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Cutting Edge Research for Transforming Agriculture with Regenerative Principles 

Our Mission

Society’s advance is contingent upon transformational changes in our food production system. Currently, the farmers and ranchers are leading the innovation of food production systems, ahead of the researchers.Science is necessary to make regenerative food systems a reality, but we need to rethink how we apply science in order to get there. Producers require independent, practical scientific support to ensure that concepts, practices, and systems are scalable and transferable to other operations and regions.


What's Happening

The 2022 Annual Report is available - 2023 report is soon to come! 

2023 highlights at a glance
-423 farms with full system assessments (total farms visited 453)
- 19 states and 2 Canadian provinces from CA to VT
- 6 field days

Totals from the first two field seasons of the 1000 Farms Initiative: 737 full system assessments on farms across North America, and 842 farms visited!! 

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Join the movement!

Be a part of our 1,000 Farms Initiative, the most ambitious agroecology experiment ever conducted.

1000 Farms Initiative 2023, in Images


Join our Team!

We are hiring! Our team is growing, and  we are looking for changemakers that want to take action to save our place on this planet!

You Can Make A Difference

We wouldn't be here without your help! Ecdysis is a grass-roots research foundation, started and continuing its mission by the contributions of many. Every dollar counts to us.


Consider donating towards our mission of research, education, and demonstration to support regenerative agriculture and a repair our world for future generations! 

From Our Video Blog

Collaborators and Funders in the Ecdysis Mission

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