Press release from World Soil Day
A group of local soil enthusiasts are inviting everyone to celebrate World Soil Day on Sunday, Dec. 5 to honor the very ground we walk on and to raise awareness of how to care for life-giving soil. World Soil Day has been held annually across the world since 2013 to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil for the climate and the health of the planet and people everywhere.
A mix of local events will be offered throughout Buncombe County to honor soil by promoting awareness of healthy soil and celebrate its many benefits.
During the day, satellite events will be hosted by various groups across Buncombe County to help educate our communities on the importance of soil biodiversity and sustainable soil management. Satellite events will vary providing many options for activity types.
In the evening all satellite groups and the public will be invited to come together at Lenoir Rhyne for a potluck and documentary screening to celebrate the wonders of soil.
World Soil Day Asheville is comprised of various local people and organizations concerned about the soil and the climate. Currently the main organizing members are from Bountiful Cities, Lenoir Rhyne University, Soil Sanctuary and The Utopian Seed Project.
If you would like more information about this topic, please call Kris Kramer at 414-708-5750 or email WSD.AVL1@gmail.com