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Great East End Soil + Sea Conversation Gets Rave Reviews

Dear Drawdown East End friends,

If you missed the Great East End Soil + Sea Conversation panel presented by Southampton Arts Center, a zoom discussion inspired by the world film premier of Kiss the Ground, below is the link to the recorded video, as well as links to the panelists sites. 

Zoom Panel on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/465611858

On YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DltIM5gRvLc&feature=youtu.be

A huge thank you to our panelists and special guests sharing their expertise. Deborah Aller, Agricultural Stewardship Specialist, Soil Scientist, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Christopher Gobler, Chair of Coastal Ecology + Conservation, and Professor School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University, Mimi Edelman, owner i&me farm, leader with Slow Food East End, Edwina Von Gal, author, founder of the Perfect Earth Project and 2/3 for The Birds, and special guests Laurie and Bill Benenson, producers, Kiss the Ground.

We asked the panelists to give us some advice on what we can all do to help transition our East End to a regenerative food system and economy: Talk About It, Buy Local through Farmstands and Oystergrowers, Use the Power of Your Purse, Know your Farmer, Know your Landscaper, Know your Park (and ask what are you putting on the soil and why? There is a suite of regenerative practices that enrich soil with no chemicals!)

Panelist Info:


Producers Laurie and Bill Benenson: 
 https://kissthegroundmovie.com/

Mimi Edelman: 
 https://iandmefarm.com/

Deborah Aller, PhD
 :

http://ccesuffolk.org/agriculture

http://ccesuffolk.org/gardening

http://ccesuffolk.org/marine

Roxanne Zimmer: rz378@cornell.edu

Chris Gobler, PhD:  
 https://www.somas.stonybrook.edu/


Edwina von Gal
 :

https://www.234birds.org/

https://perfectearthproject.org/

Other links noted during panel:


https://kissthegroundmovie.com/

https://peconiclandtrust.org/


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FDnCCSiBHI



Thank you all!


Last updated October 15, 2020