The Blue Planet Project is an international effort
begun b the Council of Canadians to protect the world’s fresh water from
the growing threats of trade and privatization.
Chef’s Collaborative is a national organization that
promotes sustainably raised, locally grown, artisan food. Membership is
open to anyone interested in the interconnectedness of the environment and
Take the Footprint Quiz to find out how big a
footprint you make upon the earth.
The 600,000 member strong, grassroots nonprofit
public interest group deals with crucial issues of food safety, industrial
agriculture, genetic engineering, corporate accountability, and
environmental sustainability. It is focused exclusively on representing
the views and interests of the estimated ten million organic consumers in
Founded by Carlos Petrini in Italy in 1986, Slow Food
is an open-membership international association that promotes food and
wine culture, but it also defends food and agricultural biodiversity
worldwide. It includes over 83,000 members worldwide, with offices in
Italy, Germany, Switzerland, the U.S., France, Japan, and Great Britain.
The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service offers a
state-by-state listing of local farmers markets.
Founded in 1974, the Worldwatch Institute offers a
unique blend of interdisciplinary research, global focus, and accessible
writing that has made it a leading source of information on the
interactions among key environmental, social, and economic trends.
This is a binational nonprofit membership
organization of professionals, volunteers, and supporters working toward
community greening in urban and rural communities.
Heritage Foods USA exists to promote genetic
diversity, small family farms, and a fully traceable food supply.
NS/S works to preserve knowledge ablout the
traditional uses of the crops we steward. Through research, seed
distribution, and community outreach, NS/S seeks to protect biodiversity
and to celebrate cultural diversity. You can also order seeds for growing
traditional Tohono O’odham tribal foods.
The Future of Food, a feature-length documentary
offering an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the
unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled
U.S. grocery shelves for the past decade.
This popular magazine focuses on vegetarian concerns,
offering its over 100,000 readers up-to-date information on living a
compassionate and healthy lifestyle.