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Seaweed Might Help Cows Go Green

Science Friday When it comes to the bodies of humans and animals, there are a few functions that we’re usually discouraged from talking about. Specifically, the ones that involve releasing...

Cows burp. Methane comes out. But feeding them seaweed drastically reduces the gas.

San Francisco Chronicle Beef and dairy production are considered important drivers of climate change, contributing roughly 5% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, mostly in the form of methane released by...

Finding Gold in the Waste Bin

Edible Marin & Wine Country STRAUS FAMILY CREAMERY RECEIVES ZERO-WASTE CERTIFICATION What does a small trash bin tucked in the corner of a Straus Family Creamery executive office have to...

How Bay Area farms could give Biden a blueprint for fighting climate change

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE In one of his first acts in office, President Biden said he wants farmers and ranchers to tell him how to fight climate change. If he wants...

Climate Leaders Make a To-Do List for the White House

Bloomberg Green President Joe Biden is aiming to green the country’s electrical grids by 2035 and everything else by 2050, ambitions requiring thousands of specific federal actions to set states, cities and the private...

Pilot Project: Tresch Family Farms

Zero Foodprint As part of the launch of our new Restore California program, we’re pleased to direct our first grant to help fund a new compost application project at Tresch...

Farming as the Climate Changes

Sustainable Food Trust The world is facing a climate crisis and the changes this brings are dramatically impacting farmers across the world. As temperatures rise and rainfall becomes increasingly unpredictable,...

Cow Burps – Cattle Industry Poised To Lead The Way To A Cooler Earth By Reducing Methane Content

Forbes A new study out of the University of California at Davis shows a dramatic reduction in cattle methane emissions using red seaweed as a feed supplement. It also significantly...

MOST CREATIVE IN BUSINESS IN 2020

Fast Company Albert Straus By Adam Bluestein Since taking over management of the family’s California dairy farm, in 1977, Albert Straus has used it as a force for change, becoming...

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