perennial agriculture


Perenniality is important because when vegetation lives for many years, soils are not only protected against erosion, but they actually build and accumulate organic matter. Deep-rooted perennial plants are able to access nutrients and water that escape the reach of annual plants.

Kernza in Colorado (fall 2017)

We are bringing Kernza to Colorado. Kernza is the first perennial wheatgrass developed at The Land Institute.