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Florida Sustainable Agriculture

Local Food

Union St. Farmer's Market: http://www.unionstreetfarmersmkt.com/ 
UF/IFAS' Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises: http://smallfarms.ifas.ufl.edu/ 
High Springs Farmer's market http://www.city.highsprings.com/
Slow Food Gainesville www.slowfoodgainesville.org

National Sustainable Agriculture Programs

Florida Organic Growers www.foginfo.org
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE): www.sare.org 
Alternative Farming Systems Information Center www.nal.usda.gov/afsic/index.html 
National Agriculture Information Service (ATTRA): www.attra.org

University and Extension Sustainable Agriculture Programs

Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network, www.asanonline.org
Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project, www.asapconnections.org
Center for Agrocelogy & Sustainable Food Systems, University of California at Santa Cruz zzyx.ucsc.edu/casfs/ 
Agroecology Home, Univeristy of California at Santa Cruz www.agroecology.org
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education, (UC-SAREP) www.sarep.ucdavis.edu/ 
Small Farm Center, University of California - Davis www.sfc.ucdavis.edu/ 
Agroecology in Action, University of California - Berkeley www.cnr.berkeley.edu/~agroeco3/
Califorina Certified Organic Farmers, www.ccof.org
Carolina Farm Atewardship Association, www.carolinafarmstewards.org
Cascade Harvest Coalition, Washington www.cascadeharvest.org
Community Alliance with Family Farmers, California www.caff.org 
Kansas Center for Sustainable Agriculture & Alternative Crops, www.oznet.ksu.edu/kcsaac/ 
Rural Roots, Idaho www.ruralroots.org/" 
Agroecology/Sustainable Agriculture Program, University of Illinois www.aces.uiuc.edu/~asap/
Practical Farmers of Iowa, www.pfi.iastate.edu/PFIhomenew.htm
Lepold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University www.leopold.iastate.edu/ 
Sustainable Agriculture Extension Program, Iowa State University extension.agron.iastate.edu/sustag/ 
Agriculture Marketing Resource Center, Iowa State University www.agmrc.org 
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardners Association, www.mofga.org
Future Harvest- CASA,Maryland www.futureharvestcasa.org
Agriculture and Landscape Program, University of Massachusetts Amherst www.umass.edu/agland/ 
Michigan INtergrated Food & Farming Systems, www.miffs.org
Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota, www.sfa-mn.org/ 
Land Stewardship Project, Minnesota www.landstewardshipproject.org
Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, (MISA) www.misa.umn.edu/
Growing Small farms (Debbie Roos), www.ces.ncsu.edu/chatham/ag/SustAg/index.html" 
Organic Fruit and Vegetable Web Page, Mississippi State www.msstate.edu/dept/cmrec/organic/ 
Community Food Systems and Sustainable Agirculture Program, University of Missouri agebb.missouri.edu/sustain/ 
Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society, www.nebsusag.org
Center for Applied Rural Innovation, University of Nebraska ianrwww.unl.edu/ianr/csas/
Center For Environmental Farming Systems,   North Carolina State University www.cefs.ncsu.edu/ 
Growing Small Farms, Debbie Roos, North Carolina State University www.ces.ncsu.edu/chatham/ag/SustAg/
Innovative Farmers of Ohio, www.ifoh.org/ 
Agroecosystems Management Program, Ohio State University www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/amp/
Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, www.oeffa.org
Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Oklahoma www.noble.org/" 
Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Oklahoma kerrcenter.com
Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture, www.pasafarming.org
Sustaining Pennsylvania Agriculture, Penn State Extension susag.cas.psu.edu/ 
Texas Organic Farmers and Gardners Association, www.texasorganicgrowers.org 
The Center for Sustainable Agriculture,University of Vermont www.uvm.edu/~susagctr/ 
Henry A. Wallace Center for Agriculture & Environmental Policy at Winrock International, Virginia www.winrock.org/what/wallace_center.cfm 
Tilth Producers, Washington www.tilthproducers.org
Center for Sustaining Agriculture & Natural Resources, Washington State University http://csanr.wsu.edu/ 
Center for Intergrated Agricultural Systems, University of Wisconsin www.cias.wisc.edu/ 
Michael Fields Agriculture Institute, Wisconsin www.michaelfieldsaginst.org
Ecological Agriculture Projects, McGill University http://eap.mcgill.ca/ 
Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service, www.mosesorganic.org 
Northeast Organic Farming Association, www.nofa.org
Northern Plains Sustainable Agirculture Society, www.npsas.org 
The Alan Savory center for Holistic Managment, www.holisticmanagement.org/ 
USDA National AGroforestry Center, www.unl.edu/nac/
Agriculture, Food & Communities, Cornell University media.cce.cornell.edu/hosts/agfoodcommunity/afs_ld.cfm

Sustainable Agriculture Working Groups

Califorina Sustainable Agriculture Working Group(CalSAWG) www.calsawg.org
Midwest Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (MSAWG) www.msawg.org
Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (NESAWG)/www.smallfarm.org/nesawg/index.php 
Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (SSAWG) www.ssawg.org
Western Sustainable Agriculture Working Group ( Western SAWG ) www.westernsawg.org/

State Sustainable or Organic Agriculture

Califorina Organic Program, www.cdfa.ca.gov/is/fveqc/organic.htm 
Energy and Sustainable Agriculture, Minnesota Department of Agriculture www.mda.state.mn.us/esap/default.htm
Missouri Alternatives Center, gebb.missouri.edu/mac/ 
MN Grown Opportunities, Minnesota www.mda.state.mn.us/mgo/ 
Organic Agriculture, Georgia Department of Agriculture www.agr.state.ga.us/html/organic_ag.html 
Organic Certifiation Program, Idaho Department of Agriculture www.agri.state.id.us/plants/organic/gen_info.htm

Organic Agriculture

USDA Organic Briefing Room: www.ers.usda.gov/Briefing/Organic/
National Organic Program: www.ams.usda.gov/nop/indexIE.htm 
Organic Trade Association: www.ota.com/index.html 
International Federation of Organic Movements: www.ifoam.org
Organic Farming Research Foundation: www.ofrf.org

Agricultural Economics

John E. Ikerd, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics , University of Missouri, Columbia - College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources  www.ssu.missouri.edu/faculty/jikerd/default.htm

Non-profit Organizations


American Farmland Trust, www.farmland.org
Center for Rural Affiars, www.cfra.org
Conservation Technology Information Center, www.ctic.purdue.edu/CTIC/CTIC.html 
Consortium for Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education, www.csare.org
Ecological Farming Association, www.eco-farm.org
Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy, www.iatp.org
The Land Institute, www.landinstitute.org
National Campaign for Sustainable Agriculture, www.sustainableagriculture.net/ 
National Center for Appropiate Technology, www.ncat.org
Organic Farming Research Foundation, www.ofrf.org
Organic Trade Association, www.ota.com
Rodale Institute, www.rodaleinstitute.orgThe New Farm - www.newfarm.org/
Rural Advancement Foundation International USA, www.rafiusa.org

Alternative Energy

Piedmont Biofuels: http://biofuels.coop/


NRCS Soils website: http://soils.usda.gov/

Agricultural Directories and Virtual Libraries

AGNIC (Agriculture Network Information Center), National Agricultural Library www.agnic.nal.usda.gov/
CyberStacks (sm), www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/homepage.html 
InfoMine: Biogical, Medical, Agricultural Sciences, http://lib-www.ucr.edu/bioag/ 
WWW Virtual Library Agriculture, http://cipm.ncsu.edu/agvl/


  • Farm Folk/City Folk Society, A not for profit community organization dedicated to helping people to reconnect to the earth through discussion of issues, policies and institutions that create a "just and sustainable food system for all". www.ffcf.bc.ca/
  • Insittute for Organic Agriculture, University of Bonn, www.iol.uni-bonn.de/index2_e.htm
  • International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)., Represents the worldwide movement of organic agriculture and provides a platform for global exchange and cooperation.www.ifoam.org
  • International Society of Organic Agriculture Researcu, (ISOFAR), Institut für Organischen Landbau, Bonn www.isofar.org
  • Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont, (NOFA-VT), A non-profit association of consumers, gardeners, and diversified farmers who share a vision of local, organic agriculture. www.nofavt.org
  • Organic Advocates - Knives & Forkes, a non-profit coalition of organic producers, environmentally concerned chefs and other food professionals and enlightened consumers who are committed to raising the understanding and support for organic agriculture, environmental responsibility and healthy living through our promotion of educational, research and advocacy programs. www.organicadvocates.org/
  • Organic Agr Info: OrganicAgInfo is an on-line database of research reports, farmer-to-farmer information, outreach publications, and more. The database can be searched by keywords, region, crop or livestock type. OrganicAgInfo, is hosted by North Carolina State University , funded by a grant to the Scientific Congress on Organic Agricultural Research (SCOAR) and the Organic Agriculture Consortium (OAC) from the Initiative for Future Agriculture and Food Systems (IFAFS) through the USDA CSREES.www.organicagrinfo.org
  • The Organic Standard, an international monthly journal that enable individuals and organisations to be kept up-to-date with developments concerning worldwide standards and certification issues in the organic sector. www.organicstandard.com
  • Organic Farming in Europe: Econimics and Policy, A web site based at the University of Hohenheim in Germany that supports the 'Organic Farming in Europe : Economics and Policy' publication series. The series presents in-depth research findings of the political and economic questions surrounding organic farming, edited by an international team of leading scientists in the field of organic farming. The 7 volumes in the series deal with a wide range of issues from the market for organic food to the policy, economic and environmental implications of organic farming. www.uni-hohenheim.de/~i410a/ofeurope
  • Organic Farmers Marketing Association, "The Organic Farmers Marketing Association, or OFMA, was created at the March, 1996, Leavenworth, KS Meeting, in an effort to assist organic farmers in marketing, communication and public advocacy. In the spirit of such cooperation, this Website has been created to bring together organic farmers, consumers and supporters of organic agriculture from all over the world." http://web.iquest.net/ofma
  • Organic Growers of Michigan (OGM), "OGM is a non-profit organization of more than 200 organic farmers, gardeners and friends who are interested in organic practices and organically raised food. OGM was established in 1972 and is the second oldest state organic certifying agency in the USA ." www.michiganorganic.org
  • Primal Seeds, A website to actively engage in protecting biodiversity and creating local food security www.primalseeds.org
  • Organic Trade Association, US organic trade association www.ota.com
  • Resource centre on Urban Agriculture and Forestry, RUAF is a global resource centre initiated by the international Support Group on Urban Agriculture and is funded by: DGIS (The Netherlands) and IDRC ( Canada ) www.ruaf.org
  • Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), FiBL , Switzerland was constituted as a private foundation by organic farmers, scientists and politicians in 1973. It has established practice oriented agronomic and economic research. www.fibl.ch/english/index.php