resources – Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy – A co-evolving quarterly magazine whose purpose is to supply information that enables people to provide for their own needs for food, energy, shelter, and a decent life without exploitation or pollution & and from the smallest practical area of land. – Fosters a commons-based society, which refers to a shift away from our market-based system, through new, collaborative ways of working. – Sustainable Farming Association (Crow River Chapter) – Slow Food is an idea, a way of living and a way of eating. It is part of a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members in over 150 countries, which links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment. – Oregon Tilth – Supporting and promoting biologically sound and socially equitable agriculture through education, research, advocacy, and certification. – Magazine for coop history, economy and management. – North Country Herbalist Guild promoting education in the practice of therapeutic herbalism. – Ken Meter, non-profit research on food systems analysis. – Conservation of invertebrates and their habitat (bees, butterflies streams)

www.soilfoodweb.com Soil health laboratory services for organic growers, and information on sustainable agriculture. –  Working towards a solution for the 10,000 year old problem of agriculture is not only necessary, but possible. Our goal is to fashion an agriculture as sustainable as the nature we have destroyed, an agriculture that rewards the farmer and the landscape more than the manufacturers of external inputs… Read a paper by Wes Jackson titled “Toward an Ignorance Based World View”  <> – MN institute for sustainable agriculture, promoting sustainable agriculture in Minnesota and beyond. – Minnesota cooperators from all sectors who are working together to create and promote activities that tell the story of how cooperative enterprises build a better world.


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