Since 1984, HMI has helped communities grow and thrive by educating family farmers and ranchers and pastoralists in regenerative agricultural practices that empower them to strengthen their businesses, produce healthier food, improve local wildlife habitats and protect the environment.
To envision and realize healthy, resilient lands and thriving communities by serving people in the practice of Holistic Decision Making & Management.
Our vision is a world where lands and communities flourish through the practice of Holistic Management, an internationally recognized regenerative agricultural practice.
- Helps family farmers/ranchers/pastoralists become more prosperous
- Helps strengthen local economies
- Improves local food quality
- Heals the environment
- Improves wildlife habitats
- Fosters community ties and preserves local culture
Interim Executive Director
Director of Education
Director of Programs
Director of Communications & Outreach
Stephanie von Ancken
Taos Pueblo, New Mexico
California & New Mexico
New South Wales, Australia
Our Certified Educators
Our Certified Educators undergo a rigorous 3-year training program in order to effectively consult with farmers and ranchers, teach workshops, practice Holistic Management in their own operations, or otherwise help further the practice of Holistic Management.
HMI is an Albuquerque-based international 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 1984. We are committed to accountability and transparency. Copies of audited financial statements and IRS Form 990 are available upon request. Contributions are deductible to the full extent of the law.
HMI Annual Reports
We Love Diversity in ALL Species!
HMI is committed to engaging and supporting a diverse community of holistic managers—people who recognize their responsibility helping to create healthy land, healthy food, and healthy lives. HMI recognizes that diversity in nature is a critical criteria for the health of the ecosystem. For that reason we have a policy and practice of inclusion and acceptance not limited to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability, and place of origin.
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Allan Savory and Jody Butterfield were the co-founders of HMI and left in 2009 when they founded the Savory Institute.