Center for Regenerative Agriculture and Resilient Systems

Rose Marie and Ward Burroughs

Rosie and Ward BurroughsRose Marie (Rosie) and Ward Burroughs co-founded the CSU Chico Regenerative Agriculture Initiative in 2016, now known as the Center for Regenerative Agriculture & Resilient Systems. They have also served as mentors and supporters to the Organic Dairy Education & Research Program at CSU Chico and co-created the Western Organic Dairy Producers Alliance with CRA director Cynthia Daley. Together with their children they continue the family legacy of farming over 100 years in California. Each of the Burroughs children manage their individual farms that are collectively marketed through Burroughs Family Farms(opens in new window), employing organic, regenerative practices and producing the highest quality foods possible. Each individual farm has its own specialty all certified organic including almonds, beef, chickens, dairy, eggs, olive oil, and more.