Carbon Farming Course 2015 Sponsors



Columbia Land Conservancy


The Carrot Project


Rondout Valley Growers Association




Capital Institute



Carbon Farming Course Sponsorship

5-Shank Keyline Plow

The Carbon Farming Course is offered with the generous support of a wide range of sponsors and partners.

If your organization is interested in learning more about the benefits of sponsoring the Carbon Farming Course, click here to download our Sponsorship Packet for 2015.

Contact our team at sponsors@carbonfarmingcourse.com to discuss sponsoring the 2015 course. If your organization would like to move forward with sponsoring the Carbon Farming Course, click here to download the Sponsors Registration Form.

The Carbon Farming Course is a project of Resilience Foundation, Inc. a 501(c)3 non-profit.


The following organizations have partnered with the Carbon Farming Course 2015 to present workshops in regenerative agriculture:


Green Pasture Farm raises cattle, sheep, horses, goats, pigs and chickens on grass pasture in balance with nature. They use rotational grazing, no antibiotics, no hormone implants and no grain. The livestock graze rich pasture 100% of their lives.


Soil Foodweb Inc. teaches farmers, landscapers, ranchers, creators and distributors of agricultural products, waste management professionals, soil and garden enthusiasts of all types, and anyone who touches the earth to work effectively with soil.


Edible Permaculture books, videos and workshops.


Forest Agriculture Enterprises is dedicated to developing and promoting productive perennial agricultural systems. They offer consultation and design services, a wide selection of perennial nursery stock, as well as tree planting and nut processing services.

Collins Grazing

Collins Grazing serves clients by designing and building livestock farms and ranches from the soil up.

Past Sponsors

The 2012 Carbon Farming Course was generously sponsored by the following organizations:

Stone Barns Center

The Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture operates a nonprofit four-season farm and is working on broader initiatives to create a healthy and sustainable food system. Through our Growing Farmers Initiative, children’s education programs, and diverse public awareness programs, we aim to improve the way America eats and farms. www.stonebarnscenter.org

NOFA (Northeastern Organic Farmer’s Association) NY is an organization of consumers, gardeners, and farmers working together to create a sustainable regional food system which is ecologically sound and economically viable. Through demonstration and educational opportunities, we promote land stewardship, organic food production, and local marketing. NOFA NY brings consumers and farmers closer together to make high quality food available to all people. www.nofany.org

The New England Farmers Union is a professional association across the six New England states whose mission is:

  • to increase the economic viability of family farms and fishing operations
  • to foster the development of sustainable food production in New England
  • to invest in nutrition education and increase connections between farmers and consumers

We also support the development of renewable energy resources for farm use, and from farm and forest sources. NEFU’s goals for the next three years are to bring together policy makers in Washington with leaders and consumers in six states to fashion a food policy and a 2012 Farm Bill that benefits the farmers, foresters and fishermen in this diverse and resourceful region. www.newenglandfarmersunion.org

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey (NOFA-NJ) is dedicated to supporting sustainable food and agriculture in New Jersey through education, technical assistance, and policy action.  Our members and constituents include farmers, gardeners, retailers, processors, educators, policy-makers, and families.  To learn more about NOFA-NJ’s programs and events, please visit www.nofanj.org.

Slow Money NYC is a chapter of a national non-profit dedicated to catalyzing new investment channels that enhance local, small sustainable food and farm business. Everyone is an investor in food. We envision a new economy based on knowing where our food comes from and where our money goes. We value soil fertility, sustainable food, resilient communities, and financial opportunity for all. We work to align our food and money with our values. Our growing network of food activists, entrepreneurs and investors seek to direct our money towards building a strong food system in the NYC region by engaging people of all incomes. www.slowmoneynyc.org

Food Forest Farm helps people create low-maintenance, sustainable food systems by growing, supplying, and teaching about perennial vegetables and other multipurpose plants. We are owner operators of a permaculture nursery that focuses on plant sales & educational services. Find us on the web at www.PermacultureNursery.com.

Terra Genesis International Sponsors the Carbon Farming Course

Terra Genesis International is an international permaculture design firm that helps individuals, non-profits, and businesses get their projects on the right track. Services include:

  • Permaculture Design and Master Planning
  • Holistic Management
  • Keyline Design
  • Water Management
  • Reforestation – native forests, timber and food forests
  • Edible Forest Gardening
  • Ecological Agriculture
  • Courses and Education

Through this work we are creating wealth for our clients, ecological diversity and carbon sequestration for the planet and helping our global community shift toward a more sane world.

Encendia Biochar empowers farmers, gardeners, and turfgrass managers to improve their soil’s performance, saving them money and helping them grow better plants. All of this while lowering their environmental impact. We transform organic waste matter into biochar-based soil amendments. What came from the soil can go back to the soil. Our products provide customized soil solutions and are complementary to existing methods of managing soils and plants.

Wild Earth

Wild Earth joins inspired leaders in offering multi-generational programs and events that strengthen connections with ourselves, others, and the Earth while building ecological, social and cultural resilience. Wild Earth is a not-for-profit nature-based organization located in the Shawangunk Ridge region in the Hudson Valley of New York State.  Wild Earth is managed by volunteer community members who “caretake” a common vision. Wild Earth programs draw on a broad spectrum of teachings from indigenous cultures to modern natural sciences.  Our programs offer adventure and fun, primitive skills and crafts, awareness games, and story and song, facilitated by multi-generational mentors.  They foster individual and group awareness and a deeper connection to the Earth. www.wildearthprograms.org



The following organizations have partnered with the Carbon Farming Course 2012 to present workshops in regenerative agriculture:


Holistic Management International is an international non-profit organization whose mission is to educate people to manage land for a sustainable future. We believe people count, healthy land is essential, and money matters. We accomplish our mission by delivering a variety of programs and services designed to educate and support farmers, ranchers and land stewards in their efforts to enhance the land through Holistic Management, a whole ranch/farm planning system.


RegenAG is an alliance of farming families around the globe who are committed to helping regenerate the world’s farms, soils, communities and on-farm livelihoods through providing better access to skills and information.

RegenAG is partnering with government and private institutions across the world to help achieve our goals and provides access to resources and forums to support and continue the transfer for knowledge from farmer to farmer and beyond.

Land Institute

The Land Institute has worked for over 30 years on the problem of agriculture. Our purpose is to develop an agricultural system with the ecological stability of the prairie and a grain yield comparable to that from annual crops. We have researched, published in refereed scientific journals, given hundreds of public presentations here and abroad, and hosted countless intellectuals and scientists.

Apios Institute

The Apios Institute builds communities of amateur and professional practitioners to research and demonstrate agricultural ecosystems modeled on the structure, function, and dynamics of temperate climate forests.  We work with and educate gardeners, farmers, students, professors, designers, policy-makers, and the general public to develop these humanatural ecosystems.

Rodale Institute

The Rodale Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to pioneering organic farming through research and outreach. For over sixty years, we’ve been researching the best practices of organic agriculture and sharing our findings with farmers and scientists throughout the world, advocating for policies that support farmers, and educating consumers about how going organic is the healthiest option for people and the planet.


Polyface, Inc. is a family owned, multi-generational, pasture-based, beyond organic, local-market farm and informational outreach in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.  We produce:

  • Salad Bar Beef
  • Pigaerator Pork
  • Pastured Poultry (Eggs, Broilers, Turkeys)
  • Forage-Based Rabbits
  • Forestry Products

We are in the redemption business: healing the land, healing the food, healing the economy, and healing the culture.