We offer a range of consulting services to help individuals, companies and communities plan, manage and develop their own regenerative land use projects. We take a whole system approach to business based on fundamental ecological principles. Through site visits, team interviews, local ecosystem research, and community outreach, we create individualized plans that fit the people and purpose of each project. 

Building on our operational experience in regional, urban, and landscape planning; regenerative agriculture; and business and real estate development; we provide advisory services in the following areas.

 
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SITE VISIT CONSULTATIONS

From a quick review to a detailed assessment, we can help you identify goals, opportunities, and design solutions for site-specific challenges. We will visit your project to provide real-time, personalized solutions for the specific site at hand.

+ Rapid Assessment

  • Background research
  • Session to define goals
  • 1-3 day site visit
  • Follow-up visioning report
  • + Detailed Assessment

  • Builds upon Rapid Assessment
  • Greater depth of analysis and schematic site plans
  • Basic financial modeling
  • Detailed recommended action plan

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    Regenerative Agriculture and Food Systems

    We help design and implement farm plans that improve environmental health, produce diverse and nutrient rich crops, enhance wildlife habitat, reduce the use of fossil fuels, support vibrant farm communities, and generate meaningful profits. We offer the following regenerative agriculture services for communities, governments, landowners, and farmers.

    + LAND ANALYSIS

  • GIS mapping and land suitability modeling
  • Soil and plant community studies
  • Landform pattern/physiography studies
  • Watershed and stormwater analysis and modeling
  • Reference ecosystem projections
  • Keyline design
  • + BUSINESS ANALYSIS AND PLANNING

  • Market and resource opportunities and constraints
  • Financial modeling
  • Development of detailed business plans
  • + LANDSCAPE SYSTEMS PLANNING

  • Market garden and farm crop planning
  • Livestock rotational grazing systems
  • Silvopasture systems
  • Pasture cropping and cover cropping rotations
  • Edible forest gardens
  • Pollinator habitat
  • Medicinal gardens
  • + PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Coordination of project design through installation
  • Staff hiring and training
  • + PROJECT MARKETING

  • Website design
  • Development of key messaging points and other branding assistance
  • Public relations
  • Marketing and communications plan
  • + PARTNERSHIPS

  • Coordinate collaborations with relevant partners
  • + LONG-TERM STEWARDSHIP PLANNING

  • Phased farm and landscape restoration management plan

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    Large-scale Land Stewardship

    We help landowners manage large-scale properties with significant ecological and environmental value. For each property, we study the natural potential of the land and the history of the place. We then design ways to restore and conserve the land, celebrate its culture, and generate profits for generations to come. We offer the following large-scale land stewardship services:

    + VISIONING AND GOAL SETTING

  • Background research on project context, structure, & operation
  • Define project mission and vision
  • Define goals for the project
  • + SITE ANALYSIS

  • Land evaluation
  • Plant and wildlife surveys
  • Habitat assessments
  • GIS mapping and land suitability modeling
  • Soil and plant community studies
  • Landform pattern/physiography studies
  • Watershed and stormwater analysis and modeling
  • Reference ecosystem projections
  • + MASTER LAND PLANNING AND DESIGN

  • Performance ecosystem design and planning
  • Impact assessment and permitting
  • + PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE OVERSIGHT

  • Project evolution and management
  • Forest ecology, dynamics, and management
  • Mitigation bank/preserve establishment, management, and monitoring
  • + PROJECT MARKETING

  • Website design
  • Development of key messaging points and other branding assistance
  • Public relations
  • Marketing and communications plan
  • + PARTNERSHIPS

  • Coordinate collaborations with relevant partners
  • + LONG-TERM STEWARDSHIP PLANNING

  • Phased farm and landscape restoration management plan
  • Define long-term project goals

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    Community Design and Development

    We work with communities to leverage the best of sustainable planning and land stewardship practices to create walkable communities with light imprint infrastructure and local food production. We offer the following community design and development services:

     

    + REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT

  • Analysis of existing assets (environmental and cultural)
  • Public workshops and community meetings
  • Design planning with a focus on efficiency and sustainability
  • Financial modeling and business pro forma development
  • Business planning
  • Zoning and permitting
  • + AGRICULTURAL DESIGN SERVICES

  • Analysis of a site’s natural systems and market opportunities
  • Designing of integrated business plan that generate food, energy, water, and housing
  • Staff hiring and training
  • Implementation
  • + PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Staff management
  • Construction oversight
  • + PROJECT MARKETING

  • Management of project communications
  • Branding development
  • + FACILITATION OF PARTNERSHIPS AND INVESTMENTS

  • Identify potential partners or investors
  • Facilitate the terms of partnership or investment
  • + GREEN METRICS

  • LEED certification
  • Carbon footprinting
  • Life cycle analysis
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    Learn more from Chad Adams, Our Director of Design: