March 9, 09:00 AM

Now is an important time in the history of the human species. Never before have we expanded so quickly, with this much technology, and done this much damage to the ecological and cultural systems of the planet. Agriculture has been a large part of this, but agriculture is not inherently the problem. Now is an important time to be asking: ‘What is regenerative agriculture?’

Instead of explaining regenerative agriculture itself, I’m going to contrast it with other paradigms of agriculture. My goal is to distinguish between their different characteristics, motivations, and effects. None of these paradigms are ‘better’ or ‘worse’ than the others. They each have different abilities to work with complexity and produce systemic effects, but should not be considered hierarchically or with any form of moral judgment. Read more

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