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BlogNews (February 20, 2018) Regenerative agriculture practices like zero or low tillage and mulching provide beneficial outcomes both for the climate.
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BlogNews (February 13, 2018) Victory! University of Maryland Begins Using Recycled Paper

BlogNews (February 12, 2018) In agriculture, there is major potential for perennial plants and diverse crops to provide beneficial outcomes both for the climate and beyond. 
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BlogNews (February 6, 2018) These companies hold a special place in American culture, but they have big issues to resolve.
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BlogNews (February 5, 2018) When businesses deny fair trade standards, cocoa farmers lead difficult lives. Even when the market is strong and conditions are good, they face challenging and climate-changing harvest seasons. Cocoa prices are low, and there is an estimated 400,…
fair trade chocolate
BlogNews (January 2, 2018) By joining the regenerative agriculture movement this year, you can improve your health in tandem with the earth! Here are some specific, attainable regenerative agriculture-focused goals for the new year. Choose one and take the first step to a healthier
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BlogNews (December 7, 2017) Regenerative agriculture provides answers to the soil crisis, the food crisis, the climate crisis and the crisis of democracy.
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BlogNews (December 5, 2017) View a larger version of the infographic here.        This is an exciting time in the worlds of sustainable agriculture and climate change mitigation, when these two fields have the opportunity to collaborate and reinforce one another. This…

BlogNews (December 4, 2017) Local and organic foods have some climate benefits, but choose local, organic, AND regenerative for the greatest impact! Our food choices are important. They affect our personal health, the wellbeing of farmers and rural communities, and the state…
sustainability, local, organic food, climate change, farmers, farms, local food, organic, pesticide, sustainable agriculture, soil
BlogNews (December 3, 2017) Christmas trees in the United States are a big deal. According to the National Christmas Tree Association, 25-30 million are sold every year. Many environmentalists cringe at this thought, but there are lots of options for making this once-a-year…
Christmas, green holidays, farms, recycling, sustainability, sustainable agriculture
BlogNews (November 9, 2017) The FDA is planning to spend our tax dollars to educate us about the beenfits of GMOs. Tell them "no"
GMOs, pesticide, industrial agriculture, CAFOs, FDA, genetic engineering, Monsanto, pollinators
BlogNews (October 7, 2017) Fairtrade and Green America’s shared mission of sustainable business  By Margot Conover, External Relations Manager, Fairtrade America   What makes business better? Discover how people are taking business beyond profits to help people and…
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BlogNews (September 28, 2017) Regenerative Agriculture— Not Genetic Engineering—is the Solution to Climate Change and Our Ailing Food System  Industrial agriculture companies continue to bully farmers into growing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), with their toxic…
GMOs, climate, Soil Carbon, climate change, factory farms, farmers, farms, genetic engineering, non-GMO, good food, organic, pesticide, science, sustainable agriculture, wheat
BlogNews (August 28, 2017) Scott Pruitt’s EPA is taking aim at yet another Obama-era policy - the Clean Water Rule of 2015. This rule addressed the term "waters of the United States" as used in 1972’s Clean Water Act, and broadened the definition to include rivers, streams,…
water pollution, EPA, climate change
BlogNews (August 22, 2017) By: Ayate Temsamani, Better Paper Project Fellow It can be exciting to start the new academic year in college with brand new supplies! Unfortunately, those notebooks, binders, and papers can generate a significant amount of energy and water waste.…
Better Paper Project, recycling, recycled paper, climate
BlogNews (August 13, 2017) The horrifying events over the weekend in Charlottesville are just the latest events demonstrating the rise of hate in the United States. White supremacists marched through the streets and the University of Virginia, wielding torches and explicitly…
economic power, community, advocacy, social justice
BlogNews (June 20, 2017) Want to create a greener world that works for all people? One of the most important things you can do is vote with your dollars.
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BlogNews (June 12, 2017) On June 1, President Trump pulled the United States out of its voluntary commitment to the Paris Climate Accord, a decision that sent shock waves around the world. As the nation that is the second largest emitter of CO2, and the greatest cumulative…
climate change, Trump, climate, clean energy
BlogNews (May 25, 2017) Dear Commissioners of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission,   Green America, with outreach to 200,000 individual members and 3,000 business members, is writing to comment on the proposed Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project, Docket number CP17-…