Straus Family Creamery uses Cool Farm Tool to pave its path to a carbon neutral dairy supply by 2030

Founded in 1994, Straus Family Creamery is a mission-driven, family-business dedicated to making premium organic dairy products with minimal processing. The Straus Dairy Farm and Creamery, located on the Northern California Coast, was the first certified organic dairy farm west of the Mississippi River and the first 100% certified organic creamery in the United States. In addition to its own … Read More

Recording Cool Farm Alliance Annual Meeting 2022

On 19th of May 2022, we welcomed up to 215 participants at our virtual Cool Farm Alliance Annual Meeting in May 2022. Members, partners and external audiences attended the event designed to highlight the importance of community, scalable approaches, and biodiversity for the transition to regenerative, climate-smart agriculture. We are delighted to share the recording of the annual meeting and hope to … Read More

Starbucks is member of the Cool Farm Alliance

End of last year, Starbucks Coffee Company joined the member community of the Cool Farm Alliance and has since strengthened the Alliance by being active in various working groups and projects around dairy and perennial crops. The membership fits the longstanding strategy of the company. Since 1971, Starbucks Coffee Company has been committed to ethically sourcing and roasting high-quality arabica coffee. Today, … Read More

Join the Cool Farm Regenerative Agriculture Working Group – Kick off in September

Open Call – Join our new Working Group As the momentum for sustainability grows amongst the food and beverage sector, an increasing number of member companies are stepping into strategies that incorporate regenerative agriculture to help deliver their net zero and broader sustainability goals. Regenerative agriculture is an approach to food and farming systems that seeks to conserve, regenerate, and … Read More

Cool Farm’s own Charlie Curtis at the Regenagri Podcast on Calculating Carbon & Regenerative Agriculture

The regenagri podcast talks with industry experts to explore the future of farming and the hot topics surrounding the global movement of regenerative agriculture. In episode 20, Rose Riley from Control Union UK, welcomes Cool Farm’s training and consulting manager Charlie Curtis and Richard Gueterbock, agri-food and bioenergy adviser and co-editor of the RASE report – ‘Farm of the Future: Journey to Net Zero’. The … Read More

Volcafe joins the Cool Farm Alliance

Membership is part of effort to improve environmental impact in 15 coffee origin countries 19 July 2022 Coffee trader Volcafe has joined the Cool Farm Alliance as part of the Swiss company’s efforts to assess and reduce the environmental footprint of farms in its value chains across 15 origin countries.   The Cool Farm Alliance is the membership organisation behind … Read More

Welcome Our New Members in May and June 2022

The Cool Farm is excited to welcome its newest members that joined in May and June 2022. Get to know the organisations and their plans and ambitions for the Alliance in this regular New Member blog post. Climate Farmers Climate Farmers is building essential infrastructure for policy and industry to scale regenerative agriculture in Europe systemically. The organisation develops Carbon+ … Read More

The Added Value of Regenerative Agriculture

In a documentary featuring and narrated by nature filmmaker David Attenborough – Breaking Boundaries: The Science of our Planet – climate scientist Johan Rockström describes the fast depreciation of our planetary ecological systems caused by human activities. Our current ways of farming are a major driver of this degradation: The food system is currently responsible for 25% to 30% of … Read More

Cool Farm is Hiring – Communications Manager & Membership Officer

The Cool Farm Alliance (CFA) is a not-for-profit member organisation that owns and operates the Cool Farm Tool (CFT), which is used to measure on-farm greenhouse gas emissions, carbon sequestration and other environmental sustainability indicators. Usage of the CFT and membership of the CFA has grown rapidly, to become a globally leading quantification tool, decision support and convening platform for … Read More

Cool Farm presents at the In-Depth Learning Series by Open Team

OpenTEAM is a farmer-driven community advancing agriculture’s ability to become a solution to climate change through a more sustainable agricultural technology ecosystem. It also serves as a platform for dialogue. OpenTeam has established a highly informative and diverse set of webinars, the so-called “In-Depth Learning Series” that aims to build a knowledge base of its community in a way that … Read More