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Sustainable Farming Connection

Sustainable Farming Connection, provided by the University of North Carolina SunSITE and the Committee for Sustainable Farm Publishing, is an information clearinghouse for sustainable agriculture that contains news stories and features such as "17 Mistakes to Avoid with Electric Fencing" in addition to several discussion groups. There are still construction signs behind some of the links at this...

http://www.ibiblio.org/farming-connection/
Organic Farming Research Foundation

This website presents the Organic Farming Research Foundation, an organization "dedicated to promoting organic farming through funding of on-farm research and dissemination of the results." OFRF offers grants and technical support to researchers, farmers, and students interested in developing and conducting organic farming studies. The website's Grantmaking and Research section includes guidelines...

https://ofrf.org/
Soil Association

Since its inception over a half century ago, the Soil Association has "been working to raise awareness about the positive health and environmental benefits of organic food and farming and supporting farmers in producing natural food consumers can trust." Originally formed by a coalition of inspired scientists, nutritionists, and farmers, the Soil Association is now the leading organic farming and...

https://www.soilassociation.org/
International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements

The demand for products grown under certified organic conditions continues to increase, and a number of organizations around the globe remain committed to this idea. One such organization is the International Federation of Organic Agriculture. From their homepage, visitors can learn about their organization, their sponsored events, and their advocacy efforts. Of course, those persons doing...

https://www.ifoam.bio/
Increased interest in ‘going organic’ welcomed by some, raises eyebrows of others

Organic farming grows industrial edge http://www.fortwayne.com/mld/journalgazette/business/14744188.htm Mass Natural http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/04/magazine/04wwln_lede.html Bad food Britain: Why are we scared of real food? http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/health/healthmain.html?in_article_id=389321&in_page_id=1774 International Federation of Organic Agriculture...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2006/0609
Alternative Farming Systems Information Center

With much of the United States becoming interested in the world of organic farming, sustainable agriculture, and related pursuits, it is nice to know that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has a very nice online presence dedicated to alternative farming systems here at the Alternate Farming Systems Information Center (AFSIC). The site has been recently redesigned, and visitors can...

https://www.nal.usda.gov/afsic
The Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems

The mission of the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems at the University of California, Santa Cruz is "to research, develop and advance sustainable food and agricultural systems that are environmentally sound, economically viable, socially responsible, nonexploitative, and that serve as a foundation for future generations." First-time visitors to the site may wish to start by reading...

https://casfs.ucsc.edu/