Sustainability Archives - Farmland LP

  • The world’s largest food companies are funding bee habitats

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    This is a good read on the importance of pollinators and how conventional ag is contributing to their demise. We applaud General Mills, Haagen-Dazs and the others mentioned in this article for supporting polyculture, and we are grateful to the NRCS for the support we received through their Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to plant […]
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  • Wonder Beneath Our Feet

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    We recommend this highly informative article by Oregon Tilth on the importance of healthy soils to our existence (yes, existence!).
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  • 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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