Why Regenerative Agriculture is the Future of Food

“In key ways regenerative agriculture pairs what we have learned from the past two phases of farming into a single resilient and profitable system.” We can farm smaller and better.

Doing a Powerful Thing to Mitigate Climate Change: RegenAG

To quote from the article reposted below: Agriculture is said to be one of the single biggest contributors to the destruction of the environment and rising CO2 emissions,” so as regenerative or restorative agriculture, “it is the single most powerful thing we can change to mitigate climate change. Soil biology is this perfect little symbioticContinue reading “Doing a Powerful Thing to Mitigate Climate Change: RegenAG”

Transforming the Practice and Culture of Agriculture: RegenAG

A regenerative era in Australian agriculture is emerging “More than a set of alternative farming practices, regenerative agriculture encourages an interdependent relationship between humans and the land, aiming to renew the health of ecosystems, the nutritional integrity of the food supply and the vitality of communities.”

Thoughtful Thursday: Climate Change Mitigation – Keep it Smart and Simple

Carbon Farming for Climate Change Mitigation: It’s Simply Getting Back to Basics. We don’t need fancy policies and hours of meetings. If we are involved in agriculture, we need to become farmers again: dirty finger nails, and time to take in the contentment of livestock (so we catch it early, when they are not). AndContinue reading “Thoughtful Thursday: Climate Change Mitigation – Keep it Smart and Simple”

Joanna Macy: “Declare Climate Emergency NOW”

Reposted from http://www.souland.org/blog/declare-climate-emergency-by-joanna-macy. #DeclareClimateEmergency NOW Note there is more information in a link at the end of this blog about the events we are encouraging folks to create, on the weekend of May 18/19. They are as children, playing with their toys in a house on fire.  ~ The Buddha An invitation to Dharma friendsContinue reading “Joanna Macy: “Declare Climate Emergency NOW””

Congratulations to Kiss the Ground and their Partnership with General Mills!

I quote: General Mills is granting $650,000 to nonprofit organization Kiss the Ground to support farmer training and coaching through Soil Health Academies, where growers will learn how to increase farm profitability, build resiliency into the land and decrease input costs using soil health practices. “Investing in soil health and regenerating our soils has numerousContinue reading “Congratulations to Kiss the Ground and their Partnership with General Mills!”

Leading by Mandala by Nurete Brenner and Elizabeth Meacham

Liz and Nurete (L to R) Lake Erie Institute The old myths and images that sustained us in earlier periods are no longer serving us during this time of breakdown of the old and the uncertainty about the future. The lone wolf, the frontiersman, the all-powerful superhero – these tropes fade into irrelevance as it…