Agroforestry is one of the top ten natural climate solutions and the Midwest is one of the target regions for its adoption. Learn more about how you can use agroforestry practices for carbon drawdown as well as profit.

Getting Started

Whether you are an experienced farmer, institutional landowner, or agroforestry enthusiast, we have resources and programs to help you get launched. Find out how to access resources, chose tree crops for your area, and much more.

Farm Finances

From farm management to marketing, we can help you access cost-share resources, understand emerging markets for tree crops, and plan for successful agroforestry adoption. Start off on the right foot with your finances.

Apply for an on-farm apprenticeship

Get ten weeks of on-farm training with expert mentor farmers through the Savanna Institute Apprenticeship Program!

Applications are due February 26, 2021.

2021 North American Agroforestry Conference

June 28th – July 2nd, 2021

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Featured Events

Black Currant Agronomy Panel

Black Currant Agronomy Panel

April 22, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Black currants are a nutritious berry crop gaining interest among health-conscience consumers and farmers seeking to diversify their operations alike. Eric Wolske has led research at the University of Illinois on currant cultivar performance and best practices for growi...

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Ownership pathways in Agroforestry

Ownership pathways in Agroforestry

June 17, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Alley cropping offers exciting possibilities for multiple farmers operating in partnership on the same land. This webinar will explore long-term partnerships between tree crop farmers and alley crop farmers, with special focus on rent dynamics and the long-term planning...

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