REP PROVISIONS BLOG — holistic

We're Doing Our Part to Help the Monarchs: Regenerative Agriculture & Migration Habitat Protection Efforts

We're Doing Our Part to Help the Monarchs: Regenerative Agriculture & Migration Habitat Protection Efforts

  Dr. Forrest Pritchard, co-founder of Monarch Watch, notes that monarch butterfly populations are in decline due to habitat loss, climate change, and pesticide use – especially the use of neonicotinoid insecticides. The good news? Regenerative agricultural practices can not only help boost monarch populations, but also improve soil health, sequester carbon, and support other pollinators like bees and wasps in your area. Learn more about our efforts to restore monarch migration habitat through regenerative agriculture! What IS regenerative agriculture? It’s a simple idea, but one that’s often overlooked by conventional farmers. Simply put, it means taking care of your...

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The Monarch Butterfly – A Migration in Peril

The Monarch Butterfly – A Migration in Peril

Each year North America’s Monarch butterfly migration begins in the spring and ends in the fall. It is one of the more unique and amazing phenomena in the insect world. The Monarch is the only butterfly known to make a two-way migration as birds do. As spring temperatures warm up and the days begin to get longer the “migratory” generation of Monarchs begin their long migration back to North America after overwintering in one small mountain range in Michoacán State, Mexico. Each successive generation will travel farther north and will take 3-4 generations to reach the Northern United States and...

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What is Regenerative Agriculture?

What is Regenerative Agriculture?

What is Regenerative Agriculture? We get this question almost daily as consumers are increasingly more interested in understanding the environmental impact their food and purchasing decisions have on the planet.

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REP Co-Founder Trent Hendricks & Silicon Ranch Partner to Restore Soil & Biodiversity to Solar Properties

REP Co-Founder Trent Hendricks & Silicon Ranch Partner to Restore Soil & Biodiversity to Solar Properties

  Trent Hendricks Co-Founder of REP Provisions and owner of Cabriejo Ranch was featured in a recent article by Nashville Tennessean. Excerpt from the original article: That a Nashville corporation providing a solar platform for Shell has turned to Hendricks and his family members to help restore their land is a powerful endorsement of the holistic farming methods he has devoted himself to.  "Being able to have this opportunity to provide a service doing what we love, what we know how to do, what we are equipped to do and having an additional revenue stream that covers the cost of that...

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