Grown in Marin
University of California
Grown in Marin

Agriculture Links

Below is a short list of links to other regional, state or national agriculture organizations working on increasing our fresh, high quality food choices. For further links on local food, visit the Eating Locally page in the Field to Fork section of this website. Please see the Resource Agencies and Partners page in the Marin Agriculture section for a list of the local partners involved in this website or doing great work in the community.
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Ag Innovations Network
Ag Innovations Network brings people together to build a food system that works for all. Their work brings more democracy to decision-making about the future of food and farming.

Agriculture Issues Center
A program of the University of California, AIC studies topics such as international markets, invasive pests and diseases, the value of agricultural research and development, agricultural policy and the rural environmentl among others.

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Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas
ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service provides information and other technical assistance to farmers, ranchers, Extension agents, educators, and others involved in sustainable agriculture in the United States.

California Certified Organic Farmers
CCOF promotes and supports organic food and agriculture through a premier organic certification program, trade support, producer and consumer education and political advocay.

Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture
CUESA educates urban consumers about sustainable agriculture and creates links between urban dwellers and local farmers.
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Chef's Collaborative
Chef's Collaborative is a national chef network that's changing the sustainable food landscape using the power of connections, education and responsible buying decisions.

Community Alliance with Family Farmers
CAFF advocates for California family farmers and sustainable agriculture,

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Cooperative Grocer
Cooperative Grocer is a bi-monthly trade magazine for food cooperatives in North America whose mission is to improve professionalism and mutual education among food cooperative directors, managers, and staff, and key allies of food cooperatives.

Ecological Farming Association
The Ecological Farming Association nurtures healthy and just farms, food systems, communities and environment by bringing people together for education, alliance building and advocay.

Grass-fed Beef Information
This site provides a scientific review of the literature currently available; information on how to develop grass-fed beef product labels; grass-fed beef recipes and cooking tips; and updates on grass-fed beef related research.
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Growing For Market
A trade publication for local food producers, GFM provides information on the business of growing and selling vegetables, fruits, cut flowers, plants, herbs, and other food products.

Local Harvest
A searchable database of farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area.

Marin County Visitors Bureau
The official travel resource for Marin County.

Organic Farming Research Foundation
OFRF fosters the improvement and widespread adoption of organic farming systems by sponsoring organic farming research and educaiont & outreach projects, disseminating the results of OFRF-funded research and education projects, and educating the pubic and decision-makers about organic farming issues.

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Project Food, Land & People
Resources for learning about the interdependence of food production, environmental quality, and the sustainablility of human culture.

Rethinking School Lunch, Center for Ecoliteracy
A guide explaining the rationale for reforming school food that explores the ten pathways that constitue its planning framework which is based on a positive vision of healthy children ready to learn, "food literate" graduates, invigorated local communities, sustainable agriculture, and a healthy environment.

Slow Food USA
Slow Food is a global grassroots movement with thousands of members around the world that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and environment.
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The Bay Institute
The Bay Institue is a leader in protecting, restoring and inspiring conservation of the San Francisco Bay and its watershed -- from the Sierra to the sea.

The Food Routes Network
An organization dedicated to reintroducing Americans to their food -- the seeds it grows from, the farmers who produce it, and the routes that carry it from the fields to our tables.

UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program
SAREP provides leadership and support for scientific research and education in agricultural and food systems that are economically viable, conserve natural resources and biodiversity, and enhance the quality of life in the state's communities.

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