Interesting Links

A list of websites and articles which may be of interest. We’ll be adding to this list, so keep checking back.

Sustainable Food Trust (UK)

“Our vision is for food and farming systems which nourish the health of the planet and its people. Our mission is to accelerate the transition to more sustainable food and farming systems. To achieve this, we work catalytically on a global scale to influence and enhance the work of other organisations, rather than replicating existing initiatives.”

The Cornucopia Institute (US)

“The Cornucopia Institute, through research and investigations on agricultural and food issues, provides needed information to family farmers, consumers and other stakeholders in the good food movement and to the media.”

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Ten Ways Organic Improves Soil

This interesting and important post by Rodale Organics explains exactly how organic farming can contribute to a healthier soil, healthier people and a healthier planet, with reference to the latest research by soil scientists.

Soils for Life | Case Studies

Documents case studies by working with land managers and farmers across Australia who are at the cutting edge of regenerative landscape management. Conducts field studies on properties to document the extent of their innovations. What works, why, and to what extent?

Future Learn | Online Courses on Agriculture

Future Learn offers a multitude of online courses in a huge range of subjects through University’s and learning centres. They have a limited access free option, and paid subscriptions. Agriculture courses include climate change, soil science and sustainable farming.

Consumer Notice | The Dangers of Pesticides

Unlike organic farming, conventional farming depends upon chemical pesticides to protect crops from destructive insects, weeds, bacteria and other pests, but these can cause major problems in human, animal and soil health and affect insects and plant diversity.