Exploring regenerative agriculture in coffee production

Perfect Daily Grind

Generally speaking, these practices can be referred to as regenerative agriculture. So what do we mean when we talk about regenerative agriculture in coffee farming? What is regenerative agriculture? Crop nutrition, fertilisers & regenerative agriculture.

Stone Barns Claims It’s Fixing Agriculture. Former Employees Say the Farm Was Plagued by Dysfunction.

EATER

Eighteen former workers at the Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture allege dysfunction in the livestock program at America’s most famous regenerative farm “This isn’t a joke,” police told the Daily Voice , a hyperlocal news site in Westchester County, New York, on August 30, 2018. “We

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Where Does Joe Biden Stand on Climate and Agriculture?

EATER

The Democratic presidential candidate supports a zero-emissions goal for ag and wants to incentivize carbon markets, but his platform makes no mention of animal agriculture or organic farming This story was originally published on Civil Eats. Animal agriculture’s climate impacts.

Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) Now Open to Non-Agricultural Businesses, Including Restaurants

Restaurant Engine

For almost two months, applications to a $1,000-per-employee, grant-like program were limited to agricultural businesses. Small Business Administration (SBA) has reopened its application window to non-agricultural businesses for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program.

Food, Agriculture Essential Workers Should Be Among Next in Line for Vaccine, CDC Panel Votes

EATER

Frontline essential workers, including those in the food production and agriculture sectors, should be next in line for the coronavirus vaccine , along with people ages 75 and older, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention proposed in an interim recommendation on December 20.

Climate Change Is Hurting Forests’ Ability To Filter Agricultural Nitrate Pollution

Earth Eats

A new study shows forests are really good at filtering contaminants out of water, but they’re not catching everything. Articles Blog Posts Content Type Earth Eats Homepage Harvest Public Media Subfeatured Top Story

‘Gangsta Gardener’ Ron Finley On The Magic Of Growing Your Own Food

Earth Eats

Earth Eats Homepage Podcasts Subfeatured Top Story Uncategorized community garden eggs fingerling potatoes Fritatta gangsta gardener harvest public media Hutton Honors College los angeles Madelyn Beck potatoes Ron Finley squash blossoms sustainable agriculture urban gardening youth gardeningThanks to Ron Finley, you can grow food on the public parkways in South Central L.A. and all over the city. Thanks to Ron Finley, you can grow food on the public parkways in South Central L.A.

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Vegetarian Chile Verde And A New Box Of Bees

Earth Eats

Content Type Earth Eats Homepage Podcasts Subfeatured Top Story Uncategorized agriculture annie corrigan beekeeping Chef Arlyn Llewellyn chile peppers chile verde enchilada farmers forests function brewing harvest public media honey bees jackfruit migrating birds mike bennett nitrates povers vegetarian water filtrationThe Chef at Function Brewing shares a recipe for Chile Verde using jackfruit instead of pork.

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Meating In The Middle: The Challenge of Lowering Greenhouse Gas Emissions On Farms

Earth Eats

Agriculture is the leading producer of methane emissions in the U.S. Articles Community Blogs Earth Eats Homepage Harvest Public Media News Updates Subfeatured Top Story climate change cows harvest public media Madelyn Beck methane sustainable agricultureIs there a way to raise beef sustainably?

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By The Numbers: Glyphosate Use In The Midwest For Corn, Soybeans

Earth Eats

Articles Community Blogs Content Type Earth Eats Homepage Harvest Public Media Subfeatured Top Story Uncategorized agriculture farming glyphosate glyphosate herbicide illinois Iowa Nebraska round upWhen the pharmaceutical company Bayer bought Monsanto last year, it inherited the weed killer Roundup. It also inherited thousands of lawsuits claiming the chemical’s active ingredient — glyphosate- can be linked to a form of cancer.

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Drones Support 21st Century Tea Cultivation

T-Ching

Do drones have a role to play in the future of agriculture? We will become increasingly challenged by climate change, so any opportunity to get a leg up on agricultural pests will allow tea farmers to support organic farming practices more effectively. Photo “Flying quadcopter drone agriculture farming” is copyright under Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike Generic License 2.0 Tea Industry Agriculture Drones Tea technology

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Biden could do a lot to fight factory farming even without Congress

EATER

One of president-elect Biden’s most consequential Cabinet choices will be Secretary of Agriculture [link

Exploring the evolution of Jamaica’s coffee industry

Perfect Daily Grind

In the years that followed, the country’s agriculture industry restructured itself entirely; coffee estate owners now had to formally and legally employ workers and pay their wages. The Caribbean has a rich history of coffee production.

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AN EVEN BIGGER THREAT TO RESTAURANT SURVIVAL

Culinary Cues

Sorry, there isn’t a lot of good news for restaurants and chefs in recent years-except up to this point customer demand for the experience is rising.

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More than 120,000 pounds of ground beef is recalled over possible E. coli concerns

The Salt

Department of Agriculture said. There have been no confirmed reports of illnesses or adverse reactions related to consumption of the ground beef, which was shipped to stores nationwide, the U.S. Image credit: Jeff Amy/AP

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?

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OUR DAILY BREATH: PROBLEMS WITH THE CENTRALIZED FOOD SYSTEM

Culinary Cues

Similar problems rise up in agriculture as dairy farmers are faced with a diminished market for their product with the restaurant business in shutdown. Every day there are lessons to be learned.

Global food prices hit their highest recorded levels last month, driven up by the war

The Salt

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations says prices of food commodities like grains and vegetable oils soared in March following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Webinar series: USDA Grants for shared kitchens

The Food Corridor

Why: The USDA recently announced the availability of millions of dollars in competitive grant funding under the Farm Bill’s Local Agriculture Market Program (LAMP). USDA encourages projects that assist underserved local and regional agricultural businesses, producer networks and associations, and local and tribal government in responding to COVID-19 disruptions and impacts. million in grant funding was announced for the Local Agriculture Market Program alone.

Federal Grants Programs for Shared Use Commercial Kitchens Supporting Local Food Systems

The Food Corridor

million in grant funding was announced for the Local Agriculture Market Program alone. Frenchtown Neighborhood Improvement Association, Tallahassee, Florida (Local Agriculture Market Program) . ” Foothills Farmers Market, Shelby, North Carolina (Local Agriculture Market Program)

Women in East African coffee production

Perfect Daily Grind

Women in agriculture in East Africa. Simply put, women play an essential role in agriculture across East Africa. However, it’s important to note each country’s agricultural exports can vary widely – meaning we need to account for these differences.

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Black Farmers Have Long Faced Discrimination. New Aid Aims To Right Past Wrongs

The Salt

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked with NPR about new funding for debt relief. Generations of systemic discrimination have decimated the number of Black farmers in the U.S. Image credit: Charlie Riedel/AP

Why we'll probably see avocado prices rise soon in the U.S.

The Salt

Department of Agriculture put a temporary suspension on avocados from Mexico after an inspector received a threat. Earlier this week, the U.S. Experts say it might lead to a change in supply and cost. Image credit: Armando Solis/AP

Restaurant Supply Chain Issues Continue into 2023

Goliath Consulting

According to the US Agriculture Department data, “thirty-five percent of the world’s production of vegetable oil is palm oil, 29 percent is soybean, 14 percent is canola, and 9 percent is sunflower oil.” Grain and Cooking Oil Shortage.

Podcast 18: Reducing Food Waste – New Strategies and Solutions

Ken Burgin

Ken Burgin interviewed Dianne to find out what he’s learned from her research, and how that can be used by operators and the wider food production industry – the production chain moves from agriculture and harvesting, to processing, distribution and then use by foodservice or households. Dianne McGrath has been doing some remarkable work on sustainability in the hospitality industry.

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Understanding the co-operative model in Kenya’s coffee sector

Perfect Daily Grind

These traded a number of agricultural commodities, including coffee. As of 2017, there were more than 22,800 registered co-ops in the country which traded a range of agricultural crops, although this number may have changed over the past five years.

Coffee News Recap, 1 Apr: Research finds coffee may increase life expectancy, ICO supports producer living wage programme & other stories

Perfect Daily Grind

The partnership – led by the Synergistic Hawaii Agriculture Council – is receiving funding from the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research’s (FFAR) Rapid Outcomes from Agricultural Research programme. Sucafina invests in climate-smart agriculture start-up.

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Resolving environmental issues in coffee production

Perfect Daily Grind

Naturally, large-scale agricultural production can sometimes be at odds with environmental conservation and protection efforts – often because of links to deforestation and poor farm management, for instance.

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How can we improve access to finance for smallholder coffee farmers?

Perfect Daily Grind

Furthermore, as coffee is a seasonal crop that’s dependent on suitable weather conditions, it’s further deemed “high-risk” by lenders – even among other agricultural commodities. Any agricultural finance that is advanced to farmers is directly related to their productivity,” she says.

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USDA Moves To Feed Millions Of Children Over The Summer

The Salt

Department of Agriculture announced it's expanding a pandemic program into the summer to help families pay for meals their children won't get in school. The U.S.

Top Shared Kitchens in Portland

The Food Corridor

Both facilities are certified as Public Kitchens by Clark County Health Department and the Washington State Department of Agriculture. For-profit businesses must be certified by either the Health Department or by the Department of Agriculture.

Coffee production in Guinea

Perfect Daily Grind

In the 2015/16 harvest period, the United States Department of Agriculture reported that Guinea’s production of robusta peaked at 280,000 60kg bags.

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Coffee News Recap, 22 Jul: Brazil arabica prices highest since 1997, Colombian coffee production down 10% in June & other stories

Perfect Daily Grind

Tue, 12 Jul – World Coffee Research and Malawi Department of Agricultural Research Services publishes results of first Mzuzu harvest and cupping. The International Multilocation Variety Trial (IMLVT) at Lunyangwa Agriculture Research Station (LARS) in Mzuzu was first established in 2017.

PLANET GRAPE WINE REVIEW PANELIST DEBORAH PARKER WONG HONORED

Planet Grape

Congratulations to her fellow recipients as well: Amanda Skidmore/Agriculture Business. Jonathan Moules/Agriculture Education.

NICK Members: Meet us in Pensacola

The Food Corridor

The meetup will be held before the 2022 National Agricultural Marketing Summit: Growing Our Communities Together. We’ve missed our community! That’s why we’re organizing a NICK Regional Meetup in Pensacola, Florida, October 22-23, 2022.

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When consumers want to reduce their carbon footprint, food choices matter

The Salt

According to the World Bank, 20-30% of Earth's carbon emissions come from agriculture. When possible, consumers can reduce their carbon imprint through food choices

Addressing deforestation in coffee production

Perfect Daily Grind

In the simplest definition, deforestation is the removal of trees to increase land area for agricultural and commercial purposes. According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations , an estimated 420 million hectares of forest have been lost since 1990.

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Black Farmers Still Await Debt Relief as Lawsuits Block Promised Aid

EATER

Department of Agriculture (USDA) from distributing debt relief to Black farmers — could have widespread negative consequences for any government efforts aimed at addressing historic inequities. “It’s during a sustainable agriculture conference in November.

The FDA announces plans to ease the shortage of baby formula

The Salt

NPR's A Martinez talks to Meredith Lee, food and agriculture reporter at Politico, about a deal between manufacturer Abbott Nutrition and the FDA aimed at relieving an infant formula shortage

Top 5 Shared Kitchens in Atlanta

The Food Corridor

Dream Provisions is a shared prep space located in the City of Atlanta and fully licensed by the GA Department of Agriculture. Looking for your shared kitchen home in Atlanta, GA? Below are our top five picks for Shared Kitchens in Atlanta.