Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Projects

To find information about Earth Island sponsored projects, please use the focus area buttons or the alphabetical list below.

While our understanding of sustainable agriculture and food systems is evolving, so is our growing participation in improving and, in some locales, literally building food systems from the ground up. Our projects support equitable food systems, promoting healthy plant cultivation, climate-smart agriculture, resources for farmworkers, food production, and food distribution.

CaliforniaClimateandAgricultureNetwork

California Climate and Agriculture Network (CalCAN) is a coalition of sustainable and organic farming organizations that advocate for state and federal...

CastaneaFellowship

The Castanea Fellowship is a fellowship for established leaders working at the intersections of food, health, environment, agriculture, regional econom...

CultivateOregon

Cultivate Oregon is a woman-led organization of farmers and educators focusing on regenerative agriculture issues and building local seed and food syst...

EcoVillageFarmLearningCenter

EcoVillage Farm Learning Center is a community-based farm in Richmond, California, that promotes sustainable urban agriculture, hands-on environmental ...

FoodCultureCollective

The Food Culture Collective is a community of play democratizing food culture to feed our collective healing and transformation. Including food workers...

FoodShift

Food Shift reduces wasted food, nourishes neighbors, and creates community opportunities. Food Shift’s social enterprise kitchen recovers food that w...

FriendsofAlemanyFarm

Friends of Alemany Farm is a grassroots, community-based project that manages the horticulture, volunteer, and educational programs at Alemany Farm, a ...

FriendsofMuonde

Friends of Muonde supports locally driven efforts to foment creativity and sustainable development in the Mazvihwa and neighboring areas of south centr...

GardenfortheEnvironment

Garden for the Environment (GFE) is San Francisco’s dedicated site for gardening and composting education. GFE teaches people about the environment ...

MississippiFarmtoSchoolNetwork

The Mississippi Farm to School Network connects farmers with schools and early childcare education (ECE) centers to bring Mississippi-grown products in...

SaveOurSoil

Save Our Soil works to stop the use of hazardous and industrial wastes in fertilizer, soil amendments, and animal feeds due to their impacts on human h...

StopFishBombingUSA

Fish bombing is the practice of setting off explosives to kill fish for consumption and sale. It indiscriminately kills animals in the blast area and d...

WestCountyDIGS

West County DIGS supports school gardens in West Contra Costa, California, by providing resources, curriculum, advocacy, partnerships, and more. West C...