We spoke with Geoff Seelen of Piedmont Biofarm about the farm’s innovative project to create an on-farm experience that combines the operation’s talents in farming, culinary skills, and education to create a new enterprise that adds to the farm’s overall profitability.
Check out the trailer for the film, "Arc of Justice" - a new documentary that traces the remarkable story of the nation's first community land trust, New Communities, and tells a deeply inspiring story of racial justice, community organizing, and perseverance in the face of enormous obstacles.
Our pollinators are in jeopardy and so are the important ecosystem services they provide. The Burt’s Bees brand has supported honeybee health since 2007, and we’ve worked to inform employees and consumers about the issues facing our pollinators. Still, many people aren’t aware of the threat to honeybees.
June 1st kicks off National Pollinator Month. It’s a great time to learn more about pollinators like the famed honey bee. It's also time that we show these hard-working pollinators a little respect. After all, one mouthful in three of the foods you eat depends on pollination by honey bees, according to the USDA.
Maybe they're just too chicken to invite us to the table. Today and tomorrow, some of the biggest brands and players in the U.S. poultry industry are convening to talk "sustainability". But they're not talking about that concept as you or I might be likely understand it.