Building Agroforestry Through Community in Illinois

Building Agroforestry Through Community in Illinois

Building Agroforestry Through Community in Illinois Agroforestry is a viable natural climate solution that landowners can adopt right now to increase climate-smart agriculture in the region. Planting trees in pasture, along waterways, and in alley cropping systems...
Our 10-Year Perennial Report

Our 10-Year Perennial Report

Our 10-Year Perennial Report This past harvest season was a special one. The first orchard trees I planted had finally grown big enough to climb. And at four years old, my daughter was ready to be a big kid and climb up and away. Even better, it was the first real...
Canopy’s First Year

Canopy’s First Year

Canopy’s First Year Well, there it is: Canopy’s inaugural year is in the books! And what a memorable year it was. We launched right into the worst of the supply chain crisis of early 2022, which delayed orders of carefully chosen equipment, followed by one of...
The Perennial Report

The Perennial Report

The Perennial Report Early in the summer of 2021, Savanna Institute’s Farm Director Erik Hagan found something special at our new farm in Sauk County, Wisconsin. When poking around in a patch of prairie beside one of the crop fields, Erik came across a large prickly...