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107: Hidden Waters Regenerative Agriculture, Joe Shaffer explains

Food Business

Joe shares what the term "Regenerative Agriculture" means, and why it's an important method in caring for the environment. Joe Shaffer from Hidden Water Farms shares where our food comes from, and knows how farmers steward the land and animals. There is a growing trend in the US for farm stores. This farm store opened June 2023.

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Dining Trends for 2024

Modern Restaurant Management

” Expect to see terms like carbon neutral and regenerative agriculture as consumers become more informed about the many aspects of nourishing and replenishing the earth. Some contenders include: carbon neutral, regenerative agriculture, soil health and responsive agriculture.

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How can coffee professionals use technology to comply with new EU deforestation regulations?

Perfect Daily Grind

Among the many sustainability issues in global agriculture, deforestation is one of the most prominent – including in coffee production. Experts estimate that large-scale agriculture accounts for around 75% of deforestation around the world , which is one of the leading exacerbators of climate change.

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Can coffee production become more important for Togo?

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Like many other West African countries, Togo’s economy is significantly dependent on agriculture – with coffee, cotton, and cocoa being the major cash crops. However, after the formation of the Togo Office of Agricultural Products (OPAT) in 1964, the Togolese government started to oversee and manage production.

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OUR DAILY BREATH: PROBLEMS WITH THE CENTRALIZED FOOD SYSTEM

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Similar problems rise up in agriculture as dairy farmers are faced with a diminished market for their product with the restaurant business in shutdown. Milk is being dumped because of its short shelf life while millions of Americans find it difficult to feed their families as jobs have instantly disappeared.

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Will Nepal produce more specialty coffee in the future?

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In response, Nepal’s Ministry of Agriculture launched the Coffee Development Programme, which provided technical and financial support to local producers. Labour issues Many origin countries are currently experiencing labour shortages in their agricultural sectors, including for coffee.

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How can syntropic farming benefit coffee production?

Perfect Daily Grind

Syntropic agriculture is one agroecological model which is used in many industries, including in coffee production. To find out, I spoke to the pioneer of syntropic agriculture, Ernst Götsch, and two coffee farmers who use this model. What is syntropic agriculture? Read on to find out what they told me.