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Regenerative farming means that the land, ecosystem, and watersheds are positively benefited, enhanced, improved, and made better by the farm. It means not having concentrated animal manure that will poison water sources and denude earth. It means intensively managed rotational grazing according to land needs, climatic changes, and growing patterns, so that the earth is fertilized and invigorated by the animals’ presence. In addition, it means establishing a farm that is financially sound and provides a stable livelihood for workers and owners. A regenerative farm decreases or eliminates, as much as possible, its dependence on fossil fuels and relies instead on renewable energy sources. It means increasing biodiversity and decreasing erosion. It means setting attainable goals for improvement and benchmarking progress. It means succession planning so our generations’ progress continues after we’re no longer farming. It means, basically, making the world a better place through farming.

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