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The Summer of Soil presents the 5-day Living Soil Forum to activate and empower people to secure a better future for our soils. Through engaging key players in the agricultural system, from producers to consumers, we seek to connect people and ideas, to create common understanding, to integrate existing initiatives, and to promote genuine, cross-sector collaboration around solutions that work to secure and restore healthy, living soils for the sake of our health, food-security and climate.

Keynote Speakers Include

Helmy Abouleish (CEO SEKEM)
Dr. Regine Andersen (Oikos Norway)
Volkert Engelsman (CEO Eosta BV & IFOAM World Board Member)
Dr. Artur Grandstedt (BERAS)
Patrick Holden (CEO Sustainable Food Trust)
John Dennis Liu (Environmental Education Media Project)
Dr. Vandana Shiva (Navdanya)
Johan Ununger (CEO Saltå Kvarn)
Ronald Vargas Rojas (FAO & Global Soil Partnership)
Prof. Håkan Wallander (Lund University)

Objectives:

BUILD an inclusive, global soil movement

INSPIRE concerned consumers and especially youth to become active soil stewards

PROMOTE soil awareness throughout the entire agricultural system

SHOWCASE innovative practices and inspirational centres of agricultural production, living soil conservation and regeneration

DESIGN and initiate real projects and campaigns to leverage soil acupuncture points across the globe

Find More Information at http://www.summerofsoil.se/forum/

Region: 
International - outside North America
Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Summer of Soil
Kulturcentrum Järna 14,
Järna, ST
Sweden
Date: 
Mon, 07/22/2013 (All day) to Fri, 07/26/2013 (All day)