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(Beyond pesticides, May 21, 2019) As farmers across the country face extreme stressors and consolidate or retire, organic is going against the grain. Despite the overall decline in the number of US farms, the number of organic farms increased by 27% between 2012 and 2017, according to new data from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics …

Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario is a strong believer in regenerative organic farming. It is an experimental farming method that prioritizes soil health to absorb carbon. Although its long-term effects are unknown, it has enough proven principles to qualify as a beneficial practice worth pursuing. Patagonia is pushing for more adoption, customer education, and federal grants …