Answered By: Katie Hutchison Last Updated: Nov 21, 2016 Views: 45
Here are some websites that will help:
Cooperative Extension System Offices: This website will help you find your nearest Cooperative Extension office. The Cooperative Extension System is a nationwide, non-credit educational network. Each U.S. state and territory has a state office at its land-grant university and a network of local or regional offices. These offices are staffed by one or more experts who provide useful, practical, and research-based information to agricultural producers, small business owners, youth, consumers, and others in rural areas and communities of all sizes.
Educational and Training Opportunities in Sustainable Agriculture: This site offers a comprehensive directory of educational institutions offering credit and non-credit education and training in sustainable agriculture.
Local Harvest: Use this website to find farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food inyour area, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other goodies.
AFSIC (Alternative Farming Systems Information Center): This is the USDA's portal to information on sustainable agriculture in the US.
Organic Agriculture: FOA (Food and Agricultural Organization) of the UN offers information on sustainable agriculture, and includes global food security, sustainable forestry, and sustainable fisheries.
The Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture: This website offers free information and resources on farming and gardening, raising livestock, and buying and selling locally.
Organic Trade Association: This is the membership association for organic farmers in the US and Canada.
Plants for a Future: Offers a database of over 7,000 plants that can be used for a variety of sustainable agricultural purposes.
Rodale Institute: One of the US's oldest organic farming organizations.
AGRICOLA: USDA's National Agriculture Library lets users find freely available electronic resources and government reports.
Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture: Part of Iowa State, the Leopold Center is known for funding significant research on sustainable agriculture.
Organic Farming Research Foundation: Gives grants to farmers and researches in this area. Also does its own research.