Category : Agriculture

Eco-Stories: April Jones and the Pinehurst Farmers Market

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. In the Pinehurst neighborhood, located in sunny Columbia, South Carolina, April Jones founded the Pinehurst Farmers Market almost two years ago because she saw that the two grocery stores within a mile walking distance in the Pinehurst neighborhood closed suddenly, at […]

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Eco-Stories: Carmen Munhequete – building a resilient Mozambique

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Carmen Munhequete: Principal Consultant at Environmental Resources Management Carmen currently works as a principal consultant at ERM (Environment Resource Management) based in Maputo, Mozambique.She is an experienced professional, with more than 17 years working in development across the mining-, agricultural-, environment […]

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Whitewashed Hope

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Whitewashed Hope

A message from 10+ Indigenous leaders and organizations Regenerative Agriculture & Permaculture offer narrow solutions to the climate crisis Introduction Regenerative agriculture and permaculture claim to be the solutions to our ecological crises. While they both borrow practices from Indigenous cultures, critically, they leave out our worldviews and continue the pattern of erasing our history […]

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Eco-Stories: Chase Renninger of Woodland Valley Farms

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Founder and owner Chase Renninger opened Woodland Valley Farms in December 2016, taking the first step toward his dream of owning and operating a regenerative permaculture farm. Raised in Maryland, he found a passion for farming and ecology at a young […]

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Eco-Stories: David Harper – Land and the Future of Land Ownership

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. David Harper is a land conservation professional with more than 30 years of experience working with landowners and land trusts to preserve over 7,000 acres of farmland, natural areas, cultural and historic sites. He has raised more than $7 million in […]

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Eco-Stories: Chris Jones – Regenerative Agriculture and Reintroducing Beavers to Cornwall

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Chris Jones was born in Cornwall UK in 1959 and moved to his current farm in 1960. He is the middle child of seven, and had a great childhood growing up outdoors. He worked in Southern Central Africa 1978 to 1981, […]

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