The Cornucopia Institute, a Wisconsin-based nonprofit farm policy research group, is dedicated to the fight for economic justice for the family-scale farming community. Their Organic Integrity Project acts as a corporate and governmental watchdog assuring that no compromises to the credibility of organic farming methods and the food it produces are made in the pursuit of profit.
Organic Agriculture and Gardening
Seed Savers Exchange – non-profit organization dedicated to saving and sharing heirloom seeds. We are lifetime members since 1984. They offer an excellent series of videos on various aspects of saving your own seed here.
Local Harvest: http://www.localharvest.org/csa/
Directory of CSA’s in every state.
The National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances
The information changes often and there are a lot of things going on with this information so you may want to check it often if you want to stay on top of this as a producer or manufacturer.
Organic Farming Research Foundation: www.ofrf.org – non-profit organization dedicated to sponsoring on-farm research through grants directly to organic farmers.
Genetically Modified Organisms
Non-GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms): www.nongmoproject.org
The North American organic & natural product industry’s initiative for non-GMO verification.
The Center for Responsible Technology: Shopping Guide for Non-GMO products
GM Watch – http://www.gmwatch.org/
Library of Congress Legislative information and Bill lookup.