Regional Resources and Research
Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (Western SARE)
They can be found here, and they conduct field research on issues related to Sustainable Agriculture in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
Regional Approaches to Climate Change for Pacific Northwest Agriculture (REACCH)
They do field work, found here, on approaches to agriculture with a regional focus. Idaho is largely represented in their research, and we’ve logged one of their videos which can be found on our media page.
The USDA has also written a report about the effects of climate change on the Pacific Northwest region, found here.
National Resources and Research
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Their main site can be found here.
Their site about organic certification can be found here.
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC)
They offer publications found here about the national farm bill and programs offered on a national level, which are also available at the local level, through the USDA. They also touch on topics such as food safety and regional food systems.
Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FTCLDF)
They offer legal defense found here for farmers who are having problems with issues with bringing their food to the market.
National Young Farmer’s Coalition (NYFC)
Their work, found here, is to help young farmers become successful at beginning a career in farming.
In 2011 the Urban Land Institute sponsored our sustainable agriculture research which was completed for the Sustain Boise Project. Click here to see the complete 2011 Sustaining Agriculture Report.