Sustainability Archives - Farmland LP

  • Modern ag cultivates climate change – we must nurture biodiversity

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    “The reason the productivity of industrial agriculture is now under threat is because it has been systematically degrading the human and natural capital on which it relies… What matters most is resilience. And resilience cannot be delivered without rethinking the fundamental principles of our food and farming systems.” Read more from The Guardian here.
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  • Patagonia: regenerative organic ag may be our best shot at moving the needle on climate change

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    “Put simply, [regenerative organic farming] presents an opportunity to reclaim our farming system on behalf of the planet and human health—while fulfilling the obvious need to feed and clothe billions of people around the world… this may be the best shot we’ve got at moving the needle on climate change.” Thank you, Patagonia, for this compelling article […]
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  • General Mills partners with Organic Valley to increase organic supply

    Infographic.  General Mills has announced a strategic sourcing partnership with the largest organic cooperative in the U.S. that will help about 20 dairy farms add around 3,000 acres to organic dairy production over the next three years. (PRNewsFoto/General Mills)
    General Mills is committed to doubling the organic acreage from which it sources supply by 2019. To succeed, the packaged food giant is thinking creatively. In addition to partnering with Organic Valley, the largest organic cooperate in the US, General Mills is also launching the Organic &d Regenerative Agriculture Transition Council to advance sustainable farming practices. […]
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  • Top 5 Earth Day Strategies for Agriculture

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    If Earth Day offers a moment to reflect on how we’re treating the planet, then it’s critical to use this moment to rethink our approach to agriculture. For more than twelve millennia, humanity has employed agriculture to appropriate the Earth’s productive capacity for its own growth. And boy have we been successful! So successful, in […]
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  • Farmland LP in First Impact and Sustainability Trade Mission

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    Farmland LP is honored to participate in the first-ever Impact and Sustainability Trade Mission organized by the U.S. Department of Commerce and Watershed Capital. Farmland LP was the first company selected for the Trade Mission, in recognition of our award-winning focus on both investment and sustainability goals. Craig Wichner, Managing Partner of Farmland LP, will be […]
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