RESOURCES

Keeping you busy as a bee!

The following resources may be useful in your downshifting. If you wish to see a particular type of resource that is currently not listed here, please feel free to leave a comment below.

SUSTAINABLE GROWING

{ SUPPLIES }

{ KNOWLEDGE }

LANDLESS GROWERS, UNITE!

{ OPPORTUNITIES & RESOURCES FOR YOUNG & BEGINNING GROWERS }

{ POLICY & MEDIA }

  • National Young Farmers Coalition “… represents, mobilizes, and engages young farmers to ensure their success.”
  • The Greenhorns “… produces avant-garde programming, video, audio, web content, publications, events, and art projects that increase the odds for success and enhance the profile and social lives of America’s young farmers.”
  • Carrot City “… explores the relationship of design and urban food systems as well as the impact that agricultural issues have on the creation of urban spaces and buildings as society addresses the issues of a more sustainable pattern of living.”

WILL WORK FOR FOOD

  • Good Food Jobs “… a gastro-job search tool designed to help people looking for meaningful food work with the businesses that need their energy, enthusiasm, and intellect.”
  • Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group: Jobs “… organizes, supports, and mobilizes a 12-state network of organizations and individuals to ensure the strategic impact of our collective voice as we take action toward common goals.”
  • Idealist “… connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives.”
  • Single Volunteers Boston “… connects singles who share a common interest in volunteerism.”
  • Boston Cares “… mobilizes more than 25,000 volunteers annually in support of Greater Boston schools and non-profit agencies.”

FOR YOUR HEALTH

{ NUTRITION }

{ WELL-BEING }

PUTTING UP { Recipes & guidelines for preserving food }

I HEART LOCAL { Find farms, farmers markets, & specialty goods producers near you }

I HEART BEANTOWN { Local food & environment-oriented organizations in Greater Boston }

FOOD & ENVIRONMENT NEWS & POLITICS

{ A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING }

{ FOOD-FOCUSED READS }

{ ENVIRONMENT-FOCUSED READS }

CONTINUED EDUCATION { Free online university-level courses, some specific to agriculture, nutrition, & food policy }

  • Coursera “… a social entrepreneurship company that partners with the top universities in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.”
  • Open Culture “… brings together high-quality cultural & educational media for the worldwide lifelong learning community.”
  • edX “… a not-for-profit enterprise of its founding partners Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that features learning designed specifically for interactive study via the web.”
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