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Category: Environment and conservation
945 Hollywood DriveChesapeake, VA 23320
We are a grassroots organization. Our purpose is to change the zoning laws to allow more residents of Chesapeake, VA, to keep micro-flocks of hens as backyard pets. Contact us at https://www.facebook.com/4ChesapeakeHens. Sign our petition at http://www.change.org/petitions/4chesapeakehens# before July 20, 2012. For a funny "XtraNormal" satire of the current zoning laws, try http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7o6XyjwRBX8 . The video explains why we need urban hens.
Activist networks, Conscious consumers, Environment and conservation, Hunger, food security, and food access, Urban agriculture and food systems
4647 W 47th StChicago, IL 60632
The Academy for Global Citizenship is an International Baccalaureate candidate school that offers a relevant, engaging, and challenging educational program for all children. Our schoolyard garden has created opportunities for children to discover fresh organic food, become better stewards of the earth, and develop the self-confidence, discipline, and skills in collaborating with others both locally and globally. Our organic breakfast and lunch menus nourish children's bodies immediately and... read more >>
Education/research centers and programs, Environment and conservation, Farmer training, networks, and resources, Urban agriculture and food systems, Youth development and food systems
101 Morris Street, Suite 212Sebastopol, CA 95472
Ag Innovations Network is facilitating the emergence of the new global food system. We are process artists--experts at how to get diverse groups to solve problems and take action together. We have formed and lead a network of 7 community food councils that are working locally to create the right economic and policy conditions for farms and food businesses to prosper. We lead two California-based policy collaborations that engage agriculture, environmental, and community interests to solve the... read more >>
Activist networks, Environment and conservation, Hunger, food security, and food access, Institutional purchasing, Policy advocacy, Urban agriculture and food systems
76 San Pablo Avenue, Ste 200San Rafael, CA 94903
Our mission is to promote a viable food system, to educate the public about the benefits of buying fresh and locally grown food, and to bring farmers and communities together. We operate eight award-winning San Francisco Bay Area certified farmers markets and provide public education related to local food and farms.
Business incubators, Conscious consumers, Education/research centers and programs, Environment and conservation, Farmer training, networks, and resources, Hunger, food security, and food access, Institutional purchasing, Policy advocacy, Urban agriculture and food systems, Youth development and food systems
1619 E. Kalamazoo St.Lansing, MI 48912
For over a decade, Allen Neighborhood Center has been identifying and innovatively addressing the needs of Lansing’s Eastside community. While our community-building efforts have been focused on the northeast quadrant of the Capital City, we are highly networked with institutional partners and community-based organizations throughout the region that share and support our broad agenda. We say of our work that it is “comprehensive and integrative”, having discovered the enormous value of... read more >>
Conscious consumers, Education/research centers and programs, Environment and conservation, Hunger, food security, and food access, Urban agriculture and food systems, Youth development and food systems
1200 18th St. NW, Suite 800Washington, DC 20036
Works with federal, state, and local leaders and communities to develop legislation, implement policies, and execute programs that keep farmers on their land and protect the environment. Supports environmentally responsible farming practices on America's farm and ranchland. Works to change U.S. farm and food policy, especially in the area of farm and ranchland protection.
9000 Richmond HighwayAlexandria, VA 22309
Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture is a non-profit organization serving the Washington, DC-area. Our mission is to create a more equitable and sustainable local food system that improves the health of our community, the viability of local farmers, and preserves our environment for future generations. Arcadia’s four key programs include: Arcadia Farm - demonstrates environmentally and economically sustainable growing practices Farm to School - connects schools with healthy,... read more >>
Environment and conservation, Farmer training, networks, and resources, Hunger, food security, and food access, Urban agriculture and food systems, Youth development and food systems
701 E St. SE, #200Washington, DC 20003
Effects change through local action, assisting individuals and community-based groups to understand hazards of toxic pesticides while providing information on safer alternatives. Advocates for solutions to pesticide problems on federal, state, and local levels.
PO Box 7414Berkeley, CA 94707
Offers more than twenty-five years of experience in development of least-toxic, sustainable, and environmentally sound Integrated Pest Management (IPM) methods. Works with local, state, and national agencies in devising programs of scientific research, policy, project design, and implementation. Programs include integrated pest management, IPM service providers, and IPM training.
PO Box 1366Sebastopol, CA 95473
California Climate and Agriculture Network (CalCAN) is a coalition of organic and sustainable farming advocacy organizations that advances policy solutions to support California agriculture in the face of climate change. We believe that it is imperative that agriculture play a constructive role in responding to climate change in order to ensure its own long-term viability, to reduce its carbon footprint, and to enhance its potential to be one of the only available sinks for carbon. . We... read more >>
Activist networks, Environment and conservation, Farmer training, networks, and resources, Policy advocacy
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