25 09, 2020

Making Regenerative Real

2020-09-25T12:10:08-04:00September 25th, 2020|

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 […]
13 02, 2020

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

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

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 […]

11 02, 2020

Make a Statement – Vote for Jenn!

2020-02-11T12:22:35-05:00February 11th, 2020|

It’s not often that you get a chance to send a signal directly to the food and agriculture industry about the kind of example you’d like to see more of just by clicking a button.

You have a chance to do just that by voting online for the owner of one of our brand partners, Jennifer Kocher,  in the Emerging Food and Ag Leaders campaign. 

Make a statement – show support for one of the few food companies that has actually paid a farmer to expand regenerative agriculture and is actively working to help them convert regeneratively-grown crops into ingredients to use in her pro

18 12, 2019

Transitioning to Regenerative Agriculture: A Farmer’s Story

2019-12-18T15:49:02-05:00December 18th, 2019|

There’s a lot of talk ABOUT farmers transitioning to regenerative agriculture . . . but often, not enough talk FROM farmers sharing how they are doing it! 

Big thanks to our friends at The Modern Acre podcast (members of Grounded Growth!) for the nice interview they did with another one of our amazing farmers from Canada, Derek Axten. 

Click the button below to listen to Derek’s story — which includes how he got into regenerative, what’s worked and challenges he’s faced along the way.

16 10, 2019

A Roadmap for Regenerative

2019-10-16T13:12:13-04:00October 16th, 2019|

Bringing regeneratively-grown ingredients and products to market is hard — it requires building new supply chains — new ways of doing business. If only there were a roadmap to guide farms and consumer product companies…..

Now there is . . . for our members.

Our roadmap gives you the best of our expertise based on real projects going to market now — plus allows you to learn from the first-movers in our network.

Together, we can scale up a way of doing business that restores rather than depletes people and the planet!

In this 1-minute video, learn why the roadmap is needed and how it helps members build a regenerative strategy.

 

19 09, 2019

Finding the Link Between Healthier Soil & Healthier Food — Nutrient Density Testing

2019-09-19T08:48:55-04:00September 19th, 2019|

What if you could buy food that contains more of the nutrients our bodies need to be healthy?

Turns out, we could. If ingredient makers choose to partner with regenerative farmers who conduct nutrient density testing of their crops . . . like, oh, members of Grounded Growth!?!!

In this week’s RegenerativeMinute, Grounded Growth member Dr. Jill Clapperton shares one example from this promising area of study showing how regenerative agriculture can create more nutrient dense food.

What is Nutrient Density Testing?

Nutrient density testing is one way to quantify the nutritional benefits that result from the choices farmers make about how to grow their crops.

Grounded Growth is very focused on this promising area of inquiry […]

26 03, 2019

Is Your Pizza Making the World Better — This One Does!

2019-10-17T11:29:49-04:00March 26th, 2019|

You vote with each dollar you spend.  Vote for Around the World Gourmet!

Food brands like Grounded Growth Partner, Around the World Gourmet have made it easy for consumers to support a shift in the way food is grown and produced. You simply have to buy their product.

In this video, learn about why even a small company decided to step forward and partner WITH farmers to solve some of our toughest problems — and decide for yourself if you too want to step forward and support a food system that works to make both people AND the planet healthier.

In addition to supporting our first regenerative agriculture project, Around the World Gourmet has recently opened a […]

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