Sustainable Farming

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The Promises and Pitfalls of Regenerative Agriculture, Explained

Despite the massive amount of public and private funding flowing into regenerative agriculture, research shows it doesn’t live up to the climate hype. 

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What Is Sustainable Agriculture?

Sustainable agriculture prioritizes natural resources and healthy soils but because the label is not well-regulated, any farm can call itself “sustainable.”

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What Is Agroecology?

Agroecology relies on traditional Indigenous farming knowledge to make farming more sustainable.

What Is Grazing?

What Is Grazing?

In animal agriculture, grazing is the practice of allowing animals to roam across land. Grazing allows animals to behave naturally but it also comes with many environmental downsides.

Diseases Are Bred on All Animal Farms, Even the Ranches

A growing body of evidence shows that both intensive and extensive farms are increasing the risk of the next pandemic.

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Why Sustainable Farming Is More Important Now Than Ever

Sustainable farming is a broad term for the variety of methods used to produce food in ways that nurture society, the environment, and the economy.

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Organic Farming: A Welcome Alternative to Industrial Agriculture

Organic farming is a system of agriculture that does not use pesticides or other harmful practices that are typical of industrial farms when growing plants and raising animals for food.

Why Some Farmers Are Embracing Regenerative Grazing—and Others Aren’t

Regenerative grazing’s central claim—that a properly managed herd will restore soil health and save the planet—has garnered a lot of attention lately. But some are still deeply skeptical.

Can Farmers Survive Without Animals? Join the Experts as They Look for Answers

Hosted by the program’s founder, Renee King-Sonnen, and award-winning journalist Jane Velez-Mitchell, the summit promises to bring together voices from across the industry.

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From Livestock to Plants: Why Some Farmers Are Making the Switch to More Sustainable Agriculture

Switching from meat production to growing crops for vegan foods can be good for farmers and the environment.

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Farming for the Planet

Feeding the rapidly growing human population, expected to exceed 10 billion people by 2050, hinges on the ability of individual farmers to adopt more sustainable plant-based foods.