Posts tagged regenerative agriculture
How Applegate is Developing its Regenerative Agriculture Platform

Applegate was founded with a mission to “Change The Meat We Eat.” Now, its launching a regenerative agriculture platform where all its products will come from animals raised on pasture. Through this platform, the company hopes to  build soil health, improve water quality and and increase biodiversity.

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Trending: Regenerative Sourcing, Circular Models Revamping Fashion

Two fashion giants with extensive brand portfolios announced partnerships that show promise for cleaning up “dirty fashion” as Kering and The Savory Institute team up for first verified regenerative sourcing In fashion.

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Regenerating Supply at the Growing Edge of the Natural Products Industry

Regenerative Agriculture was, without a doubt, the star of the show at the 2018 Natural Products Expo in Anaheim, California with a host of events exploring regeneration in business and supply and many brands making claims for, and commitments to, the integration of Regenerative Agriculture in their supply systems.

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Timberland Helps Cotton Production Return to Haiti

Cotton production had largely disappeared from Haiti over the past three decades, but in recent years, a coalition of companies and non-profits has striven to bring the industry back to the impoverished nation. Last month, Timberland and the NGO Smallholders Farmers Alliance (SFA) announced they have reintroduced cotton as not only a way to help revitalize the economy, but to also claw back against ongoing deforestation that has contributed to the country’s stubborn poverty.

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EPIC: The Best Thing For Your Health And The Planet (That You've Probably Never Heard Of)

You buy local produce whenever possible, you bike and walk instead of driving, and you even started composting. You do it for your health and your family’s. But the majority of even the most conscious consumers don’t know about the holistic farming technique that could change the world. (And no, that’s not hyperbole.)

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Sustainable Food Makers Are Worried About The Future Of Whole Foods Under Amazon

Whole Foods has offered support to small farms and allowed them to make enough to be sustainable. But now that Amazon might push to lower prices and shed the “Whole Paycheck” label, those same farmers are concerned about their future.

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The End of Supply “Chains”

“Supply Chains” are the current dominant concept of how all material goods are exchanged.

It is an out-dated and damaging concept, born in the time of colonization and ossified in the industrial revolution.

Consciously or unconsciously, the term “supply chain” directly recalls the early capitalist era of colonization, where traders and landowners literally used slaves in chains to supply agricultural commodities to their expanding empires.

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