Organizations and resources related to agriculture, including all aspects of food production from farm to table


National Good Food Network  – Collection of webinars on topics related to food security, farming, value-added production, business planning, financing, etc.

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition  – Alliance of grassroots organizations that advocates for federal policy reform to advance the sustainability of agriculture, food systems, natural resources, and rural communities

New Farmer Project – University of VT  – Home page for the new farmers project, then you can navigate to the toolsheds for different topics. Toolsheds include links to resource documents, organizations, webinars, etc.

Northeast Organic Farming Association – New Hampshire  – Resource for farmers and gardeners who use organic growing practices or want to learn more about growing organically

Practical Farmers of Iowa  – Webinars about all topics related to farming, from soup to nuts

Saving Our Seeds  – Provides information, resources, and publications for gardeners, farmers, seed savers, and seed growers


Farming with Food Safety and Conservation in Mind

Very informative booklet about the relative risks of food contamination from various animals, as well as good agricultural practices that minimize risk.

The Healthy Farm: A Vision for U.S. Agriculture

A paper from the Union of Concerned Scientists, which outlines principles for healthy farms that are very much in line with permaculture thinking.

Journey to Forever Small Farms Library  – On-line library of publications on all sorts of farm topics. Inlcudes some classics on soil health from Sir Albert Howard

Organic Pest Management Resource Guide, 2nd Edition  – Excellent resource regarding organic pest management approaches for a variety of crops, along with material data sheets for various products

Permaculture On-line Library – a collection of articles etc about all things permaculture

Regional Food Hub Resource Guide – USDA publication about regional food hubs, their benefits and how they operate, with examples from around the country

Soil and Health Library – Free e-books, mainly about holistic agriculture, holistic health and self-sufficient homestead living