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ADVOCACY & CONSERVATION

Food and Water Watch
Food and Water Watch works to ensure the food, water and fish we consumer is safe, accessible and sustainably produced.

Heritage Conservancy
Works to protect the natural and historic resources of our region.

AGRICULTURAL POLICY & AGENCY RESOURCES

Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey
NOFA-NJ is dedicated to supporting organic and sustainable food, farming and gardening in New Jersey through education, technical assistance and policy action.

Organic Consumers Association
Research and action center for the organic, Buy Local, and Fair Trade movements.

PA Department of Agriculture
Encourages, protects and promotes agriculture and related industries throughout the commonwealth while providing consumer protection through inspection service that impact the health and financial security of Pennsylvania’s citizens.

Penn State Cooperative Extension
Fresh From Bucks County Farms 2014 handy guide lists all the farm stands and farmers’ markets in Bucks County and their products and hours of operation.

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture
Works to bring farmers together to learn from each other, and to build relationships between those farmers and consumers looking for fresh, wholesome, locally and sustainably produced food.

Wilson College Robyn Van En Center
A CSA national resource center.

COMMUNITY GROUPS

Ladies Homestead Gathering of Central Bucks
Women interested in homesteading and leading a sustainable lifestyle meet to share ideas and community.

Middletown Grange #684
Grassroots, non-partisan, non-sectarian fraternal organization with its roots in agriculture.

USDA Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food
The Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Ideas and Stories webpage provides real-world examples of the outpouring of dedication, entrepreneurship and support for agriculture that is taking place every day across the country.

HEALTH & NUTRITION

Eat Wild
The #1 site for grass-fed food and facts.

GARDENING & HOMESTEADING

A Way to Garden
A great website for gardeners.

Backyard Chickens
A resource for raising chickens in your backyard.

HUNGER RELIEF

Rolling Harvest Food Rescue
Rolling Harvest Food Rescue collects donated produce from local farms and markets, and distributes immediately to the non-profit hunger-relief agencies helping the most needy families in the community.

LOCAL FOOD (BUCKS COUNTY FOODSHED)

Bucks County Taste
Local food, farms and markets news, plus upcoming events and interviews with growers. Produced by local foodie Lynne Goldman.

Local Harvest
Lists farmers’ markets, farms and other sources of sustainably grown products in your local region.

SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS

Food Routes
Describes how far our food travels to get to us.

Slow Food USA
From their website: “Slow Food USA envisions a future food system that is based on the principles of high quality and taste, environmental sustainability, and social justice; in essences, a food system that is good, clean and fair.”

SUSTAINABLE & REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE

Acres Magazine

Regenerative Agriculture Magazine

TIPS FOR LIVING SUSTAINABLY

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