Regenerative Agriculture

Alter Eco® commits to regenerative agriculture with new charitable foundation and packaging design

Sustainable Chocolate Trailblazer Asserts Vision to Transform Global Cacao Supply Chain Alter Eco®, a sustainable chocolate-centric food company that helps mitigate climate change through regenerative agriculture, today announced two new ways it will strengthen its commitment to cacao cultivation that has a positive impact on the planet. As the new charitable arm of the company, […]

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Prairie strips see strong and growing interest

The Iowa State University STRIPS project (Science-based Trials of Row-crops Integrated with Prairie Strips) is gaining traction among a growing number of Midwest farmers who are seeing benefits such as reduced soil erosion and nutrient loss and improved water quality and wildlife habitat. The main goals of the STRIPS project were to evaluate the impact […]

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Kentucky’s tuition-free sustainable agriculture program honors Wendell Berry

Sterling College (VT) sponsors the Wendell Berry Farming Program based in Henry County, Kentucky—a “work college” experience for students motivated to farm sustainably and strengthen rural communities. With grant support from the NoVo Foundation, the program hopes to draw students from generational farm families or those with a strong desire to farm. Students attend for […]

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Practical Farmers of Iowa receives $1.1 million grant, partners with leading food companies to help Midwest farmers improve their farms with small grains

PFI will work with 11 major food and ag companies, including General Mills, PepsiCo, Starbucks, Target, and others, to improve the health and productivity of their lands with small grains By Tamsyn Jones Practical Farmers of Iowa has received a $1.1 million Conservation Innovation Grant from the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service to help farmers […]

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Wrangler® seeks committed farmers for new jean celebrating regeneratively grown cotton

Wrangler jeanswear and casual apparel company recently announced plans for a new jean that celebrates the benefits of regeneratively grown cotton. Global cotton farmers who can demonstrate and document soil-carbon and biodiversity improvements are invited to apply for their cotton to be purchased for a Wrangler Retro® Premium submission as part of The Jeans Redesign project from […]

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