The Accokeek Foundation Holds Food Justice Series

As the world finds itself facing widespread environmental degradation and ever-increasing human health concerns, the new food movement has taken hold. This shift in thought and action–which some have called a revolution–advocates sustainable agricultural and environmental practices that preserve the well-being of both land and people. As this movement works to transform our methods of…

Meet Edgar

The Accokeek Foundation Visitor Center reopened earlier this month with a brand new look and a brand new turtle. Edgar is a one-and-a-half pound Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina) with red feet and a friendly disposition. We estimate Edgar to be around 20 years old with quite a long life ahead of him. Indeed, box…

What is SHARE? Sustainable Harvest, Adaptive Research and Education

Sustainable Harvest Our farm is more than an organic farm–it is a sustainable farm. And the goals behind sustainability (environmental health, economic profitability, and social and economic equity) guide our farmers. Adaptive Research Sustainable farming is a complex process for which there is no one-size-fits-all approach. Our farmers and apprentices are constantly using formal and…

Manager of Livestock and Pastures

The Accokeek Foundation is seeking a Manager for its Livestock and Pastures program. The Manager will serve as a faculty member of the Foundation’s Center for Agricultural and Environmental Stewardship (CAES). The Manager of Livestock and Pastures is a hard-working, resourceful, detail-oriented individual who will manage all aspects of the Foundation’s Heritage Breeds of Livestock…