- Ag Cleantech: Road to Net Zero – June 01, 3:45 pm
Derek Leahy is best described as part community organizer, part somewhat-skilled farmhand and part storyteller. He has over a decade of experience as an organizer and communicator on climate and food security issues and has led Rural Routes to Climate Solutions since its inception in 2017. Equipped with the message of ‘what is good for the climate is good for the farm’, Rural Routes is a on mission to empower farmers, ranchers and rural communities in Alberta with climate solutions. Rural Routes is currently involved in two flagship projects, the Regenerative Agriculture Lab and the Siksikaitisitapi (Blackfoot Confederacy) Agriculture Project. Derek also hosts and produces the Rural Routes to Climate Solutions podcast.