Regenerative Agriculture is a system of farming principles and practices that increases biodiversity, enriches soils, improves watersheds, and enhances ecosystems. Regenerative Agriculture captures carbon in soil and plants, increases crop yields, and reverses current trends worldwide.

Films:

At the Ranney Ranch in arid Corona, New Mexico, Adaptive Multi-Paddock grazing is restoring soils and benefiting the environment while producing healthy food for consumers… even in a 15 year drought.

 

Will Harris, owner of White Oak Pastures, shares his evolution from industrial to regenerative farmer.

 

Gabe Brown, one of the pioneers of the current regenerative agriculture movement explains his five keys to building healthy soil.

 

Paul and Elizabeth Kaiser of Singing Frogs Farm in Sebastapol, California. Their vegetable farm is not just sustainable—it's also regenerative. It’s a living experiment in no-till, ecologically beneficial, and highly profitable farming.

 

A revolution in our understanding of soil has been taking place. "Conventional" agriculture requires ever-increasing inputs and energy into the system to maintain production, while natural systems reduce disturbances of the system, while increasing production.

 

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Composting Bioreactors:

In 2017, Rivers & Birds hosted world renowned soil scientists Dr. David Johnson and Hui-Chun Su Johnson to present their groundbreaking research on biological diversity in the soils we rely on. Click the image below or this link for more information on how to build your own amazing compost bioreactor.