MESA is delighted to partner with innovative doers and thinkers in the sustainable agriculture field who help us shape our programs according to the evolving needs of our stewards and hosts. These organizations and individuals represent various disciplines, constituencies, and perspectives; helping us to broaden our view of the entire system so that we can provide comprehensive program offerings.

The following organizations and individuals have acted in advisory roles; provided trainings and workshops for the annual orientation and seminar; and collaborated on program development:

Last year Abraham Yidana trained with Crown S. Ranch, a highly diversified ranch in Washington, where he learned about humane animal husbandry, low-input technology and maximized resource use. Upon return home...