Agrarian Trust, with the support of our incredible community has launched ten Agrarian Commons, and made significant progress on our first farm fundraiser. We are proud to report that we raised $324,000 in just over one month to support the Little Jubba Central Maine Agrarian Commons…
The Agrarian Commons has launched! Ten states have filed for legal incorporation of their Agrarian Commons. We will be working together over the next two years to raise the funds and build the capacity needed to acquire founding farms and transfer them into these Agrarian Commons.
The Agrarian Trust aims to help farmers access land and stay on it, while fostering a system of community supported, environmentally sustainable agriculture.
From the geek perspective, growing more and better food looks like a technology optimization problem. But to be honest, it’s at least as much of an ownership problem.
One of the most important gifts we can pass on to future generations is the reconnection to agrarian heritage and sustainable agricultural practices.
Driving Dispossession: The Global Push to “Unlock the Economic Potential of Land,” sounds the alarm on the unprecedented wave of privatization of natural resources that is underway around the world. Through six case studies—Ukraine, Zambia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka, and Brazil—the report details the myriad ways by which governments—willingly or under the pressure of financial institutions and Western donor agencies—are putting more land into so-called “productive use” in the name of development.
The Little Jubba Central Maine AC found their dream farm (107 acres in Maine). Agrarian Trust is now fundraising to make this farmland purchase possible.
Do the work to become antiracist. Continually seek to educate yourself and your community.
The struggle to legitimize farmers’ markets as essential services has been a hard-fought battle. Here are three reasons why the farmers’ market is important to our economy — and why you should support them.
Agrarian Trust has been selected to participate in the Chipotle Aluminaries Project 2.0 which supports ventures from across the country in advancing innovative solutions that empower the next generation of farmers.