Interested in connecting to the growing world of sustainable food? Listed below are organizations and partners which we have found helpful and which can provide interesting information.
Sustainable Food Information
American Community Gardening Association: The Mission of the American Community Gardening Association is to build community by increasing and enhancing community gardening and greening across the United States and Canada.
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition: An alliance of grassroots organizations that advocates for federal policy reform to advance the sustainability of agriculture, food systems, natural resources, and rural communities.
National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service (ATTRA): A comprehensive website offering information on sustainble agriculture practices.
New England Small Farm Institute: NESFI's collection of small farm information, learning tools and program services has been steadily growing for over thirty years.
Northeast Organic Farming Association: NOFA/Mass is a community including farmers, gardeners, landscapers and consumers working to educate members and the general public about the benefits of local organic systems based on complete cycles, natural materials, and minimal waste for the health of individual beings, communities and the living planet.
Sustainable Table: Sustainable Table celebrates local sustainable food, educates consumers on food-related issues and works to build community through food.
UMASS Extension: UMass Extension addresses public concerns of high priority for the Commonwealth.
Food Related Jobs
Good Food Jobs: A gastro-job search tool, designed to link people looking for meaningful food work with businesses. They post opportunities with farmers and food artisans, policy makers and purveyors, retailers and restaurateurs, economists, ecologists, and more.
Local and Regional Partnering Organizations
See a list of our partners on our Practicum Experiences page