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. She used the Brighter Future Fund grant money to have a groundwater well drilled on the property.
The project goal is to support the ecological health of the Great Lakes while sustaining a viable agricultural economy and communities.
AFT is dedicated to working with partners to find solutions to agricultural problems in a comprehensive and holistic manner in Midwest state policy.
Rob Manigold worked with AFT to protect land and to plant pollinator habitat.
A grant from AFT’s Love Fund helped to protect the Crothers Farm, which will serve as a good model for other landowners.
The Owen and Ellen Love Family Farmland Protection Fund helps Michigan communities and land trusts permanently protect farmland.
AFT helps women farmers and landowners protect their land and embrace conservation.