How to Feed the World Without Destroying the Planet

Posted on Friday, March 31st, 2017 by

By Cyrus Sutton Island Earth is the story of a young indigenous scientist’s journey through both sides of the GMO battle in Hawaii. Groomed to work for Monsanto, Cliff Kapono had a lot to consider over the past few years. His ancestral ways of farming fed a similar population than what inhabits the island […]

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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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How Animals Impact Regenerative Agriculture Efforts

Posted on Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 by

By Dr. Mercola  July 10, 2016 I recently visited Will Harris’ farm White Oak Pastures in Bluffton, Georgia. Harris is a pioneer of grass-fed products and what he calls “a kinder, gentler agriculture.” His farm is a great demonstration of how you can convert conventionally farmed land to a healthy, thriving farm based on […]

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

Posted on Tuesday, March 14th, 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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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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Resources For Regenerative Land Use

Posted on Friday, March 10th, 2017 by

Regenerative Land Use is a sub-sector practice of organic farming designed to build soil health or to regenerate unhealthy soils, while democratizing access to local, healthy food and revitalizing communities. Some other definitions and descriptions of regenerative land use: “The nation that destroys its soils destroys itself.”— Theodore Roosevelt, 1907 “By farming organically, we are […]

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