We believe that learning is essential to being a good eater as well as a good farmer. Here you will find links related to food and to farming.

 

Below you will find a list of links, which we have compiled over the years, that will provide you with access to a wide range of resources and information. We have tried to organize them as best as possible by topic.

Farm Links

Education and Employment Resources

Growfood.org
Jobs and Internships in Farming, Food, and Agriculture
Sustainable Farming Internships and Apprenticeships Search Results
Find a job in Agriculture – Greenhorns
Get Involved — FoodCorps
Courses – For New Farmers : Exploring the Small Farm Dream : Courses
WWOOF around the world
Sustainable Living and Farming Jobs, Internships and Apprenticeships
The Farm-Based Education Association – Inspire-Nurture-Promote
Workaway.info the site for free work exchange. Gap year volunteer for food and accommodation whilst travelling abroad.
Regional and online farmer training opportunities : National Young Farmers’ Coalition
Opportunities for Farm Employment or Experience — Start Farming— Penn State Extension
Beginning Farmer, Apprentice and Mentorship Programs
New Entry Sustainable Farming Project
About Help Exchange travel and volunteer abroad program
Teaching Organic Farming: Resources for Instructors – PDF Files 

Associations

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
Other Events of Interest | Innovative Farmers of Ohio
Welcome to Rural Roots
Farmer-to-Farmer Mentoring Program: Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service
Sustainable Agriculture Educational and Training: U.S. Associations and Organizations
Welcome to EcoFarm | Organic, Sustainable, Local Agriculture | Ecological Farming Association
CNG – List of Farms & Apiaries
Holistic Management International
CRAFT Farmers
American Grassfed Association
National Young Farmers’ Coalition
About NESFI – About NESFI
Practical Farmers of Iowa
NOFA Interstate Council: Welcome
Quivira Coalition: Resource Links
National Young Farmers’ Coalition
NEON — The Northeast Organic Network
Colorado Organic Producers Association (COPA) members
Resources | Projects: Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service
Northeast Beginning Farmers | Re-energizing food systems of the Northeast
Central Colorado Foodshed Alliance – Know your farmer. Know your food.
Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association
Ohio Ecological Food & Farm Association (OEFFA) Good Earth Guide
Iowa Organic Association
Other Events of Interest | Innovative Farmers of Ohio
About NOVIC and Our Collaborators | eOrganic
National Young Farmers’ Coalition
New England Small Farm Institute – Home
CRAFT Farmers
Tri-State CRAFT | Tri-State CRAFT
VABF | Virginia Association for Biological Farming
Organic Growers School | Supporting Sustainable Agriculture

 

PublicationsBlogs

Draft horse, mule, oxen power, back to the land and sustainable living – Rural Heritage online
Aspiring Farmers – HOMEGROWN.ORG
www.HOMEGROWN.org » Blog Archive » Why We Farm: Incubator Programs » www.HOMEGROWN.org
Building a Future with Farmers | Dissertation to Dirt
a farming resource blog — Wanna Farm
Sunnyside Dru
Tree and Leaf Farm
Environment, factory farms harm the environment – The Issues – Sustainable Table
Civil Eats » Blog Archive » Apprentice or Intern? The Terms Behind The Titles
Small Farmer’s Journal
DTN/The Progressive Farmer: Agriculture Markets, News and Weather
HandPicked Nation
Agriculture & Farming News Magazine. Increase Yields with Farm Journal
Small farmers – Our mission: to protect, sustain and inspire small farming –
Hill and Hollow CSA – Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training
Acres U.S.A. — A Voice for Eco-Agriculture
CSA Legal Practices Online Webinar – National Young Farmers’ Coalition
Seedstock Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Conference Los Angeles | Sustainable Agriculture Startups | Urban Agriculture
http://www.ondelmarva.org/v1/
Local Roots Farm
Building Soils for Better Crops, 3rd Edition / Books / Learning Center / SARE Nationwide – SARE
Gathering Together Farm: the blog
Agri-View: Your Premier Agricultural News Source: Your Premier Agricultural News Source
HOMEGROWN- Farmaid Blog
Let them eat kale: In Harlem, a farm share for the people | Grist
Satya Center — sustainable agriculture link directory
Alternative Farming Systems Information Center
Top 50 Farm Blogs
C.R.A.F.T. Farmers’ Resources
Mythbusting 101: Organic Farming > Conventional Agriculture – Scientific American Blog Network
Farming on the Edge Report – State Maps
Top 50 Farm Blogs
HOMEGROWN- Farmaid Blog
Lancaster Farming: The Mid-Atlantic’s Source for Farming News and Equipment
Let them eat kale: In Harlem, a farm share for the people | Grist
Kristin Kimball | Organic Farm Living

 

ResearchArticles

seed lighting study
Temperature effect on vegetable seeds – percentage germination
WhatÂ’s On My Food? :: Pesticides On Food
Endocrine disrupting pesticides
Crop Rotation | Western Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) Farm Internship Curriculum and Handbook: ATTRA – National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
Organic No-till- vegetables -eXtension
Crop Rotation | Western Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) Farm Internship Curriculum and Handbook: ATTRA – National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service

Insects

Pest Management: ATTRA – National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
Stink Bug Information – NortheastIPM.org
Organic Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug | Finding Organic Solutions for BMSB
Renee’s Garden Seeds – Herbs: Descriptions, Photos and Ordering: Marjoram, Oregano, Parsley, Culinary Poppy, Rosemary,Sage, Alpine Strawberry, Thyme, Watercress
Biorationals: Ecological Pest Management Database: ATTRA – National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
Suppliers of Beneficial Organisms in North America
Insect and Spider Identification – Details on North American Bugs
Guardian / Lawn Patrol Nematodes
GREENMETHODS.COM: YOUR BIOCONTROL AND IPM RESOURCE

GreenHouse

Greenhouses, Part 1: Site selection
Hoop House Materials
Four Season Farm – Resources – Greenhouses, Seeds, Tools, Links
Ledgewood Farm-greenhouse frame, high tunnel, New Hampshire
?www.uky.edu/Ag/NewCrops/introsheets/extension.pdf
Floating Row Cover: An organic gardening tool that improves plant growth and excludes pests – Grow It, Eat it!
Rolling Thunder – Moveable Structure for Growing | Rimol Greenhouses

 

SoilScience

Earth Mentor – Dr. William A. Albrecht Papers
Albrecht: Loss of Soil Organic Matter and Its Restoration
Soil and Health Library
Cation Exchange Capacity in Soils, Simplified
Soil Acidification: How to Lower Soil pH, AGF-507-07
Managing Sodic Soils
NCSS Soil Characterization Data
Understanding CEC, Buffer soil pH, Percent Saturation
Calcium Basics
library:article_list – Spectrum Analytic
Steve Solomon’s Home Page
Pennsylvania Online Soil Survey Manuscripts | NRCS Soils
earthfort – soilfoodweb supplies
West Virginia Online Soil Survey Manuscripts | NRCS Soils
Published Soil Surveys for West Virginia | NRCS Soils
?www.dep.wv.gov/dmr/handbooks/Documents/Permitting%20Handbook/sect34.pdf
PA Farmland Classification
Organic Potting Soil – Organic Mechanics
CFS Specialties, Inc & Cashton Farm Supply, Ltd.
Agricultral Services – Soil, Plant, Feed, Mineral Supplement, Fertilizer and Lime, Water, Manure Testing
SoilWeb: An Online Soil Survey Browser | California Soil Resource Lab
Web Soil Survey – Home
Resources – Cornell Waste Management Institute
ManureNutrientComposition
PoultryLitterNutrientAnalysis
weed-mgmt-plan
Home | Bionutrient Food Association
FOLLOW-UP ON PHOSPHORUS | Small Farmer’s Journal
EarthFort-Lab Services-Soil Biology
Making Compost Tea -theearthproject.org
Mycorrhizal Applications, Mycorrhizae products, Mycorrhizal fungi expert help
RTi Mykos Mycorrhizal Inoculant | Harmony Farm
NTS – Products – Microbial Products, Biological Farming Fertilisers, Organic Fertilisers, Biological Agriculture, Organic Farming
Humus – the essential ingredient: Graeme Sait at TEDxNoosa – YouTube
SoilFoodWeb-AU
Microbe Organics – Compost Tea
Periodic Table of Elements

 

Composting

Composting: Journey to Forever organic garden – how to turn wastes into clean, healthy food, making compost, compost bin, composting indoors, worm composting, composting toilet, soil fertility
Moisture Content – Cornell Composting
C/N Ratio – CORNELL Composting
OnFarmComposting
Volume Conversions
AgRecycle Products: Bulk Compost Soil Blend, Compost Screened, Single or Double Shred Mulch
Making Compost Tea
Building a Homemade Compost Tea Brewer
Microbe Organics
Compost Teas, The Soil Food Web & Soils – Yahoo Groups
Compost Mix Calculator
Conversion factors for organics: Diversion Study Guide
Compost Mix Calculator

CoverCrop

Cornell Cover Crop Guide
Cover Crop Guide
Cover Crop Guide
Crotalaria juncea
Cover Crop Solutions, Tillage Radish, Seeds, Blends & Mixes, Biodiversity, Healthy Soil
Ernst Conservation Seeds
SummerCoverCrops_seedSources
SteveGroffCoverCropNotes
CloverlandAgService.com | Organic Cover Crops | Cloverland Ag Service
Welter Seed & Honey Co. >> Wholesale Suppliers of Certified Organic Seed, Alfalfa, Clover, Grasses, Hay, and Other Grains
Growing Industrial Hemp
Growing Industrial Hemp in Ontario

Information& Link Lists*

Environmental Health Perspectives: How Sustainable Agriculture Can Address the Environmental and Human Health Harms of Industrial Agriculture
Small farm resources: Journey to Forever
WVU Ext – West Virginia Small Farm Center | Home
Soil Foodweb
Environmental Health Perspectives: How Sustainable Agriculture Can Address the Environmental and Human Health Harms of Industrial Agriculture
Real Raw Milk Facts – A Raw Milk Information Clearinghouse
New Farmer Project : University of Vermont
Episode 222: Farm School– Learning to Be an Organic Farmer | Growing A Greener World
New Farm For Farmers | Rodale Institute
Organic Farming 101
Home Page: NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Project
Beginning Farmer: ATTRA – National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
Resources | Central Illinois Farm Beginnings
Useful Links | Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture
http://www.pasafarming.org/resources/links
KY_Agricultural Links
Partners & Other Links | Farm to Table
Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project – Links
Resources for Growers – Growing for Market
NOFA-NY Organic Resource Guide- 2nd Edition
Farmers Links
Satya Center — sustainable agriculture link directory
Alternative Farming Systems Information Center

 

Alternative Energy and Homesteading Info

What are the step by step directions for making Thistle Rennet? I am unable to find the answer.? – Yahoo! Answers
The Deliberate Agrarian: Introducing My Homemade Whizbang Cider Press
Online Professional Continuing Education Courses
Self-reliant living in the 21st Century – productivity, creativity, sustainability at Judy of the Woods
David Butcher: Pedal Powered Generator – DIY Plans
Organic Gardening, Modern Homesteading, Renewable Energy, Green Homes, Do it Yourself – MOTHER EARTH NEWS
making wax candles
Farm Search | Growfood.org
Water Power
Waterwheel Factory world’s largest manufacturer of metal waterwheels
Water Mill Battery Charger
Online Professional Continuing Education Courses
Small Scale Hydro — Ram Pumps and Water Motors
Small Scale Hydro — Ram Pumps and Water Motors
Shock Disinfection Chlorination Private Water Well Water Supply bacterial contamination
Alternator and Generator Comparison for Wind Power
WaterMotor
DIY wind turbines – Better Generation
Homemade Wind Turbine
The Renewable Energy Resource – Gotwind
Homegrown Evolution
The Powerbike: a 12 VDC battery charging bicycle
Bicycle Powered Generator
Free Plans To Build your own Bicycle Generator Pedal Power Station
Intentional Communities Directory – ecovillages communes cohousing
Making the Bow And Arrow
Design and Operation of a Solar-Heated Dry Kiln – Home – Virginia Cooperative Extension
Virginia Tech Solar Kiln | Dept. of Wood Science and Forest Products at Virginia Tech
A Seed Dehuller for the Corona Grain Mill
http://www.savingourseeds.org/pdf/grain_dehuller.pdf
Pequals.com/at Appropriate Technology Projects
How to Make some Charcoal
Making Charcoal
Biochar Stoves | International Biochar Initiative
Biofuels — how to make them and how to use them
Whole House Instant Hot Water Circulator
Extreme™ Smart Sensor™ 4.0 Fresh Water Pump 12VDC – SHURflo
OtherPowerExperiments
Steam powered Generator
Waterwheel Factory world’s largest manufacturer of metal waterwheels
Hydro Electric Experiment
Microhydro web portal
MicroTurbinesPartsNZ
HumanPowerGenerators
Home-made Hydraulic Ram Pump
Hydraulic Ram Pumps EBAE 161-92
Water-powered water pumps – Appropriate technology: Journey to Forever
Moving & Using Water
Hydroelectric
Solar Water Heating Projects and Plans
Motor, Advanced DC #A00-4009 6.7″
DriveEV.com: NO Gas, NO Emissions, NO Problem!
Farm Tractors
Solar Water Heating Projects and Plans
Portland Alternative Dwellings —
Startsida
Portland Alternative Dwellings —
Build your own solar-powered water pumping station by Jeffrey Yago, P.E., CEM Issue #91
OtherPowerLinks
Solar Powered Water Pump Power Options Linear Current Booster Batteries
Solar Panels, Power and Solar Kits
Green Trust Renewable Energy & Self Sufficiency
BatteryStuff Articles | Everything You Need to Know About Solar Chargers
http://www.epa.gov/region3/p2/make-rainbarrel.pdf
Building a Passive Solar Greenhouse
Solar Pool Heating
http://energy.appstate.edu/sites/energy.appstate.edu/files/APSplanbook.pdf
Solar Pool Heating
NGO Documents for Earth Summit / Alternative Treaties / List
NGO Alternative Treaties – 20 Sustainable Agriculture Treaty, Earth Summit, June 1992

AgSupplies

Horticultural Media, Growing Media, Peat Moss, Wetting Agents
7 Springs Farm Catalog
Supplies and Equipment links for vegetable and berry growers
Flying Rutabaga Works – FRW | Resources
PottingMediumWholesaler
Countryside Organics
Foliar Sprays – Ohio Earth Food
?mdplantsandsupplies.com green house supplies.pdf
LP Bio Ag – Potting Mix Pittsburgh
Martin’s Produce Supplies
Spill Control Supplies | Spill Containment | Sand Bags – GlobalIndustrial.com

Amendments

7 Springs Farm Catalog
Foliar Sprays – Ohio Earth Food
LP Bio Ag – Potting Mix Pittsburgh
Fertrell Company
McGeary Organics, Inc.
Mother Earth Organics
Vegetable Growers Supply Company
Fertrell Company
McGeary Organics, Inc.
Mother Earth Organics
7 Springs Farm Catalog

 

CSA

100 Member CSA Plan | Roxbury Farm
RobinVanEnCSAcenter
Farm Product Availability Graph | Roxbury Farm
RobinVanEnCSAcenter
For Growers : FairShare CSA Coalition

LandIssues

Farm Locator | Rodale Institute
FarmLeaseConnection
Farming on the Edge Report – State Maps
FIC : Farmland Information Center Home Page
FarmLeaseConnection
FIC : Farmland Information Center Home Page

WVfarmLinks

WVFFC News | WV HUB
Appalachian Coal Country Team
Morgantown CSA and Farmer’s Markets Organic Produce
FireFly Farms Creamery & Market – Home
DeBerry Farm Fresh Produce – Home
Morgantown CSA and Farmer’s Markets Organic Produce
Morgantown, West Virginia Farmers Market – Home
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
WVFFC News | WV HUB
Appalachian Coal Country Team
Welcome to Garrett Co. Extension – Garrett County