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FOUA Presentation: What Healthy Soils Mean to You -- and Beyond

posted Aug 15, 2017, 9:30 AM by Arlington Urban Agriculture   [ updated Oct 29, 2017, 1:16 PM ]


What Healthy Soils Mean to You – And Beyond

Saturday, September 16, 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Arlington Central Library

Come learn about what healthy soils mean to you, your health, your community, clean water and even climate change. We'll have a few short films and a panel discussion with local experts on healthy soils in your own backyard, in the community, on local farms, and for the planet. 

Panelists:

  • Betsy Nicholas, Executive Director, Waterkeepers Chesapeake & Maryland Fair Farms Campaign (fairfarmsnow.org)
  • Nina DeRosa, Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia (mgnv.org)
  • Nicole Broder, Urban Farm Fellow, Tricycle Gardens, Richmond, VA (TricycleUrbanAg.org
FILMS

Why Soil Matters - by Kiss the Ground (3.26 min)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pesqtODu_XM


Unlocking the Secrets of Soil -- USDA - NRCS (2.44 min)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzfb-MSDEcU


Soil Solutions to Climate Problems narrated by Michael Pollan (4min)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxqBzrx9yIE 


Fair Farms: Are You Ready for a New Food Future? (1.56 min)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ks_ZytiaWu0

 

www.ArlingtonUrbanAg.org

Facilitating community collaboration to promote sustainable food systems for Arlington - Sponsored by Arlington Department of Parks and Recreation

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Arlington Urban Agriculture,
Aug 15, 2017, 9:44 AM
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