Practicing regenerative agriculture

Nicole Masters is an agroecologist who teaches, writes about, and consults on regenerative agriculture and soil regeneration. With projects in both the US and her home, New Zealand, she has worked on nearly a million acres of crop lands and range lands to improve soil and help producers reap the many benefits of doing so — healthier food, healthier farm work, less pollution, lower costs for farmers, and carbon sequestration, to name a few.
She will be speaking at the Regenerate Conference this fall.

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More Episodes

Episode 127 – A vibrant pecan oasis in the desert

Episode 127 – A vibrant pecan oasis in the desert

Coley Burgess didn’t intend to do regenerative agriculture, but a series of happy accidents led him down a path toward healthier trees, a herd of animals, virtually no chemical or tractor use––and a more enjoyable life for himself and his family.

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Episode 126 – The food-housing nexus

Episode 126 – The food-housing nexus

Professor Phil Warsaw noticed that in urban Black and Latino neighborhoods the price of housing near grocery stores was higher––but the same wasn’t true in more affluent White neighborhoods. Why? And how can planners balance food access and gentrification?

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Episode 123 – The USDA goes after a small sheep farm

Episode 123 – The USDA goes after a small sheep farm

Linda and Larry Faillace imported milk sheep following USDA guidelines and started a cheese making business in Vermont––only to have their animals confiscated and killed by the USDA under the pretext of a disease that sheep don’t get. Listen to find out why.

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