Other Organizations

The Food Project
The goal of the Food Project is to develop sustainable, local food systems that bridge race, class, age, and more to ensure food security for all.

The Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems
A research and education group at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Operates a training and research farm.

Sustainable Agriculture Farming Systems (SAFS)
Collaborative effort between UC researchers and farmers comparing the dynamics of conventional and organic farms.

Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN)
Communications outreach arm of Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE). Produce information on sustainable farming practices, principles and systems.

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)
U.S. Department of Agriculture funded project that administers competitive grants for sustainable agriculture research and education.

University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (UC SAREP)
Publications, news releases/media, courses, workshops, events, crop and livestock production information, competitive grants, and biologically integrated farming systems.

Sustainable Harvest International
Projects in over thirty rural communities in Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama help people raise their standard of living by restoring the natural environment by providing technical and material support to farmers and local organizations that want to implement sustainable agriculture, agroforestry, reforestation and other appropriate technologies.

The worldwide umbrella organization of the organic agriculture movement, with about 639 member organisations and institutions in some 101 countries all over the world.

The Farm School
A nonprofit educational farm in Western Massachusetts to promote farming through educational programs for school children and through a year-long practical training program for adults.

Sustainable Farming Connection
Managed by former staff members of The New Farm magazine, this site will help you tame costs, add value to what you sell and keep you informed of the latest news from the sustainable farming community.

ATTRA- Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas
University programs and contacts, sustainable agriculture.

Eldis Agriculture Guide
Links for international agriculture and development.

Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF)
California based organization promoting family-scale farming that is environmentally sound and sustains local economies.
The International WWOOF Association (World-Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms)
Helping those who would like to volunteer on organic farms internationally.

Trees for the Future (TFTF)
A non-profit organization to initiate and support agroforestry self-help projects in developing countries.

Cedar Meadow Farm
The Groff family farm, progressive farmer/experimenters in Pennsylvania, USA. Includes details of no-till vegetable production and other sustainable cropping systems.

Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association (ALBA)
Provides educational and business opportunities for farm workers and aspiring farmers to grow and sell crops grown on two organic farms in Monterey County, California. Their mission is to advance economic viability, social equity and ecological land management among limited-resource and aspiring farmers.

Heifer International
Works to build sustainable communities. One of their global initiatives focuses on agroecology through teaching environmentally sound agricultural techniques in communities around the world.

The Land Institute
The Land Institute seeks to develop an agriculture that will save soil from being lost or poisoned while promoting a community life that is prosperous and enduring.

Food First-- Institute for Food and Development Policy
The purpose of the Institute for Food and Development Policy - Food First - is to eliminate the injustices that cause hunger.