Forest Bathing: The only destination is where you are


By Hana Lee Goldin Picture this: you’re out somewhere in the woods. Maybe you’re with others, or maybe you’re alone. You feel the coolness of the air on your skin, and the chirping of birdsong in the branches; you smell the unmistakable scent of trees. You see at least ten different shades of green all around […]

Presidential Campaign Representatives Share Their Plans for the Future of US Farming


Last week, Kiss the Ground was honored to take part in Farmers, Soil, and Climate – a presidential forum in Des Moines Iowa.  KTG Co-Founder Finian Makepeace moderated and interviewed several Democratic campaign representatives and one Republican presidential candidate. Each laid out their policies on how they would stand up for America’s family farmers and […]

Soil to Table at Plumcot Farm

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A Magical Night of Inspiration in Malibu, California We are still experiencing the magic and optimism generated from Saturday’s Kiss the Ground Soil to Table Fundraiser, graciously hosted by our friends at the beautiful Plumcot Farm in Malibu, California and Host Sponsors Gunnar Lovelace – Social Impact Fund and Kathy Kellogg – Kellogg Garden Organics. […]

Together, we raised $209,258 at Whole Food’s Community Giving Day

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Kiss the Ground’s mission is inspiring participation in global regeneration, starting with soil. In support of our work, on April 18th, 2019 Whole Foods Market donated 5% of their net-sales across forty-four Southern California stores to the Kiss the Ground Education & Farmland Programs. Together, we raised $209,258.57! Through Whole Foods Market’s 5% Community Giving Day, Kiss the […]

Y on Earth Community Podcast Featuring Lauren Tucker

Yon Earth

Lauren Tucker, Executive Director of Kiss the Ground joins ‘Y on Earth’ Author, Aaron William Perry to discuss Kiss the Ground’s work connecting people with soil in communities all over the world. Community leader, mother, and influencer, Lauren shares some of her personal story, as well as some of the most advanced work being done […]

A Regenerative Buzz With Our Friends from Guayakí Yerba Mate

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“Reach deep into yerba mate culture and you’ll discover people have long gathered to imbibe mate to awaken the mind, perform extraordinary feats and to exchange confidences. Even Yari, the mythical goddess of mate decrees it the symbol of friendship. We’ve always believed there was a magical tree in the rainforest with powers to unite […]

Realizing Regeneration: An Interview with Kiss the Ground’s Jesse Smith on Medium

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Over the past 150 years, the amount of carbon in the atmosphere has increased by 30%, the effect of which, scientists believe, is rising global temperatures. Soils contain approximately 75% of the carbon pool on land and therefore play a major role in maintaining a balanced global carbon cycle. But industrial agriculture practices have dramatically […]

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