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CAPA Cohosts 25th Anniversary SolarFest

Watch the keynote address of SolarFest, featuring Storm Cunningham, a global thought leader in community revitalization and natural resource restoration, co-hosted with the Center for the Advancement of Public Action at Bennington College, thanks to a grant from the Regenerative Food Network.

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Storm Cunningham Keynote: Transition to a Regenerative Economy

About Storm Cunningham

Since 2002, public and private leaders worldwide have relied on Storm to coach them on harnessing the latest trends, resources, and opportunities of the fast-growing $3 trillion global restoration economy. He advises mayors, governors, members of U.S. Congress, and executives of foundations, non-profits and corporations.  Storm has also helped colleges and universities to endow new chairs and launch institutes related to community redevelopment, natural resource restoration, and climate adaptation.

Author of The Restoration Economy (2002) and reWealth (2008), his third book, RECONOMICS: The Path to Resilient Prosperity (2020) is the first book on how to achieve crisis recovery, economic growth and community resilience simultaneously. It’s the guide to healing economies, societies and nature for policymakers, real estate investors, social entrepreneurs, non-profit leaders and climate restoration champions.

About SolarFest

Our 501(c)(3) non-profit mission is quite simple and vital: SolarFest connects people, the arts, ideas and technology, fostering partnerships and activism to create a vibrant present and a sustainable future. Today, SolarFest continues to produce the Northeast’s premier renewable energy and arts festival, combining outstanding entertainment with not-to-be-missed workshops in a family-friendly, sustainable community