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Regenerative agriculture includes a toolbox of practices which have the potential to not only reverse the decline in our biodiversity, but to actively build it. Biodiversity and regenerative agriculture are a perfect example of how working with rather than against nature can bring multiple benefits. Not only can it support the natural predation of pests […]

Water holding capacity

Quantifying the improvement in soil’s water retention capacity resulting from applying regenerative farming practices. The soil’s water holding (or retention) capacity is the amount of water that a given soil can hold for crop use. Why is it so important? When there is a deficit in the amount of water in the soil, the soil […]


The Nutrient density proof of practice project is a side-by-side comparison of regenerative and conventional farming practices on a commercial scale and will study the influence of regenerative farm management practices on the nutrient density and variety in soil, plants, and crops. Regenerative farming has many proven benefits; not least cycling our nutrients, managing waterflows, […]

Guidebook for farmers

guidebook for farmers

For over 7 years, the Klompe Farm has been trialling regenerative farming methods in its transition to regenerative agriculture. In this guidebook, the Soil Heroes Foundation has worked with Klompe Farm to combine the 20 key practices that a farmer should consider in the transition. Each of the 20 core practices is broken down into […]