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A Framework for Farm-Level Sustainability Projects

Farmers for Sustainable Food and a diverse group of public and private partners supported the development of a first-of-its-kind framework for sustainability projects that helps farmers determine what conservation practices are most effective for their individual farms and document the environmental and financial effects.


Producer-Led Group Roadmap: A guide to farmers and partners in conservation

Farmers for Sustainable Food, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, and The Nature Conservancy collaborated to create a guide for farmers looking to form a conservation group.

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FARMer-led group criteria

Farmers for Sustainable Food believes by working together, we can create a sustainable food system that benefits everyone. To achieve this goal, we have established criteria farmer-led groups must meet in order to work with us. Answer the questions below to see if your group qualifies to become a part of our network.

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About how you can support a project

Farmers for Sustainable Foods continues to help grow a network of farmer-led watershed conservation groups—closely supporting seven of them in Wisconsin. They are expanding innovative farming practices that are proving, by science and data, to be reducing the risk to the environment. Want to learn more? You can request more information below.