Special Thanks To These Regenerators

Black Men United | blackmenunited.org
To foster black male achievement and unity by increasing economic opportunity, political inclusion and social, personal and educational growth. We support regenerative farming because breaking down food access barriers is fundamental to regenerating our community.

Blue Heart Action | blueheartaction.org
Blue Heart believes that the innovation needed to tackle today’s critical social and environmental issues resides in the communities most directly affected by their impacts. Thus, we are dedicated to funding organizations that are led by the communities who are most affected by systemic injustice. Blue Heart members play a vital role in enabling these organizations to create a more just and beautiful world.

Center For Rural Affairs | cfra.org
Center for Rural Affairs is unapologetically rural. We stand up for the small family farmer and rancher, new business owner, and rural communities. We are committed to the local food system. We offer educational opportunities on business planning, small livestock production, vegetable and fruit production, beekeeping, and conservation practices and programs.

Citizens’ Climate Lobby |citizensclimatelobby.org
Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s 4 Nebraska Chapters empower people to work together on climate change solutions. Our supporters are organized in more than 400 local chapters across the United States including in Bellevue, Chadron, Lincoln and Omaha. Together we’re building support in Congress for a national bipartisan solution to climate change, and we support regenerative farming as a key part of the climate change strategy.

Deep Blu Womyn Company | bluwomyn.com
We engage individuals, organizations, officials, and businesses through facilitation, workshops, inclusion development, restorative practices, and system and process review. We do so using the wisdom of our academic, professional and lived experiences as Black and Indigenous femme frontline organizers and activists. Our group is Queer and Straight, Trans and Cis, Gen X and Millennial, Abled and Disabled, Urban and Rural, Black and Indigenous, College Educated, Multi-lingual, and Femme Identifying. We consult a variety of entities that align with our Principles of Operation.

Demmel Farm Collaborative | dennisdemmel@hotmail.com
Dennis Demmel managed a grain and livestock farm for some 35 years in southwest Nebraska, emphasizing biological farming. In 2007, the farm began transition to organic certification. After 10 years of organic farming, the farm included some 8 crops and multiple cover crops, striving for improved soil health. In 2016, Demmel transferred the business to a younger couple, but is still involved as a mentor and landlord. Collaboration includes a partner with cattle grazing pasture, cover crops and crops residue. Demmel has made presentations in various seminars on organic farming, weed control, farm business succession and other related topics.

Elders For The Earth | elders4theearth.com
Elders for the Earth is a multi-day Chautauqua like event that encourages people 50+ to learn, laugh, engage, enjoy, eat, sing, relax while learning about the environmental crisis. 2019 Elders for the Earth will be held at Platte River State Park October 13-15.

HoChunk Community Development Corporation | hccdc.org
HCCDC coordinates food sustainability planning and program development for the Winnebago community. We engage tribal and community partners in food, agriculture, and economic development projects focused upon meeting immediate nutrition needs while increasing self-reliance.

HRI Labs | hrilabs.org
Dr. John Fagan is a leading authority on food and agricultural sustainability and a successful entrepreneur, having founded, built and sold the Global ID Group, where he pioneered innovative genetic tools that have advanced food sustainability, and helped define the global regulatory and commercial landscape for GMOs. Today, he works through two organizations: (1) Chairman of the social venture, Global Family Farms (globalfamilyfarms.com), which improves farmer livelihoods and well-being in the developing world, providing training in regenerative organic agriculture and access to international markets; and (2) Chairman, of the non-profit Health Research Institute (hrilabs.org), which investigates the links between (a) regenerative agricultural practices, (b) crop nutritional value, and (c) consumer health and well-being. HRI collaborates widely to catalyze large scale regeneration of the agricultural and food system.

Inclusive Communities | inclusive-communities.org
Through our powerful human relations work, we are providing education and advocacy related to the topics of diversity and inclusion. We work with schools, businesses and in the community. Our critical social justice work would not be possible without strong community partners, donors, advocates and an incredible group of committed volunteers.

Kiss the Ground | kisstheground.com
Our mission is inspiring participation in global regeneration, starting with soil. We create media content that uses beauty and clarity to tell the story of soil and regenerative agriculture. Our media is used by corporations to teach their consumers about regenerative agriculture, by CEO’s to present to their boards, by scientists to speak at conferences, by governments to pass initiatives, and by teachers to educate students.

Latino Center of the Midlands |latinocenter.org
The mission of the Latino Center of the Midlands is to enhance the lives of the heartland Latino community through education and social supports.

LULAC of Nebraska, #35005 | lulac.org The Mission of the League of United Latin American Citizens is to advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population of the United States.

Lush Charity Pot | lush.com
We believe in making effective products from fresh organic fruits and vegetables, the finest essential oils and safe synthetics. We believe in buying ingredients only from companies that do not commission tests on animals and testing our products on humans.

Main Street Project | sharing-our-roots.org
Main Street Project works to increase access to resources, share knowledge and build power in order to create a socially, economically and ecologically sustainable food system. Main Street provides culturally compatible Spanish-language training and support to aspiring Latino farmers, including business planning, production coaching, and access to financing. Main Street will provide training and technical assistance on system production to established farmers in the region.

Malcolm X Foundation | malcolmxfoundation.org
The Malcolm X Memorial Foundation is a non-profit organization headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. It was established to educate through the teachings of Malcolm X’s legacy on a local, national and international scale. 

NE Sustainable Ag Society (NSAS) | sustainablenebraska.org
Nebraska Communities United was formed to help bring change to the way we see agriculture in the 21st century. We believe that healthy food makes for healthy communities, healthy nations and a healthy world. We can no longer mine our planet for our sole existence. 

Nebraska Chapter Sierra Club | sierraclub.org/nebraska
Nebraska Communities United was formed to help bring change to the way we see agriculture in the 21st century. We believe that healthy food makes for healthy communities, healthy nations and a healthy world. We can no longer mine our planet for our sole existence. 

Nebraska Communities United | ncunited.org
Nebraska Communities United was formed to help bring change to the way we see agriculture in the 21st century. We believe that healthy food makes for healthy communities, healthy nations and a healthy world. We can no longer mine our planet for our sole existence. 

Nebraska Farmers Union Foundation | nebraskafarmersunion.org
Founded in 1913, Nebraska Farmers Union is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the quality of life and economic well-being and of family farmers and ranchers, and their rural communities.

Nebraska Interfaith Power & Light | nebraskaipl.org
Nebraska Interfaith Power and Light works to bring the faith voice issues. We help to share information with faith communities about how to be sustainable including how we treat our soil.

Nebraskans for Peace | nebraskansforpeace.org
Nebraska Interfaith Power and Light works to bring the faith voice issues. We help to share information with faith communities about how to be sustainable including how we treat our soil.

Omaha Together One Community (OTOC) |otoc.org
Nebraska Interfaith Power and Light works to bring the faith voice issues. We help to share information with faith communities about how to be sustainable including how we treat our soil.

Patagonia | patagonia.com
When Patagonia first developed our organic cotton supply chain in the mid-1990s, we knew organic was just one step in a long journey to protect the planet and human health through agriculture. Since then, we’ve learned a lot and now we’re actively working to integrate regenerative organic agriculture into our food and fiber businesses, invest in new regenerative enterprises and nonprofits building the regenerative agriculture movement, and ensuring the rigorous standards that should be applied to regenerative agriculture are upheld through the Regenerative Organic Certification (ROC) we developed in partnership with Dr. Bronner’s and Rodale Institute.

Ponca Tribe | poncatribe-ne.org
We, the members of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska, in order to restore, preserve and protect all rights aboriginally held by our people and their descendants, promote peace, prosperity, happiness, and the general welfare of the members of our Tribe and our posterity, to exercise home rule, to assert our inherent sovereignty, to protect our right of self-government, to conserve custom, to improve our social order, to protect our rights as individuals, to promote our economic welfare, to promote domestic tranquility, to promote business enterprises both cooperative and individual, to promote educational opportunities for all Ponca people, to consolidate our land holdings by purchase, exchange, transfer, gift, or otherwise, do ordain and establish this Constitution in accordance with our inherent sovereignty, and all previous aboriginal rights of our members and Treaties previously entered into with the United States of America.

Refugee Empowerment Center | refugeeempowerment.org
The mission of the Refugee Empowerment Center is to resettle and empower refugees to become self-sufficient through direct services and educational programs.

Regeneration International | regenerationinternational.org
Regeneration International is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to building a global network of farmers, scientists, businesses, activists, educators, journalists, governments and consumers who will promote and put into practice regenerative agriculture and land-use practices that: provide abundant, nutritious food; revive local economies; rebuild soil fertility and biodiversity; and restore climate stability by returning carbon to the soil, through the natural process of photosynthesis. Visit our website for the latest news and resources on regenerative agriculture.

Regenerative Agriculture Alliance (RAA) | regenagalliance.org
The RAA seeks to assist in building support systems and infrastructure enhancing and accelerating the deployment of scalable agriculture models which result in regenerative land-use practices that promote ecological restoration, social justice, and economic prosperity. Services include consulting on regenerative systems and marketplace development, land access and management, and indigenous knowledge recovery.

The Leap | theleap.org
The Leap exists to inject new urgency and bold ideas into confronting the intersecting crises of our time: climate change, racism and inequality. 

Thunder Valley | thundervalley.org
Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation’s Lakota Food Sovereignty Initiative has developed a 2.5 acre poultry-centered regenerative agricultural training farm on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, which includes a year round geothermal greenhouse, Poultry Unit, paddocks. and an organic gardening outdoor classroom. The Lakota Food Sovereignty Initiative is focused on re-connecting to the land and cultural values and language by creating a food system on the reservation. The Lakota Food Sovereignty Initiative mission is to, “Empower the People to build regenerative food systems that improve health, protect the planet, and created prosperity.”

U.S. Forest Service | fs.usda.gov/nac
The USDA National Agroforestry Center is a partnership of the USDA Forest Service Research, State & Private Forestry and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. The Center encourages the application of agroforestry through a national network of partners. Together, we conduct research, develop technologies and tools, coordinate demonstrations and training, and provide useful information to natural resource professionals who provide assistance to producers and landowners.

Winnebago Tribal Council | winnebagotribe.com
The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, as a sovereign Nation, is committed pursuant to its Constitution, to maintain, improve and protect the Tribe; to preserve its resources and cultural heritage; to create opportunities for its members to thrive and become economically and socially self-sufficient as individuals, families and as a tribal government; and, thereby, promote the harmony of traditional values, beliefs which will ensure a positive course of action for future generations.