University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Josh Tickell

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Josh Tickell is a Sundance Award Winning film director, best-selling author and thoughtful leader in the fields of health, climate and alternative energy. In 1997, Josh’s vividly painted “Veggie Van” made headlines across the United States as it picked up used frying oil and turned it into fuel. His subsequent movie, FUEL, went to theaters globally and was shown in the White House. He is the author of the forthcoming book KISS THE GROUND ( Along with his co-directing partner and wife, Rebecca Harrell Tickell, as well as Executive Producer Leonardo DiCaprio and the Kiss the Ground non-profit team, he is the co-director and producer of the upcoming documentary also titled KISS THE GROUND.

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Scheduled events:
Water and Soil: How They Shape Our Environment
Nothing is more essential than earth and water. David Owen and Josh Tickell discuss what we can learn from them and why there is hope for the future.

National Parks Experience (Seats 146)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 10, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - National Parks (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: David Owen, Josh Tickell
Moderator: Jim Cook

Kiss the Ground
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Atria/Enliven Books
November 2017
ISBN 9781501170256
Hardcover, 352 pages
$26.00, INSTORE
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Discover the hidden power soil has to reverse climate change, and how a regenerative farming diet not only delivers us better health and wellness, but also rebuilds our most precious resource—the very ground that feeds us. More/less

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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

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Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

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Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
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