Ryland is inspired by HEALTHY SOIL and how it can balance the climate. He tells Finian. They share it with friends.
First meeting with City Hall of Los Angeles
Kiss the Ground is founded
Pop up garden in Venice, CA where Kiss the Ground begins to share soil with the community
Kiss the Ground helps write language for LA waste hauler bill Break ground on permanent Kiss the Ground garden in Venice
Kiss the Ground becomes 501c3 nonprofit
Host healty soils meeting in sacramnto with NRCS, CDFA, RCD’s
Co-sponsor and presenter at G3’s Soil Conference in Los Angeles
Present at Marianne Williamsons’s Sister Giant Conference
Present at Soil Not Oil Conference with Organic Consumers Association and Nutiva
Kiss the Ground attends founding meeting of Regeneration International Begin work on Kiss the Ground documentary
The Soil Story campaign launches- 400,000 views and 21,000 signatures gathered for CA Healthy Soils Act
Present Savory International Conference The Soil Story Nominated for Best Animated short Environmental Media Awards
Present at Depak Chopra’s Sages and Scientists Conference
Present at National Heirloom Expo
Kiss the Ground media established; releasing one video a week online
Present at COP22 Marakesh and Summit at Sea
Kiss the Ground book deal signed with simon and Schuster
Presents Keynote at US Composting Council Launched “Hundreds of Ways to kiss the Ground” campaign weekly video and media content.
Expo West: panel + film screening, key strategic partner lunch in
Presentation Earth X Texas (worlds largest Eartday)
Launched The Compost Story
The Soil Story at Areday film festival
Presentations at Heirloom Festival + soil Not Oil. Tom Brady and Gisle Bunchon filmed for Kiss The Ground.
Launched pilot progrsm for The Soil Story Curriculum Supported and guided Summit DTLA to base there food program around Regenerative Agriculture. Engaged Tom Brady and Gisle Bunchon in being a Voice for Kiss The Ground
Co-Launched Kiss The Ground the book – Best seller on 4 categories on Amazon.
Ian Somerhalder signs on as Kiss the Ground Ambassador
Lauren at Food Tank Summit Dr Bronner’s bottle labels include messaging for Kiss the Gournd starring Rosario Dawson, Adrian Grenier and more.