acres USA, Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, Indianapolis, IN Contact info:

November 12-15th, 2010

11th Annual Wise Traditions Conference- Valley Forge Convention Center, Valley Forge, PA: Contact info:

November 5th & 6th, 2010, Barre, MA

Northeast Organic Farming Association/ Massachusetts Chapter. Advanced Growers' Fall Seminar With Jerry Brunetti: “The Medicine that Starts in the Soil” on Friday, November 5: 7:00pm to 9:00pm; “Soil as a Super Organism” on Saturday, November 6: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For more info and to register:

October 4th or 5th, 2010

Growing Health 2010, Binghamton, NY- Keynote address and daytime lecture  “The Real Dirt on Healthy Soil, Nutrient Density of the Food We Eat and Healthy People” Contact

September 14th, 2010

Vernon County Land & Water Conservation Dept. Viroqua, WI
“Animal Health in Grass-based Production Systems” and an evening talk 6:30-8:30 PM “Animal Health = Good Food = Human Health” Contact info:

August 18th & 19th, 2010

Sears, MI
 Building Health, From the Ground Up: Hosted by Morgan Composting Inc & Michigan State University Extension
Day One: Building Soil for Large Scale Agriculture, Keynote: Jerry Brunetti 9:45-11:15AM
Day Two: Building Soil for all the right reasons, Keynote: Jerry 9:45-11:15 AM
For more information call Alyson at 231.734.2451 or

July 20-22, 2010

Australia for more information

Sustainable Living Fair June 26, 2010 Marion County Fairgrounds, Indianapolis IN (not the State Fair)

 April 22nd, 2010 7:00 PM – Lehigh Valley Chapter of Weston A. Price: Cancer, Myths & Fallacies

1st Annual Goat Banquet April 9, 2010 Central OH

Western Regional Grazing Conference March 17-18, 2010, Chico CA For more info contact: or 530.898.6343

Southeast PA Grazing Conference Feb. 15-16, 2010

Pennsylvania Association of Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) Feb. 4-6, 2010


January 29-Feb. 1, 2010


Maui Aloha Aina Conference, HAWAII

January 13-27, 2010


Acres USA Conference – Crowne Plaza Hotel, St. Paul Riverfront, St. Paul, MN

December 3-5, 2009


University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

November 30th 8-5pm “Farm Animal Alternative Health Production”


Fall Fling with Jerry Brunetti

Lighthouse Christian Center, 772 State Road 51, Mayo, FL 32066

October 24th 9-12pm & 1-4pm  “Healing our Land, Our Bodies & Our Communities”


WODPA (Western Organic Dairy Producers Alliance) Conference

October 13-14, 2009

Location: Canyon Spring Red Lion Hotel, Twin Falls, Idaho


Health By Choice ~ 1721 Lafayette Rd. New Enterprise, PA 16664

October 10th  Days event 10-4 pm ~ “Food as Medicine, Farm as Farmacy”



Northeast Wisconsin Technical College presents:

September 28, 2009 6:30-8:30 pm ~“Food as Medicine; Farm as Farmacy”

September 28th 10-3 pm Farm Pasture Walk & Talk: “The many colors of Green Grass-the Treasure House of Secondary Plant Metabolites, Minerals, Vitamins, Fatty Acids and Proteins found in the diet of Ruminants.”

September 29th 10-3 pm Farm Pasture Walk & Talk


NOPDA Field Days

August 13-14, 2009



Family Farm Field Day

July 18, 2009

Fredricksburg, OHIO


Weston A. Price ~ Local Chapter Glenmore, PA

July 11, 2009

Food as Medicine

2008 Acres USA Conference and Trade Show- Building a Better Eco-Farm

December 2-6, 2008

St. Louis, MO

Pre-Conference Course Pre-registration required


December 2-3, 2008

8:30 am- 5 pm

The lesson that “grass is best” is now almost cliché at organic/sustainable farming conferences. The next level of knowledge for the grazier is what constitutes the best grass. Food is vastly complex, and Jerry Brunetti’s advanced discussion moves beyond the simplistic measures of crude protein, rate of gain, feed conversion, etc., to look at feedstuffs from the perspective of supplied amino acids, fatty acids, essential sugars, phyto-alexins, pigments, fat- and water-soluble vitamins and more.

Whether dairy or beef, pigs or small ruminants, a healthy herd begins with such keystone concepts as biodiversity on the farm, acid/alkali balance in feedstuffs, nutrient-dense forages, and more. Eco-consultant and livestock feed specialist Jerry Brunetti details the key management issues for a successful livestock operation. Learn why mineral rich foods are the best medicine. Understand why true livestock health lies in soil ecology and a foundation based on sound soil science. Learn what kinds of recipes---plants, minerals, vitamins, phyto-ceuticals, nutri-ceuticals and essential oils---can be incorporated into a therapeutic arsenal of livestock remedies to both prevent and treat animal ailments.

A popular speaker at eco-farming events around the world, Brunetti explains the laws of nature in terms farmers can embrace and doles out specific steps you can utilize on your farm right away. The seminar will have a heavy emphasis on ruminants, but the principles and lessons also cover pigs, poultry, horses and companion animals.

See for further details.


Corpus Agrarius: Understanding the Futility of Organic Monoculture

 Friday Dec. 5, 2008

10:30 am-12 noon

To be truly sustainable farming systems need to be inner-related eco-systems, not merely organic monocultures. Resistance against the challenges of weather, insects and diseases relies upon the farm being an organism of multiple organs consisting of microbes, soil, plants and animals that communicate, cooperate, self-organize and become mutual symbionts. In turn, they collectively produce food that is abundant, artisanal, culturally empowering, nutritionally concentrated and profoundly medicinal.

See for further details.


Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008

2-5 pm

Our modern medical achievements costing trillions of research dollars have yielded us the stark result of a 40% incidence of cancer in the United States. The intelligence of the cell and its ability to communicate its needs while learning and remembering its environment is dependent upon foods that modulate healthy cellular behavior. Green plants, growing upon a mineral-rich substrate, as well as those grass-fed livestock products produced by animals consuming them, are the genesis of what we desperately need to remain healthy and reverse the chronic illness and malaise of our modern, industrial existence. See for further details.

September 13, 2008
Deidre Currie Festival
Ann Arbor, MI
1:30-3:00 p.m. Agriculture & Industrialization- A Cain & Abel Story

Monday, September 1, 2008
“All Flesh Is Grass”
A Slow Food public presentation
Joel Salatin Grass Farmer-Author, Polyface Farm, Swope, Virginia Salatin’s “farm of many faces” is richly profiled in Michael Pollan’s
The Omnivore’s Dilemma as “one of the most productive and influential alternative farms in America.” Acclaimed author and
pastoralist, Salatin’s passion for humanity’s ancient engagement with grass argues its current relevance to your health and our species’
continued success on the planet.
For more information call:
209-874-1309 or 559-706-9552 or
Bernell & Flora Snider Music Recital Hall
California State University, Stanislaus
Turlock, California
Tickets must be purchased in advance, $20 general, $10 student at:
Joel will be joined in the presentation by Jerry Brunetti, Martin’s Creek, Pennsylvania, educator, consultant and authority on correlations between soil, plant, animal, and human nutrition.
August 22, 2008 (Friday)
Organic Dairy Field Day
Swendsen Family Farm, Akron, NY (Genesee Co.) 9am-3pm (lunch provided).   Both transitional and certified organic dairies are welcome to this field day with Jerry Brunetti and other guest speakers.  In the morning Jerry will discuss soil health and quality forages.  In the afternoon you will explore topics such as pasture management, herd health, soil, and quality milk in small groups for in-depth discussions.  This workshop is co-sponsored by Organic Valley/CROPP Cooperative, GLCI, and the NOFA-NY Organic Dairy Transitions Project. Free.

August 21, 2008(Thursday): 
Organic Crops and Dairy Field Day
Sto-Ridge Farm, Cazenovia, NY (Madison Co.)  10am-1pm.  Join us as pioneer organic farmers Hank and John Stoker share their farm and crop experiences with very special guest, Jerry Brunetti.  The Stokers produce grain crops for their dairy, while developing a whole farm system incorporating composting, alternative fuel, and intensive grazing.  This rare opportunity to learn from Jerry Brunetti will be a highlight of the summer and not to be missed! This workshop is co-sponsored by the NOFA-NY Organic Dairy Transitions Project.  $5 NOFA Members, $10 non-members.

Saturday February 9, 2008 1:30-2:50 p.m.
The Soil, Plant and Animal Connection
The Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) 17th Annual Farming for the Future Conference
Penn State Conference Center Hotel
State College, PA

February 1st - 3rd, 2008
Texas Organic Farmers & Gardners Association

Sunday, February 3rd:
    2 - 2:50 p.m. Food As Medicine
    3 - 3:50 p.m. The Raison d'Être of Plant Secondary Metabolytes:
Understanding the Cascade Effect of These Nutrients
    4 - 4:50 p.m. Ecological Farming as an Economic Development Tool
                         All three lectures by Jerry Brunetti          click here for lecture details
                         for more information:
December 5, 2007
Louisville Marriott Downtown
Louisville, Kentucky
Animal Health: A Whole-Farm Approach to Achieving Health, Productivity and Nutritional Quality

November 9-12, 2007
Wise Traditions 2007 Eighth Annual International Conference of The Weston A. Price Foundation
Westfields Marriott Hotel, Chantilly VA
Jerry's talk is on Nov 11   8:15-9:45 a.m. 
Good Digestion:  The Key to Good Health

October 26-27, 2007  
North American Devon Association- Annual Meeting
Clarion Century House
Latham, NY
"Saving Civilization Through Grass Farming:
Hunter Gatherer to Farmer to Nomad to Homo-Industrialis- Where are we going?"      
October 27  9:00 a.m.

October 13 &14, 2007
Maui Aloha Aina Body & Soil 2007 Conference
"Food as Medicine" for more information:

Thursday Aug 9, 2007
Virginia Organic Grazing Workshop and Field Day
Upperville, VA
"Soil Fertility for Organic Livestock Operations"
 Contact Catherine Cash at 540-377-0045 or Sheri Lake at 540-439-9192

July 11 - July 13, 2007
Green for a Change!  2007 GPUS Annual National Meeting
Abraham Lincoln- A Wyndham Historic Hotel
100 North Fifth Street,
Reading, PA  19601
Sustainable Living:  The Survival of Civilization From the Soil Up- July 13 10:30-11:45 a.m.

March 31, 2007
White Eagle Conference Center
Hamilton, NY
 9:15 a.m.  Preserving Our Soil, Our Health, Our Families:  Utilizing Grassland Ethics
2:00 p.m.  Concurrent Breakout Session on Soil/Livestock
4:00 p.m.  Concurrent Breakout Session on Herbal Pastures and Tree Crops
 Admission $30.00  Pre-Registration Required.  Call Kin Totten at CNYRC&D (607) 334-3231 Ext 4 or register online at

March 15, 16, & 17 2007
River Lodge Conference Center
1800 Riverwalk Drive
Fortuna, CA  95540
 March 16:  8:00 a.m. The Ruminant's Internal Eco System
                1:30 p.m.  Herd & Human Health, Soils and Nutrition
                3:30 p.m.  Alternative Modalities for Cow Maladies
 March 17:  8:00 a.m.  Soil Management for Organic Pasture- with Gary Zimmer & Dr. Arden Andersen
                10:30 a.m.  Herd Health for Organic Dairy Animals

Saturday Feb. 10, 2007
8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m.
Cleveland Botanical Garden & Nature Center at Shaker Lakes
11030 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH  44106 
"A Taste for Change:  Sustainable Food Choice" - A Symposium for home gardeners, environmental professionals, science educators, community planners, foodies, landscape designers, entrepreneurial farmers, and farmers market enthusiasts. 
9:00 a.m.  Keynote Address by Jerry Brunetti
From Seed to Sea-change:  the Sustainable Food Revolution
 For more information:  216-721-1600 Ext 143

March 6-8, 2007
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH
March 7, 2007 3:15-4:30 p.m. 
Healthy Feed Makes Healthy Livestock: Jerry Brunetti
For more information or NOFA-VT at 802-434-4122.

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont
(NOFA-VT) & Quality Milk Production Services (QMPS)
February 14-16, 2007
Alfred State College
Alfred, NY
Feb 15, 2007 3:15-4:30 p.m. 
Healthy Feed Makes Healthy Livestock: Jerry Brunetti
For more information or NOFA-VT at 802-434-4122.

The Lebanon Valley Food and Farming Association
& Palmyra Public LibraryPresent: “FOOD FOR THOUGHT”
(4TH Wednesday of the Month)
Next Program - Wednesday, February 28, 2007

“What Your Kids Eat Does Make A Difference”
· Surprising Study Results
· Programs That Are Working
· Things You Can Do That Make A Difference

Speaker – Jerry Brunetti
Internationally recognized consultant and speaker on food, nutrition and health.
Market Vendors will provide product samples and items for sale.

Time – 7:15 to 9:00 PM
Where – Community Room in the Palmyra Municipal Center
325 S. Railroad Street, Palmyra, PA

For More information call (717) 867-2874

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture 16th Annual Farming for the Future Conference

February 1-3, 2007

Penn State Conference Center Hotel

State College, PA

Thursday, Feb 1, 2007   9:00 am - 5:30 pm 

The Link Between Nutrition and Agriculture with Arden Andersen, D.O., PhD and Jerry Brunetti

Two world-renowned health and agricultural professionals team up to offer this soup-to-nuts track, designed to empower participants to help themselves.  From garden plots to milking parlors, human health and quality of life are all about nutrition.  Let Andersen and Brunetti redefine the term health, teach you the meaning of disease, and demonstrate what it means to eat real food.  This is about human health, from the soil up.

Saturday January 27, 2007
8th Annual Northern Michigan Small Farm Conference
Grayling High School
1135 N. Old 27

Grayling, MI
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.  Health From the Hedge Row: Jerry Brunetti
10:45-12 p.m.       Food As Medicine: Jerry Brunetti
                            For more information:  Contact Antrim County MSUE

Wednesday January 24, 2007   5:30-9:00 p.m.

Food & Farming Conference
Building a Regional Food System:  Supporting Farmers, Sustaining Families and the Environment, Creating Healthy Communities
Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley
424 Center Street
Bethlehem, PA  18017
For more information contact: Steve Hoog 610-410-5975

Jerry Brunetti at Sand Creek Farm                         

1552 CR 267       
Cameron, TX  76520
Fri. Jan 19th 5-8 Producer's Meeting
Sat. Jan 20th 9-4, bring your own lunch, Food is Medicine
e-mail: or call 254-697-2927
Note: all seating is by reservation only

January 16, 2007
Organic Horticulture Business Association Meeting
The United Way Building
50 Waugh Drive
Houston, TX 77077
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mr. Jerry Brunetti “Soil-Plant-Human Health”
Jerry is a national consultant who travels all over the country helping food producers, health care Professionals, golf superintendents, landscape professionals achieve better soil health. Once the soil is healthy so are plants and animals. As the foods we consume are better so are we. Jerry is another “Big Picture” expert who will explain the critical connection we humans have with the soil and how it is natural for us to be healthy and not sick. Poor soils, poor diets are weakening us as a species and we are less able to meet the challenges ahead. Jerry will tell us how to change this and our lives.
for more information:

Friday January 12, 2007
Nature's Way Market
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.  Milk As Medicine: Jerry Brunetti
143 Northampton Street
Easton, PA  18042
For more information:  610-253-0940
Please pre-register, space is limited

Acres U.S.A. Conference & Trade Show
Crowne Plaza Hotel Riverfront
St. Paul, Minnesota
December 6, 2006;
Pre-Conference Advanced Learning Course
Diet as the Ultimate Key to Vibrant Health & Healing - Jerry Brunetti
December 8, 2006       4-5:00 p.m. 
The Medicine's in the Soil- Remedial Alternatives to Pharmaceuticals
- Jerry Brunetti
December 9, 2006       10:30-12:30 
What's New in Natural & Alternative Cancer Treatments - Jerry Brunetti

October 21st & 22nd 2006
Maui Aloha Aina Association Conference
"Body, Soil & Animal Health"
Presenting Jerry Brunetti, Bob Shaffer & Will Winter on how to practices, promoting diversity to sustain vitality in production, and general well being.  Registration $125 or $85 before October 1st.  Off Island folks and Farm Bureau members $85 up until lunch on a upcountry Organic Vegetable Farm.  Info at or (808)242-7870.

Second Annual Organic Growers Conference
November 2-3, 2006
Bluff's Area Family Center
903 Topaz Drive
Sergeant Bluff, Iowa
Jerry will speak on:
"The Medicine That is Grass:  Healing the Earth, Healing Humans with a Grazing Ethic"
November 3:  11:45 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Wise Traditions 2006
November 12, 2006
Jerry will speak on Sunday from 10-11:30a.m. on:
Iodine & Other "Unimportant" Nutritional Elements
Seventh Annual International Conference of The Weston A. Price Foundation
Westfields Marriott Hotel, Chantilly VA
MGFN 3rd Annual Grazing Conference Saturday, November 18, 2006
Kennebec Valley Community College - Fairfield, Maine
9:30 Keynote Speaker: Jerry Brunetti - The Relationship of Human Health and Pasture Raised Livestock Products
11:45-12:30 Specifics on the nutrient composition of pasture fed livestock products - Jerry Brunetti
1:30 - 2:30 Afternoon keynote: Jerry Brunetti - The Relationship between Soil Health, Forage Species Diversity & Animal Health
3:45- 4:30 Forage quality in pasture & harvested forages; inc. balancing rations on pasture & soluble protein- Jerry Brunetti
TEL: 207-568-4142

Health From The Ground Up
Growing Quality Forages and Hardy Livestock: A Day With Jerry Brunetti
NOFA-VT and UVM Extension invite you to a classroom and on-farm workshop given by Jerry Brunetti, focusing on dairy
ruminant nutrition on a high forage diet.
Thursday, September 7 in Randolph Center, VT at VT Technical College.
Friday, September 8 in Swanton, VT at Earl Fournier’s farm
Time : Registration/trade show begins at 9:30 AM
Workshop: 10– 3:30 PM (Lunch will be provided)
This workshop will discuss using nutrient dense forages as the primary feed source, the benefits of a diverse pasture stand, and the ideal concentrate ration to offer your cows when feeding a high pasture diet. Quality forage production truly begins in the soil. Balancing macro- and micro- nutrients not only provides higher forage yields, but also results in feedstuffs with greater insect and disease resistance and livestock with improved health and longevity on grassbased diets.
Topics to be covered:
• Determining forage quality in your pasture and harvested forages; including balancing rations on pasture and dealing with soluble protein.
• Using native plants, which provide important nutritional balance and medicinal qualities to livestock.
• Improving animal health, including basic natural remedies from the pantry and the paddock.
• Calculating necessary organic soil amendments to bring a soil to optimum fertility.
Questions? Contact Heather Darby at (802) 524-6501 or Lisa McCrory at (802) 434-4122
July 27, 2006 7:00 p.m.
Lehigh County Senior Center
1633 Elm St.
Allentown, PA
Jerry Brunetti speaking on:
Grass-Based or Grain-Based: Why It Matters
Grass is the Forgiveness of Nature  – "All Flesh is Grass"
Grasslands: the future health of our communities, personal health and humanity depend on them.  Global warming, cancer, diabetes, obesity, peak oil and environmental degradation are now commonplace themes of discussion not only in the alternative press, but in mainstream media. Just how related are they to one another? What is the common thread that is unraveling? As G.K. Chesterton said, "It isn't that they can't see the solution. It is that they can't see the problem.” The conversion of our precious grasslands into cereal production has created an onslaught of biological destruction that can be readily connected to an avalanche of health problems in our children as well as a dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico the size of New Jersey. The past has spoken of the collapse of many civilizations, but never have we faced such strains upon the biosphere globally as we do currently. "Grass is the forgiveness of nature" and in our need to sustainably feed ourselves, we must embrace the Biblical axiom that "All Flesh is Grass".

July 8, 2006
8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Holmes County, Ohio
Family Farm Field Day, an event "to provide an educational format for
grass-based agriculture that: supports low energy and a non-industrial
way of farming; encourages family lifestyles that promote cohesive,
economical, and healthy rural living skills; and seeks to build morale and
enthusiasm in the farming community."
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Personal Health Journey Workshop
12:15 - 1:00 p.m. "Preserving our soils, our health, our families, and our communities: Utilizing grassland ethics"
2:30-3:30 p.m. Soil Fertility: Good Soil, Good Nutrition, Good Cow Health, Good Milk
For more information call Jerry Miller at 330-893-1470 or Small Farm Institute at 740-545-6349.

PRESENTS: JERRY BRUNETTI : Internationally recognized speaker on nutrition and health
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Taking Control of Your Food and Health
Was held on WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2006
TIME: 7:00 PM
701 COCOA AVENUE (Route 743)

 For more information call (717) 867-2874
This program is designed to provide information, ideas and references that will allow you to be a knowledgeable consumer and to take control of your health and well-being.
The program will touch on medical topics including Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Cancer, and the Immune System. It will address food topics such as Nutrient Levels, Fats, Raw Milk, Organic Foods, Refined Sugar, Artificial Sweeteners, and Fermented Items.
Most of the program will focus on the food options that are available to you and what you can do, if you choose, to take responsibility for your health.
You will find Jerry knowledgeable, interesting and appropriately irreverent.
March 18th, 2006
Foodshed Alliance 's Forum on Food and Farming
Frelinghuysen Elementary School
Route 94
Near the Border of Warren & Sussex Counties , NJ
9:45-11:15  Raw Milk health benefits and safety
For more information
March 2-4 2006:
141st Annual Meeting of the Homeopathic Medical Society of the State of Pennsylvania in conjunction with the Southern Homeopathic Medical Association- Health from the Ground Up.
A Public Seminar at:
Midway Mennonite Reception Center
210 E Lexington Road
Lititz , PA 17543

Jerry gave three lectures on Thursday, March 2, 2006:
8:30 -10:30 a.m.
10:45 -12:00 noon.
1:00 -2:30 p.m.
For More Information: email

Jerry has been actively speaking out across the world on topics ranging from Soil Fertility, Livestock Health, Profitable Organic Farming Practices, and Human Health to Cancer. 

Here are the highlights:

  • Keynote Speaker at Acres U.S.A in 2003 and 2004
  • Keynote Speaker Western Organic Dairy Conference 2004, 2005
  • Keystone Speaker Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture 2005
  • GrassWorks’ Wisconsin Grazing Conference 2004
  • Introductory Speaker for Weston A. Price Foundation Conference 2004
  • Regularly Scheduled Speaker Nature’s Way Market, Easton , PA

Other Lectures & Workshops:

  • Australia & New Zealand Three-Up Tour 2003
  • Acres USA Indianapolis , IN , Minneapolis , MN   2003, 2004, 2005
  • Radiance at Woodford Folk Festival 2003-2004 & 2004-2005
  • Minnesota Organic & Graziers Conference 2004
  • Virginia Biological Farmer’s Association 2004
  • Wisconsin Graziers Conference 2004
  • Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Australian Dairy Conference 2004
  • Pennsylvania Natural Living Association 2004
  • 1st & 2nd Annual Western Organic Dairy Conference 2004, 2005
  • Minnesota Organic & Grazing Conference & Trade Show 2004
  • NOFA VT 2004
  • TILTH, Portland Oregon 2004
  • Ohio Ecological Food & Faming Association 1996
  • Michigan Small Farmers Conference 2004
  • Brookside Laboratories 52nd Annual International Consultants Conference 2004
  • The Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation 2004
  • Future Harvest 2005, 2006
  • NOFA-NJ Rutgers College 2005
  • Foodshed Alliance of the Ridge & Valley 2005
  • Center for Discovery 2005
  • Traditional Foods, Diets & Lifestyles Conference, Michigan 2005
  • HOFA & Maui Aloha Aina Associations Conference 2005
  • Growing Connections Conference & Organic Harvest Festival 2005
  • Rumination on Life Three Week Tour Perry Agricultural Labs Australia 2005
  • Better Grazing From the Ground Up, NRCS Scranton PA 2005
  • Clover Stornetta Farms 2005
  • Annual Conference of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association Utah 2005
  • Midvalleyvu Farms 2005
  • Viroqua Chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation 2005
  • Midwestern BioAg 2005
  • Future Harvest, Maryland  2005
  • Upper Midwest Organic Farm Conference 2001
  • Northeast Organic Dairy Producers Association (NODPA) 2003, 2004
  • Farmer to Farmer Exchange, MOFGA, Maine