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 […]

17 10, 2019

Big Win for a Small Brand Shows the Way Forward for the Regenerative Economy

2019-10-17T12:26:25-04:00October 17th, 2019|

HUGE Congratulations to one of our Grounded Growth brand partners — Around the World Gourmet! Because of their support for regenerative agriculture, they earned a chance and ultimately were successful in adding an important new customer: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Competition is fierce in the food industry.  Often, small food manufacturers don’t get a chance to even get their product sampled by big institutions and grocery stores.  So, the fact that St. Jude gave them this opportunity BECAUSE of their support for regenerative — and the direction they are pursuing to bring regenerative products to market is a BIG DEAL for proving to […]

14 02, 2018

Falling in Love with Regenerative Agriculture

2020-07-06T10:17:12-04:00February 14th, 2018|

“Find a pro-environmental, pro-agriculture issue that is consistent with market-based principles for the Senator to lead on.”  It was 1999 and I was working as a legislative assistant for a U.S. Senator from my home state of Kansas on the issues of agriculture, energy and the environment.  I took to the assignment with the determination and enthusiasm only possible when you don’t really know that you are being sent to find a unicorn.

I set about getting input from multiple environmental and agricultural organizations.  Thankfully, Environmental Defense Fund and The Nature Conservancy introduced me to an idea I would grow to love — and one day, launch a company in […]

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