What We Do

We lay the groundwork for widespread agroforestry


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Technical Service

Our Technical Service Program is here to help you diversify your farm

Black Currants

A superfruit for 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.

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.

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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 wettest springs in Illinois recorded history, which cut our planting season in half. But thanks to the incredible effort and dedication of our team, we managed to plant over 57,000 trees – a success in our book.

🔊 Agroforestry and the Artist’s Way

🔊 Agroforestry and the Artist’s Way

In a recent conversation with Jacob Grace, we discussed how the book The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron can help support agroforestry. This book is based on daily journaling, which is a deceptively simple yet powerful activity. Writing your thoughts down on three pages...

Widespread, systems-level change will take all of us. Will you give?