Additional ResourcesAlternative Farming Systems Information Center
USDA. NAL. Alternative Farming Systems Information Center.
Provides information on alternative crops, cropping systems, and enterprises. Covers organic and sustainable farming methods and community supported agriculture.
Agriculture and Food Systems
Sustainable Communities Network.
Provides a list of resources on whole systems approaches to sustainable agriculture.
Community Food Systems Bibliography
University of California at Davis. Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program.
Provides bibliographical information on community food systems research. Last update - February 2000.
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)
USDA. National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
Through a nationwide research and education grants program, SARE helps advance farming systems that are profitable, environmentally sound and good for communities. It funds projects and conducts outreach designed to improve agricultural systems.