Links to Organizations
GRAIN is a small international non-profit organisation that works to support small farmers and social movements in their struggles for community-controlled and biodiversity-based food systems.
Food Politics & Policy: FAQ & Useful Links Information on food policy and politics on Michael Pollan's website.
The Land Institute in Salina Kansas
Developing an agricultural system with the ecological stability of the prairie and a grain yield comparable to that from annual crops.
Foxglove Farm on Salt Spring Island
Home of The Centre for Arts, Ecology & Agriculture -- established to demonstrate and interpret the vital connections between farming, land stewardship, food, the arts, and community well being; to model the economic possibilities for small and medium scale sustainable agricultural and forestry projects, and to nurture the human spirit through public programs, classes, and events.
Key Development Challenges of a Fundamental Transformation of Agriculture Chapter 1 in Wake Up Before it's Too Late : Make Agriculture Truly Sustainable Now for Food Security in a Changing Climate, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Trade and Environment review 2013.
Indicators of Sustainable Agriculture a Scoping Analysis Working
Paper, Installment 6 of Creating a Sustainable Food Future, Reytar, K. et al. 2014. Washington, DC: World Resources Institute.
Drilling Deeper analyzes actual production data from the top 12 shale gas and tight oil plays (accounting for 88% and 89% of current production) to show that the Department of Energy's projections for the future of fracking are wildly optimistic.
Agriculture's greenhouse gas emissions on the rise, Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, April 11 2014.