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Sunday, August 7 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Soil for Life - Earth Guardians

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SOIL FOR LIFE is the new Earth Guardians campaign working to regenerate soil around the world as a tool for local resilience and climate mitigation. In this workshop you will learn about skills to add to your toolbox for soil building and get a sneak peek about the revolutionary testing method, Chromatography. Chromatography offers a portrait of the soil underneath our feet and provides a powerful visual component for remediation efforts. It’s estimated that if we increased carbon in the soil by just 0.4% we could offset 75% of all greenhouse gas emissions, all while providing healthy, organic food to our communities.

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is a 15-year-old indigenous change agent, environmental actvist, public speaker, eco hip-hop artist and the Youth Director of Earth Guardians. He is a powerful voice on the front lines of the youth-led climate movement. Xiuhtezcatl performs internationally at music festivals, organizes demonstrations, and has spoken at over 100 high-impact rallies, events and conferences around th globe. He and his brother Itzcuahtli, regualarly give school presentations to ignite and inspire youth to step up as leaders and take action on behalf of the planet.
Robin Eden is a mother, artist, and environmental designer who works to promote secure, meaningful relationships with the planet, thru creative educational opportunities. Inspired to support young people that have a passion for the planet, she works with Earth Guardians, a global movement for Earth Justice. Robin is a writer, a strategist, and organizer for the Boulder Shambala Center Summer Symposium, Front Range Bioneers Conference, Rockies Edge Permaculture Design Course, and Regenerative Lifestyles, currently working towards building net-zero cities.
Russell Mendell is a writer, poet and community organizer focused on merging art and activism to inspire youth participation in climate solutions.

Sunday August 7, 2016 12:45pm - 1:45pm MDT
7 - Workshop Tent