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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