Butch Tindell has been gardening and farming for more than 30 years and as an instructor at the Ploughshare Institute for the past 20 years. He has taught sustainable farming and ranching to hundreds of beginning and experienced farmers and gardeners. Tindell has also developed numerous courses and published curricula on these and other topics. In addition, he regularly speaks to groups locally and nationwide on the issues of sustainable agriculture and agrarianism. Tindell is the education director for the Ploughshare Institute.Butch will be speaking at the Fair.