LINKS

 

GENERAL INFO ON GRASSFED

www.eatwild.com directory of producers and grassfed information

www.eatwellguide.com grassfed information

www.eatingfresh.com publication

www.slowfoodsusa.org Directory for local producers of food. Educates and advocates for local food systems, cultural preservation

 

GENERAL RESOURCES

www.usda.gov. U.S. Department of Agriculture

www.attra.ncat.org National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service

www.csrees.usda.gov Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service

www.nrcs.usda.gov  Natural Resources Conservation Services

www.kerrcenter.com Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture 

www.cfra.org Center for Rural Affairs

www.leopold.iastate.edu Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture 

www.landinstitute.org The Land Institute, Natural Systems Agriculture

www.agresusa.com The voice of Eco-Agriculture

www.smallfarmersjournal.com Small Farmers Journal

www.rmfu.org Rocky Mountain Farmers Union

www.nffc.net National Family Farm Coalition

www.foodsecurity.org Community FOod Security Coalition

www.caff.org  Community Alliance with Family Farmers

www.farmland.org  American Farmland Trust

www.lta.org The Land Trust Alliance

 

GRAZING MANAGEMENT

www.holisticmanagement.org Holistic Management International.  505-842-5252

www.ranchingforprofit.com Providing courses on putting profit into agriculture by provide the knowledge and support farmers and ranchers need to improve their land, their lives and their bottom line.

http://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/rotategr.html National Center for Appropriate Technology

www.stockamngrassfarmer.com  monthly articles, books on MIG.

www.csrees.usda.gov Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service


MARKETING

www.sare.org Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education, marketing strategies, online publications

www.wsare.usu.edu Western SARE, Farm direct marketing guide, online publications, grants

www.swmarketingnetwork.org Southwest Marketing Network, marketing programs, services, trainings, financing, annual conference, newsletter, publications, local product directory for NM, CO, UT, AZ

www.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets Agricultural Marketing Services, USDA, farmers markets directory, resources and publications for "direct-to-consumer" marketing, farmers markets statistics

www.farmersmarketsnm.org New Mexico Farmers Marketing Association, directory, resources

www.nmdaweb.nmsu.edu NM Dep. of Agriculture, marketing department, "Specialty Crops Grant Program", grant money for marketing local products.

 

 

 

BOOKS

Pasture Perfect by Jo Robinson

Grassfed Basics by Jo Robinson

Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan

Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser

Grass-fed Cattle: How to Produce and Market Natural Beef by Julius Ruechel

Management Intensive Grazing by Jim Garrish

How to Direct Market Your Beef by Jan Holder, www.sare.org/webstore 

 

PUBLICATIONS & PERIODICALS

Greener Pastures: How grass-fed beef and milk contribute to healthy eating by Kate Clancy, Union of Concerned Scientists; pubs@ucsusa.org

Stockman Grass Farmer, monthly periodical for grassfed production & marketing resources. stockmangrassfarmer.com; 1-800-748-9808

 

WEBSITES AND ORGANIZATIONS

www.eatwild.com directory of producers and grassfed information

www.eatwellguide.com grassfed information

www.eatingfresh.com publication

http://gclpo.org Guadalupe County Livestock Producers Organization

www.slowfoodsusa.org Directory for local producers of food. Educates and advocates for local food systems, cultural preservation

www.localharvest.org Directory and resources for co-producers seeking local producers

www.chefscollaborative.org Chefs and restaurants who promote local food producers. Directory of buyers and producers

www.americangrassfed.org  American Grassfed Association, national and regional resources for producers, partners, and co-producers (consumers). Directory

www.quiviracoalition.org Quivira Coalition, regional resources for land managers and producers in the southwest.  505-820-2544

www.usu.edu Dr. Tilak Dhiman, Utah State University, research on nutritional quality of grassfed meat products.

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