By Brienne Wong
Want to have nutrient-dense food and improve the ecosystem, all from the comfort of your home? Try regenerative farming!
According to Regenerative International, regenerative farming “reverses climate change by rebuilding soil organic matter and restoring biodiversity in the soil.... It uses the power of photosynthesis to close the carbon cycle and improve soil health, crop resilience and nutrient density.”
But what does that mean in practice? Paul and Elizabeth Kaiser, owners of Singing Frog Farms, use a regenerative farming model to increase the resilience of the soil to create more nutrient-dense food. The regenerative farming model focuses on soil health, which consists of:
When you implement these five soil health principles, you can increase the vitality of the ecosystem and build resilience against fire and drought. As Paul Kaiser states in BAGT’s Solutionaries Speaks video: “the more you farm, the better your soil gets, the more nutrient-dense your food gets, the better the ecology.”
If you want to start regenerative farming in your own home garden, follow this process:
Thank you to Paul and Elizabeth Kaiser at Singing Frog Farms for your tips! Watch the full interview on the regenerative farming process, and see their farm at work, in the YouTube video below.
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