Feature Film - Symphony of the Soil

About Symphony of the Soil
Drawing from ancient knowledge and cutting edge science, Symphony of the Soil is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. By understanding the elaborate relationships and mutuality between soil, water, the atmosphere, plants and animals, we come to appreciate the complex and dynamic nature of this precious resource. The film also examines our human relationship with soil, the use and misuse of soil in agriculture, deforestation and development, and the latest scientific research on soil’s key role in ameliorating the most challenging environmental issues of our time. Filmed on four continents, featuring esteemed scientists and working farmers and ranchers, Symphony of the Soil is an intriguing presentation that highlights possibilities of healthy soil creating healthy plants creating healthy humans living on a healthy planet.


The 104 minute documentary Symphony of the Soil will premiere in Sonoma County on July 30, 2012 in the Person Theater, Sonoma State University, as part of the 2012 US Biochar Conference. Filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia will introduce the film and provide a short commentary before the screening. Read the extended movie notes.


2012 US Biochar Conference Sponsors