Projects

I. Tree-Range Chicken Cluster Development

The Label, The Standard.
“The Design” is courtesy of Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin.
Hazelnuts, elderberries, and the chicken. Photo courtesy of Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin.

II. Ecosystems Services and Carbon Credits for Nebraska Farmers and Ranchers

Agroforestry sinks carbon. Photo courtesy of Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin.
Well-managed grazing and silvopasture sink carbon.
Cover crops sink carbon. Photo courtesy of Justin Petry

III. Inner City Food Sovereignty Blueprint Discussions

North Omaha residents have less access to highly nutritious food than almost all cities in the Midwest.
It is a human right that everyone has access to nutritionally dense food.
Conversations are beginning around the development of an urban plan to achieve complete food sovereignty.

IV. Q’anjob’al Sovereignty Project

Comunidad Maya Pixan Ixim, members of the Q’anjob’al Mayan Tribe of Guatemala, have found a home in South Omaha. Photo courtesy of Q’anjob’al.
The relationship between the Q’anjob’al and the Omaha Nation of Nebraska is grounded in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Photo courtesy of Q’anjob’al.
Comunidad Maya Pixan Ixim has visions of rebuilding their community in Nebraska with regenerative agriculture. Photo courtesy of Q’anjob’al.

V. Farmer Led Informational Meetings
(Transitioning To Regenerative Ag Risk Adverse)

The Govier brothers inform other Central Nebraska farmers and ranchers about the benefits of regenerative agriculture. Photo courtesy of Kerry Hoffschneider.
More Nebraska farmers and ranchers are understanding the relationship between increased soil health and profitability. Photo courtesy of Kerry Hoffschneider.
Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin of the Regenerative Ag Alliance introduces the ‘Tree-Range Label’ for regenerative chickens to a group of farmers in Northeast Nebraska.

VI. Soil Health Education and Training

The Solution Lies In The Soil.
The Apostle of Regenerative Ag raised his organic matter over 4% in 10 years with no synthetic nutrient expenses.
Nate Knows Soil. Photo courtesy of Kerry Hoffschneider.

VII. RegeNErative Community Development and Planning

RegeNErate Co-Founder Graham Christensen preaches the power of strong community to rural Nebraskans. Photo courtesy of Patrick Kerrigan.
Residents of Nebraska and Kansas tour Northfield, MN to better understand how to build green communities around local food systems. Photo courtesy of Patrick Kerrigan.