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  • Ever felt that you wanted other people to see and experience something that you have seen? Or perchance, did you want to share the beauty of nature and the soil and how something as simple can change one's life in an instant?  

    Let us join Regen Ray as he provides us with his insights on his 6 lists of documentaries that we can check and watch that will make us dive deeper into the challenges we face in understanding more in the life beneath our feet. Some will hold more information and will do great things to inspire and learn more about the importance of nature. Soil, and beyond.

    Who is Ray Milidoni?

    Ray is a professional problem solver and a get-things-done guy who takes multi-tasking to a whole new level while helping others to grow their business.

    With a strong background in marketing, podcasting, mentorship, management, farming, and a plethora of other endeavors, Ray Milidoni can be described as a wealth of regenerative expertise collated within just one mind.

    What does regeneration mean to you? For Ray, it’s a persistent pursuit of knowledge, improvement, and possibility. It’s taking new, creative approaches to problems that have been previously “unsolvable” and solving them. It’s providing a wealth of knowledge to people who need it most, for them to take the next step in building their business. It’s coaching individuals who feel as though they’re stuck in a rut, confined to their current status, rather than their possibility for greatness.

    A sharp mind is one of the most useful tools Ray possesses. The Razor Sharp Show podcast that he hosts is a true testament to his keen, logical, emotional, and interpersonal intelligence. His discussions with people from a range of different industries and backgrounds are thought-provoking, energized, and 1000% motivating.

    Working with Ray is an experience that many have described as genuine, passionate, extraordinary, and inspiring. Reach out to him today if you’re ready to place your problems into his highly capable hands and come away with the means to fully regenerate your business or your lifestyle.

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    Websites:

    https://soillearningcenter.com/

    https://www.farmingsecrets.com/

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  • Have you enjoyed the sweet taste of homegrown strawberries and asparagus? Or do you prefer the robustness of tomatoes and cucumbers? Well, it’s time to appreciate healthy soil that provides nutrients for all those tasty treats.

    A handful of soil is filled with a complex system of microbes, insects, plant roots, worms, and microbes. Healthy soil is alive! To produce a great crop, we need to create conditions where our plants can grow their best. An ecosystem that uses waste products from plants and animals as food for other creatures, an ecosystem-based on relationships that feed each other...soils should be alive with earthworms, microorganisms, bugs and with a considerable amount of organic matter—dead plant material.” all providing an interchangeable cycle of life beneath us.

     

    Who is Matthew Evans?

    Matthew Evans, Tasmanian chef, farmer, food writer, and broadcaster is the author of over a dozen books on food. His latest is called SOIL, a hymn to the remarkable and underappreciated bit of Earth that gifts us life.

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    Website:https://fatpig.farm/

    Soil Book:https://fatpig.farm/product/soil/

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    Social Media

    www.facebook.com/FatPigFarm

    www.instagram.com/fat_pig_farm

    twitter.com/matthewevans

     

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  • Children mainly have little chance to discover that there is a life that exists under the surface of the soil because children are not being taught enough about soil life in schools.

    They are only aware of the life above the ground than underneath it. This leads to a serious lack of interest of our younger generation towards their surrounding environment.

    Some kids (especially the younger generation) nowadays prefer visual information instead of written information. Their form of understanding life comes through observation more than through text.

    But, not all hope is lost! There are ways to combat this serious issue.

    By educating younger generations on the importance of healthy soils, we can ensure our soils continue to be a valuable resource for generations to come.

     

    Who is Asher Cloran?

    Asher Cloran is a health, nature, and education entrepreneur who leads the company Life Rocks - a science education company aimed at connecting children to the magic of nature through discovery, interactivity, science, and art.

    Asher educates adults on working with Nature to create a better home, classroom, and family and creates resources with his teams like illustrated books, board games, and more to help ignite a passion for Nature in the younger generations.

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    Website: https://liferocks.com.au/

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    Social Media

    www.instagram.com/liferocks_aus

    www.facebook.com/LifeRocksAus

     

     

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  • As farmers or home gardeners, both have the desire to have their own compost pit but there are various worm culture methods using castings that may not be safe for consumption, and of course the time it takes for worm bins to start generating! Most importantly, we want our own vermicompost environment without needing to worry about safe practices or slow growth.

    Regardless of whether you are interested in growing organic vegetables for your own backyard garden or simply want to help cut down on the amount of food sent to landfills, it is always good to know that there are communities or organizations that you can reach out to help you in your composting journey.

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    Who is Peter Critch?

    Peter is the youngest co-founder of Subpod. His vision is to transform organic waste into nutrient-dense food through a circular economy.

    He believes that the problem of organic waste is the solution to improving global well-being, and the missing link is intelligent composting.

    By understanding the biological processes of nature, Peter believes systems can be created that regenerate our economies, environment, and wellbeing. The circular economy starts when we begin to see our global problems as global solutions.

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    Website: https://subpod.com/

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    www.facebook.com/subpod

    www.instagram.com/subpod

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  • Hey Soil Lovers!

    Welcome to 2022! We are excited about what the podcast has in store for you this year, here is a special announcement podcast from your host Regen Ray. 

    Truly from the bottom of our Soil Loving hearts 🤎 we would like to thank you for being a listener, being the voice of the soils, and spreading the secrets of the soil.

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    Who is Ray Milidoni?

    Ray is a professional problem solver and a get-things-done guy who takes multi-tasking to a whole new level while helping others to grow their business.

    With a strong background in marketing, podcasting, mentorship, management, farming, and a plethora of other endeavors, Ray Milidoni can be described as a wealth of regenerative expertise collated within just one mind.

    What does regeneration mean to you? For Ray, it’s a persistent pursuit of knowledge, improvement, and possibility. It’s taking new, creative approaches to problems that have been previously “unsolvable” and solving them. It’s providing a wealth of knowledge to people who need it most, for them to take the next step in building their business. It’s coaching individuals who feel as though they’re stuck in a rut, confined to their current status, rather than their possibility for greatness.

    A sharp mind is one of the most useful tools Ray possesses. The Razor Sharp Show podcast that he hosts is a true testament to his keen, logical, emotional, and interpersonal intelligence. His discussions with people from a range of different industries and backgrounds are thought-provoking, energized, and 1000% motivating.

    Working with Ray is an experience that many have described as genuine, passionate, extraordinary, and inspiring. Reach out to him today if you’re ready to place your problems into his highly capable hands and come away with the means to fully regenerate your business or your lifestyle.

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    Websites:

    https://soillearningcenter.com/

    https://www.farmingsecrets.com/

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    https://www.facebook.com/FarmingSecrets

    https://www.facebook.com/SoilLearningCenter

    https://www.instagram.com/farmingsecrets/

    https://twitter.com/farmingsecrets

    https://tiktok.com/soillearningcenter/

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  • Despite the growing popularity of organic foods and products, many consumers are still not aware of the benefits and downsides.

    The word ‘organic’ is now being used as a buzzword to sell all sorts of products. The label cannot be taken at face value. Consumers should do their own research to ensure that the product actually is what it claims to be.

    Data on the organic sector is not readily available and it is important to have as much information as possible in order to make better decisions.

    The only way to find out whether something is good or bad for you is if we have access to enough data and statistics.

    Who is Will Elrick?

    Erick has been involved with Agroecology and nature-based solutions for around ten years. Working and also training on an Agroecological farm in Albury, southern NSW. During that time, I did Agroecology at Charles Sturt University, which later life happened, and I had to move to Northern NSW.

    He completed a Bachelor of Science with Honours. It was a social study based on the role certification has played in the Organic industry and what the Regen can learn.

    Website:

    www.scu.edu.au

    Social Media:

    linkedin.com/in/will-elrick-11003536

     

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  • There is a discrepancy of understanding and awareness about our soils which affects our way of living. Our soils undergo many changes that most of the time cannot be controlled, but they can always be influenced.

    We are on the brink of a new era, where our actions and inactions have a far greater impact than we could ever imagine.

    The future is ours to create. Open your mind and be inspired with a new way forward in bringing life to our soils.

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    Who is Pamela Boll?

    Pamela Tanner Boll is an artist, filmmaker, writer, and activist. She is the Founder and CEO of Mystic Artists Film Productions.  She is the Co-Executive Producer of the Academy Award-winning documentary, Born into Brothels. Pamela has executive produced the following film projects: Living in Emergency: True Stories of Doctors Without Borders; In a Dream; Connected: A Declaration of Interdependence; Our Summer in Tehran; Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields; Close to the Fire; She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry; E-Team; Teen Press; Obit; Navajo Nation; and Storm Lake. 

    Pamela directed and produced Who Does She Think She Is? a feature-length documentary film that follows five women who are mothers and artists. Pamela also directed A Small Good Thing, a film that asks the question of how can we live in a better way. She is currently working on a new film project, To Which We Belong, highlighting farmers and ranchers who are improving the health of their land with regenerative practices and helping to reverse climate change.

    Pamela grew up in Parkersburg, WV.  She received a BA in English from Middlebury College and a Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies from Lesley University. Pamela raised three sons in Winchester, Massachusetts, and now lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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    Who is Lindsay Richardson?

    Lindsay Richardson received a BA from Brown University and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts. Most recently, she was the co-producer on Ugly Delicious (season 1), an 8-hour food docu-series by Momofuku restaurateur/chef David Chang and Academy Award-winning director Morgan Neville (20 Feet From Stardom) on Netflix. Previously, she was the associate producer on Roger Ross Williams' Sundance award-winning and Oscar-nominated feature documentary, Life Animated. Beyond her extensive work producing documentary films, she has taught courses in documentary film production at Brown University and started an artist residency in Rhode Island. She lives in Jamestown, RI.

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    Website:

    https://www.towhichwebelong.com/

    Social Media:

    https://www.facebook.com/towhichwebelong/

    https://www.instagram.com/towhichwebelongdoc/

    https://twitter.com/ToWhichWeBelong

     

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  • A shift in the way we farm is vital to ensure our survival. We must begin to foster a regenerative agricultural system that will produce more food while sequestering carbon and capturing water. In addition, we need to embrace practices that replenish soil fertility, retain nutrients, and protect our waterways. This will provide increased resilience of landscapes and communities

    Regenerative agriculture offers a solution to different farming practices. Farmers are key to creating a sustainable future. With enough support and collaboration from other people they can change the system and create resilient farms that can stand the test of time.

    Working together and empowering farmers aims to inspire them through knowledge sharing and skills development, so they can improve their business while improving the environment. Working together means they have more power to achieve what's important to each individual farm or in the community.

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    Who is Lorraine Gordon?

    Lorraine Gordon is a beef producer from Ebor in NSW. She has had an extensive career in agricultural leadership. She is a former NSW Rural Woman of the Year and CEO of Regional Development Australia (RDA) Mid North Coast.

    The co-initiator of the successful Ebor Beef Co-operative, she has presided on the Small Business Review Panel of the Reserve Bank of Australia, the Board of Studies at the University of New England, Charles Sturt University’s Consultative Committee, and three regional tourism boards (New England North West, South Coast, Mid North Coast). Previous positions have included Business Finance Manager and Regional Agribusiness Manager with Westpac Bank, Director of the Graduate Network of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation, and Executive Director of Economic Security for Women. She is also a graduate of the Australian Rural Leadership Program and was an award winner in the 2002 Telstra Business Women’s Award.

    Her qualifications include advanced diplomas in corporate governance, tourism, and agriculture, and an MBA from UNE majoring in project management. Lorraine is currently completing her Ph.D. in ecological economics (grazing systems in northern NSW) through UNE. Lorraine was awarded the 2018 Rural Community Leader of the Year for Australia and was a 2019 finalist for Australian of the Year for her work with farmers. 

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    Websites: 

    farmingtogether.com.au

    scu.edu.au/regenerativeag

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    Social Media

    www.linkedin.com/in/lorraine-gordon

    www.facebook.com/regener8ag

    www.facebook.com/farmingtogetherprogram

    www.instagram.com/regenerativeag_alliance

    twitter.com/regenerativeag1

    twitter.com/farmingtogether

     

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  • We need more sustainable and resilient farming practices. Most farmers today are facing the same problem as they fight for an increasingly challenging global food system that they too feel lost and struggle to get along with.

    It is a hands-on experience within the farm sector by connecting farmers and people who want to transition into regenerative farming with real opportunities that shows how we are all connected with each other and with our lands

     

    Who is Rachelle Armstrong?

    Rachelle grew up on a dairy/beef farm in Yackandandah, Victoria. She studied Health Science majoring in Public Health. She lived in Sri Lanka for 3yrs doing Community Development work which she carried into a local government role in a rural town in Western Australia.

    She spent 15yrs developing the NutriSoil business in partnership with her parents and now building the Soil Restoration Farming Network, with a major focus on building an Australia/NZ Coaching Community.

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    Website:soilrestorationfarming.com.au

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    Social Media

    www.facebook.com/soilrestorationfarming

    www.linkedin.com/rachelle-armstrong

     

     

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  • The principles and practices of biodynamic farming are approaches that can be applied anywhere food is grown. With thoughtful adaptation to scale, landscape, climate, and culture, farmers everywhere will benefit from these simple yet profound concepts.

    Knowledge combined with experience, and curiosity can create a sense of understanding and discovery. The more we make ourselves knowledgeable, the more we shift our way of thinking to something more beneficial

    Who is Charlie Arnott?

    Charlie is an award-winning grazier from Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia, an educator and passionate advocate for Regenerative Farming practices. His family business has developed under Charlie’s guidance from a ‘conventional’, industrial high input mixed enterprise farm working against Nature to a Biodynamically principled holistically managed farm partnering with Nature.

    Charlie started his Regenerative Farming journey 15 years ago. Previously he and his family had been farming conventionally on their 5,000-hectare property “Hanaminno” for over 35 years, in an industrial high input/ high output farming business model, heavily reliant on pesticides, herbicides, and man-made fertilisers.

    After a series of epiphanies and through education Charlie found the Regenerative Agriculture movement, a movement that reflected his instinctive connection to the land and his ethos of producing quality food for his family and the world.

    Today, Hanaminno is managed using organic, biodynamic and holistic grazing principles, and produces beef, lamb, and pigs, pasture-raised on 100% native and exotic species, raised sympathetically within the landscape and the resources it provides, proactively marketing products direct to their clients, focusing on providing clean healthy nutritiously dense food direct to butcher and families.

    The animals are handled in a ‘low-stress stock’ fashion, considerate of their individual and mob behaviour; they are 100% chemical-free and are not treated with any hormones, vaccines, or drenches.

    Charlie believes the decision to move away from trying to get nature to do what man wants, and instead of learning how best to collaborate with nature, is key to not only a prosperous farming business but also to a farmer’s health, consumer health, and the land’s health. The business is not certified organic, nor Biodynamic, however, prefers being known as ‘Certified by Community’, given the transparency and openness to the public and clients under which the farm operates. Clients are considered ‘co-producers as they play a vital role in guiding the production of food through their feedback and connection with the farm.

    Charlie and his team host and facilitate 2-day workshops at Hanaminno and across Eastern Australia, teaching farmers, gardeners, and families the principle and practices of Biodynamics, and hold open community preparation making events on farm to foster the skills and experience for farmers to create a relationship with their landscape, and be self-reliant.

    Charlie considers himself and his team sunshine and water harvesters, soil builders, pasture and animal nurturers, change facilitators, educators, community supporters, and Nature partners. With a focus on putting the ‘culture’ back into Agri-culture. Charlie has received several agricultural industry awards for leadership, resource management, and conservation, more recently the prestigious Bob Hawke National Landcare Award 2018. The award acknowledges a person who has demonstrated a remarkable commitment to caring for the land, champions better practices, and gives their time to share knowledge with others.

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    Website:charliearnott.com.au

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    Social Media:

    www.facebook.com/CharlieArnottBoorowa

    www.instagram.com/charliearnott1

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  • The world is changing. More and more people are having instantaneous connections with each other and this has a great force that shifts our sense of being by opening and sharing opportunities with others on how our small little actions will be a great one that can impact the community.

    Communities are created differently but their goals are to help keep everyone with what their passionate about and make them grow in it. This is where you have a place to share and feel valued and will be able to stand with someone and just keep it going. 

    We want people with great ideas to connect and reach out to others and turn that idea into reality.

    Who is Sue Bradley?

    She likes to think of herself as a conscious consumer, eater, and parent who is in constant curiosity and wonder about how we can be better humans walking this earth. How we can work with nature and within our local communities.

    She sees supporting and working in local community initiatives as one of the most single most important attributes to help build a healthy and connected community. She is a co-founder of SWAMP Central Coast a sustainable local community garden, where they provide the space for the community to come together to learn about soil health, composting, garden design, growing food from seed, and nature play.

    They particularly love the partnerships they have formed with local organisations to build bridges connecting communities together around growing food and sharing knowledge. She's grateful every day for the privilege of working in this space and seeing the impact of working on land has on human spirits.

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    Websites:

    swampcentralcoast.com.au

    in8lygood.com.au

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    Social Media

    www.facebook.com/Swampcentralcoast

    www.facebook.com/RekoRingCentralCoast

    www.facebook.com/In8lygood

    www.instagram.com/swampcentralcoast

    www.instagram.com/reko_central_coast_food_hub

    www.instagram.com/in8lygood

    www.instagram.com/eatdirtseries

     

     

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  • Most of the farmers are not really knowledgeable about how to run a great farming business, they usually only know how to grow crops but sometimes they tend to ignore the most important aspects that can actually contribute to making their work easier and more successful.

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    Who is Teale Simmons?

    Teale Simmons, is the creator of Agriculture Explained, where we explain all things Agriculture. We aim to grow students, hobbyists and farmers for a more sustainable future in agriculture. From animal production to soil management, Agriculture Explained aims to provide quality educational resources to further develop your understanding of Agriculture.

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    Social Media:

    facebook.com/AgricultureExplained

    linkedin.com/company/agricultureexplained

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  • A lot of people live in an urban environment which makes them somehow forget about nature. Everyone is focused on their career, family, or other things, and they don't have the time nor the energy to go outside and enjoy nature. This makes us feel disconnected from it.

    But because of the Pandemic people are starting to reflect and have realizations on  how taking a few moments every day to breathe in the fresh air and let your heartbeat to the rhythm of nature can have a profound positive effect not only on you as a human being but also on how we see and understand things especially how we treat and value our soils because everything from the soil the plant and animals and humans these are all interconnected.

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    Who is Josh Holliday?

    Josh Holliday is the Founder of regen room, an organisation that is growing to educate humanity on what it is to live a regenerative lifestyle.

    After travelling the globe and visiting the 7 continents, Josh has developed an electric passion for creating positive social impact through the lens of connection and regeneration. Having founded two separate businesses, The Developing Clean and Holliday Creative, he’s gained valuable lessons that have helped to hold stronger relationships and communicate his environmental advocacy clearly.”

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    Website:www.regenroom.co

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    Social Media:

    facebook.com/theregenroom

    instagram.com/regen_room

    instagram.com/joshhollidays

    linktr.ee/josh_holliday

     

     

     

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  • The world is overpopulated and over-consuming, but we want to live in sustainable ways.

    In a world where we are increasingly disconnected from nature, permaculture is a practice that helps us reconnect with the land. It’s about designing your lifestyle in a way that allows you to live in harmony with nature and is based on ethics of care for people and care for the environment.

    The ultimate goal is to create permanent culture (and not just permanent agriculture) that fulfills human needs but at the same time partially fulfilling the needs of the natural environment.

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    Who is Nick Steiner?

    Nick is passionate about solving the climate crisis using permaculture thinking and regenerative agriculture.

    As Permanick he brings inspiration and practical solutions to individuals with the aim of living more regenerative lives. Together with a group of friends he is building up Climate Farmers to support regenerative agriculture all over Europe.

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    Websites:

    www.permanick.com

    www.climatefarmers.org

    Social Media Platforms

    Instagram: @permanick_permaculture

    Instagram: @Climatefarmers

    Twitter: @permanick

     

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  • The soil is something that we are constantly touching, yet most of us know very little about it. We are taught the basics of what soil is at school but rarely do we ever go any further than that. It’s time to change this!

    Imagine if you could learn about our own soil without being told by an expert with no personal connection to it. Imagine if you could have a personal connection with your soils and how they affect your daily life.

    Who is Jono Frew?

    Jono is a regeneration agriculture coach and educator. He and his team are here to enable farmers to think independently and to get back to the true JOY of growing food and taking full responsibility for choices made.

    To help growers build organic matter in their soil, build diversity, utilize natural cycles, infiltrate, and hold onto more water, be more resilient to disease, drought, floods, predatory pests. disturbance events. We aim to do so by motivating, inspiring, facilitating, educating, and asking the BIG and IMPORTANT questions. Leaving you inspired and free from the current constraints to inquire into the areas of operation that CAN be improved by ways some people have never thought possible, Naturally. ​​​​​​​

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    Websites:

    naturalperformance.co.nz

    www.livingsystems.nz

    symbiosis.co.nz

     

     

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  • The main problem that we have are some people think that they can't do something because of a lack of knowledge on the subject.

    A lot of people think that it's hard to make a shift from being an enthusiast for one thing to being an enthusiast for another, but in truth all you need is passion.

    Let’s all listen to the beat of the sound of our soils as Woodie McClean mixes his passion for music and how his love for our soils opens new ways for him to promote organic waste back into our soils.

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    Who is Woodie McClean?

    Bringing an open mind and collaborative nature to represent the creative industries and the microbial macrocosm of life beneath our feet, Woodie McClean (aka MC Microbe) is a locally grown industrious musician and soil enthusiast.

    Living and practising on Guringai/Darkinjung land on Australia’s East Coast, MC Microbe supports and re-connects artists in all fields through a developed network of practising professionals whilst following a passionate motivation for composting and healthy soil to regeneration this land coherently using biodynamic philosophies. 

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    Listen to the song that  Woodie McClean wrote and released with his Newcastle band Glovers Lane. "I Only Know Happiness" -  is all about the power of thought and specifically how our minds are able to bring us together no matter the physical distance between us.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6w4u6XwHpgY 

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  • Soils can be a vital component of a variety of industries, from farming to construction. However, because the soil is so diverse and complicated, measuring its quality can be a challenge.

    Whether you are an Agriculturalist with concerns over crop yield, or a Home Gardener wanting to grow food in your backyard, or even if you are just interested in what makes good soil “good” having a proper soil analysis will do the trick.

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    Who is Bryan McLeod?

    Bryan McLeod was raised on a farm near Putaruru New Zealand, attending Massey University NZ in 1962 where he obtained a diploma in Agriculture, Dairy Farming Option.

    He went through share-milking and farm ownership in the Waikato and started consulting in 1978 and moved to Australia in 1986.

    Bryan established Pro Ag Consulting in 1987 which was represented in all states and territories within Australia. Bryan (ProAg Consulting) has now been consulting for 36 years, specialising in soil, plant and animal nutrition. He has studied the relationship between soil mineral balance and plant production, fruit quality and storage life, as well as likely effects on animal health and stock performance. During this time he has gained experience in most forms of agriculture, concentrating on soil nutrition, land preparation and remedial fertiliser programmes. Pro Ag Consulting now offers a complete soil and plant analysis with an independent fertility program and plans of action.

    Pro Ag Consulting was reporting on approximately 2000 soil samples per year and then with partners established the Australian Perry Agricultural Laboratory (APAL) in Adelaide in 2000. In 2003, Bryan, and Partners, established a soil analysis laboratory in the Henan Province in China, with which to service local farmers. The objective of this service is not only the processing of soils but also education in agriculture. This includes the teaching of farmers to understand their soils and allowing them to make more educated evaluations on fertility programmes.

    Bryan has been sort after as a guest speaker at agricultural seminars and as a presenter at educational workshops in many states of Australia. Bryan is presently working with dairy farmers in Japan.

    Bryan has now returned to New Zealand but is still continuing to consult in Australia.

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    Website: http://bryanlmcleod.com/ 

     

     

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  • Taking care of our soils is crucial to the survival of humankind. However, it's an issue that isn't discussed often enough. 

    To ensure that there are good soils for future generations, we must carefully find probable solutions to keep what's left now!

    Finian Makepeace shares his amazing journey to how his dedication and participation in global regeneration, motivate him to empower people around the world to become confident advocates with the purpose of preserving and generating our soils.

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    Who is Finian Makepeace?

    Finian Makepeace is the Co-Founder, Policy Director & Lead Educator of Kiss the Ground. He is a renowned presenter, media creator, and thought leader in the field of regenerative agriculture and soil health.

    His dedication to Kiss the Ground’s mission of “awakening people to the possibilities of regeneration”, has motivated him to develop training programs, workshops, and talks designed to empower people around the world to become confident advocates for this growing movement. 

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    Website:

    https://kisstheground.com/

    Soil Advocate Training:
    https://kisstheground.mykajabi.com/kiss-the-ground-s-soil-advocate-training 

    Social Media Links:

    https://www.facebook.com/kissthegroundCA

    https://www.instagram.com/kisstheground/

    https://twitter.com/kissthegroundCA

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  • Keeping up with change was never easy, especially when it comes to our soils.

    Soil Regeneration is a broad discussion over the time, but to what extent do we really understand this matter?

    Matt Powers gives a mind-opening discussion on how his knowledge and understanding in Soil Regeneration change his ways and his thinking and why since then he’s been hooked and there’s no way of stopping him but just to continue and move forward in all the changes that are happening on our soils.

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    Who is Matt Powers?

    Matt Powers (M.Ed) is an author, educator, seed saver, gardener, and entrepreneur focused on radically transforming the entire K-12 education system through the collegiate system as well as the economy such that it aligns with regenerative science, natural principles, and permaculture ethics: Earth Care, People Care, & Future Care.

    Matt, a former public high school teacher with a Masters degree in Education, is the author of the first government accredited permaculture curriculum in North America (fully cited, peer-reviewed, & aligned to national standards), and his work continues to spread in schools, colleges, and universities globally with over a dozen books in 6 languages and 9 online courses.

    Matt is on a mission to empower people everywhere to live more regeneratively. 

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    Recommended Reading:

    Regenerative Soil - The science & solutions 

    The Permaculture Student 2 - a collection of regenerative solutions

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    Website:

    https://www.thepermaculturestudent.com/

     

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  • Who is Tammi Jonas?

    Tammi Jonas is an agroecologist in principle and in practice, farming heritage-breed Large Black pigs, cattle, and garlic with her bricoleur husband Stuart on the unceded lands of the Dja Dja Wurrung people in the central highlands of Victoria.

    She is president of the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA), co-editor and co-author of Farming Democracy: Radically transforming the food system from the ground up (2019), and undertaking a Ph.D. at the University of Western Australia on the biodiverse and decolonising practices and politics of small-scale farmers, and the impacts of the state on their efforts.

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    Recommended Reading: 

    Book Title: Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice 

    Author: Rupa Marya & Raj Patel

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    Websites:

    http://www.tammijonas.com/

    http://jonaifarms.com.au/

    https://www.prepthepeople.net/

    https://www.foodsovereignty.org/

    https://viacampesina.org/en/

    http://afsa.org.au/

     

     

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