Soil to Table: A Celebration Benefitting Kiss the Ground

about this event

THE GATHERING

We are honored to host our benefit celebration on the beautiful property of Plumcot Farm, ancestral land of the Chumash people. We are excited to invite you to join us at what is sure to be an unforgettable evening. Together, we will explore the important relationship between food, soil, and the health of the planet. It’s an opportunity to bring attention to the beauty, abundance and inspiration that nature provides, and to cultivate deeper participation in the regenerative movement.

THE PROGRAM

4:00pm tapas stations, drinks, music and farm tour

5:00pm reflections and recognitions

5:30pm dinner and music

6:45pm celebratory toast

7:00pm encore dance party for those who wish to dance under the moonlight

Guest speakers will including Environmental Activist and Actress, Patricia Arquette, Poet, IN-Q, and World-renowned Physician and New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Mark Hyman.

Musical performance by Peia, an American born song collector, writer and multi-instrumentalist based in the mountains of Southern Oregon.

THE FARM

Plumcot Farm is 7-acre family owned certified organic farm and living laboratory of The Gaia School of Healing & Earth Education. The farm is a biodiverse landscape, home to an incredible variety of vegetables, herbs, fruit trees, flowers, and native plants. The abundance of the land will be on full display, as we’ll have the privilege of being there during harvest season.

THE FOOD AND DRINKS

All food has a story. We are grateful to be working with local farms and chefs to serve curated dishes made with ingredients that are grown in soil that is valued and nurtured. Our soil-to-table dinner will include locally and selectively sourced vegetables, fruit, meat, desserts, biodynamic wine and wild spirits all sourced from farmers within Southern California, including Plumcot, Apricot Lane, Sow a Heart, and farmers participating in Kiss the Ground’s farmer scholarship program.

THE IMPACT OF THE MONEY RAISED

Everything Kiss the Ground does as a 501(c)3 nonprofit is made possible by the generosity and support of our incredible community. The money raised at this event will support our work to:

(1) Educate existing and emerging leaders, so they can participate in, advocate for and help build awareness to scale up regenerative agriculture.

(2) Support and empower farmers in their transition to regenerative agriculture through our farmer scholarship program.

(3) Create beautiful, inspiring, and easy to understand short form content and resources (films, infographics, blogs, guides, curriculum, and case studies) about soil and regenerative agriculture.

Money moving in the direction of our highest commitments nourishes our world and ourselves. What you appreciate appreciates. When you make a difference with what you have, it expands. -Lynne Twist

UNABLE TO ATTEND? You’re graciously invited to make a tax-deductible donation on our website or by emailing taylor@kisstheground.com

We look forward to celebrating with you on October 26th!