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.
- Greener Choices Eco-Labels - Learn what the labels on your favorite products really mean.
- Environmental Working Group – Organic buying guide to pesticide levels on produce.
- Monterey Bay Aquarium – Seafood Watch online, pocket and mobile buying guides.
- Good Guide – the world’s largest and most reliable source of information on the health, environmental, and social impacts of consumer products.
- 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:
- Canning Across America – a nationwide, ad hoc collective of cooks, gardeners and food lovers committed to the revival of the lost art of “putting up” food.
- National Center for Home Food Preservation – source for current research-based recommendations for most methods of home food preservation
- Punk Domestics – preserving: culture & community.
- New Green – Sustainability for Everyone – Zack Luby’s thoughts on living a sustainable life.
- Small Measure – By Ashley English: Making an attempt to craft a good life in a small mountain community
- Retrovore – Dedicated to the notion that we can live well without living large.
- 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.