Resources

Here you will find links to articles and information related to local food resources in Massachusetts, growing your own food, the Oklahoma Food Cooperative (the model from which we have built MLFC), and more.


Local Food Resources/Information

Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources
http://www.mass.gov/agr/

Local Harvest
http://www.localharvest.org/

Eat Wild – Pastured Products Directory, Massachusetts
http://www.eatwild.com/products/massa5chusetts.html

CISA (Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture)
http://buylocalfood.org/

Massachusetts Farmers Markets
http://www.massfarmersmarkets.org/

Massachusetts chapter of Northeast Organic Farmers Association (NOFA)
http://www.nofamass.org

NOFA Massachusetts Raw Milk Network
http://www.nofamass.org/programs/organicdairy/rawmilk.php


Gardening Resources/Information

UMass Extension
http://www.umassextension.org/

Cool Foods Campaign Garden Guide
http://coolfoodscampaign.org/your-tools/garden-guide/

How to Start a Kitchen Garden
http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/2584/how-to-start-a-kitchen-garden

Storage guidelines for fruits and vegetables (Cornell Cooperative Extension)
http://www.gardening.cornell.edu/factsheets/vegetables/storage.pdf


Oklahoma Food Cooperative

Website
http://www.oklahomafood.coop/

An interview with Bob Waldrop, founder of OFC (Hen and Harvest)
http://henandharvest.com/?p=107


Miscellaneous Websites, Articles, and Resources

“LOCAL" – A Word Worth Saving! (Energy Bulletin, Sep 2009)
http://www.energybulletin.net/50226

10 Good Reasons to Buy Locally Grown
http://www.mass.gov/agr/markets/10-reasons.pdf