Soil Not Oil


Join international leaders, farmers, scientists, community members, and environmental and food justice advocates for workshops, presentations, and networking. The conference is inspired by Dr. Vandana Shiva’s book Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate Crisis. Speakers include Vandana Shiva, Fritjof Capra, Anna Lappé, former EPA senior scientist Ray Seidler, soil scientist Rattan Lal, agro-ecologist Miguel Altieri, and environmental and land use attorney Claire Hope Cummings. Cost varies by event. Info: here

Soil Not Oil: Practicing Sustainable Agriculture
to Restore Ecosystems and Mitigate Climate Change
Friday September 4 & Saturday September 5, 8am–6pm
Memorial Civic Center Complex
403 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond