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Events and Meetings

Please reach out to Anne Stauffer,, 408-650-2650, for any questions.

Take Action

Learn about Soils

  • Join our soils community: “like” us on Facebook and receive the latest in soil news. 
  • Understand the importance and benefits of soil health by viewing or reading the following:
  • The Soil Story video by Kiss the Groun; a great 4‑minute overview
  • The Soil Will Save Us by Kristin Ohlson; the book that inspired us to form the Soils Committee
  • Grass, Soil, Hope by Courtney White, an activist who is changing ranching practices in the Southwest
  • Teaming with Microbes by Jeff Lowenfels and Wayne Lewis; a gardener’s guide to healthy soil
  • Contact us about giving a presentation
  • See our Resources tab for more books, articles, and videos

Carbon Farm in Your Own Backyard

  • Compost yard and food waste; encourage others to do the same
  • Start carbon farming in your own backyard (see our Dirty Dozen tips)

Vote with Your Pocketbook: What You Buy Helps or Hurts Our Environment

  • Buy from local farmers’ markets
  • Buy organic produce (it may not be grown using regenerative methods, but it’s not destructive)
  • Ask for and buy produce from farmers who use regenerative agricultural methods
  • Eat less beef and buy grass-fed beef
  • Eat healthier; avoid processed foods and fast-food restaurants
  • Avoid products containing palm oil
  • Buy FSC certified wood and paper products
  • Buy recycled or reclaimed wood and paper products

Spread the Word and Network

  • Write letters to editors
  • Contact your local leaders and representatives
  • Incorporate the importance of soil health and its role in carbon sequestration into your advocacy efforts
  • Talk to your neighbors

Support healthy soil and DONATE to our committee.