Brown’s Ranch – “Regenerating Landscapes for a Sustainable Future”

“Regenerating Landscapes for a Sustainable Future” We believe that faith, family and working with the natural resources that God has provided allows us a meaningful life.  We enjoy using these resources to regenerate landscapes for a sustainable future. Our ranch is located just east of Bismarck, ND.  Shelly and I purchased the ranch from Shelly’s parents in 1991 and have grown the operation to 5000 acres of owned and leased land.

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Sustainability | Special Issue : Responding to Global Changes through Science Promotion and Ecological Education

Promotion of education is considered to be one of the best approaches to follow. But, awareness of individual and group activities obtained through learning experiences either in classrooms or outdoor environments are critical for their success. These experiences may vary according to the target groups and be adapted towards differing attitudes. Building bridges between societal problems and ecology, through inclusive ecological education, learning processes, citizen science and other innovative methods are examples that can be applied to different social-ecological challenges.

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Creating a sustainable sake supply chain | Taste Translation

News release site Jiji.com has a press release from SAKE HUNDRED, part of Clear, Inc. [who also run the Kurand chain of all-you-can-drink sake bars and the SAKETIMES site] on their attempt to support sustainable agriculture. They aim to support their partner sake breweries by paying for some, or all, the rice they need for brewing. Clear, based in Tokyo and helmed by Ryuji Ikoma, develops commercial sake projects including SAKE HUNDRED. 

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