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Hummingbird Agrotek

Position: Ofelia Lichtenheld, Farmer and Pollinator Enthusiast

Primary Crops | Olives, grapes, fruit trees and future plans to grow agave

Grant Funding: Zero Foodprint Restore California

2022 and 2023 | Applied 17 acres of compost and 10 acres of cover crop

2023 and 2024 | Applying 18 acres of compost and cover crop and planting .5 acre of hedgerow and windbreaks, using plants that the farmer has propagated themselves from collecting native seed around their property

Additional Support 

  • Received a Working Lands for Pollinators site assessment that inspired her to observe the seasonal cycles of native plants around the farm
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