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1157 Peru Hollow RoadNorwalk, OH 44857
Advanced Energy Growing (AEG) is creating the next generation of biosecure, off-the-grid Controlled Environment Growing Systems (CEGS) by integrating advanced systems in renewable energy, environmental controls, solid waste recycling, and water conservation. Designed for scalability (portable, small-foot print and large growing facilities) for placement in periurban and urban communities to expand regional fresh food resilience (regardless of weather conditions).
306 W. Haywood St.Asheville, NC 28801
Helps create and expand local food markets to preserve agricultural heritage, give everyone access to fresh, healthy food, and keep farmers farming. Projects include a local food guide to Appalachian Grown certified products, farm-to-school program, list of local farmers' markets, workshops, and online resources for producers, consumers, purchasing departments, and retailers. Even though ASAP (as it is called) is local to the Asheville area, it is a great model of a nonprofit organization... read more >>
13464 Preston DriveMarshall, MI 49068
(269) 781-4867, ext. 5
The mission of the Calhoun Conservation District is to serve, educate, and empower our community by providing technical assistance and information to landowners in all aspects of natural resource management. We promote environmental education, sustainable agriculture efforts, local foods, conservation projects, and actively support programs and projects that benefit community health and our citizens.
Environment and conservation, Farmer training, networks, and resources, Urban agriculture and food systems, Youth development and food systems
5265 Putah Creek RoadWinters, CA 95694
The Center for Land-Based Learning is dedicated to creating the next generation of farmers and teaching California’s youth about the importance of agriculture and watershed conservation. Combining innovative hands-on experience with classroom learning, participants in CLBL’s many programs develop leadership skills, learn how sustainable agriculture practices contribute to a healthier ecosystem, and create connections to agricultural, environmental, and food system careers. We do this by... read more >>
Business incubators, Education/research centers and programs, Environment and conservation, Farmer training, networks, and resources, Youth development and food systems
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Blog/online publication that promotes critical thought about sustainable agriculture and food systems as part of building economically and socially just communities. Supports the development of a dialogue among local and national leaders about the American food system and its effects abroad. Civil Eats can be humorous, serious, academic, philosophical, conversational-its style of conversation is as diverse as its forty-plus contributors-but it is always thought-provoking and innovative. This is... read more >>
PO Box 363Davis, CA 95617
CAFF is a non-profit organization that advocates for California’s family farmers and sustainable agriculture. Strong partnerships exist between family farmers and their communities. CAFF strives to build on shared values around food and agriculture, and work together in practical, on-the-ground programs. These partnerships create locally based economic vitality, improved human and environmental health, and long-term sustainability of family farms.
Activist networks, Education/research centers and programs, Farmer training, networks, and resources, Hunger, food security, and food access, Policy advocacy, Urban agriculture and food systems, Youth development and food systems
215 Lexington Ave., Suite 1001New York, NY 10016
Free online directory of fresh, locally grown, and sustainably produced food in the United States and Canada. Listings include family farms, restaurants, farmers' markets, grocery stores, community-supported agriculture programs, U-pick orchards, and more. You can search by location, keyword, category, or product to find good food, download customized guides, or plan a trip with the innovative mapping tool, Eat Well Everywhere.
369 Montezuma Ave., Suite 577Santa Fe, NM 87501
Creates editorially rich, community-based, local-foods publications in distinct culinary regions throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. Connects consumers with family farmers, growers, chefs, and food artisans through publications, supporting websites, and events. Individuals who own publications are local-foods advocates and residents of the communities in which they publish-a business model that preserves the integrity of member publications and the communities they serve.... read more >>
1315 Walnut St., Suite 522Philadelphia, PA 19107
Dedicated to bringing locally grown food to the marketplace and promoting a humane, sustainable agriculture for greater Philadelphia through consulting, leading the local buy fresh/buy local campaign, and operating the fair food farmstand in the Reading Terminal Market in downtown Philly. Few nonprofit organizations in the good-food arena have figured out how to raise most of their operating funds in the good-food marketplace. This organization has, and its model is worth exploring.
Environment and conservation, Farmer training, networks, and resources, Institutional purchasing, Urban agriculture and food systems
P.O. Box 11651Denver, CO 80211
Feed Denver: Urban Farms & Markets inspires creative and successful urban agribusiness. Imagine farms in the city where people come to learn how to grow fresh food at high altitude, gain hands-on job training, and develop entrepreneurial skills that open avenues to self-sufficiency. Our farm-based training improves not only access to food, but develops economic opportunity and employment. Our farms are a diverse network of local fresh food production and direct markets, an incubation... read more >>
Business incubators, Education/research centers and programs, Environment and conservation, Farmer training, networks, and resources, Hunger, food security, and food access, Urban agriculture and food systems
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