Erik Kobayashi-Solomon writes in Forbes about a seventh-generation entrepreneurial family that is addressing climate change.
- The Barstow family, which has been tending its dairy farm since the 1700s, has upgraded their operations to include an anaerobic digester that produces renewable natural gas from animal waste on the property.
- The digester has allowed the family to reduce its greenhouse gas footprint by 85% while powering over 1,600 local households.
- The leftover organic matter from the digester is then used to fertilize the soil on the farm.
- Entrepreneurs and landowners are voluntarily driving environmental progress.
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