Healthy Soils and Carbon Farming:

California’s experience with soil health policies

We were thrilled to welcome our presenter, Torri Estrada on May 24, 2018 at 1pm PDT. Torri spoke about California’s recent experience with policies to support agricultural soil health alongside soil carbon sequestration and water conservation. He also discussed emerging efforts in other states relating to improved soil health.

Torri Estrada is Executive Director at the Carbon Cycle Institute in Petaluma, CA. He directs its policy and climate justice work. Torri has worked with non-profit, community-based, and public institutions to advance solutions to social and environmental justice, climate, and environmental issues for over twenty years. Torri holds an MS in Environmental Sociology and Policy (with an emphasis on environmental justice) from the University of Michigan, and a joint BS/BA degree in Environmental Science and Policy and Ecological Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley.