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How Labels Bring Consumers into the Soil Movement

Soil is so hot right now. Between the "4 per 1000 Initiative" launched by France during the COP21 conference this year...to last Sunday's New York Times article from Stephanie Strom, "Cover Crops, a Farming Revolution With Deep Roots in the Past,"...to the #CarbonFarmer campaign from Patagonia Provisions, it seems that soil is finally getting the attention it deserves. It does, after all, play a vital role in all of the earth's natural cycles. For this farmer and father, the suddenly-widespread interest in soil comes as a tremendous relief. If we want to live on a planet with a functioning water cycle and carbon cycle and nutrient cycle and so on...we'd better pay more attention to our soil. One of the...

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Our Regenerative Agriculture Bill Gets Support from Kiss the Ground and Regeneration International

I am thrilled to announce that our humble Vermont Senate Bill 159 has gained the support of two major regenerative agriculture advocacy groups: Kiss the Ground and Regeneration International. We are honored to have their help and support. They released the following joint press release:

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2015 Winter Lamb Harvest Pickup

Hi everyone! We will be picking up the lamb orders from the butcher on Wednesday morning. Yesterday, Cally and I went and saw the meat hanging in the coolers...and it looks wonderful. I have no doubt we'll have some tasty lamb chops for the holidays. For those of you who ordered lamb from our 2015 winter lamb harvest, the pickup times are: Wednesday, December 16th from 12pm to 7pm Thursday, December 17th from 12pm to 7pm Our address is: Studio Hill, LLCPullman Farm957 Trumbull Hill RoadShaftsbury, VT 05262 Click here for our location on Google Maps. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a home delivery instead, please give us a call at 802-379-9070. Thanks!Jesse

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Successful (and Somber) Winter Lamb Harvest

We feel incredibly fortunate to be able to do the work we do here at Studio Hill. We love the land, we love the work, we love the adventure, and we really love the animals. As you already know, we take great care in making sure that all the animals we bring to the farm enjoy safe, relaxed, and natural lives. We want a sheep to be a sheep and a pig to be a pig, and so on. This approach to raising animals, of course, requires frequent and intimate interactions with all the animals here. We haul water, we haul food, we move pens, we scratch heads, we check feet. Over the course of an animal's stay with us...

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