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Sustain our Great Lakes

With support from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Save our Great Lakes program, the Women for the Land-New York team will accelerate the adoption of regenerative agriculture practices on over 2,400 acres across the New York portion of the Great Lakes Basin. This project will feature interactive, farmer-led, technical events and will add five women-led farms to our Demonstration Farm Network.

AFT-Cargill Soil Health Training Videos

American Farmland Trust and Cargill partnered to produce educational videos for use by corn and soybean farmers interested in adopting soil health practices, such as cover crops, reduced tillage, and nutrient management. 

Old Homestead Alpacas

In 2022, Elaine; owner of Old Homestead Alpacas in Walla Walla; applied for a Pacific Northwest Brighter Future Fund award through the American Farmland Trust. For Elaine, wind is a significant challenge to the flower subscription that she offers from the flowers she grows. Learn more on how she has gained financial support through AFT’s Brighter Future Fund.

Three Dogs Seed Farm

In Northern Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Dani Fegan of Three Dogs Seed Farm is saving culturally important and climate-adapted seeds of foods, plants, and medicines for her community’s food sovereignty and security. Learn how AFT’s Brighter Future Fund farm grant helped assist financially.

Bodega Bay Ranch

California Ranch at Bodega is using prescribed fires and grazing as ways to mitigate uncontrolled fires more effectively, cheaply, and in the case of grazing, create an economic benefit. Learn more and how AFT’s Brighter Fund farm grant assisted in a water system to safely handle these prescribed burns.

Sweet Jones Farm

Meet Quincy with Sweet Jones Farm LLC, a family owned and operated, mixed produce Louisiana farm. They sell directly to consumers through a community supported agriculture, or CSA, service. Learn more on how AFT’s Brighter Future Fund farm grant program helped this farmer.