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.

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