Educational and training opportunities in organic, low input or sustainable agriculture

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Educational and training opportunities in organic, low input or sustainable agriculture
Gates, Jane Potter
Bielenberg, Kathryn
Alternative Farming Systems Information Center (U.S.)
Place of Publication:
Beltsville Md
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library, Alternative Farming Systems Information Center
Publication Date:
2nd ed.
Physical Description:
14 p. : ; 28 cm.


Subjects / Keywords:
Organic farming -- Directories -- United States ( lcsh )
Occupational training -- Directories -- United States ( lcsh )
Organic farming -- Directories -- Canada ( lcsh )
Occupational training -- Directories -- Canada ( lcsh )
Sustainable agriculture -- Directories -- United States ( lcsh )
Sustainable agriculture -- Directories -- Canada ( lcsh )
directory ( marcgt )
federal government publication ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage:
United States of America


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Cover title.
General Note:
Shipping list no.: 89-582-P.
General Note:
"August 1989."
Statement of Responsibility:
prepared by Jane Potter Gates, Kathryn Bielenberg.

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Information about the institutions and organizations listed in this directory was compiled from a number of sources. Criteria for selection were an institution's involvement in organic, low input or sustainable agriculture and focus on education, training or provision of information. Although we have attempted to ensure that it is current and correct, we make no guarantees. Scope of coverage is limited to the U.S. and Canada. Inclusion of an organization in this directory does not imply a recommendation by the AFSIC. The updated edition contains corrections and additions received from the organizations listed and from other contacts. We wish to express our thanks to all those who contributed suggestions.

Support for this and other Alternative Farming Systems Information Center (AFSIQ projects has been received from the Low Input/Sustainable Agriculture (LISA) program. Jane Potter Gates, Assistant Coordinator of the AFSIC, and Katy Bielenberg had principal responsibility for compilation of this directory.

Jayne T. MacLean, Coordinator
Alternative Farming Systems Information Center

Please send comments and corrections, or requests for additional copies, to:

USDA, National Agricultural Library
AFSIC, Room 111
10301 Baltimore Boulevard
Beltsville, MD 20705





Agricultural Resources Center
615 Willard Place
Raleigh, NC 27603

Alcyone Light Center
Route 1, Box 532
Colestin Road
Hornbrook, CA 96044

Alternative Energy Resources Center
44 North Last Chance Gulch, #9
Helena, MT 59601

Appropriate Technology Project
Volunteers in Asia
P.O. Box 4543
Stanford, CA 94305

Bio-Dynamic Farming and Gardening
P.O. Box 550
K(imberton, PA 19442

Biological Urban Gardening Services
P.O. Box 76
Citrus Heights, CA 95611-0076

Bird's Foot Farm
Star Route Box 138 Canton, NY 13617

California Action Network
P.O. Box 464
Davis, CA 95617

California Certified Organic Farmers
P.O. Box 8136
Santa Cruz, CA 95061

Erick Lemstead (919) 839-0159
Allen Spalt (919) 967-1886

John McComb (916) 475-3310

Nancy Matheson (406) 443-7272

John Morris (415) 326-7672 (415) 497-3228

Roderick Shoulders (215) 935-7797

Steven M. Zein (916) 726-5377

Doug Jones (315) 386-4852

Andy Faletti (916) 756-8518

Bob Scowcroft (408) 423-2263

health and environmental information on pesticides

apprenticeships, summer workshops, three month internships

sustainable agriculture information, networking, on-farm research, farm tours, technical assistance

sourcebook, educational exchange with foreign countries

extension service, conferences, films, support training programs

lectures, community meetings, public education programs, publications


legislative internships, networking within organic industry, political action, public education tours

organic certification training, retailers' conferences



California, University of
(at Berkeley)
Agroecology Program
Division of Biological Control
1050 San Pueblo Avenue
Albany, CA 94706

California, University of
(at Davis)
Sustainable Agriculture Program
139 Hoagland Hall
Davis, CA 95616

California, University of
(at Santa Cruz) .
Agroecology Program
Division of Social Sciences
Board of Environmental Studies
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

California, University of
Sustainable Agriculture Research
and Education Program
c/o Agronomy and Range Science
University of California
Davis, CA 95616

Camp Joy
131 Camp Joy Road
Boulder Creek, CA 95006

Center for Alternative Plants and
Animal Products
305 Alderman Hall
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN 55108

Center for Holistic Resource Management
P.O. Box 7128
Albuquerque, NM 87194

Center for Indigenous Knowledge for
Agriculture and Rural Development
Iowa State University
319 Curtiss Hall Ames, IA 50011

Miguel Altieri (415) 642-9802

Mark Van Horn (916) 752-7645

Stephen Gleissman Patricia Allen (408) 429-4051

Bill Leibhardt Jill Auburn (916) 752-7557

Jim Nelson (408) 338-3651

Luther Waters (612) 624-4217

Stan F. Kano (505) 242-9272

D.M. Warren (515) 294-7139

graduate research, undergraduate field assistantships, courses, UC extension offers training conferences for farmers, international short courses in the United States and Latin America on biological control and agroecology

summer internships, classes, sustainable agriculture option within the Science and Management major (undergrad)

apprenticeships, graduate and undergraduate courses, undergraduate internships

information base, courses, publications, cooperative extension activities

student apprenticeships, field trips, tours

symposia, fact sheets, database

course in organic agriculture

(emphasizes international native knowledge) training courses and materials on indigenous knowledge, information clearinghouse, publications




Center for Local Food and Agriculture
318 Anabel Taylor Hall
Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853

Center for Rural Affairs
P.O. Box 405
Walthill, NE 68067

Center for Well Being, The
82644 Howe Lane
Creswell, OR 97426

Committee for Sustainable Agriculture
P.O. Box 1300
Colfax, CA 95713

Community Educational Service Council, Inc.
1150 Woods Road
Southampton, PA 18966

Community Environmental Council
930 Miramante Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109

Conservation Gardening and Farming
International Consultancy
Bargyla Rateaver
9049 Covina Street
Sari Diego, CA 92126

Cornell University
Ecological Agricultural Research
2 East Roberts Hall
Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14850

Demeter Education Foundation
4214 National Avenue
Burbank, CA 91505

Diffley, Martin
4355 S. Robert Trail
Eagan, MN 55123

Elfin Permaculture
P.O. Box 16683
Wichita, KS 67216

Duncan Hilchey (607) 255-5027

Chuck Hassebrook (402) 846-5428

Barbara Hurwich (503) 895-2953

Otis Wollan (916) 346-2777

John Ewbank (215) 357-3977

Tony Dominski (805) 963-0538

Bargyla Rateaver (619) 566-8994

Frederick Buttel (607) 255-4457

Maria Linder (818) 843-5521

Martin Diffley (612) 454-6188

Dan Hemenway (316) 267-2604

technical assistance and community education in local food and agriculture policy issues internships, newsletter, workshops instruction courses, study tours conferences, farm field days, networking activities, newsletter community meetings and discussions


courses, lectures, public demonstrations, publications, free international consultations

courses, graduate research

tours, newsletters, advising for farmers, conferences

"vegetable apprenticeship program"

3-we6k Permaculture Design course, workshops, lectures, also offers long-term Advanced Permaculture Training, publications



Evergreen State College
Ecological Agriculture Program
Olympia, WA 98505

Farming Alternatives Project
Cornell Cooperative Extension
443 Warren Hall
Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853

Finger Lakes Organic Growers
Cooperative, Inc.
P.O. Box 549
Trumansburg, NY 14886

Florida, University of
Farming Systems Program
Gainesville, FL 32611

Friends of the Farm
Hopewell Farm Route 1, Box 32
Dalton City, IL 61925

Full Circle Organic Growers Cooperative
Rural Route 1, Box 52BB
Lake City, MN 55041

Gaia Associates
Box 84, RFD 3
St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

Green Gulch Farm
Star Route
Sausalito, CA 94965

Hawthorne Valley Farm Store
Road 2, Box 225A Ghent, NY 12075

Institute for Alternative Agriculture
9200 Edmonston Road, Suite 1.17
Greenbelt, MD 20770

Pat Labine (206) 866-6000

Judy Green (607) 255-9832

Cheryl Plum (607) 387-3333

Peter Hildebrand (904) 392-1854

Robert S. Rowe (217) 864-2679

Steven Schwen (507) 753-2080

Grace Gershuny (802) 633-4152
Joseph Smillie (819) 877-2663

Peter Rudnik (415) 381-0253 (415) 383-3134

Gary Lamb (518) 672-7500

1. Garth Youngberg (301) 441-8777

academic courses, year-long undergraduate inter-disciplinary program

information base, workshops, educational materials, conferences relating to farm diversification and innovation

co-sponsors workshops with NOFA/NY, apprenticeships

graduate work on the farming systems project, independent graduate studies

demonstrational farms, newsletter, committee to answer questions, advisory council, textbooks

information sharing, labor exchanges, apprenticeships, market development and cooperative marketing, tours, demonstrations, speaking/ slide shows

consultation and training in organic certification, soil management, compost and orchard systems, and ecological farm design; publishers of The Soul of Soil: A Guide to Ecological Soil Management

(Zen Buddhist) summer apprenticeships

apprenticeships, visiting students' program

annual symposium, peer-reviewed journal, newsletter

Insitution �naLE g

Institute of Ecosystem Studies
The New York Botanical Garden
Mary Fledger Cary Arboretum
Box AB
Miilbrook, NY 12545

Institute for Social Ecology
P.O. Box 89
Plainfield, VTr 05667

International Alliance for Sustainable
Agriculture (IASA)
Newman Center
University of Minnesota
1701 University Avenue, S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55414

International Federation of Organic
Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)
c/o Bernward Geier
Okozentrum Imsbach D-6695 Tholey-Theley
Federal Republic of Germany

Iowa Cooperative Extension Service
Room 108, Curtiss Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50021

Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture
P.O. Box 588
Poteau, OK 74953

Land Institute, The
2440 E. Water Well Road
Salina, KS 67401

Land Stewardship Project
14758 Ostlund Trail North
Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture
Agronomy Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011

Living Resources Company
P.O. Box 76
Citrus Heights, CA 95611-0076

Alan R. Berkowitz (914) 677-5358

Daniel Chodorkoff Paula Emery (802) 454-8493

Terry Gips (612) 331-1099

U.S. Contact: Walter Goldstein (414) 642-3303

Jerry DeWitt (515) 294-7801

Ken Williams (918) 647-9123

Jon K. Piper (913) 823-5376

Ron Kroese (612) 433-2770

Dennis R. Keeney (515) 294-3711

Steven M. Zien (916) 726-5377

workshops, internships, fellowships, research assistantships, work-study programs, other graduate and undergraduate research opportunities

college credit curriculum, summer courses, M.A. program, quarterly newsletter, workshops


conferences, newsletter, publications

on-farm research and demonstrations, field days, workshops/meetings, research farm

classes, internships, tours, workshops, volunteer opportunities, school group programs, research demonstration projects

student curriculum, public programs, internships, research in sustainable agriculture

field days, on-farm research, newsletter, workshops

on-farm research, research extension teams, farm demonstrations

courses in ecological horticulture, lectures, consultations




Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners
Department H P.O. Box 2176
Augusta, ME 04330

Maine, University of
(at Orono)
Sustainable Agriculture Program
Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences
115 Deering Hall
Orono, ME 04469

Malachite Small Farm/School
A.S.R. 21 Pass Creek Road
Gardner, CO 81040

Maple Farm
Old Hartwick Road
Barre, MA 01005

Maplewood Organic Farm
132 Belchertown road Amherst, MA 01002

Massachusetts Audubon Society
Drumlin Farm Education Center
and Wildlife Sanctuary
Lincoln, MA 01773

Meadowcreek Project, Inc.
General Delivery
Fox, AR 72051

Memphis Organic Network Association
7750 Macon Road
Cordova, TN 38018

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, Inc.
3293 Main Street
East Troy, WI 53120

Michigan State University
Agroecosystem Project
Dept. of Resource Development
and Entomology
East Lansing, MI 48824

Nancy Ross (207) 622-3118

Matt Liebman (207) 581-2926

Kent Mace (719) 746-2412

Peter Wartiainen (617) 355-4092

David Holm (413) 256-0926 (413) 253-9472

Stacy Miller (617) 259-9500

Pat Luntz (501) 363-4500

Jeffrey Restuccio (901) 761-7234 or (901) 756-8586

Walter Goldstein (414) 642-3303

Thomas C. Edens (517) 355-3414

apprenticeships, talks, programs at farm events, extension services publications

4-year B.S degree in Sustainable Agriculture; Graduate degrees with faculty from 6 depts.

farm introduction courses, internships, apprenticeships, short farm stays, college courses, youth programs, seminars, workshops


guided tours, apprenticeships

instruction in organic farming and gardening technique

10 week and 27 week internships, apprenticeships in Sustainable agriculture and applied ecology

tours, demonstration organic gardens, seminars, networking activities, publications

research in sustainable agriculture, agricultural field days, workshops, lectures, conferences, advisory work with farmers, demonstration farms, international exchange program

graduate studies





College of Agriculture
1 Morrill Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Energy and Sustainable
Agriculture Project
90 West Plato Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55107

Minnesota, University of Sustainable
Agriculture Working Group
Department of Agronomy
411 Borlaug Hall
1991 Buford Circle St. Paul, MN 55108

Missouri, University of
211 Mumford Hall
Columbia, MO 65211

Napa Valley College
Napa, CA 94558

Naropa Institute
2130 Arapaho
Boulder, CO 80301

National Center for Appropriate Technology
1212 New York Avenue, N.W.
Suite 340
Washington, DC 20005

Natural Organic Farmers Association
of Connecticut
51 Mott Hill Road
East Hampton, CT 06424

Natural Organic Farmers Association
of Massachusetts
21 Great Plain Avenue Wellesley, MA 02181

Christine Erb (517) 355-3510

Rick Gauger (612) 296-7686

Kent Crookston (612) 625-0220

John E.Ikerd
(314) 882-4635

Stephen Krebs
(707) 253-3151

Ellen Dart (303) 444-0202

Steve Thomas (202) 289-6657

Mary Brown Charles Brown (203) 267-4289

Stacy Miller (617) 235-1447

research projects in sustainable agriculture, graduate studies

grants for on-farm demonstrations, workshops, research in sustainable agriculture, internships

graduate studies, seminar series, research farm

graduate research, related courses, advisory work with farmers, workshops, applied research

courses in ecological principles, sustainable agriculture methodology and integrated pest management as these topics relate to grape-growing and wine-making

organic market gardening, residential landscaping undergraduate program

information service in sustainable agriculture

workshops, annual 3-day summer regional conference

on site educational workshops and access to region-wide farm apprenticeship programs, day-long winter conference, annual 3-day summer regional conference




Natural Organic Farmers Association
of New Jersey
RD #2, Box 262
Pennington, NJ 08534

Natural Organic Farmers Association
of New York P.O. Box 454
Ithaca, NY 14851

Natural Organic Farmers Association
of Vermont
P.O. Box 217
Greensboro, VT 05841

Nebraska, University of
(at Lincoln)
Institute of Agriculture and
Natural Resources Lincoln, NE 68583

Necessary Trading Company
New Castle, VA 24127

New Alchemy Institute
237 Hatchville Road
East Falmouth, MA 02536

New England Small Farm Institute
P.O. Box 937
Belchertown, MA 01007

New England Workers, on Organic Farms
c/o New England Small Farm Institute
P.O. Box 937
Belchertown, MA 01007

North Carolina State University
Department of Soil Science
Box 7619
Raleigh, NC 27695-7618

Northeast Missouri State University
Science Hall 247
Kirksville, MO, 63501

Al Johnson (609) 737-9183

Patricia Kane (607) 648-5557

Enid Wonnacott (802) 434-4435

Warren W. Sahs (402) 472-2973

'John Williams (703) 864-5103

Virginia Rasmussen (617) 564-6301

Nancy DuBosque (413) 323-4531

Judith Gillan (413) 323-4531

Larry King (919) 737-2655

Nicholas Jordan (816) 785-4597

annual 3-day summer regional conference

organic certification program, publications, on-farm demonstrations and workshops,. day-long winter conference, annual regional 3-day summer conference

workshops, seminars, quarterly newsletter, certification affiliate, day-long winter conference, annual regional 3-day summer conference

research opportunities in a long-term study comparing conventional and organic methods of agriculture

consulting services, references

courses for academic credit; tours, workshops, publications, internships

internships, apprenticeships, work-study placements

places willing workers with organic farmers who need help

field days (full day), workshops (half day), related courses, integrated pest management program

graduate courses in the biology of sustainable agriculture

Insttio~n ~naLEg

Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
65 Plymouth Street
Plymouth, OH 44865

Ohio State University
Dept. of Entomology
1735 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

Ohio, University of
Botany Department Athens, OH 45701

Old Mill Farm and School of Country Living
P.O. Box 463
Mendocino, CA 95460

Oregon Tilth
P.O. Box 218
Tualtin, OR 97062

Peaceable Kingdom School, The
P.O. Box 313
Washington on the Brazos, TX 77880

Pennsylvania State University
Department of Agricultural
Economics and Rural Sociology
University Park, PA 16802

People, Food and Land Foundation
35751 Oak Springs Drive
Sun Mountain Land Trust
Tollhouse, CA 93667

Permaculture Institute of North America
4649 Sunnyside Avenue N., #345
Seattle, WA 98103

Polyface, Inc. ("The Farm of Many Faces")
Route 1, Box 281
Swoope, VA 24479

Holly Harmon Fackler (419) 687-7665

Clive Edwards Nancy Creamer (614) 292-3786

James Cavender (614) 593-1126

Charles Hinsch (707) 937-0244

Yvonne Frost (503) 691-2514

Elizabeth Winston (409) 878-2353

Carolyn Sachs Neil Gingrich (814) 865-5461

George Ballis (209) 855-3710

Sego Jackson (206) 221-3976

Joel F. Salatin (703) 885-3590 (703) 885-1166

annual 2-day conference, summer farm tour series, newsletter, regioanl meetings, organic certification program, marketing assistance

academic course, internship program in research in sustainable agriculture, workshops, field days, demonstrational farm

alternative agriculture course, bio-intensive gardening and mini-farming summer course

certified organic apprenticeships, internships, day trips, multi-day group events, guest cabins, alternative energy programs, newsletter, library

conferences, apprenticeships, educational materials

class in biodynamic gardening, small garden manual

internships, academic courses, opportunities for research on an organic farm

demonstrational organic farm, publications, speakers and workshops about low-input, low-water and organic farming

resource and computer center, library, courses, workshops, internships, conferences, publications

functional organic farm, farm tours, slide. program




Practical Farmers of Iowa
RR 2, Box 132
Boone, IA 50036

Putney School
Putney, VT 05346

Ranch Management Consultants, Inc.
The Ranching for Profit School
7719 Rio Grande Boulevard, N.W.
Albuquerque, NM 87107

Regenerative Agriculture Association
222 Main Street
Emmaus, PA 18098

Rocky Mountain Permaculture
1545 Redwood Avenue
Boulder, CO 80302

Rodale Research Center
R.D. 1, Box 323
Kutztown, PA 18034

School of Homesteading
26041 C.R. 681
Bangor, MI 49013

Sirius Community
P.O. Box 388
Amherst, MA 01004

Southern Organic Apprenticeship Program
P.O. Box 45
Utopia, TX 78884-0045

Stearns Organic Farm
859 Edmands Road
Framingham, MA 01701

Sterling College
Craftsbury Common, VT 05827

The Stewardship Committee
5569 N Cty Rd 29
Loveland, CO 80538


Richard Thompson (515) 432-1560

Julie Chickering (802) 387-5566

Stan D. Parsons (505) 898-7417

Virginia O'Rourke (215) 967-5171

Alison Peck (303) 443-1284 (303) 443-0849

Kent Martin Linda Deitz (215) 683-6383

Maynard Kaufman (616) 427-8986

Linda Reimer (413) 259-1251

Mark Hall (512) 966-3724

Penelope Turton (508) 877-3882

Sarabelle Hitchner (802) 586-7711

(303) 667-4075 (303) 679-4274


on farm demonstration program


instruction in alternative ranching and farming methods and technologies

field days, publishers of The New Farm magazine

library, available to co-sponsor conferences, workshops, etc.

conferences, field days, workshops, internships, self-guided tours, publications

workshops, "living-learning program for individuals in ecologically sound techniques of agricultural production"

a community which "teaches spiritual values through practical skills such as organic gardening"

links workers and growers through a quarterly newsletter

guided tours

academic program, one or two year course of study

environmental education programs, conferences, practical workshops, network of stewardship farms apprenticeships, internships



Stoneybrook Millstone Watershed Association
Route 1, Box 263A
Wargo Road
Pennington, NJ 08534

48548 60th Avenue
Lawrence, MI 49064

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 13244

Tennessee Alternative Growers Association
Route 2, Box 46A-1
Indian Mount, TN 37039

Texas Center for Rural Studies/Texas
Pesticide Project
Box 2618
Austin, TX 78768

Texas Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 12847
Austin, TX 78711

Thompson On-Farm Research
Route 2, Box 132 Boone, IA 50036

Tillers Small Farm Program
7000 N. Westridge Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Tilth Placement Service
P.O. Box 95261
Seattle, WA 98145-2261

Box 567
Rangeley, ME 04970

The Vegetarian Resource Group
P.O. Box 1463
Baltimore, MD 21203

Al Johnson (609) 737-9183

Faul Schultz (616) 674-3103 (616) 674-8196

Katherine Clancy (315) 423-4554

Martha Yanchyshyn (615) 232-7777

Tani Adams (512) 474-0811

Paul Martin (512) 463-7602

Dick Thompson Sharon Thompson (515) 432-1560

1. Villa
(616) 381-0727

Lee Elder LaCroix (206) 524-5620

Bill Ellis (207) 864-2252

Cindy Blum (301) 876-7882

demonstrational organic farm, apprenticeships, workshops, courses, tours, formalized research projects

field days, working weekends, gleaning groups

courses incorporating sustainable agriculture material, graduate research

conferences, field days, networking, referrals

public education, research, assistance in organizing

farmer workshops, education and training in sustainable agriculture

demonstrational organic research farm

internships, applied research and training program

newsletter, connects workers with opportunities on sustainable agriculture farms

networking activities

produces materials related to vegetarianism, periodical Vegetarian Journal, sponsors conferences



Vermont, University of
College of Agriculture
Dept. of Plant and Soil Science
1945S. Prospect Street
Burlington, VT 05401-3596

Virginia Association of Biological Farmers
P.O. Box 252
Flint Hill, VA 22627

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and
State University
Agriculture Department
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Walnut Acres
Penns Creek, PA 17862

Washington State University
Department of Agronomy and Soils
Pullman, WA 99164

Washington Tilth
1219 E. Sauk Road
Concrete, WA 98237

Wes Watkins Agricultural Research and
Extension Center
Oklahoma State University
Box 128
Lane, OK 74555

Windstar Land Education Program
P.O. Box 286
Snowmass, CO 81645

York Natural Food and Health Association
305 South Richland Avenue
York, PA 17404


Bill Murphy (802) 656-2980

Joel Salatin (703) 885-3590

John Luna (703) 231-4823

Paul Shaw (717) 837-0601

David Bezdicek (509) 335-3644

Ann Schwartz (206) 853-8175

J.V. Edelson (405) 889-7343

Mary Trahan (303) 927-4778

Jan Allen (717) 845-8085 (717) 845-9368

pasture specialist, BS program in alternative agriculture

field days, educational meetings, quarterly journal

academic courses on the graduate level

workshops, summer farm tours, cannery tour

graduate research in crop and soil management related to sustainable agriculture

provides information about Washington organic farms

graduate and undergraduate level courses, course work at OSU with research at the Center dealing with small farm low-input and diverisitied agriculture

internships (four month), workshops, apprenticeships (one month), weekly tours, lectures

summer field trips to visit organic farms



City Farmer
#801-318 Homer Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2V3

Ecological Farmers Association
c/o Ted Zettel
Chepstow, Ontario NOGIKO

Macdonald College of McGill University
Ecological Agriculture Projects
21,111 Lakeshore--Box 191
Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec H9X1CO

Sir Sanford Fleming College
School of Natural Resources
Frost Campus P.O. Box 8000
Lindsay, Ontario
K9V 5E6

Sursam Corda
R.R. 3, Scotstown
Quebec, Canada JOB 3B0



Michael Levenston (604) 685-5832

Ted Zettel (519) 366-9982

Stuart Hill (514) 398-7771

Garry Lean (705) 324-9144

Bart Hall-Beyer (819) 657-4788

offers information on many aspects of urban agriculture including small scale organic gardening. Some publications are available.

two-day introductory course, summer farm tours, fall conference, quarterly newsletter

works to promote development of sustainable food products systems, advises individuals and groups, assembles resources and materials, research and extension programs

two year diploma program in ecological agriculture; farm management program with heavy emphasis on ecological agriculture

summer internships

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