Growing for Market
Growing for Market publishes 10 issues per year about growing and direct marketing produce, plants, eggs, meat, cheese, and other farm products. The publication covers farmers markets, Community Supported Agriculture, the local food movement, organic growing, cut flowers, and much more.
Guide to Organic Food and More
Learn the benefits of buying organic, and being conscious of the practices in which our food is grown.
Key Employment Requirements for California Agricultural Work Places
This link covers some of the content and resources covered in a recent workshop by UC Extension: Key Employment Requirements for California Agricultural Work Places. The workshop presented information about the important legal responsibilities when hiring employees and offering opportunities to interns, apprentices, and volunteers, and how to avoid violations and fines.
Use this website to find farmers’ markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other goodies.
Marin Agricultural Land Trust
Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) was the first land trust in the United States to focus on farmland preservation. It was founded in 1980 by a coalition of ranchers and environmentalists to preserve farmland in Marin County, California.
Marin Organic is an association of organic producers in Marin County whose livelihood is based on a respect for nature and a sense of place. It acts as a link between farmers and eaters, committed to promoting and supporting a sustainable, organic county – a county in which growers and the people who rely on them recognize their mutual interdependence.
Marin Visitors Bureau
Marin… just a little out there.
My Fresh Local
Healthy food = healthy people, healthy planet. Let’s make sustainable food everyday food.
National Resources Defense Council (NRDC): Foodmiles
Learn how far your food travels with this interactive webpage from NRDC.
Sierra Club: Low Carbon Diet Calculator
Did you know, the food system is responsible for 1/3 of global greenhouse gas emissions? With every meal you eat, you have the power to reduce climate change. Check out the Sierra Club’s Low Carbon Diet Calculator to compute the carbon impact of your food choices.
Small Business Development Center
The Small Business Development Center, hosted by Santa Rosa Junior College, is a valuable resource for the small business communities in Marin and Sonoma counties.
Starting Out in Sustainable Agriculture
The newsletter of ATTRA – National Sustainable Agricultural Information Service: A project of the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT).