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Farmland for the Future

Sowing the Next Generation
Moving Forward Forum | Monday, Nov. 5

Keeping it Rural: Land Planning Options for Farmers and Land Owners

About 30 local farmers and landowners gathered at the Marion County Extension Office to learn about a toolkit of options for landowners interested in long-term planning for their land, especially intergenerational planning.

EcoCelebrations

Yearning for a great one-off evening with fantastic food, time to learn, and fun companions? Join us for one or more New Pioneers “EcoCelebrations” this fall.

Sustainable Bourbon

Watch now, the next video from the New Pioneers’ series, Moving Forward Forum. This episode: Sustainable Bourbon.

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New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future

New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future is a regional nonprofit promoting sustainable thinking and sustainable development to create a healthy, safe and productive future for rural communities.

Sacred Land

The Sustainable Lands Roundtable of Kentucky is proud to present its second documentary, Sacred Land. This 17-minute film explores the theological and spiritual relationship of three Kentucky congregations of Sisters with the hundreds of acres each has stewarded since the early 1800s.
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Welcome!

New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future is a community non-profit organization founded in Washington County in 2005 to promote sustainable thinking and sustainable development in order to ensure a healthy, safe, and productive future for all.

Our goal is to engage our community to make choices and plans now that enable those who come after us in this beautiful place to have a wholesome and sustainable quality of life. Our local work is inspired by the Preamble to the International Earth Charter: We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, at a time when humanity must choose its future …

We must join together to bring forth a sustainable global society founded on respect for nature, universal human rights, economic justice, and a culture of peace.

New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future

New Pioneers for a Sustainable Future
127 West Main Street
Springfield, KY 40069

Phone: (859) 336-5070

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Volunteers for everything from mailings, office work, and computer technology to preparing rain barrels, teaching a class, or organizing a project.

Programs

Information about local producers, farmers markets, recycling, green homes, preservation and more.

Moving Forward Forum

Watch the Moving Forward Forum recorded by CH6 Television.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Anne Harrison

Anne Harrison

President

Sandy Canon

Sandy Canon

Treasurer

Marsha Wilson

Marsha Wilson

Secretary

Alida Coughlin

Alida Coughlin

Sr. Rose Marie Cummins

Sr. Rose Marie Cummins

Steve Beam

Steve Beam

David Kessler

David Kessler

Spalding Hurst

Spalding Hurst

STAFF

Sr. Claire McGowan OP

Sr. Claire McGowan OP

Executive Director

Lana Gits

Administrative Coordinator

CORPORATE MEMBERS

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