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Soil Painting

The celebrate World Soil Day in 2015 and 2017, the Cornell Soil Health Lab organized community celebrations to create paintings using soil-derived paints.

2017: Three Sisters in Soil

This painting, generously funded by the  Soil and Crop Sciences Section, School of Integrative Plant Science, won the university division of the soil painting competition sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Three Sisters in Soil

Community painting

Community painting

2015: For the Love of Soil

McGraw Tower

McGraw Tower

More community soil painting events

Ithaca Reggae Fest – June 23, 2018:

soil painting ithaca reggae fest

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