Organic farmers are reviving heirloom strains and preserving our country’s agricultural heritage. Photo courtesy of MorgueFile.com.
Favorite Links ~ Organic
Eat Well Guide
Find organic retailers, farms and restaurants across the U.S. and Canada with this interactive directory of sustainably-raised meat, poultry, dairy and eggs.
A website linking consumers to nationwide farmers’ markets, family farmers, and other sources of locally-grown sustainable foods: produce, grass-fed meats, dairy and eggs, preserves, dried fruits and nuts, preserves, and more.
The 2005 Webby Award-winning animated film in 6 languages and 10 others with subtitles. Moorpheus the bull takes Neo the pig on a tour of The Meatrix, and shows first-hand how factory farms are destroying communities, the environment, local economies, and traditional farming practices throughout the world. But you can stop them!
A guide to fish that are healthy for the oceans and safe to eat. Learn about seafood and your health and fish to avoid. You can print a pocket guide to carry with you to make choices that conserve overfished species—some you wouldn’t think are in peril or not good for you, like Chilean seabass, Atlantic cod, halibut, monkfish, orange roughy, Atlantic farmed salmon, skate, snapper, wild sturgeon, imported swordfish, tilefish and bluefin tuna.
Organic Consumers Association
A grassroots, non-profit public interest organization with more than 600,000 members. The only organization in the U.S. focused exclusively on the views and interests of the nation's estimated ten million organic consumers, OCA deals with crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, corporate accountability, and environmental sustainability.
Organic Trade Association
The membership-based business association for the organic industry in North America. OTA’s mission is to encourage global sustainability through promoting and protecting the growth of diverse organic trade.
The Organic Pages
The Organic Trade Association’s consumer directory of certified organic products of its member organizations, including food products and ingredients.
Hormones in milk, food poisoning, mad cow disease, antibiotic resistant bacteria in meat and the fattest nation in the world. Sustainable Table is an introduction to issues surrounding today’s agricultural system and what is happening with our food supply.
Whole Foods Market
The global leader in retail organic foods has an information-filled website with recipes, general health and nutrition information, and information on ten special diets including dairy-free, gluten-free, and macrobiotic.
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