An excerpt from the Executive Summary: The way we manage agricultural land matters. It matters to people, it matters to our society, and it matters to the climate.… This paper is not merely a revisiting of the problem or yet another dire report on the state of our planetary health. It is not another “wake up call” asking the reader to pay attention to the science or the … [Read more...] about Regenerative Agriculture Is a Win-Win-Win Climate Solution
by Margaret Wilson Have you ever wondered what it really means to go organic? Regenerative organic agriculture is more than just a trend — it’s a method of farming that respects and works with nature. Organic farming relies on natural principles and techniques, as opposed to synthetic chemicals and pesticides, to produce healthy and abundant food. Organic farms go … [Read more...] about Go Organic and Bring the Farm to You
by Rebecca Canright Farmers often hold the most intimate knowledge of what’s good for the land. At the same time, farming has historically had a less-than-lovely impact upon wild ecosystems. How can we farm in ways that partner with Earth’s natural systems and reverse climate change? Well, we can look to our indigenous brothers and sisters who have practiced small-scale … [Read more...] about Solutions Lie in Soil
Long a strong advocate for healthier food and small growers, Health Care Without Harm points out in a recent fact sheet what should be obvious: ag policy is also health policy (& climate policy). By supporting agribusiness and unsustainable crops, the US government makes a choice to undermine small growers that follow true organic principles, thus rebuilding the … [Read more...] about Ag policy is health policy
"Food matters" is probably the understatement of the year. Some of us are vegan, and some are carnivorous; some strive for a traditional, nutrient dense diet, and others follow a macrobiotic regime. But I think we all want food that is tasty & nutritious, food that is produced without toxic chemicals so it doesn't harm us or others, and food that is produced without slave … [Read more...] about Food Matters!