There is a wealth of information available about sustainable agriculture. Here are some resources that I’ve found particularly helpful. Please share others that you particularly like; let’s share our wealth of resources.
American Farmland Trust. http://www.farmland.org/
American Farmland Trust is the only national conservation organization dedicated to protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land.
American Farmland Trust. Cultivating the Next Generation: Resources and Policies to Help Beginning Farmers Succeed in Agriculture. http://www.farmlandinfo.org/sites/default/files/AFT_BF_06-2014-lo.pdf
Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture. http://arcadiafood.org/
Arcadia is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a more equitable and sustainable local food system in the Washington, DC area. Arcadia manages four distinct program areas that engage consumers, farmers, schools, and institutions. Their Mobile Market initiative is a model for other communities to emulate.
Center for Science in the Public Interest. http://www.cspinet.org/
Change Food. http://www.changefood.org. Excellent talks by a wide variety of people working to change our current food system, from TED, TEDx Manhattan, and other food-related conferences.
Environmental Working Group. www.ewg.org/. Extremely helpful information to help consumers choose nontoxic products and foods.
Food and Environment Reporting Network. http://thefern.org/
Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future. http://www.jhsph.edu/research/centers-and-institutes/johns-hopkins-center-for-a-livable-future/index.html
Local Harvest. http://www.localharvest.org/
Modern Farmer. http://www.modernfarmer.com. Magazine, website, newsletter.
National Young Farmers Coalition. http://www.youngfarmers.org/
Organic Consumers Association. https://www.organicconsumers.org/
Vox: 40 Maps That Explain Food in America. http://www.vox.com/a/explain-food-america