Season’s Greetings on this first day of winter! This will be our last producer update for 2022, and we are gearing up for an exciting year ahead in 2023. We look forward to continuing to work with you—helping you get the most out of your AGW certification(s) and ensuring the world understands how essential you are for a greener world and sustainable future.
From our team to you, your farms, ranches and businesses, may all the very best things come to you in the new year.
Year End Office Hours
Our offices will be closed for the holidays from Friday, December 23rd through Sunday, January 1st. Emails and voicemails will be checked periodically, and if you need immediate assistance during this time, please call 800-373-8806. Any egg cartons, labels or AGW merchandise materials ordered while the office is closed will be shipped after January 1st.
In Case You Missed It: “Updates from Emerging Regenerative Ag Certifications”
Last week, we had the opportunity to take part in a conversation hosted by Climate Collaborative that dove into three regenerative certifications in the marketplace. You can catch a recording of the webinar online. Please get in touch with us if you want to know more about Certified Regenerative by AGW.
Reminder: Apply for a Fund-a-Farmer Grant from FACT
Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) is now accepting Fund-a-Farmer Grant applications. Grants of up to $3,000 are available for livestock and poultry farmers to improve and expand pasture for their animals, as well as those who are seeking or who already hold Certified Animal Welfare Approved certification. The application deadline is January 10, 2023. Learn more and apply online.
New Blog: Regenerative 101
At AGW, we think the collection of practices often described as regenerative could have huge potential to put the brakes on—and even reverse—many of the negative impacts of intensive agriculture. So, what exactly is regenerative? Learn more in one of our newest blogs, originally published in Sustainable Farming.
From Your Peers
- Town Carolina interviewed AGW-certified Callywood Farms in Westminster, SC in this “Growing Gratitude” article.