Kiss the Ground Stories: Meet Sarah

Kiss the Ground FAMILY, LIFESTYLE

“My name is Sarah, and I accidentally fell in love with backyard farming after my oldest of four daughters got sick. We were a family of six living on one income, and began to learn that food could heal our bodies. The only problem was that we couldn’t exactly afford to make the switch to buying organic produce and high-end …

Kiss the Ground Stories: Meet Seth

Kiss the Ground LIFESTYLE

“My job as a farmer is not to produce; my job is to care for the land. And when I do this properly, this provides for all of us.” – Seth Watkins Seth Watkins has impressive Iowa agriculture bona fides: He’s a fourth-generation farmer. He raises 600 cows and tends 3,200 acres east of Clarinda in southwest Iowa. His grandmother, …

The Business of Being Regenerative

Kiss the Ground BUSINESS, CLIMATE, LIFESTYLE, REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE

The reality is that our current economic model is almost entirely degenerative, with little regard for the environment and ecosystems around us. Unfortunately, we’ve been operating in this destructive paradigm for quite a long time. We extract the earth’s resources for financial gain with no concern for how they (or if they ever) regenerate for future generations. Oil, quarries, forests, …

Kiss the Ground Stories: The Hansen Family

Kiss the Ground FAMILY, LIFESTYLE

“Hello! We are the Hansen family. Peter and I got married in 2013 and had our first sweet baby girl in February of 2016. Ever since Violette’s arrival into this world, we have had our eyes opened up to what we want this world to be, for her. We truly believe that the Earth is our playground and it breaks …