We Believe:

  • agriculture must be conducted in ways that are compatible with preservation of the full range of native plants and animals.
  • protecting the long term viability of ecosystems results in our to ability sustain production.
  • sustainable family farms and ranches nourish healthy human communities and economies, and help safeguard natural communities.
  • the current biodiversity and climate crises call for a new conservation ethic that promotes ecological recovery within agricultural lands and across the entire landscape.