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new blog: top regenerative agriculture videos

Friend of the Greenhorns Ethan Soloviev has just relaunched his new blog after a 10 year hiatus from writing. His new blog will focus on regenerative agriculture regenerative business and life! We are so happy to welcome him back to the writing world and are very excited for his upcoming guest post for the Greenhorns […]

Posted: August 1 2018
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bicimakina: biking across the US celebrating alternative uses for human-power

  You may be familiar with Farm Hack, started by Greenhorns founder Severine. Farm Hack is a worldwide community of farmers that build and modify their own tools (including a few bicycle based tools like the bike tractor). But have you heard about Bicimakina? Bicimakina is a community of makers, educators, and enthusiasts all joined […]

Posted: May 15 2018
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maine governor blames land trusts for states rising property taxes

This message is sent on behalf of Tim Glidden, President at Maine Coast Heritage Trust.  Dear Maine Land Trusts, Last night, Governor LePage delivered his final State of the State address. As we expected, right out of the gate he blamed land trusts for Maine's rising property taxes. He relied upon many statistics to make […]

Posted: March 8 2018
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tulsi, queen of the herbs - the story of a plant who is also a goddess

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBY76schtNU?list=PL58MzGjKxV-Vm-khwnlRAjz1lY2lVPg3e&ecver=1&w=640&h=360] You might remember the clip above the Juliette of the Herbs, the maker of that film is currently crowdfunding for their new project - Tulsi, Queen of the Herbs. Like Juliette, this new project will introduce you to a remarkable being. This time the being is Tulsi, ocimum sanctum, or Holy Basil. She […]

Posted: December 11 2017
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kiss the ground: book and documentary about the hidden power of soil.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhUd1X_Ni58?ecver=1&w=640&h=360] Discover the hidden power soil has to reverse climate change, and how a regenerative farming diet not only delivers us better health and wellness, but also rebuilds our most precious resource—the very ground that feeds us. Josh Tickell, one of America’s most celebrated documentary filmmakers and director of Fuel, has dedicated most of his […]

Posted: November 21 2017
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lovely videos from perennial plate

[vimeo 222514975 w=640 h=360] How do you choose the land or the sea? Longtime deep sea fisherman turned goat farmer, Gabriel Flaherty of Aran Islands Goats Cheese​, doesn't have to, the sea surrounds him and runs through his veins.

Posted: November 18 2017
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two rivers tells the tale of indigenous tribes defending america's most important rivers from industry

1,500 miles apart, two rivers flow. One alongside rolling hills and blue skies of the North Dakota high plains, the other tumbles past volcanoes, down narrow gorges, and through rugged mountain terrain. Beyond the distance and difference that separates these rivers is a similar story that begins over 500 hundred years ago, with their shared […]

Posted: November 12 2017
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watch: rodents of unusual size

A new documentary tells the tale of the hunters waging war against an invasive swamp rodent species, the nutria, in Louisiana. There is a government bounty on the heads (or tails) of the 20lb, orange-toothed critters - $5 for each severed 12-18in tail collected. Nutiva grazing habitats adds to coastal erosion in a region whose land […]

Posted: October 31 2017
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screening of 'the native and the refugee' in new lebanon ny tomorrow

Abode Farm are holding a screening of Native and the Refugee, a film directed and produced by friends of the farm, tomorrow, October 24th. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmakers Matt Peterson and Malek Rasamny and will take place in the Family Room in Fatah Hall at the Abode of the Message. […]

Posted: October 23 2017
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watch: this will brighten up your day for sure!

Posted: October 12 2017
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watch: cool trailer showing the shepherdesses of the glaciers in ladakh

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Posted: October 9 2017
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william elliott whitmores cool new song, with awesome farm footage!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAuK_ZjtJdU&w=921&h=516]

Posted: October 4 2017
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watch: national young farmers coalition lindsey lusher shute's fantastic statement before the senate.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bGiCRNkjpk?ecver=2] We are so proud of Lindsey Luscher Shute after her outstanding performance before the senate committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. She did a fantastic job of representing the struggles facing young farmers, from land access and affordability, student loan debt, health care affordability to the bias against women and people of color […]

Posted: August 10 2017
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trailer: 500 years: life in resistance, a story about indigenous land struggles in Guatemala

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvOEltvXrME&w=640&h=360] 500 which premiered earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival, is set in the years between 2013 and 2016. It documents the trial of the former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt in 2013, who was tried and convicted of genocide and crimes against humanity, when it was found that there was significant […]

Posted: July 26 2017
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watch: island earth

[vimeo 186219395 w=640 h=360] To feed all the humans on the planet, we are going to have to grow as much food in the next 35 years as we have grown since the beginning of civilization. Shocked when he found out that chemical companies were using Hawaii as the testing ground for their GMO crops, […]

Posted: July 11 2017
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watch: everybody’s coffin - ken crane

[vimeo 124726853 w=640 h=360] Ken Crane, a farmer, forager and hunter, speaks about the process of building his own coffin and about his life spent living off the land in upstate NY. Ken reminds us of the importance of inter-generational dialogue to share resources, stories and experiences. With thanks to Elise McMahon.

Posted: July 6 2017
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watch: in our hands

[vimeo 210027143 w=640 h=360] The Landworkers Alliance, is an organisation based in UK made up of farmers, growers and land workers working together to find solutions to the shared challenges they face, and raising awareness about the contributions that they make to their communities. In Our Hands, is their documentary, made to share their quiet revolution […]

Posted: June 29 2017
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Farms not Factories are rooting for real farms in a bid to end factory farming

FarmsNotFactories have just launched their new video series which aims to champion the #TurnYourNoseUp at pig factories campaign in the UK. The first installment of the 12 episode series features chef Damian Clisby and Harry Boglione, a young organic farmer who left London and returned to the land to raise his happy, healthy pigs. FarmsNotFactories aims […]

Posted: June 23 2017
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a tree for a landlord, a tree for an office

[vimeo 47713837 w=640 h=360] We should all be so lucky.

Posted: May 4 2017
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watch: practicing for when peace breaks out on the latest our land

Great things are happening at the intersection between social justice, farming, and faith. Watch the latest episode of outland to get inspired!

Posted: April 28 2017
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goats in the city

Two of our favorite things: regenerative land stewardship and videos of goats doing adorable things.

Posted: April 20 2017
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evolution of organic hits theaters this month!

The world premier of the Evolution of Organic (see our previous post on this film here and here) is finally upon us! You can catch the event at the opening Night of Green Film Fest 2017 on April 20 at the Castro Theatre. Schedule as follows: 6:00pm  ::  Opening Night Reception with Mark Kitchell and Festival filmmakers 7:30pm  ::  Evolution of Organic (Mark […]

Posted: April 14 2017
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historic cover cropping

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNny2qRDBAQ&w=560&h=315] Do we like preaching to the choir? Sure do! Enter, this week's installment from Kiss the Ground on using cover cropping for carbon sequestration. Now, can I get an Amen?! This video features Jeff Borum, Soil Health Coordinator East Stanislaus Resource Conservation District , who mentions that some of the oldest records of […]

Posted: April 12 2017
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latest ourland episode is out! and it's awesome

The latest episode of our land is live. Good for thinking, dreaming, and getting a little teary-eyed.

Posted: April 11 2017
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three top-notch videos on farm hack

Springtime's got us all excited about agricultural innovation, and we're pulling these farm hack videos out of retirement.

Posted: April 3 2017
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earthen building for the future

Build local.

Posted: March 28 2017
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talking empires: cotton and capitalism

Watch this awesome lecture on the relationship between the history of cotton and capitalism.

Posted: March 23 2017
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get regenerative: watch this inspiring keynote on no-till practices

Not using no-till practices yet? Prepare to be inspired.

Posted: March 21 2017
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call for film submissions for change making tool-kits

Inspire food activists around the country: submit your film now!

Posted: March 20 2017
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believe it or not, tasty food is an environmentalist issue

Spoiler alert: tasty food is good for you, and it's good for the earth.

Posted: March 16 2017
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call for film submissions

Biannual film fest in Madison is looking for projects focused on this years theme of Land.

Posted: March 15 2017
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amazing footage of corn monsters

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_hvGmoLrE0] You're never seen a sprout look this ghoulish. AMAZING video from band C.A.M.P.O.S. for their song Teosinte, which features incredible slow-mo of the title seed germinating. Most of the sites that reviewed the band mentioned that teosinte is a "form of Mesoamerican corn," but being the horticulture geeks that we are, we can't help […]

Posted: March 14 2017
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rural route film tour 2017

Check out the sweet trailer for the the Rural Route Film Tour!

Posted: March 14 2017
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to reduce food waste, farm insects

Can we use insects to convert food waste into animal feed?

Posted: March 13 2017
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carbon farming in los angeles

News got you down this week? Our friends at Kiss the Ground serve up another heaping video of hope.

Posted: March 9 2017
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when farms are not fair

The California Institute for Rural Studies takes a strong eye to the lives of farm workers in rural CA. We speak with them on the GH radio today.

Posted: March 7 2017
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sf bay area: celebrate black farmers with a night of films

Celebrate the history of black farmers in the US and abroad with a night of films in Oakland, CA.

Posted: February 9 2017
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another side to alan kapuler

Famous seed breeder Alan Kapuler is also an artist!

Posted: February 1 2017
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new michael keaton film features the evolution of macdonalds

In the spirit of the old adage: If you can't beat 'em... learn everything about 'em that you possibly can so that you can beat 'em later.

Posted: January 26 2017
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ballymoe litfest, ireland, may 19-21

Festival of food and drink takes place in Ballymoe, Ireland this coming May.

Posted: January 25 2017
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