TRANSITION A FARMER TO
Now we know the cause of drought and know the solution, our next challenge is how to educate everyone so that it makes cents to financially back the farmers as they manage courageously into the future and transition to Regenerative Agriculture? Changing generations of farming practices in the middle of massive financial hardship is a lot to ask a farmer out on the land doing it tough. But without providing our farmers with the resources to make the change, drought will definitively continue and absolutely get worse. Whether it rains or not. No carbon means permanent drought conditions. It is simple biology. And in 2019 we are almost below 1%.
NEEDED TO TRANSITION?
We ensure the farmer has the latest knowledge helping them to be successful getting carbon back into their soil. Regenerative practices include Holistic Grazing, no-till farming, maintaining groundcover, multi-species cover crops, crimp rolling, pasture cropping and many other innovations. Your donation helps the farmers update knowledge and equipment, change grazing management, buy seeds, protect biodiversity in fact anything that helps get the carbon in the soil. And there is a positive incentive as the farmer gets paid for success. As their carbon moves from the lows of 1% up to the target of 8%, the payment increases. A modest but consistent income to maintain and assist in regenerating the farm ecosystem.
CARBON8 is a subscription based platform that asks Australians to sign up for $8 a month for 1, 2 or 3 years. With the aim of sponsoring Australia’s farmers to increase their soil carbon to 8%. With an $8 monthly subscription farmers are given a financial incentive to increase the carbon. $8 a hectare for every % they increase. Ongoing long-term sustainable support. It’s the first platform of its kind in operation in Australia created for farmers by farmers who are all working in service to Australia and ready to evolve. This platform stands independent from government support or political parties. It’s a direct chain between the sponsors – the charity – and the farmers.
THIS VALENTINE'S DAY 2020
National Regenerative Agriculture day is a united national movement to raise awareness about Regenerative Agriculture and the benefits to helping heal the land and our communities. This day is about a powerful fundraising stand and educational movement between our farmers, our educators, our gardeners, our foodies, our students, our #heartyourfarmer and the people of our nation as we attempt to restore balance back to our soils, environments and food chains. This is a movement of people who are standing true for the future of Australia and Planet Earth. Its time to end drought one farm at a time and bring health, sovereignty and sustainability to the future of our children.
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“This is a movement to heal the heart of our foodchain. There is no bigger bolder achievement then to inspire the heart of our farmers across the nation to embrace regenerative agriculture and restore balance back to our soils, environments and food chains.”
what is regenerative agriculture?
+ 1 MILLION AUSSIES
Australia is an innovative country when it comes to regenerative agriculture. Many great teachers and innovations have pre-seeded this, our first Regenerative Ag National Day. Innovations including Permaculture, Natural Sequence Farming, Biodynamic Agriculture, Pasture Cropping, Holistic Management, Keyline Systems and leading knowledge in Soil Carbon. It is our honour to acknowledge and thank all the work, individuals and organisations that have come before us today. May our vast and dynamic community stand UNITED and as one voice on this our first National Day.
HOW FARMERS CAN HELP SUPPORT THE REEF
The Great Barrier Reef is Australia’s most treasured ecosystem and is worth around $6 billion a year to the economy, supporting 69,000 jobs.
Declining marine water quality, influenced by terrestrial runoff, is recognised as one of the most significant threats to the long-term health of the Great Barrier Reef. Strong scientific evidence indicates increased quantities of nutrients and pesticides are entering the Great Barrier Reef lagoon and cane farming is one of the key sources.
Good water quality is crucial to improving the reef’s resilience and ability to recover from these pressures.
The key to protecting the Great Barrier Reef? Regenerative Agriculture.
Improving water quality, reduced fertiliser use, promoting landscape repair and preventing sediment runoff are the very issues that Regenerative Farming practices can deliver. Farmers need to be supported and encouraged in transitioning from conventional to regenerative agriculture and ongoing education and practical advice about on-ground actions will be key in supporting the future health of the reef.
THE HASHTAG TO REMEMBER THIS VALENTINE'S DAY
The Charity behind the National Regenerative Agriculture Day has one primary objective- to restore balance. To Australia's food-chain, waterways, soil and communities. We are based in rural Wallangra NSW and committed to getting the Farmer, their Families and their Communities out of the drought better than when they went in.
ADDRESS: WHAT WOULD LOVE DO NOW, 6335 YETMAN ROAD, WALLANGRA NSW 2360