Here it is…. our first newsletter of the year. Full of fascinating articles, events, podcasts and scientific studies, including agroforestry in Champagne, field trials, studies and microbiome surveys around the world, our glossary of regenerative viticultural terms, and a great Farming for the Future interview with @johnkempf on ‘challenging regen ag assumptions’
Articles that may be of interest
Cheeky Extra Newsletter
Bringing lots of French activity, plus some great ‘firsts’: first Savory Institute regen certified vineyard, first Australian ROC vineyard, first French regen certified vineyard. Plus cool vineyard helpers including pigs and barn owls
Super cool podcasts featuring Mimi Casteel, Nicole Masters, Adam Huss, Steve Matthiasson; Grgich Hills on the economics of RV, Troon on their approach; certification, microbes, regenerative hydrology, plus lots more
by Jesper Saxgren, Trustee of the RVF and Board Member of EarthWays Nordic Centre for Regenerative Learning How do we understand ‘regenerative learning’ and define regenerative in its broadest conceptual sense? In EarthWays we see, regenerative learning as an ongoing process of learning, a reflective effort to engage openly and attentively in nature’s conversation and […]
“Regen Wrapped”, our round up of the popular items we’ve shared over the last year. Take a look to see what everyone else was learning about regenerative viticulture in 2023
This month we want to bring optimism and ways to be part of the solution: Porto Protocol’s Living Vineyards pilot project to restore vineyard ecosystems, Napa Green’s Weed Management Toolkit, Eco Vineyards’ Biodiversity Action Plan resources and much more
Bringing you inspiring regenerative practitioners, a great article on what’s going on in and around your vine roots, an EU study suggesting regen practices should be added to organic management and articles about agroforestry
The rhizosphere: what lies beneath
What does a vine root know and how does it know it? Fascinating article by Roger Morris for the World of Fine Wine. The right side of geeky but delves right down into what is going on with the vine roots. Latest scientific thinking. Just great.
On water and how you can use regen practices to get your soil acting like a sponge to avoid the flood-drought cycle. Also on how Indigenous people have been practising ‘regenerative agriculture’ for centuries. There are also links to fascinating interviews (Gabe Brown, Mary Retallack, Zach Weiss), great blog posts and some beautiful photo-reportage.