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Guest Post: Idaho is losing farmland fast. Could sustainable agriculture save it?

Guest Post: Idaho is losing farmland fast. Could sustainable agriculture save it?

By Frankie Wallace As farmland in Idaho begins to disappear in favor of large agricultural businesses and home construction projects, sustainable agriculture is more necessary than ever. Forward-thinking researchers and farmers are experimenting with growing new types of crops in

Truthout: A Green New Deal Must Prioritize Regenerative Agriculture

Truthout: A Green New Deal Must Prioritize Regenerative Agriculture

“Agrarian Trust, a nonprofit committed to supporting land access for the next generation of farmers, is experimenting with community-controlled land commons to collectively and democratically own the land, while giving 99-year leases to regenerative farmers. This model prioritizes broader community involvement and investment in local farms, while giving farmers long-term land security and equity interests so that they can fully commit to restoring the land over many decades.”