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 […]
12 08, 2020

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

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

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 […]

24 06, 2020

Grounded Growth Brand and Farm Members Work Together on Glyphosate Challenge

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

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 […]

25 02, 2020

Is your ingredient grown with cover crops?

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

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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