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A Fresh Approach
About: "A Fresh Approach is a social network group for Kentuckiana consumers who want to reclaim the right to eat "fresh, clean and just" food."
Community Farm Alliance
About: "Community Farm Alliance is a statewide grassroots organization of persons committed to family-scale farming as the most efficient and sustainable form of producing the best quality food, while protecting the environment and strengthening rural community life."
Mission: "to harness economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society." They also have the National Green Pages.
Eat Well Guide
This site has fresh food locator.
Family Farm Project
This is a local CSA that you can join to pick up locally grown produce in Louisville.
Local Harvest is a source for locating locally grown food, family farms, farmer' markets, co-ops, and restaurants.
National Agricultural Library
The United States Department of Agriculture's website provides information on topics ranging from laws and regulations to environmental concerns.
National Campaign for Sustainable Agriculture
About: "The National Campaign for Sustainable Agriculture is a nationwide partnership of diverse individuals and organizations cultivating grass roots efforts to engage in policy development processes that result in food and agricultural systems and rural communities that are healthy, environmentally sound, profitable, humane and just."
National Family Farm Coalition
According to the site, "The National Family Farm Coalition (NFFC) provides a voice for grassroots groups on farm, food, trade and rural economic issues to ensure fair prices for family farmers, safe and healthy food, and vibrant, environmentally sound rural communities here and around the world."
About: "The Institute’s web site, www.NewFarm.org reaches a global community of food producers to exchange valuable “farmer-to-farmer know-how.”
Rainbow Blossom Natural Food Market
This is the website for a local store that sells fantastic food. The site also has tips, recipes, articles, and the ability to shop online.
I love this guide. It allows the user to search for “in-season” foods by state and month.
Mission: "By providing compelling, accessible, and fact-based analysis of critical global issues, Worldwatch informs people around the world about the complex interactions between people, nature, and economies."