For many new and beginning farmers, buying land to farm is a long, and challenging process, involving raising funds, acquiring land, and then setting down roots to do the difficult, […]
It’s the end of the growing season in the Northern half of the country, and for many farmers, that means preparing for the winter. The last of the harvest needs […]
Generalizing Ostrom’s Core Design Principles and Putting Them to Use: An Interactive “Practitioner Webinar” for IASC Members & their colleagues
Presenters: Drs. David Sloan Wilson and Paul Atkins Co-founders, ProSocial World In 2013, David Sloan Wilson, Elinor Ostrom, and Michael Cox published an article titled Generalizing the Core Design Principles for […]
We recently had an opportunity to connect with Cam Terry, a farmer in Roanoke, Virginia who is currently raising funds with Agrarian Trust and Central Virginia Agrarian Commons to acquire […]
We’re thrilled to announce that LaShauna Austria and Jean Theron Willoughby have joined Agrarian Trust’s team as Interim Co-Directors.
Fran Miller loves to grow garlic. She plants it every year, pressing the cloves into the earth at the end of fall, gathering the scapes in early summer, and curing the bulbs through the early fall.
The funding allocated to Agrarian Trust and its partners will go towards providing technical assistance and securing land for farmers who are Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) in Texas, Nebraska, New York, and Tennessee.
According to the 2022 survey by National Young Farmers Coalition, 83 percent of new farmers report that “one of their farm’s primary purposes for existing is engaging in conservation or regeneration.”
It seems obvious that we live on a finite planet, with finite space, and finite resources. Then why isn’t it treated as such?
Agrarian Commons farmers Cam Terry, Duron Chavis, and Tyrone Cherry III joined the National Family Farm Coalition’s (NFFC) first national fly-in in three years. A progressive policy organization committed to fighting corporate control of agriculture, NFFC gathered farmers, fisherfolk, and nonprofit leaders to lobby their congressional representatives. Our shared objective was to create a more equitable farm system for all.