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201 Thorne Hall1680 Madison Ave.Wooster, OH 44691
Provides opportunities for those involved in research, teaching, and outreach from different disciplines and different institutions to interact, discuss, and develop whole systems approaches to the challenges affecting the food system. Fosters an ecological approach to agriculture, linking together social, biological, and engineering sciences to provide a foundation for innovative processes and projects. This university-based program research and develops solutions through collaboration among... read more >>
578 Heady HallAmes, IA 50011
Conducts public policy and economic research on agricultural, environmental, and food issues. Combines academic excellence with engagement to inform through publications, policy briefs, and presentations.
226 Kilgore Hall, Box 7609Raleigh, NC 27695
Serves as a center dedicated to sustainable agriculture research, extension, and education. Develops knowledge of technology for farmers so they can implement more environmentally sound systems. The premier sustainable agriculture university research center in the Southeastern United States.
1535 Observatory Dr.Madison, WI 53706
Sustainable agriculture research center at the University of Wisconsin produces publications, research briefs, reports, enterprise budgets, and other resources for farmers and food-related businesses. The center's goal is to develop and share the knowledge about how different integrated farming systems can contribute to environmental, economic, social, and intergenerational sustainability.
209 Curtiss HallAmes, IA 50011
Highly respected research and education center associated with Iowa State University. Focused on programs in marketing and food systems, ecology, and policy that can make agriculture more profitable and keep small and mid-size farmers on the land. Conducts research into negative impacts of agricultural practices. Assists in developing alternative practices. A portion of state fees assessed on nitrogen fertilizer sales and pesticide registrations provides support for the center.
PO Box 440Santa Cruz, CA 95061
Fosters the improvement and widespread adoption of organic farming systems by sponsoring organic research, disseminating results, and educating the public. Their website and newsletter are good sources of research-based information for organic farmers.
1400 Independence Ave. SWWashington, DC 20250
Since 1988, the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program has helped advance farming systems that are profitable, environmentally sound, and good for communities through a nationwide research and education grants program. They also regularly disseminate results of the research project that they support.
One Shields Ave.Davis, CA 95616
Administers competitive grants for research on sustainable agricultural practices and systems in California. Develops and distributes information through publications and on-farm demonstrations. Supports long-term research and sustainable farming systems on University of California farmlands.
312 Natural Resources BuildingEast Lansing, MI 48824
Conducts research and education on a variety of topics related to sustainable food system, including community food assessments, ecosystem services modeling, farm to school, farmers' markets, hoop houses for season extension, community food, organic agriculture production, small farms, and sustainable food business development. Led by Dr. Mike Hamm, the C. S. Mott endowed chair of sustainable agriculture-the first such chair in the United States.
P.O. Box 126Cornucopia, WI 54827
The Cornucopia Institute is a national farm and food policy research group, based in Wisconsin. Our mission defends economic justice for the family-scale farming community and protects the integrity of organic, local, and sustainable food and agriculture. Through research, advocacy, coalition building, consumer education, and legal work, we seek to empower farmers and consumers, both politically and through marketplace initiatives, to forge an ecological stewardship alternative that supports... read more >>