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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Visit Silverwood County Park to meet with small vegetable and flower growers; Learn about Indigenous corn and cover cropping, using small equipment; what it takes to start a heirloom orchard and Savanna Institute’s tree installation and alley cropping partnership.
Memorial 4H Camp Alley Cropping Field Day at Allerton Park (Monticello, IL) Saturday, August 21st 9am-1pm (lunch included) Join the Savanna Institute and Central Illinois partners for a field day exploring alley cropping design, establishment, maintenance, and e...
Savanna Institute visits Lily Springs Farm to learn more about the varieties of elderberries they are trialing, and how they manage pest and diseases for this up and coming crop. Farm tour begins at 10 am and concludes at 1 pm on Saturday, August 28th. For more informat...
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