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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
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
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
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
When solar was first starting, many engineers didn’t think about birds, bees and butterflies and why they are important. Now, businesses, cities and farmers are trying to do better.
June 10, 2020 by Jesse Klein
Many growing and harvesting practices already help the surrounding land and could be considered sustainable, under normal conditions. Here's how the cooperative built on that.
June 4, 2020 by Jesse Klein
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
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
The food and commodities giant disclosed its new goals in late March. Here are some options it's studying to push forward.
May 13, 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
The benefits of protecting and restoring soil carbon go well beyond any one farm or any one year. But not enough people are taking these steps.
April 2, 2020 by Kiley Price
The burgeoning Solar Sheep movement argues: Why not both?
March 26, 2020 by Lynn Freehill-Maye