FIELD NOTES

TAYLOR & KATIE COLLINS

First generation ranchers, founders of EPIC Provisions, and land stewards of ROAM Ranch, a 450 acre, multi-species, regenerative ranch in central Texas.

KYLE PLATT & FAMILY

Located in Uniontown, Alabama, Kyle Platt and his family have built and maintained soil health through the use of no-till, bio-intensive, human-intensive growing methods.

DEB & JOHNNY WRAY

Located in Northeast Mississippi on the edge of the state’s famed and fertile “Prairie Belt’ , Deb and Johnny Wray created ‘High Hope Farm.’

Bee-Conscious

Our pesticide and insecticide use is not only hurting our bodies, but it is negatively impacting our food supply by killing our pollinators. In a recent report, the United Nations warned that 40% of the world’s pollinators are at risk of extinction.

How Chemical Dependence Took Over Agriculture

The transition from hunter-gatherer to agricultural-based living was gradual, but posed revolutionary ecological and cultural transformations as centuries have passed. In the United States particularly, increased commercialized farming has simplified ecosystems, embraced monocropping and become dependent on chemical pesticides and fertilizers.