“It’s really mimicking what nature does already. You never see just one crop in nature, you see a vast diversity. There’s a reason for that.” – Aras Baskauskas
We envision a world in which farmers, brands, policymakers, educators, researchers, and citizens join together to create a more equitable system, that respects the world’s communities and ecosystems.
Hear leaders at Patagonia, Dr. Bronner’s and ROA discuss why they have put regenerative organic farming at the core of their businesses, and why it is the answer to climate change and fairer supply chains.
Regenerative farming goes further from sustainable and organic farming. Regenerative organic farming produces stronger crops and provides a healthier way of life for farmers, but it’s the impact on soil that’s making it an environmental movement – by sequestering carbon which reduces excessive emissions to the atmosphere.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
Elizabeth Whitlow is the Exec Director of Regenerative Organic Alliance, which holds the highest standards in the world for soil health, animal welfare, and social fairness.
Rachel Kanter Kepnes is the Manager of Supply Chain Social Responsibility, Farms & Special Programs at Patagonia. Her background is in international labor rights, human rights and gender.
Ryan Zinn is Dr. Bronner’s Regenerative Project Manager, and his work focuses on international regenerative organic & fair trade supply chains and farmer training. Ryan has worked in the food and farm justice movement in the U.S. and abroad for 20+ years.