Links for the Consumer:
This is a 15 Minute Short film that is an attempt to show
some of the characters and topics that have been accumulated during the
process of making a film about agriculture. 15 minutes is not enough time to
even scratch the surface of our relationship with agriculture.
However, through this mosaic of expertise and wisdom there is hope that the
viewer will find the information compelling enough to move towards action.
A calendar of local happenings, listings A - Z of fun things
to do in North Idaho.
Slow Food: an educational organization dedicated to
promoting stewardship of the land, ecologically sound food production and
re-viving the kitchen and table as the centers of pleasure, culture and
community by SLOWing down to a more harmonious rhythm of life. They also
host online forums and national and international events.
Food Routes: "Where does your food come
from?" encourages you to buy local. Why? for exceptional taste and
freshness, to strengthen your local economy, support endangered family
farms, safeguard your families health and protect the environment. The Local
Harvest Community level map helps you find local Farms, Farmer's markets,
Food Co-ops, U pick Farms, CSA's and Farm Stands by state. So far, we don't
have much listed for our area.
Rural Roots: a regional non-profit organization
that encourages locally owned and operated food and farming enterprises in
the inland northwest. Rural Roots continuously hosts workshops and
conferences throughout the year. Check their calendar for upcoming events.
They also host a message board where you can post questions to other
members. For more information look up their past newsletters and other
publications that can be read online.
| This is a USDA site with general information about Farmer's Markets
throughout the US. It includes Facts about Farmer's Markets, Funding
Information and New Developments and Trends. One of the most useful parts of
this site is the Map of Markets by State. Here you click on the state and
find an alphabetical list of city markets with all of the pertinent
information to get you to the Market. |
|Idaho Organic Alliance: an educational nonprofit organization of
Idaho citizens - growers, handlers, processors, retailers, consumers, chefs,
and gardeners - committed to supporting organic and sustainable agriculture