An Epic Success Story

Ever since Epic was purchased by packaged food titan General Mills in January 2016, Forrest and Collins put themselves in the position of thought leaders hell-bent on altering the prevailing relationship between farm animals and grazing lands.

Global Warming ‘Costing Taxpayers Billions.’ Here’s How to Fix It.

A major report on the costs of doing nothing to slow runaway global warming focuses exclusively on reducing carbon emissions. As usual, this new report fails to mention that even if we achieved zero emissions tomorrow, we’re still in big trouble—unless we draw down and sequester the billions of tons of carbon already in the atmosphere.

Getting Carbon-Negative with Education

The first annual Living Soils Symposium Montréal has been designed to create a multidisciplinary interaction facilitating cross-pollination between different schools of thought, fields of study, and areas of work. Leaders from all walks of life will be there: food producers, researchers, agronomists, entrepreneurs, and policy makers.

Scenes from a Regenerative Revolution

As with so many other sectors, U.S. agriculture has seen a relentless march towards “vertical integration,” with large corporations gobbling up more and more of the production and distribution process for their products. Farmers are left to contend with concentrated power at every turn.

Regenerating Dairy in Vermont

Since 80 percent of Vermont farming is industrial dairying, much of the work at Regeneration Vermont has been centered on documenting the ills from this confined dairy system — from water contamination to bankruptcy prices for producers to poor cow health and inadequate worker condition. It is a broken system and it needs to be replaced.