Ogden, IL - 25 acres - Est. 2017

Saturn Farm is the first commercial-scale farm of Midwest Agroforestry Solutions. The core crops of chestnut, hazelnut, and currant are arranged in an innovative multi-layer, alley cropping design. Mechanized management and harvest is emphasized, along with performance trials that will inform variety selection for Midwest scale-up.

CORE CROPS

Chestnut

Chestnut

Corn on Trees
Currant

Currant

The Forbidden Superfruit
Hazelnut

Hazelnut

Soy on Trees
Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Tart & Tangy
80 +

Plant Species

115 +

Plant Varieties

30 yr

Lease Duration

AGROFORESTRY PRACTICES

Alley Cropping

Alley Cropping

Hay & Herbs
Riparian Buffer

Riparian Buffer

Native & Edible Species
Windbreak

Windbreak

Native & Edible Species
Multi-Story Cropping

Multi-Story Cropping

Trees + Shrubs

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Practices

Windbreak

Windbreak

CP5A - 7 acres
Pollinator Habitat

Pollinator Habitat

CP42 - 3.5 acre

Fostering Biodiversity & Learning

Insects

Insects

Season-Long Food & Habitat
Raptors

Raptors

Roots & Nesting Platforms
Field Days

Field Days

Investors, Landowners, Farmers, Researchers, Youth
Workshops

Workshops

In-Depth, Hands-On, How-To

Find the Farm

The farm is NOT open to the public.

Farm Map

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