Patron saints of regenerative agriculture: Gabe and Paul Brown

Gabe Brown and his family endured hail, drought, and near ruin before they changed their way of farming and ranching. Theirs is a story of creative response to adversity that led to a much healthier and more successful landscape and business than the previous model.
Brown’s Ranch has inspired people from all over the world; Gabe Brown has been profiled in many media stories, including in the New York Times. They also serve as a model of how a biodiverse ecosystem can give rise to diverse revenue streams.

How to Listen

iTunes • Sticher • I heart Radio  • Google Play • Blubrry • Player FM • RadioPublic

More Episodes

Episode 58 – The Science of Water

Episode 58 – The Science of Water

Kate Zeigler is a geologist who works with farmers and ranchers in the arid Southwest to monitor their wells and the water table that keeps them flowing–and helps them to come up with water conservation strategies.

read more
Episode 57 – Know the law…save the farm

Episode 57 – Know the law…save the farm

Jillian Hishaw works with farmers to protect themselves, their families, and their land–legally and financially. Attorney and food systems strategist, she provides free or low-cost services, particularly to African American farmers.

read more
Episode 56 -Hemp: Growing into the future

Episode 56 -Hemp: Growing into the future

The hemp plant is amazingly versatile and resilient, and it can be used to produce innumerable healthy products and services. So why was it made illegal, and what does the future hold? We talk to hemp farmers Ed Berg and Scott Perez.

read more