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October, 2016

Defining Sustainability in Deeds

It seems that virtually everyone, from nano-scale non-profits to massive multinationals, claims to be pursuing an agenda of “sustainability.” But while the term may be de rigueur, the practice is a little harder to pin down. And that’s left many scratching their heads: What, exactly, does sustainability mean? One Madison, Wisconsin-based organization has an answer …

October 26th, 2016  |  Posted by Power of We | Published in Featured Post, Power of We, Sustainability

A Conversation with Paul Hawken: “Carbon Drawdown”

This fall, Organic Valley hosted a special educational event called Grass Up with our friends at the annual national Bioneers Conference in San Rafael, California. We were honored to be joined by environmentalist, entrepreneur and author Paul Hawken, and we’d like to share his talk with you here. In it, he speaks about his new endeavor, Project Drawdown, …

December 31st, 2015  |  Posted by Wendy Allen | Published in Featured Post, Grass Up!, Sustainability

Rootstock Radio: Kenny Ausubel of Bioneers

Download This week’s guest on Rootstock Radio is Kenny Ausubel, a fascinatingly multi-dimensional person. He is a social entrepreneur, author, journalist and filmmaker and has won numerous awards for his work. At CROPP, we know him best for founding the non-profit organization Bioneers with his business partner and wife, Nina Simons. From their website, ” ‘Bioneers’ are social …

June 22nd, 2015  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Rootstock Radio

“Amy’s World”: Strategic Foresight at Badger Bioneers 2014

“What will the Watershed in the Madison region look like in the year 2050?” “What will the Foodshed in the Madison region look like in the year 2050?” These are two of the questions presented to us at the “The Future of Sustainability” workshop with Rebecca Ryan. Rebecca hit the stage with a boom; she …

November 26th, 2014  |  Posted by Nick Korte | Published in Power of We

We Are Bioneers

This year at the 2013 National Bioneers Conference, CROPP sent 25 organic farmers to celebrate Organic Valley’s 25th anniversary – not to mention learn from and experience one of (imho – in my humble opinion) the most emotional, brain-overflowing, meaningful, authentic, inspiring events in the country. The Bioneers Conference brings together some of the world’s …

October 21st, 2013  |  Posted by Wendy Allen | Published in Power of We, WomenShare

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