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Strengthening Our Foundation: Growing Food, Growing Connection

Strengthening Our Foundation: Growing Food, Growing Connection

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a whole new focus on local food.  Thanks to Lenore McDonald’s McDonald Farm land donation,…
Winter Youth Programs at McDonald Farm

Winter Youth Programs at McDonald Farm

Does school look a little different for your crew this fall/winter? Whether you’re remote learning, sending the kids in person…
Strengthening Our Foundation: Other Ways to Help

Strengthening Our Foundation: Other Ways to Help

We have been humbled and energized by the response thus far to our Strengthening Our Foundation $75K Challenge!!  (Click here…
Strengthening Our Foundation: How We're Working In This Moment and Beyond

Strengthening Our Foundation: How We're Working In This Moment and Beyond

Throughout the Strengthening Our Foundation campaign, we’ve been sharing through video and writing some of the ways we have adapted…
Help Us Rise To The Strengthening Our Foundation $75K Challenge!

Help Us Rise To The Strengthening Our Foundation $75K Challenge!

2020 ~ It’s definitely been a year many of us would like to forget! The COVID-19 pandemic, social unrest, fires,…
To Tree Or Not To Tree?  Conservation and Regeneration

To Tree Or Not To Tree? Conservation and Regeneration

It can be challenging to decide what to do about climate change.  Well, one action is simple, effective, and a…
Grant Awards Help Green Earth Harvest Feed More People, More Of the Year

Grant Awards Help Green Earth Harvest Feed More People, More Of the Year

The Conservation Foundation is the recent and grateful recipient of two different grants in support of our Green Earth Harvest…
Come & Go

Come & Go

I speak for the entire farm crew when I say that I’m good and tired.   After a half year…
The Economic Benefit$ of Land Con$ervation

The Economic Benefit$ of Land Con$ervation

In these days of limited funds, how can you justify the money spent on land conservation?  Or put another way,…
Fall Family Adventures at McDonald Farm

Fall Family Adventures at McDonald Farm

With traditional fairs and festivals cancelled this year, our Fall Family Adventures at McDonald Farm are a perfect way to…
Fall Family Adventures at McDonald Farm

Fall Family Adventures at McDonald Farm

With traditional fairs and festivals cancelled this year, our Fall Family Adventures at McDonald Farm are a perfect way to…
Nature Phone Photography Contest

Nature Phone Photography Contest

It’s time to get outside and enjoy the last weeks of summer. While you’re at it, snap a photo or…
"Nature Pod" Fall Field Trips

"Nature Pod" Fall Field Trips

Does school look a little different for your crew this fall? Whether you’re remote learning, sending the kids in person…
Yellow Apple, Love Apple, Wolf Peach, Apple of Paradise, Poison Apple

Yellow Apple, Love Apple, Wolf Peach, Apple of Paradise, Poison Apple

by Kelsey Nasset, Farmer Tomatoes, you either love them or you hate them. When I was young, you could not…
New Trustee Welcome

New Trustee Welcome

Oswego resident Ellen Von Ohlen has joined The Conservation Foundation’s Board of Trustees.  Ellen’s background in health, wellness and relationship…