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07 Aug 2023
International Grasslands Congress attendees (about 20 individuals total) visiting Greenacres, standing in pasture having a group discussion

International Grasslands Congress

International Grasslands Congress attendees (about 20 individuals total) visiting Greenacres, standing in pasture having a group discussion

International Grasslands Congress Tours Greenacres

Researchers, policymakers, and industry leaders from around the world came together in Covington, Kentucky at the International Grasslands Congress this past May to discuss the latest developments in grassland science, management, and policy. This was the first time the Congress was held in the United States since 1981.

Greenacres Foundation was thrilled to welcome Congress attendees to our Indian Hill and Brown County locations to share our grassland restoration practices which are based on the principles of generative agriculture. These principles are designed to promote biodiversity, improve soil health, and help develop more sustainable farming methods. Greenacres’ approach emphasizes the importance of working with natural systems and closely mimics the bison grazing ecosystems. These ecosystems naturally sequestered carbon for thousands of years and built extremely fertile soil which helped make the United States the agricultural powerhouse it is today.

“Our goal is to help restore degraded grasslands and create thriving ecosystems that sequester carbon to benefit both people and the environment. Having experts from around the world see the important work that our community is doing in the field is an important step in making Ohio and Kentucky a leader in this space.”
Carter Randolph, Greenacres President

International Grasslands Congress Attendees touring Greenacres' Indian Hill pastures

Greenacres was a sponsor of this year’s event and hosted a booth at the Congress where attendees came to learn more about our work and interact with our team of experts. We also participated in several panel discussions and workshops, where our team shared insights on topics such as grassland restoration, community engagement, and sustainable agriculture.

“It was such a pleasure to connect with colleagues from around the world and learn from their experiences,” said Randolph. “Healthy grasslands are an important piece of the climate change puzzle, we were happy to welcome our local media figures to come learn with us during the event. Together, we can work towards a more sustainable future for all.”

About Greenacres Foundation

Greenacres Foundation is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to preservation, land stewardship, and promoting sustainable agriculture. The Foundation works to restore degraded ecosystems, promote biodiversity, and educate local communities through innovative programs and partnerships.

About International Grassland Congress

The International Grassland Congress (IGC) is a worldwide gathering of leading scientists, students, industry, extension and primary producers that meet every 3-5 years to share their research results and their experiences.

07 Aug 2023
Cattle grazing in pasture with tall trees in background

Greenacres Foundation President Chosen as Farm Foundation Round Table Fellow

Cattle grazing in pasture with tall trees in background

Greenacres Foundation President Chosen as Farm Foundation Round Table Fellow

Greenacres Foundation President, Carter Randolph, has been selected as a Farm Foundation Round Table Fellow for the Farm Foundation. This recognition highlights both Carter’s and Greenacres contributions to sustainable agriculture and land preservation.

As President of Greenacres Foundation, Carter has demonstrated unwavering commitment and leadership in promoting sustainable agriculture practices and environment stewardship. His selection as a Farm Foundation Round Table Fellow is a testament to his dedication to advancing agriculture policies and practices in the United States.

The Farm Foundation, renowned for advancing the agriculture industry, selects a limited number of accomplished individuals as fellows each year. This fellowship will provide Carter the opportunity for collaboration, knowledge sharing and policy development with leaders and experts from diverse backgrounds in the agriculture industry.

Carter Randolph headshot in green polo

“I am humbled to be selected as a fellow for the Farm Foundation. I look forward to engaging with fellow industry leaders and driving impactful change in agriculture for the betterment of our environment and communities.”
Carter Randolph, Greenacres President

Greenacres Foundation is proud of this achievement and confident Carter’s participation as a Farm Foundation Round Table Fellow will further their mission of fostering sustainable agriculture and land preservation.

About Greenacres Foundation:

Greenacres Foundation is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to land preservation, sustainable agriculture and education. Through strategic partnerships and community engagement, Greenacres Foundation works to protect land, promote sustainable farming practices and educate the public on the importance of environment stewardship.

About Farm Foundation

Farm Foundation is an accelerator of practical solutions for agriculture. They leverage the power of collaboration between food and agriculture stakeholders with diverse perspectives to spark beneficial solutions advancing agriculture in positive ways. Their unique approach combines the trust and reliability of a “think tank” with the impact and urgency of a “do tank,” helping turn ideas into action.

21 Mar 2023

Cultivation Club Kickoff Event Sign Up

Cultivation Club Kickoff Event Sign Up

Register for our kickoff event, held on Saturday, April 15th from 9:30-11:30am. 
We will provide information about the program and answer your questions. Breakfast will be provided. If you are interested in joining the program, you will be able to complete your required background check during the kickoff event!

No volunteer work will occur at the kickoff event – workdays will occur throughout the season. 

This volunteer program is open to ages 16+. Children younger than 16 are welcome to attend the kickoff event with their guardian.

Interested in participating, but can’t attend the April 15 kickoff event? We’d still love to have you! Click here to visit the program’s MyImpact webpage, and click on “fill in an application” to register.