American Community Garden Association
The American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) is a bi-national nonprofit membership organization that works to promote and support all aspects of community food and ornamental gardening, urban forestry, preservation and management of open space, and integrated planning and management of developing urban and rural lands. Search for community gardens near you.
Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF)
The Community Alliance with Family Farmers advocates for California family farmers and sustainable agriculture. A great resource for programs, policies and events regarding sustainable agriculture in California.
Eat Local Challenge
A group blog written by authors across the United States who are committed to challenging themselves to eat mainly local food during a specific period of time during the year. Read about their discoveries and successes.
Ecological Farming Association
The Ecological Farming Association nurtures healthy and just farms, food systems, communities and environment by bringing people together for education, alliance building and advocacy. The group facilitates educational conferences, training programs and on-farm events in California through the year.
A network of local food publications across North America and Europe.
Farm Aid is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to keep family farmers on their land. Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp organized the first Farm Aid concert in 1985 and since then has raised nearly $36 million to promote a strong and resilient family farm system of agriculture.
Food Routes Networks is a national nonprofit organization that provides communications tools, technical support, networking and information resources to community-based organizations nationwide that are working to rebuild local food systems.
Just Food works to increase access to fresh, healthy food in NYC and to support the local farms and urban gardens that grow it.
Use this website to find farmers’ markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area. Their online store helps small farms develop markets for some of their products beyond their local area.
Slow Food International and Slow Food USA
Slow Food works to defend biodiversity in our food supply, spread taste education and connect producers of excellent foods with co-producers through events and initiatives.
USDA Farmers Markets Search
Search for a Farmers Market in your area on the US Department of Agriculture’s site.
USDA Know Your Farmer
A USDA-wide effort to create new economic opportunities by better connecting consumers with local producers. It is also the start of a national conversation about the importance of understanding where your food comes from and how it gets to your plate.