Be sure to check out the events page for the opportunity to witness agroforesry in practice. Whether you are just curious or are a working farmer, there is something for you!
Check out our 2016 Perennial Report! Read the highlights from a year of growth, new research projects, new staff, and events all over the Midwest! Thank you to all of our supporters. We look forward to another great year of building a network of agroforestry enthusiasts!
We work in collaboration with farmers and scientists to develop perennial food and fodder crops within diverse, multifunctional systems grounded in ecology and inspired by the savanna biome.
The Savanna Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on building the capacity for widespread agroforestry in the Midwest US.
Are you a farmer or landowner? Are you looking for ways to improve the quality and integrity of your land? You can take part in important agricultural research and help in the effort to revitalize our farmlands. Find out more about our case study program...
Are you a farmer looking for long-term, secure access to land? Check out our work on Agroforestry Land Access for many resources that can help you make that dream a reality.
We are continuing the tree crop legacy of J. Russell Smith by reopening his 1926 contest soliciting high-performing honey locust germplasm. Submit your entry today!
Have you put yourself on the map?
PerennialMap.org is a modern-day phonebook for everyone involved in perennial agriculture.
We need perennial agriculture now more than ever. We need to draw down more carbon. We need more monarchs, and bumble bees, and red-headed woodpeckers. We need healthier food and stronger communities. At the Savanna Institute, we are working hard to develop agroforestry in the Midwest because we truly believe perennial agriculture is key to meeting some of the biggest needs of the 21st century. If you agree, please consider supporting our mission this season through one of the means below. If you are on the fence, please read our appeal letter and contact us with any questions about supporting the Savanna Institute.
REAL ESTATE DONATION
Donations directly benefit Savanna Institute programs and activities. You can help us advance agroforestry in the heartland.
Helping the Savanna Institute through a donation of real estate benefits our work for years to come.
The Savanna Institute is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Donations are tax deductible. Donations can be generic, program-specific, or directed to our endowment fund for long-term organizational capacity.
Want to secure the perennial future of your land? The Savanna Institute needs to put down roots. Please contact us to discuss the possibilities of a donation, charitable remainder trust, or another path to a shared future.