Organizations Supporting Sustainable Agriculture:

Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association (ALBA)

ALBA provides educational and business opportunities for farm workers and aspiring farmers to grow and sell crops grown on two organic farms in Monterey County, California. Learn more...

Bay Area Buy Fresh Buy Local Food Guide

The Buy Fresh Buy Local Food Gude, a project of the Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) helps you find places to enjoy the local foods of the Bay Area. Learn more...

California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF)

CCOF offers programs for farmers, consumers, educators, and researchers to increase awareness of and demand for certified organic products and to expand public support for organic agriculture. Learn more...

California Federation of Certified Farmers' Markets

The California Federation of Certified Farmers' Markets is a statewide membership-based organization that supports the state's certified farmers' markets and advocates on their behalf. The Federation also maintains the most comprehensive list of farmers' markets in the state. Learn more...

California Small Farm Conference

The California Small Farm Conference is the state's premier educational convening of small farmers and those who support them. Check their website for information on their upcoming conference. Learn more...

Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF)

CAFF is building a movement of rural and urban people to foster family-scale agriculture that cares for the land, sustains local economies and promotes social justice. Learn more...

The Ecological Farming Association

The Ecological Farming Association is dedicated to the development of ecologically-based food systems, both domestically and throughout the world by educating farmers, the agriculture industry, and other stewards of the land about practical and economically viable techniques of ecological agriculture, informing consumers and policy makers about ecological food production and its connection to the health of people and communities, and promoting alliances between individuals and organizations who share our vision of a transformed global food system. Learn more...

Farmers' Market Coalition

The mission of the Farmers' Market Coalition is "to strengthen farmers markets for the benefit of farmers, consumers, and communities." Learn more...

National Campaign for Sustainable Agriculture, Inc.

The Campaign for Sustainable Agriculture is dedicated to educating the public on the importance of a sustainable food and agriculture system that is economically viable, environmentally sound, socially just, and humane. Learn more...

National Organic Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has put in place a set of national standards that food labeled "organic" must meet, whether it is grown in the United States or imported from other countries. Learn more...

The North American Farmers' Direct Marketing Association (NAFDMA)

NAFDMA is a trade association dedicated to nurturing the farm direct marketing industry. Its members support their family farms by selling farm-grown produce directly to consumers at farm stands, farmers' markets, pick-your-own farms, consumer-supported agriculture, agritourism venues, and other ever-growing innovations in direct producer-to-consumer agricultural marketing methods. Learn more...

Organic Trade Association (OTA)

OTA is 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. Learn more...

Roots of Change

Roots of Change works to connect and support the people and parts within the food system that have the knowledge, roles, relationships and commitments required to successfully manage a rapid transformation to one that is more healthy, equitable, beneficial, and decentralized. Learn more...

The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Project

The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Project at U.C. Davis identifies successful strategies farmers use to add value to their products and provides case studies of innovative markets and marketing techniques. Learn more...