Compost vs. Fertilizer, What are the Differences?

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By Jennifer Ho A common question among growers is: what is the difference between compost and fertilizer? How can I best deliver the necessary nutrients? Will yields be affected? Do I need both, one, or the other? These questions have become even more significant with the recent surge in fertilizer prices driven by the worldwide […]

It’s Time to Bring Back the Victory Garden

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Planting a garden has the power to change the world. From right in your backyard (or front, or patio, or simple pot), you have the ability to strengthen your own local food system. And, when you make your garden regenerative, you can also help reverse global warming by restoring soil health. We think it’s time […]

Where do trees come from?

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Out of what does a tree grow? A seed? The soil? No, trees grow out of thin air. The true magic of life on earth is photosynthesis: the process of using energy from the sun to break the carbon from carbon dioxide and connect it to hydrogen from H20 to create carbohydrates (liquid carbon sugar). […]

Monegros, Cómo regenerar un desierto

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REGENERATION ISN’T JUST POSSIBLE, IT’S HAPPENING. Sergio Alierta and Manel Badía tell the story of how, despite a low budget, they were able to use planning and strategic design to turn an eroded estate – with no soil cover and considerable carcasses – into a grazing prairie. The result is a system that captures the […]

Launching RegenerateLA – Los Angeles’ New Strategy to Give Back to Mother Nature

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“Less than 24 hours after Los Angeles based soil advocacy organization Kiss the Ground premiered its ‘groundbreaking’ new film on Netflix, Councilmembers Paul Koretz (CD5) and Mike Bonin (CD11) introduced a motion at Wednesday’s City Council meeting to launch RegenerateLA, a program targeting carbon sequestration (the storage of carbon) as a means to remove greenhouse gases […]

With Deep Gratitude

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 As we celebrate the premiere of the Kiss the Ground Movie, it is our honor to reflect on the early seedlings of our organization and acknowledge all of the people that have contributed to this momentous growth period we are all experiencing today. Like a diverse ecosystem, this moment is made possible from the collective hands, […]

Our Commitments

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September 22, 2020  Our Vision Our vision comes from our heart. Earth is thriving because humanity is in balance with all living systems. Reverence and interconnection are the foundation of our relationship with nature. Our participation in ecosystem regeneration is restoring the health of soil, water, the atmosphere, and communities. Humans have embraced their role […]

Which model do you want your food to be produced from?

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Choose Regeneration “Which model do you want your food to be produced from? The answer is pretty simple to me.” – Gabe Brown via Kiss the Ground Movie⁣Sending so much love and gratitude to Maggie Eileen for bringing this beautiful vision of possibility to life via her original painting. The rest is up to us. […]

Recordando la historia ancestral de la regeneración del suelo

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“Cuando cuidamos la esencia y la fuente de la vida, Regeneration es el resultado.” – Karen Rodríguez, Kiss the Ground   En este capítulo conversamos con Karen Rodríguez, guatemalteca, criada en California, quien luego de aprender y trabajar con distintos actores del mundo de la comida, se acercó profundamente a la naturaleza, comprendiendo la importancia […]

Regenerative Culture with Finian Makepeace at TEDxSantaCruz

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Kiss the Ground’s Finian Makepeace shares his ‘ah-ha’ moment in the biggest common ground cause of our time and why we need to move beyond “sustainable think.”  This TEDxSantaCruz talk is part of 22 surrounding our theme of “the Art of Hope.” Defined as the anticipation of something desired happening, hope is ferocious, persistent, necessary; […]

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