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Earth Day Soil Conference & Activities

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Earth Day Celebration

Guest Speakers

Lynn Fang from Buena Vista Community Garden
Lynn Fang, MS, is a soil scientist focused on education and soil health testing for community composting, regenerative farming, and habitat restoration projects. She weaves together an integrative ecological approach to soil health, and regenerative land management and design. She has extensive experience teaching, speaking, and leading trainings for both community and college level audiences.

Elinor Crescenzi from Food Cycle Collective
Elinor Crescenzi is a community organizer with an inspiring dedication to sustainability and social justice, currently working on projects designed to dismantle systematic oppressions through community-based ecological farming, food access, environmental justice, community composting, integrative nutrition education, and zero waste advocacy.

Audrey Snyder from Cal Poly Pomona
Audrey Snyder is an artist, chef, and educator based in SouthernCalifornia. Her engagement in these practices finds footing in seeds, soil, and sea life. Audrey has toured the United States by bicycle, sailed aboard Futurefarmer’s Seed Journey, and was a chef with Doug Aitken’sStation to Station project. Audrey received a BFA from the Cooper UnionSchool of Art (2013) and is currently pursuing a master’s degree at the Lyle Center for Regenerative Agriculture, Cal Poly Pomona.

Conference Schedule
10-11 am: Soil Science and Policy Keynote – Skandera Hall, Room P106
11-12 pm: Compost Pile Demonstration at the Student Garden
2-3 pm: Vermiculture Keynote Skandera Room P106
3-4 pm: Vermicompost Bin Workshop at the Student Garden

Come visit the Student Garden & Chicken CAM!

Celebration in partnership with the Students & Student Garden Club.

Event supported by the Campus Life Committee and sponsored by
the Robert Redford Conservancy and Pitzer Facilities Department

Details

Date:
April 22
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Tags:

Venue

Skandera Hall P106
1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States