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Watch Energea Spotlight: Producing Food for Your Neighbors

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Ian Gibson runs an organic vegetable and flower farm in Higganum, Connecticut. A thoughtful use of space, solar powered irrigation and a minimal use of equipment and chemical inputs makes Ian's farm the perfect model of sustainability for the farming industry.

Watch more sustainability highlights here.

Timberland Anticipates Products Becoming 'Net Positive' by 2030

BY ALYSSA DANIGELIS
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Timberland set new 2030 environmental goals today. The global outdoor lifestyle brand wants all of their products to have a “net positive” effect on nature, giving back more than they take.

Within 10 years, the VF Corporation brand’s specific, measurable goals are: 100% of products across footwear, apparel, and accessories designed for circularity, and 100% of natural materials sourced from regenerative agriculture.

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Victory Hemp Launches Campaign to Finance Regenerative Hemp Production

CrowdFarming Allows Everyday People to Invest in Sustainable Farming
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Victory Hemp has partnered with Steward, the world's first CrowdFarming platform™, to launch a campaign to finance regenerative hemp grain production. Crowdfunding through Steward is set up as a loan, not a donation, so everyday people can invest in sustainable agriculture and earn healthy returns. 

Visit the Steward project page now to read the details of this compelling story, including the challenges that regenerative hemp farmers are experiencing with the U.S. banking industry, and to learn of the lending opportunities available through this campaign (the minimum investment is $100). 

https://gosteward.com/projects/victory-hemp-foods/financing-u-s-regenerative-hemp-grain-production

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Victory Hemp has partnered with Steward, the world's first CrowdFarming platform™, to launch a campaign to finance regenerative hemp grain production. Crowdfunding through Steward is set up as a loan, not a donation, so everyday people can invest in sustainable agriculture and earn healthy returns. 

Visit the Steward project page now to read the details of this compelling story, including the challenges that regenerative hemp farmers are experiencing with the U.S. banking industry, and to learn of the lending opportunities available through this campaign (the minimum investment is $100). 

https://gosteward.com/projects/victory-hemp-foods/financing-u-s-regenerative-hemp-grain-production

Primeira venda - créditos de cana reconhecem sustentabilidade

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17 dezembro 2020, Londres, Reino Unido. /3BL Media/ - A primeira venda de créditos de cana-de-açúcar certificada pela Bonsucro foi completada na Plataforma de Negociação de Créditos da Bonsucro. Quarenta produtores do Brasil venderam coletivamente 162.300 toneladas em créditos de cana sustentável para a Barry Callebaut, produtora mundial de chocolate. Os produtores pertencem à Socicana e à Assobari, associações brasileiras de produtores de cana, ambas comprometidas com a sustentabilidade.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation's NextGen Committee Awards $100,000 Grant to Cultural Survival

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December 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to Cultural Survival to support grassroots Indigenous solutions to climate change.

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is a private family foundation that was launched in 2012 to celebrate the legacy of Ray C. Anderson (1934-2011), a globally known industrialist turned environmentalist that was once named the “Greenest CEO” by Fortune magazine and a “Hero of the Environment” by TIME.

From the Ground Up: How Soil Health Practices Can Help Farmers and the Planet

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This year, we celebrate World Soil Day amidst a global pandemic that’s testing the resilience of communities around the world. On top of that, we have all witnessed firsthand the impacts of climate change and biodiversity loss, underscoring the importance of healthy ecosystems in transforming food systems.

Everyone Deserves Access to Healthy Food. So Why Is So Much of It Going to Waste?

By: Sharon Bligh, Director, Healthier Lives, The Consumer Goods Forum & Ignacio Gavilan, Director, Environmental Sustainability
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At our recent Sustainable Retail Summit, the topics of food systems and healthy diets converged quite frequently, with many panellists pointing out where and how these two concepts overlap. Before this year’s SRS, we already knew that our global food systems are in serious need of repair.

Communicating With Nematodes for Better Farming

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Pheronym increases the effectiveness of commercially available beneficial nematodes, allowing for a widespread adoption of a proven organic farming technique.

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Pheronym increases the effectiveness of commercially available beneficial nematodes, allowing for a widespread adoption of a proven organic farming technique.

BlockApps Launches Agribusiness Blockchain Network 'TraceHarvest' Following Success with Bayer

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BlockApps’ Ethereum-based TraceHarvest Network enhances food quality, safety and sustainability by bringing supply chain efficiencies, transparency, compliance and stewardship to agricultural products.

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BlockApps’ Ethereum-based TraceHarvest Network enhances food quality, safety and sustainability by bringing supply chain efficiencies, transparency, compliance and stewardship to agricultural products.

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