Earth Shakers

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Summary

Ryland Engelhart is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of a non-profit called Kiss the Ground, and is the producer of ‘Kiss The Ground’ the Movie on Netflix which aims to spread the message of the importance of soil regeneration in the fight against climate change. He has spent the last 15 years as an entrepreneur, building a family business of sustainable, organic plant-based restaurants called Cafe Gratitude and Gracias Madre in Southern California.

In this episode Lizzie talks to Ryland about his journey of entrepreneurship and environmental activism that led him to producing the Netflix documentary ‘Kiss The Ground’.

Show Notes

Ryland Engelhart is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of a non-profit called Kiss the Ground, and is the producer of ‘Kiss The Ground’ the Movie on Netflix which aims to spread the message of the importance of soil regeneration in the fight against climate change. He has spent the last 15 years as an entrepreneur, building a family business of sustainable, organic plant-based restaurants called Cafe Gratitude and Gracias Madre in Southern California.

In this episode Lizzie talks to Ryland about his journey of entrepreneurship and environmental activism that led him to producing the Netflix documentary ‘Kiss The Ground’.

Ryland was at an environmental conference in New Zealand where many scientists and environmental experts were describing the state of the climate crisis and whether we are too late to reverse the damage. He heard a talk from Graeme Sait, a leader in sustainable agriculture technology, describing the magnitude of the potential for soil to save our planet that changed his life. Ryland took this message back to California and went to work on taking the message of hope from the echo-chambers of science and giving it to the world.

Lizzie and Ryland discuss the making of the film, the importance of using the power of celebrity to spread the message, why hope is so important to engage and motivate people to change their behaviours and involve governments.

Kiss The Ground has a couple of resources to help you become a soil advocate that were mentioned in the episode.

Find your Path: Get your FREE individualised action plan to help you take part in the global soil regeneration movement https://kisstheground.com/find-your-path/ 

Kiss The Ground soil course: If you want to become a soil advocate you can take the training here:
https://kisstheground.mykajabi.com/kiss-the-ground-s-soil-advocate-training-90befcf2-102f-4937-a839-6f8bf7d8957c?preview_theme_id=2591978

https://kisstheground.com/
https://www.cafegratitude.com/
https://kissthegroundmovie.com/

What is Earth Shakers?

Earth Shakers is a brand new podcast hosted by Lizzie Carr, an eco-adventurer, campaigner, author and founder of the environmental movement, Planet Patrol.

Lizzie has spent the last five years bringing attention to some of the most pressing issues affecting our planet. And with so much happening in the world right now - all at lightening speed - it can feel like a pretty daunting place.

Earth Shakers is her brand new podcast designed to help us feel equipped and empowered to make a positive difference in the world. This podcast delves into the minds of leading scientists, social innovators, activists, storytellers, adventurers and thinkers who are shaking up the planet, and making sense of the chaos. These individuals are pushing boundaries to forge a better world and we discuss everything from the challenges faced, sacrifices made and visions for the future, as well as the motivators that keep them going.

We’ll be able to learn something from every single one of them and, importantly, they will be providing us with the knowledge and tools to show up and take action in our daily lives - bringing out the earth shaker that exists in us all.

Stay tuned in with the conversation on my Instagram @lizzie_outside and #earthshakers

https://lizzieoutside.co.uk/podcast