In 2018, we shared details on Happy Family Organics’ regenerative agriculture farmer training pilot (see the full blog here). The program set out to provide free technical support and guidance to farmers in Happy Family Organics’ supply chain on how they could shift to practices that can help store more carbon in the soil, improve watershed health, support biodiversity while also improving overall soil health and land productivity. The project fit into the brand’s larger ambition to help reverse the climate crisis through supply chain reductions and on-farm carbon sequestration.
Two years later, they've completed a second pilot and have now launched a Regenerative Farmer Fund to provide ongoing support to farmers in their supply chain. We sat down with their Sustainability Director, Katie Clark, to learn more.Read more
Mary Jane Melendez
Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer,
Our Director Erin Callahan caught up with Mary Jane Melendez from General Mills about their regenerative agriculture work and their plans for the future! Read their conversation below.Read more
The Climate Collaborative launched with a goal of uniting the natural products industry to drive collective climate action. Over the past three years, our growing community has made it clear that climate action is now a top priority across the natural products industry. By June 2020, 650+ companies have made over, 2,400 climate commitments, with 150+ in the first two months of 2020 alone. Even more promising, 71% of companies report active, sustained progress toward achieving their climate goals.Read more