The Pasture Project supports managed grazing as a useful conservation tool for promoting healthy grasslands and increasing grassland habitat. This publication was produced in collaboration with the National Audubon Society, and discusses various ways for land trusts and conservation organizations to approach grazing as a conservation practice.
The Pasture Project seeks to increase the number of acres under sustainable management in the Upper Mississippi River Basin by expanding the region’s production of grass-fed livestock.
Innovations in Local Food Enterprise: Fresh Ideas for a Just and Profitable Food System addresses one of the most complex issues facing food access and regional food system development allies today: how can consumer price and producer cost meet in ways that transition healthy, local food from a privilege to a right?Read More
Proponents and detractors alike, including funders, academics and food hub managers, are seeking real data that can better explain the scope and scale of food hub activities and their influence on their regions. In early 2013, the Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems in cooperation with the Wallace Center at Winrock International surveyed over 100 food hubs across the country to understand their businesses, their impacts and their challenges.Read More
Warren King, Pasture Project Manager, presented on the Pasture Project's work and vision at the 201 Grassfed Exchange.Read More