By Virginia Soil Health Coalition, Mary Sketch
Earth Week is right around the corner and 4 The Soil is celebrating all week! Check out the full lineup of activities including a farm field day, special podcast episode, and photo contest.
Special Episode of “4 The Soil: A Conversation”
Featuring Karen Washington of Rise & Root Farm
In this special episode of the 4 The Soil: A Conversation podcast, we speak with Karen Washington, the recipient of the 2014 James Beard Leadership Award, on her continued work for food justice, community change, and the overall wellness of the planet for everyone. She shares about the deeply rooted connections of soil health to power, dignity, racial justice, community, and a sense of belonging. Stay tuned for its release on Tuesday, April 19.
4 The Soil Earth Month Photo Contest
To celebrate Earth Month, we're challenging all earth lovers to share their photographs highlighting soil health. Capture a winning shot and not only will your credited photo be featured throughout 4 The Soil, but you’ll receive a 4 The Soil “swag bag”! Submissions are due by 11:59 PM on Saturday, April 30. Submit your photo(s) here.
About the Blog
Join the movement! 4 The Soil is a campaign by the Virginia Soil Health Coalition to raise awareness of soil as an agricultural and natural resource. By caring for the soil, we can build healthier communities, stronger economies, and a more resilient landscape.