Laying the groundwork for widespread agroforestry in the Midwest.
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.
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.
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.
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Learning Circle event with The Land Conservancy of McHenry County and Savanna Institute to gather, catch up and learn about agroforestry and aronias. If you are a woman land owner and are interested in learning more about agroforestry and other ideas for how to utilize...
Tour Fields Restored's silvopasture experiment, edible riparian buffer, and fruit, nut and hay alley cropping systems.
Nightfall farm practices rotational grazing with turkeys, pigs, lambs and chickens in a young silvopasture system. Tour the farm with Liz and Nate to learn more about what the establishment phase looks like for these management practices, see how agroforestry is implem...
Brambleberry Farm is a small permaculture-based nursery and market farm focused on fruit, nut and berry plants. Darren will lead us on a tour of this homestead. We will see the family's strawbale house that they built themselves, learn how they designed the rainwater ca...
Join Illinois Community Agroforestry Kaitie Adams and the Savanna Institute Demonstration Farm Field Crew for a walk & talk at Sun Dappled Farm, just outside of Peoria. Learn the history of the landscape, its soil health challenges, and opportunities for revitalization ...
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