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Helpful Links

City Sprout – Free service that offers local food producers the ability to search for communities who’ve told us they want fresh and local food delivered to them.

Texas Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association (TOFGA) – Supports the people who produce and provide organic and sustainable food in Texas and provides education and marketing support to the organic and sustainable producers of Texas.

Backyard Food Production – Website for those interested in growing their own food in their backyard or on a small farm.

Edible Austin – Promoting local food in Austin and Central Texas.

Bountiful Sprout – Member-owned food-buying community from the Dripping Springs/Wimberley area committed to making quality organic food available closer to home.

Local Harvest – Use this website to find farmers’ markets, family farms and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area.

Sustainable Food Center – Creating opportunities for individuals to make healthy food choices and to participate in a vibrant local food system.

Pick Texas – A resource from the Texas Department of Agriculture for locating farmers’ markets and pick-your-own farms across Texas.

Slow Food Austin – Austin’s local chapter of Slow Food USA, a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting people with local food.

SARE – The website for the Sustainable Agriculture Resource and Education program, administered in Texas through Texas A&M University. Also includes information on Texas CSA farms.

SARE Publications Catalog – A catalog of publications on various sustainable agriculture topics published by SARE.

Texas Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association – A statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing organic farming in Texas.

Holistic Management International Texas – A nonprofit ranchland management organization working toward improving the health and productivity of the land by working with land managers toward holistic land management.

National Institute of Food and Agriculture – Information on sustainable agriculture practice and programs from the USDA.

National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service – Information on different aspects of organic farming and livestock production.

American Farmland Trust – The website for the American Farmland Trust, whose mission is to help farmers and ranchers protect their land, produce a healthier environment and build successful communities. – A place to imagine how we can create a way of living that helps us thrive as human beings, and cooperate with nature in a way that sustains the natural balance of life on Earth.

Texas AgriLife Extension Plant Index – Questions and answers about growing different types of plants from the Texas AgriLife Extension education service.

Texas AgriLife Extension Lawn and Garden Resources – Detailed information on growing fruits and vegetables in your home garden from Texas AgriLife Extension. Includes plant-specific fact sheets.