Perennial Kale Breeding Project

Oregon-based plant breeder Chris Homanics is working to develop diverse perennial kale lines that taste great,…

Sword Bean as a Young Tree Companion Plant

This project aims to evaluate the efficacy of two perennial species of sword bean (Canavalia…

Monkey Puzzle Tree Proliferation Project

Aimed at younger growers with permanent tenure on their land, this project aims to increase the…

Dryland Rice for Northern Cultivation

There is great potential for growing dryland, or upland, rice in organic cultivation in more northern…

Wetlands Rice Variety Trials

There is great potential for small-scale, organic rice production on marginal wetlands using agro-ecological…

Alternative Farm Education Projects

How do we make opportunities for on-farm agro-ecological education more accessible to more people? Some…

Tartary Buckwheat Germplasm Evaluation

Evaluating roughly 80 accessions of Tartary Buckwheat (Fagopyrum tataricum), a valuable pseudo-cereal and…

Mayapple Crop Improvement Project

A long-term breeding project with overlapping goals: developing cultivars of American mayapples (Podophyllum…