Links to Related Web Sites
Together our community partners help make the Cotton Mill Farmers Market a thriving sustainable farmers market in Carrollton, Georgia.
Rolling Hills Resource Conservation & Development Council is a public/private partnership in West Georgia that provides services that protect natural resources while improving the area’s economy, environment, and standard of living.
Local Harvest - Find a farmers market anywhere in the country. Interactive maps to markets and farms.
Georgia Organics is the non-profit organization in Georgia the promotes organic agriculture.
The Georgia Department of Agriculture administers a variety of programs which all have a primary goal - to maintain the state's viable farm industry and protect the consuming public.
American Farmland Trust specializes in conservation easements and other means of protecting farms.
Slow Food U.S.A. is an educational organization dedicated to stewardship of the land and ecologically sound food production; and to living a slower and more harmonious rhythm of life.
Heifer International helps impoverished families feed themselves, earn income and care for their environment in the U.S. and all over the world by providing them with livestock and the training to care for them.
The Center for Food Safety provides leadership in legal, scientific, and grassroots efforts to address the increasing concerns about the impacts of our food production system on human health, animal welfare, and the environment.
Southface Energy Institute is a non-profit in Atlanta that helps homeowners and building professionals learn practical, easy ways to save energy and preserve the environment.
Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education is a U.S. government site.
Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas (ATTRA) is the national sustainable ag information service. It has an amazing abundance of free information.
The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (Southern SAWG) takes a regional approach to the creation of a sustainable food and farming system.
Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network.
Food Routes is a clearinghouse with all kinds of information on sustainable farming and local food systems.
The Organic Consumers Association is a public interest organization dedicated to building a healthy, safe, and sustainable system of food production and consumption. They are a global clearinghouse for information and grassroots technical assistance.
Bio-Integral Resource Center publishes Common Sense Pest Control, an excellent resource for homeowners and gardeners.
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture list of farmers markets throughout the country.
Acres USA is a good source for publications.
Chelsea Green is another good source for publications.