Sowing Seeds of Change

THE VISION CORE VALUES: Love, Respect, Stewardship, Diversity. Sowing Seeds of Change has a mission to empower our participants to discover and and actively engage in a local food system that encourages healthy living, nurtures the environment, and grows a sustainable community through vocational training, youth entrepreneurship, and leadership opportunities. Our primary objectives and vision […]

Healthy Soils Field Day Event – Effects of Vermicompost on Soils and Crops

For the past 2 years, we’ve been applying vermicompost generated from BioFiltro’s worm powered water treatment systems to crops and soils. Hydrofocus, Inc and the project team at the University of California, Davis are studying the impact on soil health and greenhouse gas emissions. We are investigating the potential for integrating vermicompost into standard agricultural […]

Desert Farming Initiative

DFI’s mission is to advance climate smart farming and food sovereignty in the region. Demonstration: demonstrate sustainable vegetable and fruit farming practices, while bolstering the regional food system. Education: provide practical on-farm learning experiences for UNR students and develop resources for other growers. Outreach: actively engage with a diverse array of stakeholders to improve food […]