Multi-generational Approach to Responsible Agriculture with Will Harris

Do you know how the meat you consume is raised and harvested? Will Harris is behind White Oak Pastures, a farm that transitioned away from industrial farming and is now focused on humane practices and regenerative agriculture. Learning more about their operation was a pleasure, and I encourage you to check out their website to see more of what they're all about. I know you'll learn a ton from this episode.

What we discussed:

  • His presence in the ketogenic space (2:29)
  • The origin story of White Oak Pastures (5:11)
  • The differences between industrial and regenerative agriculture (11:11)
  • Greenwashing (15:37)
  • What is regenerative land management (17:40)
  • The timeframe and process when raising cattle humanely (21:41)
  • Large vs. small food distribution (32:59)
  • The importance of building a close-knit community (34:44)
  • Online commerce (37:04)
  • Interning at White Oak Pastures (41:35)
  • A typical day in the life of Will Harris (43:15)
  • Where the trajectory of the farm is heading (45:15)
  • Fraudulent messaging being perpetuated by Big Food (49:21)
  • Focusing on making an impact (53:51)

Where to learn more about Will and White Oak Pastures:

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Robert Sikes


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