Community Food SystemsAgriculture and Food Systems
Sustainable Communities Online.
Provides a list of resources on whole systems approaches to sustainable agriculture.
Community Food Security
USDA. Economic Research Service.
Defines community food security and provides research and tools for understanding a local food system. See also:
Discovering the Food System
Cornell University. Division of Nutritional Sciences. Discovering the Food System.
An experiential learning program that explores the relationships between the food system, a community, and its people.
Farmers Markets and Direct-to-Consumer Marketing
USDA. Agricultural Marketing Service.
Provides publications and resources for direct marketing, farm to school, and Marketing Service reports and studies.
Promotes locally grown foods and provides resources for rebuilding local food systems.
Promotes community based programs that work toward food security.
Promotes new food-growing and marketing opportunities in the New York City area.
The Food Trust
The Food Trust.
Promotes healthy lifestyles through improved access to nutritious foods, education, and advocacy.