Resilient Agriculture West
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.
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.
Learn more about AFT’s policy recommendations for California to protect vital agricultural land, promote environmentally sound growing practices, and keep farmers on the land for generations.
This project aims to help crop farmers who supply feed to Danone’s North American dairies build holistic soil health management systems across the project area.
Ken Merrick reduced runoff from his cattle operation by implementing conservation practices.
Frank Suttles, Jr., improved his pasture and protected a nearby river.
The Lowmillers improved their farm by participating in the first interstate water quality trading market.
Clara Beth Claxon’s participation in a water quality trading program benefited her cattle.
Marlila Hickin found confidence from AFT learning circles and now farms her land herself.