The Atlantic Canada Organic Regional Network (ACORN)


ATTRA National Sustainable Agriculture Service - latest information in sustainable agriculture and organic farming news, events and funding opportunities, in-depth publications on production practices, alternative crop and livestock enterprises, innovative marketing, organic certification, and highlights of local, regional, USDA and other federal sustainable ag activities.


BDM Composting (Manitoba)


Beyond Factory Farming - National organization (with a Manitoba Coalition) promoting socially responsible livestock production in Canada


Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems – Excellent production and marketing resources for sustainable food systems


Certified Organic Associations of British Columbia – they also have a very active, informative listserv that anyone can join


CyberHelp for Organic Farmers


Equiterre (Québec)


Grass Root Solutions, growing heritage wheat varieties for local markets


International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)


National Centre for Appropriate Technology 

 

Natural Systems Agriculture (Manitoba)


The Organic Council of Ontario


The Saskatchewan Organic Directorate (SOD)


Tiny Farm Blog (Ontario) - A micro-farmer’s photo journal also provides tips, references and links and a wealth of other information on small scale farming


Purpose Group - Helping farms move towards the kind of natural agriculture that farmers and governments around the world are turning to - a revolutionary change.


The Rodale Institute’s The New Farm Website


Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education – Funding opportunity for US farmers as well as publications, reports, bulletins.

 

URBAN FARMING


Boston Food Project - Our mission is to grow a thoughtful and productive community of youth and adults from diverse backgrounds who work together to build a sustainable food system. We produce healthy food for residents of the city and suburbs and provide youth leadership opportunities. Most importantly, we strive to inspire and support others to create change in their own communities.


City Farmer - Resource on Urban Agriculture based out of Vancouver


Sharing Backyards – find land locally


Spin Farming - Small Plot Intensive Farming is a non-technical, easy-to-learn and inexpensive-to-implement vegetable farming system that makes it possible to earn significant income from land bases under an acre in size.


Report on the Viability of Urban Farming – by American Farmland Trust