Certified Regenerative by A Greener World: Produce

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This label certifies whether products come from a farm using regenerative practices. It goes beyond USDA Organic Standards to provide specific guidelines for environmental, social and animal welfare, including detailed accounting for greenhouse gas emissions.

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FoodPrint Label Criteria

Crop Production

Produced without industrial pesticides*
Synthetic fertilizers or sewage sludge prohibited
GMOs prohibited
Antibiotics prohibited on crops
Biodiversity required
Soil health monitored/measured for improvement over time (soil biome, carbon sequestration, etc)
Requires accounting or modeling of carbon emissions and sequestration
*Allows limited use of pesticides as farms transition to a fully regenerative model and requires a plan for elimination. All pesticide use is prohibited on crops for direct consumption

Worker Welfare

Standards and protections for workers on farm
Fair/living wages ensured
Health care insurance ensured*
*Farms must contribute to worker health care if they do not provide insurance
Food Label Glossary

For explanations of some of these technical terms, like “rotational grazing” or “sewage sludge fertilizers,” please visit our glossary.

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