Regenerative Agriculture

a new method of farming


Charles Massy

Broad introduction to RA
Book: Call of the Reed Warbler

Gabe Brown

More technical guide to RA
Book: Dirt to Soil

Helpful YouTube channels:

Josh Sattin
Richard Perkins

Joel Salatin

Folks. This Ain’t Normal

Alan Savory

Holistic grazing (how to use animals well)

P.A. Yeomans

Keyline Method
Using the contours of the land

Niels Olsen

SoilKee machine used for planting cover crops

Tony Coote and Peter Andrews

Natural Sequence Farming

Christine Jones

Soil Scientist

Andre Voisin

Book: Grass Productivity

Fred Provenza

Book: Nourishment
Focused on health aspect of regen ag

Michael Pollan

Book: Omnivore’s Dilemma
Features in: Food, Inc.
Outlines the absurdity of the food industry

Jeff Lowenfels (et al)

Teaming with Microbes
Teaming with Fungi
Teaming with Nutrients

Bill Gammage

Book: Biggest Estate on Earth
Strong focus on indigenous Australian burning and connection to land

Bruce Pascoe

Book: Dark Emu
Contends that indigenous Australians were an agricultural society

Nicole Masters

Book: For the Love of Soil
Technical yet accessible guide to soil health

William Albrecht

Among founders of ecology
Systems view of agriculture

Lorraine Gordon

Regenerative Agriculture Alliance
Southern Cross University

Charlie Arnott

Podcast: The Regenerative Journey

John Kempf

Regenerative Agriculture Podcast


Reduced Costs:

Less money spent on fertilisers
Less money spent on pesticides and other chemicals
Less money spent on fuel, less time spent applying chemicals

Increased Yields:

Improvements in soil health have demonstrated increased yields
This replaces diminishing returns seen in traditional agriculture with fertilisers applied

Business Strength in Diversity:

Diversity of livestock and crops improves pest and disease resistance while also strengthening your business in case of market downturn