Our Soil, Ourselves: How Your Health Connects to Soil

Recorded on February 5, 2020

With Be Well at Work

Our Soil, Ourselves: How Your Health Connects to Soil

About the Webinar:

What does soil health have to do with your health? This webinar will explore the relationship between soil and health, and the specific steps you can take to become a Soil Ambassador.

Learning Objectives

  1. List five critical ways soil health impacts human health
  2. Identify three steps that can be taken to protect soil and health
  3. Discuss avenues to advocate for healthier farms

Instructor: Daphne Miller, MD

Daphne Miller, MD, is founder of Health from the Soil Up Initiative that seeks to catalyze collaboration and innovative thinking at the nexus of soil health and human health. She is a Clinical Professor at University of California San Francisco and a Project Scientist at the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health at UC Berkeley. Dr. Miller's research explores ways to integrate human health and ecosystem health. She is an advisor and consultant to a number of organizations that address health and sustainability and is also a contributing health columnist to the Washington Post. Her books include Farmacology, Health from the Soil Up, and The Jungle Effect.