Organic dairy update 2019:
2019 is shaping up to be a big year of transition for the organic dairy sector. Michael Harvey and Michael Napier explore the changing landscape of the Australian organic dairy industry. This includes taking a closer look at the push-and-pull factors supporting dairy farm conversion… and, importantly, what are the key considerations?
Organic Meat Coop WA –
Grass fed versus organic meat. An interview with Greg Sudholz, Chair of the Organic & Biodynamic Meat Co-op of WA www.organicmeatswa.com.au talking about the Co-op and organic meat in WA. Western Tourist Radio promotes sustainable food production through www.organicfoodwa.net.au, a network of organic producers and retailers in WA
the good, the bad and the ugly. It’s one of the biggest challenges facing farmers worldwide; there’s no single remedy, and businesses and relationships can be destroyed if it’s not done right.
Amanda Goodman– IMPACT INVESTING, PURPOSE & MILLENNIALS
Episode #63 of the Humans of Purpose Podcast features Amanda Goodman. She’s Head of Syndication and Director, Giant Leap at Impact Investment Group (IIG); but Amanda’s portfolio encompasses a wide gamut of incredible work within the impact space. She’s also a Director at Stand Up, a Director at The Observership Program, and Deputy Chair of RIAA’s Impact Investment Forum.
Posted on the 21/5/18 by Diletta Legowo
Australia’s organic industry
today is only a small slice of total food production, but there’s plenty of optimism and commercial investment in the space. What does the term “organic” actually mean to producers and consumers, and is that way of seeing the world fundamentally incompatible with larger ambitions?
Expanding Regenerative Agriculture in the US
Regenerative agriculture is suddenly sexy. Practitioners have been advocating its use for more than a decade but only recently has it begun to catch media attention and with it the public imagination. Why now? Some might say that it is because we are just waking up to the gloomy reality that the planet and every person on it are at risk even if regenerative agriculture is successfully implemented and are almost certainly doomed if we don’t. Kevin Doyle Jones, co-founder of GatherLab and John Steven Bianucci, director of impact for Earth’s New Ways, are among the activists preaching the gospel of regenerative agriculture and they are finding an increasing number of adherents. Regenerative agriculture is not just organic but involves other techniques, like no-till planting and rotating grazing animals on the land, to help the soil retain moisture and carbon, improving yields.
Severine von Tscharner Fleming
is a kind of farming servant and a super-dynamic agent of the revolution in agriculture reuniting us with soil, water, and life. She is the founder of the Agrarian Trust, which connects young farmers with land they otherwise couldn’t afford. We talked about the evolution of farming, its planetary healing potential, issues of ownership and the commons, and how to bridge our ideals and best practices to present-day economic realities.