Sustainability Archives - Farmland LP

  • Farmland LP Highlighted by the Federal Reserve

    Farmland LP is showcased in a new report “Harvesting Opportunity: The Power of Regional Food System Investments to Transform Communities” published in partnership by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, the Fed’s Board of Governors, and USDA’s agencies of Rural Development and the Agricultural Marketing Service. The report focuses on regional food systems as […]
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  • The world’s largest food companies are funding bee habitats

    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

    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

    “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

    “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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