“A United Nations panel of scientists says that globally, rising temperatures will make it harder for crops to thrive.
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The following organizations can help you locate farm-fresh foods in your local area:
Local Harvest — This Web site will help you find farmers’ markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other goodies. http://www.localharvest.org/
Farmers’ Markets — A national listing of farmers’ markets.
Eat Well Guide: Wholesome Food from Healthy Animals — The Eat Well Guide is a free online directory of sustainably raised meat, poultry, dairy, and eggs from farms, stores, restaurants, inns, and hotels, and online outlets in the United States and Canada.
Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA) — CISA is dedicated to sustaining agriculture and promoting the products of small farms. http://www.buylocalfood.org/
FoodRoutes — The FoodRoutes “Find Good Food” map can help you connect with local farmers to find the freshest, tastiest food possible. On their interactive map, you can find a listing for local farmers, CSAs, and markets near you. http://foodroutes.org/
The Ecologist Guide to Food — a major new book revealing the truth about what we eat
By Andrew Wasley, with a foreword from Zac Goldsmith
“Animal suffering, human rights abuses, the destruction of ecosystems, pollution, waste these are issues we tend not to associate with our food. However, as investigative food journalist Andrew Wasley reveals, much of our food comes with a hidden price tag.”
– “UN Report Says Small-Scale Organic Farming Only Way to Feed the World”
– “Will healthy food crops go extinct?”
By Jon Rappoport
– “Corporate Clout Chips Away at Organic Standards”
By Alexis Baden-Mayer and Ronnie Cummins, Organic Consumers Association.