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Great Groups and Organizations to Keep Us All Informed!
Keeping informed on the issues affecting our health, food, farms, communities, and our environment requires a lot of help from so many individuals, groups and organizations. Here are some that we reference often.
A word of caution:
Providing the needed information to family farmers, consumers and others in the good food movement. Check out their scorecards, reports and alerts.
If you care about where your food comes from,
Join the Farmers Union, it's not just for farmers, membership is a great way to stay informed and be involved.
Organic pioneers since 1947, providing leadership, research and the tools to educate farmers and consumers in the need for healthy soils to ensure healthy food and a healthy life.
Institute for Responsible Technology
Working to ensure the food, water and fish we consume is safe, accessible and sustainable. Consider starting a book club with "Foodopoly" by Wenonah Hauter their executive director.
Is the nation’s leading environmental health research and advocacy organization. Get straight facts, so you can make healthier choices and enjoy a cleaner environment.
"Those who have the priviledge to know have the duty to act" - Albert Einstein
Striving to create a farmer-controlled and consumer-oriented food system, FFD supports sustainable agriculture, worker rights, animal welfare, fair trade, and food sovereignty.
A leader in education about genetically modified foods and crops. They investigate the risks and impact on health, environment, the economy, and agriculture.
PhysiciansCommittee for Responsible Medicine
Environmental Working Group
Promotes a plant-based diet, preventive medicine, alternatives to animal research, and encourages "higher standards of ethics and effectiveness in research."