15 01, 2020

The Role of Processing in Bringing Better Nutrition To Consumers

By |2020-01-17T11:38:22-05:00January 15th, 2020|

As we learned from the previous unit, regenerative farming practices can create more nutrient dense food!  Another key element to consider in building regenerative supply chains and branding products as regenerative, is how these nutrient dense crops are processed -- and the impact that decision can have on bringing healthier ingredients to market.  This is particularly true for grains that [...]

14 01, 2020

Maintain a Living Root – Even In Dry Climates

By |2020-01-14T10:39:08-05:00January 14th, 2020|

These pictures and story came from a farmer talk by Douglas Poole at the Pacific NW Direct Seed Winter Conference in January 2020. The focus of this talk was on keeping a living root growing all year round - even in a drier climate where growing multi-species cover crops (a regenerative practice) can be difficult to do -- both because [...]

4 10, 2019

The Chance to Create Healthier Food

By |2019-10-04T21:32:09-04:00October 4th, 2019|

It only makes sense that if you create a healthier system . . . the crops grown in it will be healthier too. Nutrient density testing is one way to quantify the nutritional benefits that result from the choices farmers make about how to grow their crops. You will be learning a LOT more about this topic in our Farm [...]

2 08, 2019

Does Regenerative Have to be Organic?

By |2019-10-04T20:48:31-04:00August 2nd, 2019|

You may have heard of Regenerative Organic Certification -- and heard others talk about regenerative agriculture as linked to organic farming alone.  But did you know that regenerative agriculture got its start with non-organic no-till farmers? In this video, founder Sara Harper explains that regenerative farming does not have to be connected to organic production -- and why it is [...]

20 02, 2019

Meet the Founder: Sara Harper

By |2019-10-04T15:40:56-04:00February 20th, 2019|

Grounded Growth grew out of the passion and experience of its founder, Sara Harper.  In this brief video, she shares more about her background and why she launched the company. Over the past 20 years, Sara has developed deep expertise in the intersecting areas of agriculture and climate change — and of business and sustainability. She has worked on these [...]

20 02, 2019

A Common Sense Approach

By |2019-10-04T21:46:02-04:00February 20th, 2019|

Regenerative agriculture has the ability to do so many positive things for the planet, for the farmer -- and for a company's ability to build trust and loyalty with consumers.  Still, bringing this "goodness" to market has it's challenges.  Grounded Growth believes it is important to offer a common sense approach -- one that is able to be scaled and [...]

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