Ajo Center for Sustainable Agriculture
Ajo Center for Sustainable Agriculture was established in the spring of 2008 and received the non-profit status in 2013. ACSA's program activities focus on the education about the Sonoran Desert agroecological systems, sustainable and economically viable agricultural practices, and the empowerment of the community to grow food based on the distributed agriculture model through Ajo Gardeners Network.
ACSA manages 1/2 acre Many Hands Urban Farm and Learning Center with a chicken coop, heirloom orchard, traditional dry-land garden, and several other teaching elements. ACSA established and runs bi-weekly Authentically Ajo Farmers Market (2nd and 4th Saturday of each month).
ACSA is a founding member of Ajo Regional Food Partnership and a member of the Tohono O'odham Farm and Food Working Group.