Grounded Growth Members “Sparking Change” at New Hope Network Conference – October 28th

True regeneration of our food only happens when we restore the land . . . and the people who care for it!

If regenerative agriculture is pushed through the existing supply chain model — the one that barely pays the people doing the most important part — and puts requirements on farmers for the sake of making it easier to process food at the expense of taste, health and the environment . . . we will not have TRUE regeneration — and it will not make a true difference to the climate.

Grounded Growth Network starts from a place of partnership between our farmers and our […]

2020-10-22T14:12:49-04:00October 22nd, 2020|

Making Regenerative Real

By Sara Harper
Just like the Velveteen Rabbit said, “Once you are Real, you can’t be ugly, except to people who don’t understand.”
My fervent hope is that Regenerative Agriculture becomes REAL to people . . . not just the next fad to feel virtuous about — and certainly, not a new club for the environmental elite to use against the great unwashed masses.
I want people to really understand the beauty of BALANCE — and that this is the path forward for healing […]
2020-09-25T12:10:08-04:00September 25th, 2020|

Announcing Grounded Growth 2.0

What’s New?

  • New membership option for consumers and advocates for better food
  • Easily engage with our content and the network through an app on your phone
  • Overlapping private space for consumers to connect to our farmers and brands
  • Private “rooms” for supply chain building work and consumer content

It’s been a LONG time in the making, but we are thrilled to let you know that we are now accepting new members to Grounded Growth.  Now, anyone can join our network by visiting our new membership site: Members.OurGroundedGrowth.com

Below is a brief video that […]

2020-08-17T11:28:43-04:00August 13th, 2020|

How Can Regenerative Help Create Food that Restores People & the Planet?

Download Our Free Guide Designed to Help Consumers Understand Regenerative!

Regenerative agriculture.  We talk a lot about it on our site, but there are still many people who don’t know what it is.  You might be one of them?

What you probably DO know is that you are often being misled from marketing claims about natural, sustainable or organic food that seem to provide what you are looking for — but often, do not.

To help you cut through the confusing maze of “natural food” marketing and give you an insider’s eye for knowing what’s what, we have created a new membership option — our Regenerative Consumer Circle.

We also created a white paper to talk through […]

2020-08-14T11:57:11-04:00August 12th, 2020|

Grounded Growth Brand and Farm Members Work Together on Glyphosate Challenge

Bella Gluten-Free Partners with Regenerative Farmer to Eliminate Glyphosate

Grounded Growth Network Announces a New Farmer-to-Brand Partnership

Bringing Regenerative, Glyphosate-Free Crops to Consumers

RICHMOND, VA, June 24, 2020 — Consumer food brands are scrambling to capitalize on the trending “glyphosate-free” bandwagon. Most brands do that by buying glyphosate residue-free tested ingredients and slapping a label on their packaging. But this approach puts all the burden on the farmer and fails to protect against farmers being pushed to use even more problematic chemicals that are just less known.

For Bella Gluten-Free owner Cecilia Ciarlo that wasn’t nearly enough. Instead, she is putting her […]

2020-07-02T14:48:53-04:00June 24th, 2020|

Consumer Classes on Regenerative Agriculture – Coming Soon!

What is regenerative agriculture? How exactly can it be measured? How is it different than organic? What does it look like on the farm? These are the questions I get asked over and over again. As more consumers hear about the immense value that regeneratively-grown food can provide . . . the hunger for understanding exactly what it is has gone up.

In response, we will soon be launching online classes letting anyone and everyone learn about regenerative agriculture through the examples of our amazing partners and members. If you’d like to be notified when our options go live, sign up on our waiting list.

2020-02-28T16:55:37-05:00February 28th, 2020|

Grounded Growth Founder Shares How Regenerative Can Add Value to Local at Monday Event in Richmond, VA

What are regeneratively-grown ingredients? 

How can regenerative add value to the local food movement and local businesses building consumer-loyalty?

Come find out this Monday, March 3rd in beautiful Richmond, Virginia where Grounded Growth founder, Sara Harper will present in OUR local community to the great folks at Real Local RVA!

Click Here to RSVP

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020-02-25T12:16:45-05:00February 25th, 2020|

Is your ingredient grown with cover crops?

What will you say when consumers start asking about it?

Last week, Grounded Growth participated in a great conference in Ontario, Canada focusing on how regenerative agriculture principles help change farming from a job to a mission — one that not only saves the farmer money, but restores the earth we all share while creating a healthier way to grow our food!

One of the most amazing parts of the conference came from a day-long soil health workshop presented by Joel Williams  In this picture from his presentation, Joel explains that when farmers use cover crops, they are using nature (plant roots) to unlock access to nutrients that […]

2020-02-25T11:49:08-05:00February 25th, 2020|

New Membership Options Coming – Sign Up to Be Notified

We’ve learned SO much from this past year working with regenerative farmers, soil health and nutrition experts and emerging food companies. We’ve also heard from consumers and other regenerative experts who would like a way to join our community.

This hard-won knowledge has given us a greater understanding about the challenges of building new value-added supply chains and how we can best help our members through this process.  As a result, we will soon be releasing new membership options to join Grounded Growth.

The good news is that soon, anyone will be able to join us — from consumer to retailer — with a range of options designed to meet different needs depending […]

2020-02-13T18:43:20-05:00February 13th, 2020|

Grounded Growth Founder Sara Harper to Speak at Innovative Farmers of Ontario Winter Conference

Grounded Growth founder, Sara Harper will lead a breakout session and speak on a panel at the Innovative Farmers Association of Ontario Winter Conference February 19-20, 2020 in London (ON) Canada.

The conference agenda is filled with valuable presentations and panel-discussions on topics that focus on both soil health and market issues related to regenerative agriculture. 

“Conferences like these offer a great chance for soil health experts, farmers and people like myself trying to help build a market for regenerative agriculture — to learn from each other and help the movement move forward faster,”  says Sara Harper.

“I’m grateful for the chance to share our perspective on a panel […]

2020-02-13T14:31:33-05:00February 13th, 2020|
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