Join us at Sun Dappled Farms for our first 2016 Field Day! Learn why and how to plant a shelterbelt with hands on planting and an informational session. Lunch provided. Go to the events page to learn more and RSVP.
Check out our 2015 Perennial Report! Read the highlights from a great year of growth, new case studies, new partners, and our first USDA grant! Thank you to all of our supporters. We look forward to another great year of building a network of perennial polyculture enthusiasts!
The Savanna Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing restorative, savanna-based agricultural systems through research, education, and outreach.
Savanna Institute has been tasked with the mission of implementing real world case studies of the savanna-based agriculture system. Learn more and get involved...
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...
We want to meet you! Attend a workshop or field day. Whether you are simply curious about what we do, or if you want to get involved, our events are a great way to connect with us and with your community.
This the second of two guest posts from young scholars and practitioners of savanna-based agriculture. Here Ellie Schertz offers candid insight about the challenges in practice and perception she faced managing the young savanna-mimic perennial polyculture at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center in Indiana, the site of one of the Savanna Institute's first Case Studies. Read >
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