These brands are intentionally committed to using ingredients that come from regenerative farming practices. This list is growing fast, as the importance of going ‘beyond organic’ is increasingly at the forefront of the conversation surrounding sustainability and environmentalism.
Their Applegate brand launched a line of pork sausages from small farms that use regenerative agricultural practices in 2019.
Having featured on the Soil Health Institute’s panels as key speakers and contributors, General Mills have agreed to support 1 million acres of dedicated regenerative farmland by 2030 in the U.S. This recognition and commitment to regenerative agriculture is considerable in advancing the awareness of the practice and healing the soil.
After working with Dr. Bronner’s and the Rodale Institute, Patagonia Provisions helped to develop the regenerative agriculture certification: Regenerative Organic. Their own products, such as their Long Root ale, feature grains and ingredients sourced from regenerative agriculture methods. Through the Regenerative Organic label, they are encouraging us to “farm like the world depends on it.”
The well-known, internationally recognized yoghurt brand is contributing significantly to soil health research through an initiative that is “working to develop and promote regenerative models of agriculture that protect soils, empower farmers, and promote animal welfare.”
White Leaf Provisions
Their messaging centres around “healthy food, healthy soil”. All of their products are made using biodynamic, organic, GMO-free, regeneratively farmed ingredients.
Maple Hill Creamery
America’s original grass-fed dairy. They are committed to providing dairy from regeneratively grazed cattle.
Alter Eco chocolate is boldly attempting to combat deforestation in the environments where their cocoa beans are sourced. Since partnering with the Acopagro Coop to implement agroforestry (the planting of trees in farms), there have been immeasurable benefits. Regenerating the soil, preventing erosion, boosting biodiversity, and providing security for the farmers are a few, but most impressively, the planting of trees accounts for “more than 100% of the company’s carbon expenditure”.
Committed to using 100% grass fed beef in all their products by 2021 after conducting a successful experiment where they raised bison in a regenerative manner on overused grazing land.
Acres USA – Food Brands
A print publication subscription that is “the only national magazine that offers a comprehensive guide to sustainable agriculture.” Drawing on knowledge accumulated during more than 45 years of continuous publication, they write about the latest techniques for growing bountiful, nutritious crops and healthy, vibrant livestock.