In Support Of
What is Balancing the Biome Summit?
Presented by CRUDE and Humble Bloom, this inaugural digital conference dives into the world of the microbiome and its role in human health and sustainability with panel discussions, fireside chats, hands-on DIY sessions and more!
Through conversations with experts and advocates across industries, we’ll connect the dots on biodiversity and intersectionality, exploring new ways of renewing and restoring our intelligent bodies and planet by harnessing the wisdom of the natural world.
All proceeds of this event benefit the Return to the Heart Foundation. Join us in aiding their mission in supporting Indigenous women facilitating healing and furthering sustainability in Native communities.
Starts at 10am MT Friday & Saturday
Industry SLC @ 650 S. 500 W., Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Antelope Island, Great Salt Lake
CONFERENCE AT INDUSTRY SLC
SOUL MOMENT: WATER WISDOM
Tap into the force universally symbolizing life, movement, purification, transformation, and healing.
SAVE OUR GREAT SALT LAKE
The state and fate of Utah's Great Lake. How we got here, why current strategies have failed, and the need for a broarder, life-affirming movement like Rights of Nature.
BREAK: REFRESH & REVIVE
SOUL MOMENT: WATERWORKS
Select readings from award-winning authors and poets living and writing in Utah.
RIGHTS OF NATURE: BEFORE WE RUN DRY
To meet the challenge of saving Great Salt Lake, we need a new approach. Rights of Nature is the movement shifting the paradigm in hearts, minds, and environmental law.
Grant Wilson: Executive Director, Earth Law Center
Meditative movement and breathwork for grounding and energizing bodies and minds.
Kera Thompson: Registered Yoga Teacher
INTERSECTIONS OF A LIMINAL STATE
We sit at an interconnected series of crises threatening our survival. In order to heal and survive, we must take an intersectional approach to ecological restoration and grassroots organizing.
Alastair Lee Bitsóí: Writer, Creator, Storyteller, Farmer and Model/Actor
Ashley Finley: Birthkeeper and Community Activist
Tzintzun Aguilar-Izzo: Artist, Community Organizer & Talking Wings Co-Founder
Katie Boué: Outdoor Advocacy Project Founder
Isaias Hernandez: Environmental Educator
Community building and alternative learning workshops rooted in empathy and strategy.
COMMUNITY HERBALISM + COOPERATIVE MODELS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE: Learn about Mobile Moon Co-op's model for wealth redistribution, power decentralization, and community-building as methods of fruitful resistance.
Rikki Longino of Mobile Moon Co-op
BREAK: REFRESH & REVIVE
Frank Bibeau, Leech Lake Reservation Tribal Attorney
INTERSECTIONAL IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL VIOLENCE
Environmental trauma can seriously impact our physical and mental health. Discover how community care is connected to self care.
Kristy Drutman of Green Jobs Board
Ashley Cleveland of Outdoor Afro
Brooke Larsen: Community Organizer & Writer
Luis Miranda: Climate & Social Justice Organizer
Olivia Juarez: Public Lands Director, GreenLatinos
MOCKTAIL HAPPY HOUR & CREATIVE CONNECT
A DAY AT THE LAKE
BUS DEPARTURE TO GREAT SALT LAKE
WELCOME + GROUNDING + INTRO TO GREAT SALT LAKE
Honoring the lake and its traditional stewards.
CLOSING REFLECTIONS & INTEGRATION
Denise Cartwright of CRUDE
THANKS & BUS DEPARTURE
Like our biomes, communities thrive when each part of the larger system can rely on the others for connection, healing, and sustenance. We created the Equity Fund to provide deserving community members with lesser means the opportunity to join us for the Balancing the Biome Summit.
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