Family Farms: Links & Resources

Links and resources pertaining to family farms

American Farmland Trust
A nationwide nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting agricultural resources.

Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas
A leading information source on sustainable farming practices for farmers and agricultural extension agents.

Center for Rural Affairs
An organization working to build communities that stand for social justice, economic opportunity, and environmental stewardship.

Community Alliance with Family Farmers
A nonprofit member-activist organization dedicated to building a movement of rural and urban people who foster family-scale agriculture.

An organization working to create a farmer-controlled and consumer-oriented food and fiber system based upon democratically controlled institutions that empower farmers to speak for and respect themselves in their quest for social and economic justice.

Farm Aid
A national organization whose mission is to provide assistance to family farmers as well as poor and needy families in rural farming communities.

Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
An organization dedicated to promoting resilient family farms, rural communities, and ecosystems around the world through research, education, science, technology and advocacy.

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition:
A nationwide coalition of farmers, environmentalists, and consumer advocates focusing on federal food and agriculture policies, public education and community outreach.

National Catholic Rural Life Conference
A national Catholic organization whose mission is to urge public action on hunger, rural life, family farms, and environmental stewardship.

National Family Farm Coalition
A national link for grassroots organizations working on family farm issues.

Rodale Institute
An organization working with people worldwide to achieve a regenerative food system that renews environmental and human health.

Rural Advancement Foundation International USA
An organization dedicated to community, equity, and diversity in agriculture.

Rural Coalition/Coalición Rural
An alliance of over 70 regionally and culturally diverse organizations working to build a just and more sustainable food system.

Updated 3/25/2009