Soil Not Oil International Conference. Sept. 4 & 5

soil-not-oil-logo.gifJoin the Sunflower Alliance and a host of other environmental organizations for this international gathering. Scientists, environmental organizations and citizens will examine the crisis of food security and the dire implications of fossil fuel-reliant agriculture.

Inspired by Dr. Vandana Shiva’s book, Soil Not Oil, the 2015 Soil Not Oil Conference examines the crisis on food security while highlighting the implications of oil based agro-chemicals and fossil fuels in soil depletion and climate change.

Presenters will include international food and environmental justice advocates and educators from Africa, Europe, Asia, Latin America and the United States. (Short list of speakers confirmed to date, below. Full list and details here.)

For more information, please visit the Conference web page.
Register for the Conference (You may also register on the Conference website page.)
Workshops, plenary sessions, categories, and more here.

Confirmed speakers
Dr. Vandana Shiva,
Miguel Altieri
Adelita San Vicente Tello
Devon Peña
John Wick
Ignacio Chapela
Ramon Seidler

From the Soil Not Oil Coalition website:
“We believe that restructuring land management practices is key to combating climate change, restoring water cycles, reducing global environmental pollution, stopping ocean acidification, re-establishing biodiversity, improving food production and revitalizing local economies across the planet.”

September 04, 2015 at 8am - September 06, 2015
Richmond Memorial Convention Center
403 Civic Center Plz
Richmond, CA 94804
United States
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