Farmland Program

The Farmland Program supports farmers and ranchers in their transition to regenerative agriculture by providing access to soil health training, funding opportunities, educational resources, and a growing community of land stewards.

Regenerative Training Scholarships

Kiss the Ground offers Regenerative Training Scholarships for U.S. farmers and ranchers seeking to transition their land, and gain foundational knowledge on soil health and regenerative management; while remaining profitable and productive. These scholarships serve to support those who have a higher barrier of entry to this education, whether due to economic or systemic disparity. This includes farmers who are low income, BIPOC, LGBTQIA2S+, and more.

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Regenerating Communities Grant

The Regenerating Communities Grant seeks to support the farmers and ranchers we currently work with by funding projects that actively and creatively address climate change, biodiversity, food security, natural resource concerns, and equity issues in farming communities. These projects seek to drive discovery, enhance connectivity and promote resource-sharing; while maximizing co-benefits like soil health, improved air/water quality, habitat creation and expansion, and mitigation of droughts, wildfires, and floods in California and Minnesota.

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Farmland Fund

Help Kiss the Ground to further our work providing practical, on-the-ground resources to farmers and ranchers globally, by giving to the Farmland Fund. Your donation will provide scholarships for farmers to attend a soil health training and/or access to funding for regenerative projects.

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Farmer Resources

Farmer Resources Guide

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Farm Tour Kit

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Soil Health Assessment

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Regen Ag Paradigms

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Plus Farmers receive 20% off all Kiss the Ground Courses! Use discount S01LFARMER2022 at checkout.

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Transitioning the Ted Chamberlin Ranch

“Kiss the Ground’s farmland program has helped me connect with other like-minded farmers and ranchers who are looking to do things differently: to better the soil and the planet while being profitable.”

– Russell Chamberlin

Farmer Stories

A New (Re)Generation

When Carrie Richards was growing up, she always had a feeling she’d end up taking over the ranch that her family had owned and operated since 1941.

Chamberlin Ranch

Learn more about carbon farming on California’s Central Coast and how compost application on managed rangeland can improve soil health.

Avenue 33 Farm

In this episode of GUESS Advocacy, farmers Ali Greer and Eric Tomassini share their story of ecosystem regeneration on Avenue 33 Farm.

Cuyama Lamb

This segment of ABC News highlights Cuyama Lamb and how their sheep offer a powerful service in fire fuel mitigation.

Organic Compound

Farmer Wil Crombie captures soil testing on his Minnesota farm, Organic Compound, in collaboration with the Sustainable Farming Association.

Meet the Farmers

The Farmland Transition Program provides soil health training, soil testing, and mentorship for 32 farmers and ranchers across California and Minnesota to adapt their management decisions to produce positive ecological, financial, and social outcomes aligned with the principles of regenerative agriculture. Meet the farmers & ranchers below who are currently embarking on their journey with us!

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FAT UNCLE FARMS
Wasco, CA

Be Love Farm

BE LOVE FARM
Vacaville, CA

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PT RANCH
Ione, CA

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NUSS FARMS
Acampo, CA

Cuyamba

CUYAMA LAMB
Cuyama Valley, CA

Ave33

AVE 33 FARM
Los Angeles, CA

Duvarita

DUVARITA VINEYARD
Lompoc, CA

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SPRING RISE
Verndale, MN

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ORGANIC COMPOUND
Faribault, MN

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CHAMBERLIN RANCH
Los Olivos, CA

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WEISER FAMILY FARMS
Tehachapi, CA

Spring-Rise

GAVIOTA GIVINGS
Goleta, CA

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BRAMBLE TAIL HOMESTEAD
Sebastopol, CA

babyroot farms

BABY ROOT FARM
Camarillo, CA

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SILKY COW FARM
St Charles, MN

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DINNER BELL FARM
Grass Valley, CA

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SCHMITZ DAIRY
Cold Spring, MN

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MEDICINE CREEK FARM
Finlayson, MN

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YISRAEL FAMILY FARM
Sacramento, CA

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FLANAGAN FARM
Bluffton, MN

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THE ABUNDANT TABLE
Camarillo, CA

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MILLS DAIRY
Lake City, MN

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WALTER ORGANIC FARM
Villard, MN

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TABLE BLUFF FARM
Loleta, CA

Anderson-ranch

ANDERSON RANCH
Birds Landing, CA