http://www.agtoseeds.com/ All Good Things Organic Seeds offers
quality vegetable and herb seeds that are adapted to organic growing conditions
and perform vigorously in diverse climates. Ojai, California.
http://www.aosaseed.com/ Website of the Association of Official Seed
Analysts, Inc. which establishes rules for seed testing & influences seed
legislation at the state and federal levels in the USA.
http://www.aravaipa.com/ Aravaipa Heirlooms, Open-pollinated,
Heirloom, Wild, Organic Vegetable Plants, Endangered, Southwestern,
Mexican, Desert tolerant.
http://www.bioversityinternational.org/ “Bioversity undertakes, encourages and
supports research aimed at enhancing the sustainable use and conservation of
agricultural biodiversity to the world's most vulnerable communities…”
http://www.crcworks.org/crcdocs/azsouthsum11.pdf Southern Arizona Local Farm & Food Economy,
Highlights of a data compilation by Ken Meter, Crossroads Resource Center
(Minneapolis) for Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, December 30,
2011. Covers Cochise, Graham, Greenlee,
Pima, & Santa Cruz Counties of Arizona.
http://www.crcworks.org/crcppts/azsouth12.pdf Ken Meter’s powerpoint presentation about the
state of agriculture in Southern Arizona.
http://www.etcgroup.org ETC Group monitors the impact of emerging
technologies and corporate strategies on biodiversity, agriculture and human
rights. Source of seed ownership graphs.
http://www.foundroot.com/ Foundroot is a small family-owned Alaskan
business offering 100% open-pollinated vegetable seeds. We specialize in
rare, heirloom, and expertly-bred seeds that will thrive to the far reaches of
the frozen north. Tough climate? Tough seeds.
http://www.fourseasonfarm.com/ “Four Season Farm
is an experimental market garden in Harborside, Maine, owned and operated by
writers Barbara Damrosch and Eliot Coleman. The farm produces vegetables
year-round and has become a nationally recognized model of small-scale
sustainable agriculture.” Find links to books by these authors at their
http://www.growingpower.org/ Growing Power, Will Allen’s award winning
urban food project in Milwaukee, WI.
http://www.kew.org/index.htm Founded in the 16th & 17th
centuries along the Thames in England, Kew Gardens has been a leader in plant
& seed science and in conserving the Earth’s biodiversity. Their mission
statement is simple: To inspire and deliver science-based plant conservation
worldwide, enhancing the quality of life.
http://www.library.pima.gov/seed-library/ Pima County Seed Library web page.
http://www.livingseedcompany.com/livingseed/welcome.html The Living Seed Company, Nicasio,
California. Heirloom and Open Pollinated
http://www.mediafire.com/view/?zw6n2g4f2ou6rqz Hungry for Change, Borderlands Food and Water in the Balance,
The Southwest Center’s Kellogg Program in Sustainable Food Systems by Gary
Nabhan, Maribel Alvarez, Jeffrey Banister and Regina Fitzsimmons.
http://www.nativetech.org/ “An internet resource for indigenous
ethno-technology focusing on the arts of Eastern Woodland Indian Peoples,
providing historical & contemporary background with instructional how-to's
http://www.pesticide.org/ The Northwest Coalition for the Alternatives
to Pesticides has scores of material safety data sheets on hundreds of
pesticides with fact filled information researched by the non-profit
organization not the companies who make the chemicals.
http://www.plants.usda.gov/java/ The USDA plants database provides
standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts,
hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.
http://www.responsibletechnology.org/ A website that “has become one of the most
respected resources for online videos, podcasts, blogs, and reports for
accurate and up to date information on GMOs.”
http://www.richmondgrowsseeds.org/ From Richmond, CA this site helps educate
folks on starting a seed lending library and also provides seeds, education and
information about saving seeds.
http://www.seedalliance.org/Home/ Website of the Organic Seed Alliance in Port
Townsend, Washington. Find info about organic farming and gardening as well as
http://www.soilsecrets.com/ssindex.swf The website of Michael Martin & Kari
Melendrez, leaders in growing regionally-adapted trees of the Chihuahuan Desert
in the Southwest USA. While a student in 1974, Michael began developing a
protocol for healthy soil that is now called Soil Secrets.
http://www.thelearninggarden.org/index.html The website for one of the first school-based
gardens in the US.
https://www.msu.edu/~howardp/ Philip H. Howard, Associate Professor,
Michigan State University, teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in
Community, Food and Agriculture, as well as a graduate course in Research
Methods. He is the source of the
corporate ownership graphs.
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