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Alternative proteins. Regenerative agriculture. The push toward zero. All loomed large in 2020.
December 11, 2020 by Jim Giles
The giant food company will pay a premium to farmers and suppliers that adopt healthier soil, biodiversity and cultivation practices.
December 7, 2020 by Heather Clancy
The challenge of reforming the way we manage the almost 1 billion acres of U.S. farmland can seem overwhelming, but we’re seeing the emergence of a suite of solutions that might be up to the job.
November 20, 2020 by Jim Giles
You have 30 seconds to urge the President-elect to focus on a particular issue. What would it be?
November 13, 2020 by Jim Giles
Here's what to look out for when buying soil or forestry carbon credits to decide which is better for your business.
November 4, 2020 by Jesse Klein
The benefits of regenerative agriculture might be clear to experts, but farmers still need help buying in and making changes.
October 29, 2020 by Jesse Klein
With only weeks to go until the election, Connecticut farmer Jenni Bass says she hopes voters see through what she describes as Trump’s empty attempts to appeal to farmers.
October 13, 2020 by Leanna First-Arai
An idea: Eat less meat and then, on the land that frees up, restore native ecosystems, such as forests, which draw down carbon.
September 25, 2020 by Jim Giles
'Tipping points go both ways,' says journalist Judith D. Schwartz. If we focus on the best possible outcomes, perhaps we can restore ecosystems.
September 11, 2020 by Breanna Draxler
The Regenerative Organic Certified program evaluates farms and producers at three tiers — bronze, silver and gold.
August 27, 2020 by Jared Kaufman
Agroforestry, the ancient practice of incorporating trees into farming, is one subset of regenerative agriculture,
August 10, 2020 by Stephanie Hanes
Part of Hala Tree Coffee Farm's initiative to move toward regenerative agriculture is helping other local farmers in Hawaii obtain organic certification.
July 30, 2020 by Jean Orlowski
Soubeiran is the vice president of nature and water cycle at the French food giant. He shares the company's plans to move away from intensive farming practices in the pandemic era.
July 20, 2020 by Cecilia Keating
A pilot in Iowa offers a glimpse into the future of carbon credit marketplaces.
June 15, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Plus, we chew on an idea to use on-demand delivery apps to help consumers understand the carbon impact of their meal choices.
June 12, 2020 by Heather Clancy
A circular economy for food in a post-COVID-19 world could build resilience and ease the impacts of the next global crisis.
June 12, 2020 by Lena Gravis
Feeding the world is an absolute imperative.
June 6, 2020 by Debbie Shakespeare
Current financial models drive a year-to-year perspective but biodynamics and sound agronomic practices should at a minimum be in five-year cycles.
May 29, 2020 by Lucien Harlow-Dion
Regenerative agriculture is good for soil health. But are there limits to its climate mitigation potential?
Government should consider other climate mitigation solutions in the food and agriculture sector, such as protecting and restoring natural ecosystems and sustainably increasing fish supply.
May 28, 2020 by Janet Ranganathan
Resource Renewal Institute's Fish in the Fields program provides a blueprint for building diversity and resiliency into conventional agricultural systems in California and beyond.
May 26, 2020 by Chance Cutrano
New tillage approaches are among the strategies helping the company reap results.
May 21, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Ezgi Barcenas, vice president of global sustainability, on why short-term lessons about shoring up the resilience of the beer maker's supply chain also apply to the long-term climate crisis.
May 19, 2020 by Heather Clancy
There's an emerging market to pay farmers to store more carbon in the soil by using improved agricultural practices. But some scientists are questioning whether these efforts will actually help slow global warming.
April 16, 2020 by Gabriel Popkin
Skeptics are sowing doubts about the carbon sequestration potential. The questions underscore the complexities of soil science.
April 10, 2020 by Jim Giles
Revitalization of a traditional agricultural practice known as farmer managed natural regeneration is bringing new life to millions of acres of degraded land while boosting food, fuel, habitat and carbon storage.
April 9, 2020 by Dancan Gromko