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The Story

of starting a regenerative farm 

After years of research and homesteading, I know providing other families with the nutritional benefits of healthy and happy food is what I need to do. 

Learning about homesteading and permaculture sparked a dream to raise my future family on a farm so they would have that connection to the land and food that is missing from so many people today. 

My desire for information to make that dream come true led me from Youtube to books to courses. I found a whole new world of information outside of conventional agriculture. There are so many dedicated farmers and homesteaders such as Joel Salatin, Curtis Stone, Greg Judy, and Justin Rhodes that are doing incredible things without chemicals, mimicking nature to get amazing results of abundance.

 

Seeing these farmers go past sustainable and to the regeneration of their property is what helped me decide to create this farm, not just for me and my future family, but for the communities around me. I want to provide people an opportunity to eat food grown as nature intended that gives health to those who eat it, heals, and regenerates the land it grows from.

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ABOUT GROWING ACRES FARM

I chose the name Growing Acres because I wanted a name with meaning. The land will (and has) become more fertile by mimicking nature with techniques such as rotating our animals, allowing pasture recovery, and keeping the soil covered to reduce erosion and provide a habitat for soil microbiology. The more fertile and productive the land becomes every acre begins to grow and produce more. By observing, accepting feedback, and making changes we can continue to grow and provide better care for all lives on and off the farm from humans to sheep to the soil microbes. 

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Regenerative Farm

A regenerative farm strives to increase the fertility and productivity of the land. Everything is done with the purpose to create soil and heal the land. This is very important when the US is losing about 1% of the topsoil every year and most conventional farming methods leave behind degraded soil with fewer nutrients which require more inputs of chemical fertilizers to continue growing crops the same. 

Using no-till or low-till gardening methods as well as rotating our animals across the property and allowing time for pastures to rest, we have seen an increase in pasture and soil quality and health.  

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