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First year at UNEA Successful for SfL

February 2024 marked a significant milestone for the Solutions from the Land (SfL) team. For the first time, four SfL team members, President Ernie Shea, Co-Chairs A.G. Kawamura and Fred Yoder, and Board member Dr. Lois Morton intervened in one of the world's most influential environmental gatherings – the 6th Assembly of the United Nations Environment...

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New Report Explores Future of Florida’s Agricultural Land

The University of Florida Center for Landscape Conservation Planning, in partnership with 1000 Friends of Florida, recently unveiled a groundbreaking report titled "Agriculture 2040/2070". Expanding upon its predecessor, the Sea Level 2040/2070 study, this GIS-based analysis highlights impending challenges and opportunities within Florida agriculture....

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Researcher has a passion for farming

“Farmers of all scales – small, mid-size and large – are on the frontlines of a frequently challenging battle as invasive species, climate changes, market fluctuations, and disease concerns are on the rise,” says Lois Wright Morton, small-scale berry farmer and Board member for Solutions from the Land. “Each farm has its own unique geography, soils,...

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SfL to Bring Farmer Voices to upcoming UNEA-6

From February 26 to March 1, Solutions from the Land will make its first appearance at the world’s highest-level event for environmental issues. SfL farmer and Co-Chair A.G. Kawamura along with four additional team members will be in attendance at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-6) in Kenya, representing farmers, ranchers, foresters,...

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SfL Partner Spotlight: Doug Berven

Solutions from the Land (SfL) Senior Advisor Doug Berven has been with the non-profit since the very beginning, volunteering his time, insight and guidance. In his full-time role, Berven is the Vice President of Corporate Affairs at POET. POET is a leader in sustainable bioproducts, providing plant-based alternatives to petrochemicals, like bioethanol,...

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Solutions from the Land’s 2024 Priorities

With the dawn of 2024, we mark and celebrate the 20th anniversary of 25x’25, SfL’s inaugural initiative which led to the adoption of the first ever renewable energy goal for our nation. Two decades ago, working with and through our multiple agricultural, conservation, energy, national defense, academic, business and government partners, we set a bold...

Our Vision

An Agricultural Renaissance, led by innovative and entrepreneurial farmers, ranchers and foresters constructing sustainable, profitable and resilient systems that lay the foundation for a world of abundance on many scales capable of producing nutritious food, feed, fiber, clean energy, healthy ecosystems, quality livelihoods, and strong rural economies.