Resources you can sink your teeth into
Center for Urban Agriculture
Its on-farm programs demonstrate the economic viability of small farm operations and the connections between food, land, and community well being.
Community Food Security Coalition
Promotes community-based solutions to hunger, poor nutrition, and the globalization of the food system.
Plants organic gardens on school grounds to nourish the most neglected schoolroom: the cafeteria.
A think tank committed to establishing food as a fundamental human right.
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
Promotes family farms, rural communities and healthy ecosystems around the world.
Great online resource for finding food grown near your home.
An international movement celebrating the joy of eating.
New York, NY 10021
Genetically Engineered Food: A Self-Defense Guide for Consumers
by Ronnie Cummins and Ben Lilliston (Marlowe & Company, 2000) A guide to the ethical, environmental, and health arguments against genetically engineered food. Provides a comprehensive resource list of books, organizations, and Web sites about organic food, community supported agriculture, farmers' markets, community gardens, and more.
Discuss Slow Food, organic vs. local, and the future of agriculture at the Cafe Utne Globe conference: www.utne.com/salon.aspx