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ORGANIC FARMER

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ASSOCIATIONS

American Farm Bureau Federation
225 Touhy Avenue
Park Ridge, IL 60068
(847) 685-8896
Web site: http://www.fb.org

Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association
Thoreau Center, Building 1002B
The Presidio
P.O. Box 29135
San Francisco, CA 94129
(888) 516-7797
Web site: http://www.biodynamics.com

Canadian Organic Growers
P.O. Box 6408
Station J
Ottawa, ON K2A 3Y6
Canada
(613) 231-9047
Web site: http://www.cog.ca

4-H
Stop 2225
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20205
(202) 720-2908
Web site: http://www.4h-usa.org

National FFA Organization (formerly known as Future Farmers of America)
6060 FFA Drive
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268
(317) 802-6060
Web site: http://www.ffa.org

National Young Farmer Educational Association
P.O. Box 20326
Montgomery, AL 36120
(334) 288-0097
Web site: http://www.nyfea.org

Organic Farming Research Foundation
P.O. Box 440
Santa Cruz, CA 95061
(831) 426-6606
Web site: http://www.ofrf.org

The Rodale Institute
611 Siegfriedale Road
Kutztown, PA 19530
(610) 683-1400
Web site: http://www.rodaleinstitute.org

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Higher Education Program
14th Street and Independence SW
Washington, DC 20250
(202) 720-2791
Web site: http://www.usda.org

WEB SITES

Do Not Panic, Eat Organic
http://www.rain.org

Global Resource for Organic Information
http://www.allorganiclinks.org

Greentrade: The Reference for Organic Farming Professionals
http://www.greentrade.net

International Willing Workers on Organic Farms (Volunteer Opportunities)
http://www.wwoof.org
http://www.organicvolunteers.com

Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont
http://www.nofavt.org

BOOKS

Byczynski, Lynn. The Flower Farmer: An Organic Grower's Guide to Raising and Selling Cut Flowers. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing, 1997.

Coleman, Eliot, and Chelsea Green, eds. The New Organic Grower: A Master's Manual of Tools and Techniques for the Home and Market Gardener. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing, 1995.

Langer, Richard W. Grow It! The Beginner's Guide to a Complete in-Harmony-with-Nature Small Farm. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1994.

Smillie, Joe, and Grace Gershung. The Soul of Soil: A Soil-Building Guide for Gardeners and Farmers. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing, 1999.

PERIODICALS

The Herb Companion
Herb Companion Press
243 East Fourth Street
Loveland, CO 80537
(970) 663-0831
Web site: http://www.discoverherbs.com

Organic Gardening
Rodale Press
33 East Minor St.
Emmaus, PA 18098
(610) 967-8363
Web site: http://www.organicgardening.com

Progressive Farmer
P.O. Box 830656
Birmingham, AL 35283
(800) 292-2340
Web site: http://www.progressivefarmer.com

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