The USDA recently awarded Pasa Sustainable Agriculture major grants to advance climate-smart agriculture and distribute pandemic-related relief to farmworkers and meatpacking workers. Learn more.

Vision

A world where agriculture nourishes, heals, and empowers.

Mission

Cultivating environmentally sound, economically viable, community-focused farms and food systems.

About

In February 1992, a group of Pennsylvania farmers decided to host a conference devoted to advancing the art and science of sustainable agriculture. At the time, it was difficult to find reliable education and resources for farmers who wanted to steward their land in harmony with natural ecosystems and who wanted to sell their products locally to support the health and vibrancy of their local communities.

These farmers also sought a peer community they could rely on as they worked to navigate the myriad aspects of operating a financially viable farm business. The conference became a treasured annual event, ultimately evolving into what Pasa Sustainable Agriculture is today.

We are just as much an organization administering farmer training, research, policy, peer education, and local food programs as we are a network of tens of thousands of farmers, food system professionals, and changemakers working together to advance regenerative and equitable agriculture in our own communities.

Pasa Sustainable Agriculture is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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2020–21 Impact Report

Here’s how we worked to strengthen local and regional food systems while protecting human and environmental health this past year.


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