Archive for Author: echua

August Newsletter

This month’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was sobering and unequivocal: climate change is widespread, rapid, and intensifying. Farmers are on the front line of Its impacts, with longer, deeper droughts and intense rainfall events becoming more common every year.

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Journey to Soil Health… with Ron Holter, Holterholm Farms

For fifth-generation dairy farmer Ron Holter, change comes from the inside out and from the ground up. When he took over his father and uncle’s 250-acre farm in Jefferson, Maryland, they were a conventional Holstein dairy, housing their cows in large buildings and feeding them grain grown on the...

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July Newsletter

In July, we were thrilled to host state legislators and staff at two farms. We explored regenerative crop and livestock production and urban agroecology at BLISS Meadows/Backyard Basecamp with farmer Jordan Bethea and naturalist and Executive Director Atiya Wells.

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June Newsletter

If you join the Million Acre Challenge, you’ll begin to see themes emerge. One of the most important of these, which you’ll hear us talk about over and over again, is the value of cover crops.

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May Newsletter

As we move into summer, many consumers are wondering how they can support their local and regional regenerative farmers. We’re so glad you asked!

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Video: Dollars & Sense of Soil Health

Farmer panelists Keisha Cameron of High Hog Farm (GA), Jill Lada of Green Things Farm Collective (MI) and Rick Clark of Clark Land & Cattle and Farm Green (IN) discuss soil health management on their farms and the economics of these efforts. This session was originally presented live at...

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