Agriculture & Food
(See also Pesticides, Biotechnology, Intensive Livestock Operations)
- a private, US non-profit organization, is working to strengthen small businesses, family farms and ranches, and rural communities. Sign up for their free newsletter or keep in touch with their blog.
- is the quarterly news brief that brings you up to date with field-based experiences and developments on Low External Input and Sustainable Agriculture (LEISA). E-LEISA carries highlights from the global edition of the LEISA Magazine and keeps you in touch with the information collected, analyzed and published by ILEIA and its regional partners that is available online.
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- (NFU) is farm families sharing common goals. Member families of the Union believe that through an organization that represents all commodities produced in Canada, it is possible to promote the family farm as the most appropriate and efficient means of agricultural production. Our goal is to work together to achieve agricultural policies which will ensure dignity and security of income for farm families while enhancing the land for future generations. To receive regular NFU press releases, send an e-mail asking to be added to their press release list.
The Toronto Food Policy Council promotes a food system that fosters equitable food access, nutrition, community development and environmental health. The Toronto Food Policy Council manages an information service for people working on food issues with community organizations, social agencies, public health units, educational institutions and municipal governments. If you would like to share or receive information on community gardens, urban agriculture, farmers markets, school meals, obesity, social determinants of health and diet, local food systems, or educational and anti-hunger initiatives in your area, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- (WORC) is a regional network of seven grassroots community organizations that include 9,500 members and 50 local chapters. WORC helps its member groups succeed by providing training and coordinating issue work. WORC's mission is to advance the vision of a democratic, sustainable, and just society through community action. WORC is committed to building sustainable environmental and economic communities that balance economic growth with the health of people and stewardship of their land, water, and air resources. See their website for on-line publications and resources at http://www.worc.org/resources/pub.html.