What We Do
Small farms feed 80% of the people in the developing world. Unfortunately, due to climate change the world's small farms are under threat, jeopardizing world food security. Farmers need information and resources to create healthy and resilient farms that will continue to feed their communities.
Join us in investing in the future of farming. Your contribution can change the lives of those that are doing the most to cool the planet and nourish the world.
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Campaign Goal: $2,500
Vasantha is seeking a scholarship to spend one year at agroecology centre Amrita Bhoomi located in the pristine Biligiri Ranga Hills of India, developing skills in seed conservation in order to launch a seed distribution program.
Campaign Goal: $2,500
Elizabeth is seeking a scholarship to travel to other countries practicing agroecology and regenerative agriculture to learn from their experiences and share what she learns through workshops with other women farmers in Zimbabwe and Southern Africa.
Campaign Goal: $5,000
The Centre for No-Till Agriculture is providing education and capacity building for smallholder farmers in conservation agriculture. This campaign will support the installation of five learning plots and training for approximately 250 farmers over the course of one year.
Campaign Goal: $46,700
Grow Ahead has teamed up with Peruvian Cooperativa Norandino to support the families affected by “La Roya” blight through a farmer-driven agroforestry program. The program is geared towards revitalizing their coffee production, as well as supporting the conservation and reforestation of the local ecosystem.
Campaign Goal: $13,000
Support 3 communities (150 people) access training and gain skills in holistic management; aid in the development in leadership and community-driven grazing plans; reduce human/wildlife conflict; build soil health; and start a seed saving bank to support local food security.
Here's How We Do It:
Small-scale farmers receive little government or market support and are vulnerable to unfair market prices, increasing pest pressure, decreasing yields, and climate extremes That‘s where we come in. We team up with local organic and fair trade farmer cooperatives around the world to crowdfund for climate resiliency initiatives in these key areas:
WITH YOUR HELP, WE'VE FUNDED:
Ended September 31, 2017
Ended September 15, 2017