Regenerative Agriculture

Lingo Cards Regenerative agriculture = conservation and rehabilitation approach to food and farming systems. It focuses on topsoil regeneration, increasing biodiversity, improving the water cycle, enhancing ecosystem services, supporting biosequestration, increasing resilience to climate change, and strengthening the health and vitality of farm soil. HeadlinesExplained: What Is Regenerative Agriculture, How It Works & Can It …

Community Supported Agriculture

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) projects improve the quality and quantity of food available locally while reducing the environmental impact of producing this food Elsewhere on the Webminnesotagrown.com/aboutcsalocalharvest.org/[email protected] Nevadausda.gov/local-food-directories/csas Wikipedia Wikipedia: Community-supported agriculture (CSA model) is a system that connects the producer and consumers within the food system more closely by allowing the consumer to subscribe …

Agritourism

Buzzwords: Agritourism Agritourism = Agricultural Tourism According to the American Farm Bureau, agritourism is “an enterprise at a working farm, ranch or agriculture plant conducted for the enjoyment of visitors that generates income for the owner.” The people that choose to visit farms are often seeking “authentic” experiences. There are many types of agritourism. The …

Agriculture

Photo: Fidel’s farm Agriculture = the practice of farming, including cultivation of the soil for the growing of crops and the rearing of animals to provide food, wool, and other products WikipediaAgricultureRight to farm Planeta.com

Milpa

Lingo Cards As part of our series of global vocabulary, we would like to start a cheer for the milpa. Milpa = TranslatingMaya: koolMazahua: tjööMixteca: itzzuOtomí: huähiPurépecha: tarhetaTotonaco: takuxtuTzotzil: yaxcolTarahuma: ichírariZapoteco: guela or cue DefinitionsMilpa is a crop-growing system used throughout Mesoamerica. It has been most extensively described in the Yucatán peninsula area of Mexico. …