Midwest Row Crop Collaborative
Timeline2016 - present
AudienceGlobal corporate and NGO food system partners
ContactEllen Gibson Email Ellen
Driven by ambitious goals and strategic action, members of the Midwest Row Crop Collaborative have created a boundary-pushing vision and innovative model that leverages each member’s assets. Today, the collaborative serves as a space for our members to refine strategies and incubate solutions to one of the most pressing issues of our time in a region of global environmental and economic significance.
We know that systemic change is only possible with the work of many, and our approach to developing collaborative solutions is reflective of that reality. We intentionally align our strategic focuses to operate in tandem with the work of other, similarly-positioned organizations advancing conservation within the food and agricultural systems.
Midwest Row Crop Collaborative members work within five critical pathways for addressing challenges and removing barriers to change. Solutions to these challenges promise to unlock incredible benefits, including the restoration of soil and water resources, improved climate resilience, and economic viability for the farmers that we all depend on.
The Midwest Row Crop Collaborative is comprised of leading companies and nonprofits that span the full food and agriculture value chain. We understand that partnerships are vital for catalyzing the innovation needed to drive transformational change. Our members share an ambition for system-wide impact and the belief that collaboration and continuous learning are key elements to realizing the future we need.