Zack’s Mighty launches tortilla chips made with certified regenerative corn

Zack Gazzaniga is passionate about tortilla chips. He started a company, Zack’s Mighty Tortilla Chips, in 2020 to make the best tasting tortilla chips possible—chips that wouldn’t break when dipped in guacamole. More importantly, the chips had to be certified organic, Non-GMO Project Verified, and certified regenerative. Zack’s recently became the first company to be […]

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Alexandre Family Farm’s Regenerative Organic model for dairy farming—rooted in the soil and family tradition

It’s not as if owners Blake and Stephanie Alexandre were new to dairy—both grew up on dairy farms and both are 4th generation farmers. But they took a turn in the late 1990s, converting their dairy to organic production—embracing practices their grandparents used—to create a flourishing ecosystem on 4,300 acres in northern California, a mile […]

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Verified regenerative foods coming soon to a store near you

As regenerative agriculture gains ground, third-party programs emerge to verify regenerative farms and food brands. The USDA Organic seal and Non-GMO Project butterfly are the two most recognizable certifications on food products but those logos may be getting competition soon. Regenerative agriculture verification programs are emerging, and food companies are starting to display logos of […]

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Tapping the hidden potential of pongamia trees to benefit people and the planet

Terviva produces new food sources—oil, protein, and flour—from climate resilient trees Climate change with its extreme weather events such as floods and droughts is impacting agriculture worldwide. Farming and food production will have to become more resilient to withstand these changes. A tree that grows wild in India offers a solution, one that could help […]

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Challenging prospects for the 2020 organic feed market

By Ryan Koory, director of economics, Mercaris Significant setbacks made the 2019 harvest one of the most challenging in recent history. With weather limiting planting opportunities, shortening the growing season, and producing the most difficult corn harvesting in a decade—all signs suggest higher organic commodity prices for the 2019/20 marketing year (my). However, organic commodity […]

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