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SUPPORT LOCAL PRODUCERS
r e s o u r c e s:

  1. find local farmers, local harvest
  2. buy fresh buy local
  3. “discovering the new american farmer” a short film produced by christine bergmark
  4. future harvest, chesapeake alliance for sustainable agriculture

a c t i o n s:

SUPPORT VITALITY OF A VARIETY OF FARMS
r e s o u r c e s:

  1. emory knoll farms
  2. united soybean board
  3. optisolar farms, canada

a c t i o n s:

EDUCATE FARMERS ON SUSTAINABLE FARMING METHODS
r e s o u r c e s:

  1. permaculture institute
  2. on-farm composting
  3. slow food movement
  4. sustainable agriculture
  5. national sustainable agriculture

a c t i o n s:

EDUCATE CHILDREN ON WHERE THEIR FOOD COMES FROM
resources:

  1. baltimore city great kids farm
  2. the edible schoolyard
  3. calculate food miles
  4. volunteer farm work, garden harvest
  5. kids get healthy
  6. healthy school lunches

a c t i o n s:

  1. bring organic food in to cafeterias and healthy snacks in vending machines

AGRICULTURE LAND + BUILDING PRESERVATION
r e s o u r c e s:

  1. maryland land conservation center
  2. farmland information center
  3. maryland agriculture land preservation

a c t i o n s:

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