Addressing Climate Change from Farm to Fork

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Addressing Climate Change from Farm to Fork

General Mills announced on August 31 a commitment to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent across its full value chain – from farm to fork to landfill – over the next 10 years. The commitment was calculated using science-based methodology to achieve a level of emission reductions that science suggests is necessary to sustain the health of the planet.

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For the Love of Dirt: General Mills Invests in Soil Health
For most of us, dirt is little more than an inconvenience. It ruins our shoes, musses our cars and seems omnipresent on our hardwood floors. Rarely do we appreciate dirt for what it really is—the foundation of all life on Earth. More than 95 percent of the food we eat depends on a mere 6 inches of topsoil. Soil not only provides us food, but it also purifies our water and acts as...
May 20, 2019 9:30 AM ET
Foodies Learn About Farming’s Future
Cascadian Farm’s launch of its limited edition Honey Toasted Kernza cereal drew a curious food-focused crowd to an event in San Francisco. Attendees sampled the unique cereal, and other products made from Kernza – a perennial grain that shows promise to positively impact climate change and significantly improve planet health. The ...
May 14, 2019 9:35 AM ET
Enlisting Cows in the Struggle to Reverse Climate Change
Beef has a bad name these days. The kind of beef, that is, that comes from cows, not the plant-based alternatives from Impossible Burger and ...
May 10, 2019 10:35 AM ET
Cascadian Farm Says This New Cereal Can Help Fight Climate Change
I have an unusual box of cereal in my pantry—the first of a kind, you might say. The manufacturer, organic foods brand Cascadian Farm, claims that kernza, the grain that is the key ingredient in its Honey Toasted Kernza Cereal, helps store carbon, protect water resources and prevent soil erosion. With talk like that, kernza has a lot...
May 7, 2019 10:45 AM ET
General Mills to Advance Regenerative Agriculture Practices on One Million Acres of Farmland by 2030
MINNEAPOLIS,  March 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ — General Mills today announced its commitment to advance regenerative agriculture practices on one million acres of farmland by 2030. The Company will partner with organic and conventional farmers, suppliers and trusted farm advisors in key growing regions to drive the adoption of regenerative agriculture practices. A contributor to...
Mar 4, 2019 10:15 AM ET