Links and Resources
United States Department of Agriculture
North Carolina Department of Agriculture
North Carolina Cooperative Extension
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
Small Farms - Cornell University's Small Farm Program
SARE- Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (USDA)
RAFI - Rural Advancement Foundation International
American School Food Sevice Association (ASFSA)
Robyn Van En Center for Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Resources
"Growing Small Farms" Sustainable Farming Program of the Chatham Co. Cooperative Extension
National Association of Farmers Market Nutrition Programs
Cooperative Grocer Online- A Bi-Monthly Magazine for Food Cooperatives
Growing for Market Newsletter- "News and Ideas for Market Gardeners"
American Small Farm Magazine
The Vegetable Growers News Online Newspaper
and Resources Links:
Oregon Tilth- Organic Certification Agency
Florida Organic Growers and Consumers, Inc.- Organic Certification Agency
Organic Trade Association
Organic Gardening Magazine
Corum, Gibson & Rosenzweig. 2001, The New Farmers Market: Farm Fresh Ideas For Producers, Managers & Communities. Auburn, CA: New World.
Gibson, Eric. 1994, Sell What You Sow!: The Grower's Guide to Successful Produce Marketing. Auburn, CA: New World.
Goodall, Jane with Gary McAvoy and Gail Hudson. 2005, Harvest for Hope. New York: Time Warner Book Group.
Gussow, Joan Dye. 2001. This Organic Life: Confessions of a Suburban Homesteader. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing.
Hamilton, Neil. 1999, The Legal Guide For Direct Farm Marketing. A USDA Publication.
Henederson, Elizabeth. 1999, Sharing the Harvest: A Guide to Community Supported Agriculture. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing.
Ishee, Jeff. 1997, Dynamic Farmers' Marketing: A Guide to Successfully Selling Your Farmers' Market Products. Middlebrook, VA: Bittersweet Farmstead
Kingsolver, Barbara with Steven L. Hopp and Camille Kingsolver. 2007. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. New York: HarperCollins.
Lappé, Frances Moore and Anna Lappé. 2002. Hope's Edge. New York: Penguin Putnam Inc.
Magdoff, Fred and Van Es, Harold. 2000, Building Soils for Better Crops. Publication of the Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN - Outreach Component of USDA-SARE Program)
2008. In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto. London: Penguin Press, Ltd.
2006. Omnivore's Dilemma. London: Penguin Books Ltd.
2002. Botany of Desire: A Plant's Eye View of the World. New York: Random House.
2008. Farmers' Markets: Success, Failure, and Management Ecology. Amherst, New York: Cambria Press.
Sustainable Agriculture Network. 1998. Managing Cover Crops Profitably. (SAN - Outreach Component of USDA-SARE Program). .