Catalina is a passionate environmentalist and is working on her agroforestry project in Colombia. After setting up a successful small-scale organic farm in Florida, USA, she returned to her home country determined to restore an ecosystem once lost at her family’s cattle farm. We caught up with her last month to have a chat about her project, the struggles she faced working in Colombia, and the rewarding feeling of watching nature taking the reins on her farm.
Today we bring you a familiar voice to many sympathizers and practitioners of regenerative agriculture in Germany. Tune in to our podcast and listen to his reflections on the development of the regenerative movement in Germany, the hurdles of EU policies that challenge its growth, and Urs’ exciting upcoming projects. If you would like to know more about Urs’ work, visit his website at relavisio.de.
Regenerative agriculture is the term used for farming methods which boost soil health through a variety of techniques. It is said that one teaspoon of healthy soil has more microorganisms than there are people on earth. This lively richness is, unfortunately, victim to harsh synthetic fertilizers, heavy machinery and monocropping as we have discussed in this article.