Derechos, hurricanes, forest fires: an unfortunate lead-up to climate week, which launches on Sunday. At the Regenerative Agriculture Foundation, our hearts go out to everyone that has been impacted by these weather disasters. I’m glad to see a sense of urgency threaded throughout the various events next week, and really appreciate our partners at the […]
For years, RAA founding board president Reginaldo Haslett Marroquin has watched regenerative agriculture practitioners experiment with techniques that were widely used on his Native landscape, the highlands of Western Guatemala. Regi recognized that while not called regenerative agriculture, indigenous cultures across the world had developed techniques that advance regenerative agriculture goals such as building soil, […]
Fibershed exemplifies a group of people taking an aspirational vision for the future and doing the hard work to turn it into a reality. Fibershed founder Rebecca Burgess developed a personal challenge for herself, to create a personal wardrobe that used dyes, fibers, and labor from within 150 miles. From that personal commitment emerged an […]
Indigenous people throughout the North American continent have cultivated, created, and propagated numerous fibers for a wide variety of practical uses long before the arrival of European settlers. From clothing, basketry, netting, and building materials, the fiber innovations and knowledge that maintained Indigenous existence often included cultivation, propagation, generational skill and knowledge bases, and an […]
Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Muller as the new Executive Director of the Regenerative Agriculture Foundation, effective March 15, 2020. Mark will succeed RAF Founder Kevin Boyer who will remain with the foundation as Program Director. Mark brings tremendous skills to RAF at a pivotal moment for […]
RAF was a funder and advisor for the recent publication: “Healthy Soils to Cool the Planet: A Philanthropic Action Guide” The Regenerative Agriculture Foundation is proud to partner with the NoRegrets Initiative, which compiles information intended to educate the broader community about the issues we support. For additional learning about regenerative agriculture, soil health, and […]
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