It's here! We’re happy to announce that our 2016 Annual Report is now available online to view or download. Here are just a few of the highlights from the 2016 report: HMI trained 9,547 people from 18 different countries in 2017 More than 120,000 people visited our website in 2016 HMI ... Read More
Holistic Decision Making
What is Sustainable Community?
A recent article on the Medium website by Wendell Berry notes what he believes to be the 17 rules for a sustainable local community. Numerous communities have used Holistic Management as a tool to help improve the community development process as people develop a community project or program with ... Read More
HMI & CCOF Collaborate on Webinar in August
HMI, in collaboration with California Certified Organic Foundation (CCOF) are happy to announce an introductory webinar that explores the relationship between organic and Holistic Management systems. This introductory webinar is ideal for organic cattle ranchers looking to find out more about the ... Read More
Land Management Training in Paicines, California helps Farmers and Ranchers Create the Life They Want
The Paicines Ranch in California graciously hosted HMI’s series of Whole Farm/Ranch Land Management workshops for those interested in learning how to manage land, people, and money, holistically. Training took place starting in March through April of 2017. The 15 Participants included a diverse ... Read More
U.S. Receives “D” for Food System
The NRDC website posted an article noting that the U.S.wastes 40% of the food grown in the country. Given that we are using precious resources (80% of freshwater is used for growing food) and struggling to make sure all are fed, that's a lot of waste. In fact, that's a D grade if we look at the ... Read More
Prioritizing Life Key to Happiness
A recent web article from Inc.com references a 75-year old study conducted by Harvard that provides one of the longest longitudinal studies on emotional well-being. The key finding was not that surprising from my perspective: "Good relationships keep us happier and healthier." The challenge, of ... Read More
The Maddox Ranch: Getting Out from $3 Million in Debt
HMI recently attended the Texas Land Conservation Conference March 1 - 3, 2017 at the Hilton Austin Airport Hotel. HMI had a booth at the conference and was also a presenter at the conference as well. One of the stories shared at the conference was from Holistic Management Certified Educator Peggy ... Read More
Learn Holistic Management® Anywhere!
While place-based programs are great, and HMI tries to bring our programs to as many areas as we possibly can, the reality is that as a nonprofit, it can be difficult to offer programming everywhere we'd like. But with the addition of our online classes, you can learn Holistic Management ... Read More