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Community Resilience Hub - Kansas Wesleyan University

Our mission includes educating and empowering individuals to be change agents. Below are a few resources and links to sites that may be useful in your quest for knowledge and inspiration about regenerative farming and environmental sustainability.

NCOP28 UAE Declaration on Sustainable Agriculture, Resilient Food Systems and Climate Action 

National Resources Defense Council,  Regenerative Agriculture 101; Español

National Geographic Magazine, “The New Face of Hunger”
Millions of working Americans don’t know where their next meal is coming from. Photojournalists explore hunger in three parts of the U.S. facing the same statistic: One-sixth of Americans don’t have enough food to eat.

World Economic Forum, “Transforming Food Systems: Pathways for Country-led Innovation”
The business case for sustainable agriculture.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations:  “The future of food and agriculture–Drivers and triggers for transformation”
This report aims at inspiring strategic thinking and actions to transform agrifood systems towards a sustainable, resilient and inclusive future.

The Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program (SAREP) at UC Agriculture and Natural Resources, “What is Sustainable Agriculture?”
Provides research and tools for farmers and local food system practitioners to assess and strengthen their own agricultural and marketing practices.

CNN, on the hunger crisis since the pandemic
Three years into COVID, nearly 34 million people in the U.S. live in food-insecure households.

The Land Institute’s Prairie Festival 2022, “Back to the Land: How to Live in the World Without Destroying It”
Watch presentations by some of the world’s leading experts on the ecosphere.

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education, Building Soils For Better Crops–Sustainable Soil Management

The Biggest Little Farm
Apricot Lane Farms is home to the award-winning, critically acclaimed feature documentary The Biggest Little Farm, which was shortlisted for an Academy Award in 2020. Directed by filmmaker and farmer John Chester, the film is a testament to the complexity of nature and an epic odyssey to attempt to farm within a reawakening ecosystem.

Saline County Food Resources Map
Designed by the CRH staff, this map identifies food resources (free meals, food distribution, farmers markets, blessings boxes, etc.) in Salina, Kansas.

The Rodale Institute
The Kansas Rural Center
Central Kansas Food Corridor
Common Ground Producers and Growers
Quail Creek Family Farms
The Land Institute

Resilience Studies Consortium

Kansas farmers can get assistance at the Natural Resources Conservation Service