General Mills committed Monday to expanding regenerative agriculture practices by 2030 on one million acres of land used to source its food ingredients. The Golden Valley-based food company is starting with oats grown in the U.S. Northern Plains and southern provinces of Canada, and will partner with both organic and conventional farmers and suppliers of wheat, corn and sugar beets over the next decade. The commitment includes at $500,000 grant to Kiss the Ground, a nonprofit organization that conducts on-farm training programs for growers implementing the practices.
Why Investing in Sustainable Agriculture is Vital to our Health and our Wealth
Welcome to the new "Investing in Sustainable Agriculture” issue of the award-winning GreenMoney Journal. The issue feature numerous insightful articles on the current state of and the future of Agriculture. The four top articles are:
• Organic Economics In A World of Industrial Agriculture: Applying the Power of Nature by Harn Soper, founder of Sustainable Farm Partners
• Sustainability Through the Kitchen Window of a Coffee Farmer by Kenneth Lander, chief sustainability officer and co-founder of Thrive Farmers