Alternative Farming Systems Information
Information site of the United States Department of Agriculture. AFSIC specializes in locating and accessing information related to alternative cropping systems including sustainable, organic, low-input, biodynamic, and regenerative agriculture. AFSIC also focuses on alternative crops, new uses for traditional crops, and crops grown for industrial production.
Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas
This organization provides technical assistance to farmers, extension agents, market gardeners, agricultural researchers, and other agricultural professionals throughout the U.S. Topics addressed by ATTRA can be categorized into three broad areas: sustainable farming production practices, alternative crop and livestock enterprises and innovative marketing.
Community Alliance with Family Farmers
CAFF is a nonprofit member-activist organization. CAFF political and educational campaigns are building a movement of rural and urban people who foster family-scale agriculture that cares for the land, sustains local economies, and promotes social justice.
Fresh Herb Production and Marketing
Article about growing herbs for market from the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Department of Horticultural Science.
Herb Society of America
The society is dedicated to promoting the knowledge, use of, and delight in herbs through educational programs, research, and sharing the experience of its members with the community.
Archival information on growing herbs, marketing herbs and herbal products.
International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movement
Worldwide federation of organic agriculture which provides a platform for global exchange and cooperation while being committed to a holistic approach in the development of organic farming systems.
Organic Farmers Association
OFA provides a strong, unified national voice for domestic US certified organic producers.
Organic Growers Research and Information Sharing Network
An organization that generates practical information for organic farmers and gardeners through farmer participatory research, review articles and fact sheets on critical issues to organic farming and by providing forums for information exchange between growers.
Sustainable Herbs Program
SHP seeks to create a movement supporting high quality herbal products, sustainable and ethical sourcing, and greater overall transparency in how herbs reach end users. Educates consumers about herbal product value networks while inspiring them to take action; outlines step to support sustainable practices; shares stories about best practices to inspire companies to institute new practices in their value network and internal policies.