Friday, October 4, 2013

Great Amtrak News: Coming soon, Salem->Eugene and back on Amtrak Cascades trains, same day!

Don't Miss "Symphony of the Soil", Thurs. 10-10, 7 p.m.

One week from tonight on Thursday, October 10th at 7 PM, we will be screening Symphony of the Soil. An award-winning documentary that explores the miraculous substance soil. It examines our relationship with soil, including our use and misuse, and the latest scientific research on soil's key role. Please see the information below for more details about the film and guest speakers.

See you next week, and thanks for your continued support.

 Upcoming Film

 Thursday, October 10th   7PM
Symphony of the Soil
Drawing from ancient knowledge and cutting edge science, Symphony of the Soil is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. By understanding the elaborate relationships and mutuality between soil, water, the atmosphere, plants and animals, we come to appreciate the complex and dynamic nature of this precious resource. The film also examines our human relationship with soil, the use and misuse of soil in agriculture, deforestation and development, and the latest scientific research on soil's key role in ameliorating the most challenging environmental issues of our time. Filmed on four continents, featuring esteemed scientists and working farmers and ranchers, Symphony of the Soil is an intriguing presentation that highlights possibilities of healthy soil creating healthy plants creating healthy humans on a healthy planet.

To view the trailer:

Guest Speakers:
Deborah Koons Garcia, filmmaker, Via Skype
 (Deborah's first film was "The Future of Food")
James Cassidy, Senior Instructor in the soil Physics and Organic Agriculture Dept at Oregon State University

 Remember to see our website for future films and speakers.