Submitted by Mallory Krieger on Wed, 03/06/2019 – 3:54pm As Midwestern farmers continue to look to conservation and crop diversification to protect their land and keep their farms profitable, some are seeking innovative cropping systems like agroforestry to meet these goals. One such farmer is Kevin Wolz and his team at Midwest Agroforestry Solutions. ‘Agroforestry’ […]
Farmer Cathe Capel discusses the challenges of operating a small sheep farmer and problems facing American agriculture.
by Kristy Gruley, PhD, Education Program Manager, Savanna Institute Join Savanna Institute in seeing more diversity and trees across the Midwest – apply for an apprenticeship and/or new job positions now! My agroforestry apprenticeship at Mary Dirty Face Farm has served as a space to think, learn, practice, dream, and grow further into myself as […]
by Akin Carter, Co-Founder, Black Oaks Center Hello, my name is Akin Carter. I’m a 24-year-old regenerative farmer and co-founder of Black Oaks Center (BOC). BOC is a 501(c)3 founded in 2006 that focuses on facilitating communities in navigating a climate uncertain, resource-constrained future. Our four skill-building tracks at the heart of BOC are: Sustainable […]