Promoting A New Generation Of Farmers

Promoting A New Generation Of Farmers

In 2008, with hopes of building healthy, self-sustaining communities, Adrienne Lee and Ken Lamson started New Beat Farm. Lots...
Returning To His Farming Roots

Returning To His Farming Roots

Roger Outlaw, who is 64, has farmed all his life. Most recently though, his work in manufacturing meant he...
Increasing Farm Productivity

Increasing Farm Productivity

Adam and Dru Montri started Ten Hens Farm in 2008 with little more than a quarter acre of land....
Swift Level Farm

Swift Level Farm

Swift Level Farm, a 152-acre historic landmark located in West Virginia’s Greenbrier Valley, has been in Jennifer “Tootie” Jones’...
A Simply Natural Approach to Dairy

A Simply Natural Approach to Dairy

Simply Natural Creamery and Dairy Farm is a testament to Neil Moye’s willingness to innovate and diversify beyond tobacco...
Earthseed Land Cooperative

Earthseed Land Cooperative

The eight co-founders of Earthseed Land Cooperative (ELC) have a vision: to use land to support the collective health,...
Sickler Farm

Sickler Farm

When Lisa and Jeff Sickler moved to their new Moatsville, West Virginia, farm in 2009, they started off simply: ...
Zion National Park

Zion National Park

For three decades, Dallen and Karen Spendlove and their four children have been excellent stewards for their 2,400-acre ranch...
Western New York Land Conservancy

Western New York Land Conservancy

Near the Lake Erie shore, the community of Eden boasts some of New York state’s most fertile soil. That’s...
Earning More per Acre with Grain Bins

Earning More per Acre with Grain Bins

Curtis Branch grows wheat, soybeans and corn on his Murfreesboro, North Carolina farm, a 240-acre property that has been in...
Transplanting Traditions Community Farm

Transplanting Traditions Community Farm

Refugees face many hardships when starting over in a new country—adapting to a new language and culture, building a...
Upper Green River Valley Initiative

Upper Green River Valley Initiative

The Conservation Fund and a host of partners launched the Upper Green River Valley Initiative in 2008 to conserve...
Upper Snake River

Upper Snake River

Beginning in the mountains of Yellowstone National Park, the mighty Snake River begins its journey as two smaller rivers,...
Supporting the Sage Grouse and Family Ranches in the West

Supporting the Sage Grouse and Family Ranches in the West

The greater sage grouse requires wide open spaces for its survival. In recent years, the sage grouse’s habitat has...
Tackling Food Deserts in Michigan

Tackling Food Deserts in Michigan

What are you having for dinner? Imagine trying to answer that question if you couldn’t get to a grocery...
The "Path Of The Pronghorn" In Wyoming

The "Path Of The Pronghorn" In Wyoming

Each spring and fall, hundreds of pronghorn antelope migrate between their summer habitat in Grand Teton National Park to...
Green Rural Redevelopment Organization

Green Rural Redevelopment Organization

Henry Crews, Ardis Crews and Marion Brodie Williams are taking a smart approach to revitalizing blighted neighborhoods in their...
A Future for Good Hope Farm in Cary, North Carolina

A Future for Good Hope Farm in Cary, North Carolina

Good Hope Farm is an historic farmstead situated within a half mile of 3,500 residents of Cary, North Carolina....
Green Infrastructure Vision for Cameron County, Texas

Green Infrastructure Vision for Cameron County, Texas

Up until now, Cameron County, Texas, has been a hidden gem of nature-based tourism located deep in the Rio...
Saving A 300-Year-Old Colonial Settlement Site In Connecticut

Saving A 300-Year-Old Colonial Settlement Site In Connecticut

The town of Groton, Connecticut, has a long history dating to before its incorporation in 1705, and the 63-acre...
Snead Farm

Snead Farm

In 2011, we helped with a land preservation agreement that permanently protects the 290-acres of Emmett Snead III’s pick-your-own...
Rocky Mountain Front

Rocky Mountain Front

Where Montana’s dramatic peaks give way to the Northern Great Plains, the Rocky Mountain Front forms a landscape unlike...
San Diego Urban Agriculture

San Diego Urban Agriculture

Each year, the United States grants sanctuary to 50,000 refugees displaced by war or political crisis. Many of them...
North Rim of the Grand Canyon

North Rim of the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is one of America’s favorite destinations—more than five million people visit each year to take in...
Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust

Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the former mill town of Orange, Massachusetts is a “food desert”—a community...
Stacy Family Farm Grows With NCIF

Stacy Family Farm Grows With NCIF

The Stacy family traces its Ohio agricultural roots back to 1899, when Albert and Lina Frost Stacy purchased 24...
Firefly Farms Creamery & Market

Firefly Farms Creamery & Market

It all started with a neighbor’s goats and the question: “Can we milk ‘em to make cheese?” With that,...
McElroy Ranch

McElroy Ranch

Colorado boasts a strong legacy of family ranching, still evident today along the Colorado River corridor, from Granby to...
Filling in the GAPs in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Filling in the GAPs in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

As consumer demand for fresh, local food has grown, so have instances of foodborne diseases. Certification in Good Agricultural...
In Wyoming, Using Mitigation To Benefit Family Ranches

In Wyoming, Using Mitigation To Benefit Family Ranches

Across Wyoming’s Green River Basin, grazing pronghorn and vibrating drill rigs cast shadows on the horizon. These unlikely neighbors...