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Resources

Finding Local Seasonal Food:

  • Buy Fresh, Buy Local – Connecting consumers  in communities throughout the country to the freshest, most delicious  locally grown and produced foods available.
  • Eat Well Guide – a free online directory for anyone in search of fresh, locally grown and sustainably produced food in the United States and Canada.
  • Local Harvest -Find farmers markets,  family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area.
  • Seeds of Change – Organic gardening and  seeds.
  • Seasonal Ingredient Map – Interactive map to see what’s in season in your area.
  • Eat Wild – Nationwide directory of pasture raised natural and nutritious grass-fed beef, lamb, goats, bison, poultry,  pork, dairy and other wild edibles.

Buying Guides:

Activism:

  • Slow Food International – A non-profit,  eco-gastronomic member-supported organization that was founded in 1989  to counteract fast food and fast life.
  • Slow Food USA – the American arm of Slow Food International.
  • Food Not Lawns – Turning yards into gardens, and neighborhoods into communities.

Canning & Preserving:

Blogs:

Movies:

  • Fresh: The movie -  A film that celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system.
  • What’s “Organic” About Organic? – A film that delves into the debates that arise when a grassroots agricultural movement evolves into a booming international market.
  • King Corn – Two recent college grads discover where America’s food comes from when they plant a single acre of corn and follow it from the seed to the dinner plate.
  • The Botany of Desire – a two-hour PBS documentary based on the best-selling book by Michael Pollan, takes us on an eye-opening exploration of our relationship with the plant world – seen from the plants’ point of view.