Why General Mills Is Turning to ‘Throwback’ Farming to Fight Climate Change

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To fight climate change, General Mills is looking to its past.

The 152-year-old food company is turning to “a throwback of classic, old farming practices” combined with new methods to contribute to a more sustainable future for the food industry, according to Carla Vernón, president of its natural and organic operating unit. That means expanding its organic acreage and implementing regenerative farming practices with perennial grains, cover crops, and pollinator habitats.

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