Union of Concerned Scientists
The Union of Concerned Scientists puts rigorous, independent science to work to solve our planet’s most pressing problems including clean energy, clean vehicles, food and agriculture, global warming, nuclear power, and nuclear weapons.
Earth Justice: Environmental Law because the Earth Needs a Good Lawyer
Earthjustice is a non-profit public interest law organization dedicated to environmental issues. Earthjustice’s work is divided into three major program areas:
EWG: The Environmental Working Group
The Environmental Working Group’s mission is to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. With breakthrough research and education, we drive consumer choice and civic action. They are a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment.
Food & Water Watch
Food & Water Watch is a Washington, D.C.-based non-governmnaetal organization and consumer rights group which focuses on corporate and government accountability relating to food, water, and fishing. Food and Water Watch employs a four pronged effort focusing on public and policymaker education, lobbying, media, and Internet activism.
Re-Fed: Rethinking Food Waste
The Fink Family Foundation’s Food Waste Program, developed in 2013, seeks to reduce, recover, and recycle food waste by directing it towards its highest and best use – ultimately feeding more people and reducing the environmental impact of food waste.
Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture
Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture is a non-profit farm and educational center with a partner restaurant, Blue Hill at Stone Barns, located in Pocantico Hills, New York. Stone Barns promotes sustainable agriculture, local food, and community supported agriculture.
GMO Free USA
Exposes the science and safety of GMO usage. GMO Free USA’s mission is to harness independent science and agroecological concepts to advocate for clean and healthy food and ecological systems. They educate consumers and other stakeholders about the potential hazards of genetically engineered organisms, synthetic pesticides, and advance the application of the Precautionary Principle.
The Food Tank
A non-profit aiming to build a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters by pushing for food system change.
The Food Corps
FoodCorps connects kids to healthy food in school, so they can lead healthier lives and reach their full potential. AmeriCorps leaders deliever the program in high-need schools, focusing hands-on lessons, healthy school meals, and a schoolwide culture of health.
The Organic Center
The Organic Center is a non-profit, trusted, go-to source of information for scientific research about organic food and farming. They cover up-to-date studies on sustainable agriculture and health, and collaborate with academic and governmental institutions to fill gaps in our knowledge.
Digital Development Debates - Food & Farming
Globally 800 million people suffer from hunger – so nutrition is at the core of development policy. How can we feed the world’s population? How can we achieve a climate-smart agrological transformation?
Women Who Farm
Around the world, there are millions of women who are dedicated to the work of ecological food and farming systems. Through saving seed, harvesting rainwater, and care taking the animals, these women are true heroes.
Women Who Farm have tapped into a movement, by creating a platform in which women can be supported and celebrated to grow and farm.
Through their platform, farmers will be able to access:
EARTH INSTITUTE OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY:
GLOBAL ORGANIC ALLIANCE:
ATTRA SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE:
SIMPLE SOIL SOLUTIONS:
VA ASSOC FOR BIOLOGICAL FARMING: