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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Breaking Down Local and National Efforts to Improve Food Security in the U.S.
This article series is sponsored by General Mills and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team. Across the U.S., ...
Jul 10, 2019 9:45 AM ET
How Regenerative Land and Livestock Management Practices Can Sequester Carbon
In 2016, I travelled to Bluffton, Georgia, to visit Will Harris of White Oak Pastures to learn more about his farm which provides beef to our General Mills’ brand, EPIC Provisions. Harris runs a multi-species ranching operation with over 100,000 animals on 3,000 acres of open pastures and tree-lined corridors. His diversified farm starkly contrasts to neighboring fields that specialize in...
Jun 11, 2019 1:45 PM ET
Can Cereal Save the Planet? This Sustainable New Grain May Bowl Over the Industry
Several years ago, Maria Carolina Comings, a General Mills executive who presides over the company's organic brands (Cascadian Farm, Muir Glen and Epic) was approached by a professor with the University of Minnesota's Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics about a new grain it was researching and developing. It's a grain that...
May 29, 2019 10:35 AM ET
The Future of Food and Farming is Kernza®
Cascadian Farm invited thought leaders from food, climate change, agriculture and culture to discuss the future of food and farming at the launch of our Deeply Rooted For Good event in San Francisco, California on 04.10.19. Authors Robyn O'Brien and Paul Hawken, Land Institute President Fred Iutzi, chef and climate activist Anthony Myint joined Cascadian Farm director Maria Carolina...
May 24, 2019 11:00 AM ET
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

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