The Secrets of Silvopasturing

Posted on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 by

When George Owens and his wife, Pat, became the owners of his family’s farm in 1971, it wasn’t sustainable. The 100-year-old farm specialized in peanuts, timber, cotton, cattle and hogs, but that wasn’t enough to support the operation. Pat, an accountant by trade, insisted that unless the farm could pay for itself, they would have […]

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Composting 101

Posted on Thursday, March 16th, 2017 by

Let’s start with the definition of ‘compost’. Image provided by City Compost Definition of Compost(ing) A mixture of organic matter, as from leaves and manure, that has decayed or has been digested by organisms, used to improve soil structure and provide nutrients. (from the Free Dictionary by Farlex) Composting is nature’s process of […]

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Patagonia and Chris Malloy Made a Film About Agriculture That You Really Need to Watch

Posted on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 by

Like it or not, our climate is rapidly changing. Although climate change is a natural occurrence, the cause for alarm isn’t the fact that it’s changing, it’s the speed at which it’s doing so. Humans have created a life so full of comfort that it’s destroying the place we all call home, and the way […]

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Cows, Regenerative Farming in North Carolina

Posted on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 by

North Carolina farmer Suzanne Nelson has this thing about farming as a regenerative rather than an extractive business. She also has a thing for cows. Nelson says people should do what they love doing. For her, “for whatever reason, I love cows. I loved cows before I knew I loved cows.” She says she […]

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Here Are the Three Main Challenges Facing U.S. Agriculture Over the Next 50 Years

Posted on Friday, March 10th, 2017 by

There are three interrelated challenges facing agriculture over the next 50 years. The first is soil loss. In the United States, soil is swept and washed away 10 times faster than it is replenished. That costs $37.6 billion every year. Globally, all of the world’s topsoil could be gone within 60 years. The second […]

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Dozens of Nations Back Regenerative Farming Initiative That Can Help Solve Global Warming

Posted on Friday, March 10th, 2017 by

December 12, 2015 France, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, the U.K., Germany and Mexico are among more than two dozen countries that have signed on to an agreement that one day may be recognized as the most significant climate initiative in history. France’s 4/1000 Initiative: Soils for Food Security and Climate puts regenerative food and farming […]

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3 Ways Regenerative Agriculture Helps Save the Planet

Posted on Friday, March 10th, 2017 by

When industrial agriculture took over in India around the 1940s, many traditions related to farming and wildcrafting tulsi, also known as holy basil, were lost. But regenerative agriculture ushers in a return to these rituals. “Those who understand keep tulsi close to them, in the center of their homes. It keeps the energy of […]

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4 Levels of Regenerative Agriculture

Posted on Friday, March 10th, 2017 by

Today the Terra Genesis team have released an important white paper, 4 Levels of Regenerative Agriculture. Written by Ethan Roland Soloviev (author of 8 Forms of Capital) and Gregory Landua, it describes how Regenerative Agriculture can begin as a single technique on a farm but quickly evolve into a movement for global systemic change. Soloviev says, “In […]

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Carbon Farming: Fighting Climate Change with Regenerative Agriculture

Posted on Friday, March 10th, 2017 by

Lowering atmospheric carbon dioxide to a level that will avoid catastrophic climate change requires massive shifts across all industries. While industrial agriculture is responsible for high levels of greenhouse gas emissions, there are more sustainable agricultural practices that can in fact help reverse climate change. The term ‘carbon farming‘ refers to a set of […]

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Organic industry to Paris: Regenerative agriculture is solution to climate change

Posted on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 by

JANUARY 4TH, 2016 As delegations from throughout the world gather this week and next at the COP21 Global Climate Summit in Paris to discuss how to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and increase availability of renewable energy, the role of food and agriculture is just beginning to become part of the global climate change […]

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