Our mission is to educate people to manage land for a sustainable future. As a non-profit, we accomplish this by motivating, connecting, supporting and training farmers, ranchers, and land stewards through the practice of Holistic Management, a Whole Farm/Ranch Planning System that addresses and improves environmental health, sustains economic viability, and enhances the quality of life of farm and ranch communities.
Minimizing Water Use in Organic Farming
Betsy Ross, Barking Cat Farm owners Kim Martin & Laurie Bostic and HMI join forces to discuss how to transcend "plain as dirt" into flourishing organic permaculture - and … Read More
ON SALE for only $75 - Grazing Planning Software through August 15, 2015! Regularly priced at $100.
In honor of the 'International Year of Soils", HMI is offering the PBS Documentary The First Millimeter: Healing the Earth DVD at 50% off all throughout 2015! … Start Browsing...
With sustainable farming & ranching, everyone wins
but, only with your help.
With sustainable farming and ranching everyone wins. When land is healthy, it helps improve water and air quality, while providing fresh, local food. All sorts of animals benefit from this type of stewardship, including wildlife and pollinators such as … Read more...
Creating Healthy Soils
2015 International Year of Soils.
The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2015 the International Year of Soils. Here at HMI, we think we should celebrate healthy soil every year -- and every day--because we know that building and maintaining healthy soil is essential to environmentally conscious land management and sustainable agricultural … Read more...