The Biosafety Alliance/Soil Not Oil Coalition has been organizing conferences since 2011. Starting with the historic Justice Begins with Seeds Conference that supported GMO Labeling campaigns by educating community members about the environmental hazards of industrial agriculture that is highly fueled by the GMO industry. In 2015, we expanded our work through the Soil Not OilInternational Conference, in which we promote practical soil-based solutions to climate change by restoring ecosystems and expanding environmental justice by offering scholarships to diverse participants..
Our conference have featured international scientists, farmers, elected officials and environmental activists including: Dr. Vandana Shiva, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Andrew Kimbrell, Wenonah Hauter, Miguel Altieri, David Zuckerman, John D. Liu, Starhawk, John Jeavons, Tim LaSalle, Paul and Elizabeth Kaiser and hundreds more.
Soil Not Oil is an educational event in which attendees learn the root causes, effects and solutions towards creating climate stability. Highly recommended to students, educators, activists, farmers, scientists, investors, policy makers, health providers, families, urban planners and everyone else concerned with life on earth.