and cool websites we recommend.
Harvest is one of the best resources to search for
farms and fresh farm products all over the United States. Just
plug in a zip code. Sign up for events and newsletters.
Farm Link's mission is to build family farming and
conserve farmland in California by linking aspiring and retiring
farmers; and promoting techniques and disseminating information
that facilitate intergenerational farm transitions. Basically
they are doing their best to keep family farms alive and well.
CASFS – The
Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems
A 44-year-old program at the UCSC Farm and Garden, teaching
sustainable agriculture in a six-month-long residency program.
A local gem of resources, wonderfully inspired individuals, programs,
and events all related to creating a sustainable food system. We
are very fortunate to have them as an anchor in our community.
Pollan uses his website not only for his writing
and information, but also link to articles that he thinks
are important, interesting, and worth passing on.
Books is the sweetest spot to hang out in that I
have been to in a long time. Small store, with wall to ceiling
bookshelves filled with books on growing, raising and cooking
food, including antiquarian books on all the same subjects...and
of course, drink is included in that list. They also have
fabulous intimate (because of their size) events. Located
in San Francisco.
The Ecological Farming Association
of the annual fantastic event Eco-Farm, celebrated in Pacific Grove, California, this organization is
a wonderful resource and support for organic farmers.
National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service. ATTRA is
a wealth of knowledge and resources on a variety of subjects.