A fun, hip site full of eco-friendly tips and resources good for people and the planet.
International movement opposing fast food and promoting dining as a source of pleasure.
Action and resouce center for the organic and fair trade movements
Green homes tips, product reviews, environmental health and wellness products information, and green living advice.
Organized in the 60's but coming into it's prime in the new millenium, Coop America's mission is to harness consumer power- the strength of consumers, investors, and businesses- to create a socially just and sustainable global society. Excellent green shopping advice, activist alerts and green business resources.
Guide to community supported agriculture and how to find one near you.
A must read guide to websites, books and information for anyone interested in starting a CSA
for finding a CSA near you or starting a CSA from the USDA
The Eat Well Guide is a free, online directory of sustainably raised meat, poultry, dairy and eggs from farms, stores, restaurants and online outlets in the US and Canada. Consumers simply enter their zip code to find local products that were raised sustainably.
By Michael Pollan. In this runaway bestseller, Pollan, a brilliant progressive professor of Journalism at Berkeley, follows different meals- one fast food, one organic, one small-scale local agriculture, and one he hunts and gathers himself- through the food chain. By analyzing how food is grown, packaged, shipped and produced he covers the gamut of social, cultural, environmental and physical health issues related to how food is produced and consumed.The success of this book and the number of people reading it provides as much hope as the fact that George Bush’s ratings have finally dropped.
A comprehensive history of the political storm surrounding GMO's. Author Bill Lambrecht is equally skeptical of the claims of industry leaders and activists.
Hope’s Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Plane
By Frances Moore Lappé and Anne Lappé. Written as a follow-up to Diet for a Small Planet- the first bestseller to address the worldwide problem of global self-destruction as it applies to food production (published 30 years ago). For Hope’s Edge, the mother-daughter author team traveled the world seeking answers to how to provide healthy food for everyone. Addresses corporate globalization, chemical agriculture and genetically modified foods and provides a vision for social and environmental transformation.
To find a farmer's market near you check out this listing by state