Here are some links to places we think you'll find interesting...
Did you know that RI is considering legislation that would require labeling of food that contains Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO's)? Check out this article in ecori news Rhode Island Key to Regional GMO Labeling Laws
The RI House Comittee on Health Education and Welfare is considering two bills. On January 29, 2014 they held a public hearing to give those in favor and those opposed to the bills a chance to testify before the commitee. The hearing was well attended and many folks-including John from the Good Earth and other organic farmers-testified in favor of labeling citing the risks of GMO's from many different viewpoints.
American Farmland Trust is recognized as the nation's leader for saving America’s farm and ranch land, promoting healthy farming practices and supporting farms and farmers. The organization and the national farmland conservation movement have come a long way since 1980, when AFT was founded.
The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is an online and grass roots non-profit 501(c)3 public interest organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability. The OCA deals with crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, children's health, corporate accountability, Fair Trade, environmental sustainability and other key topics. "We are the only organization in the US focused exclusively on promoting the views and interests of the nation's estimated 50 million organic and socially responsible consumers."
The Cornucopia Institute
Food Democracy Now! is a grassroots movement of more than 650,000 farmers and citizens dedicated to building a sustainable food system that protects our natural environment, sustains farmers and nourishes families.
The Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association (OSGATA) develops, protects and promotes the organic seed trade and its growers, and assures that the organic community has access to excellent quality organic seed, free of contaminants and adapted to the diverse needs of local organic agriculture.
GMO Free USA
GMO Myths and Truths
Rhody Native Plants
For detailed information about the fabulous all natural fertilizers we've been using and selling here for many years check out North Country Organics
When you need to have your soil tested to determine what nutrients are in short supply, go to the
URI Master Gardeners can also help with lots of useful gardening information.
The Good Earth is participating in two programs that offer assistance to low income individuals and families to promote local fresh food in everyones diet.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)
ecoRI Inc. is a nonprofit journalistic initiative devoted to educating readers about the causes, consequences and solutions to local environmental issues and problems.
The Apeiron Institute For Environmental Living whose mission is to create ecologically healthy communities by bringing sustainable living practices from around the world to Southeastern New England.
Looking for a day trip to a beautiful Botanical Garden? Check out our friends in nearby Boylston Mass. at Tower Hill Botanical Garden
Check out Edible Rhody , a quarterly journal that celebrates local food, season by season, and tells the stories of the farmers, chefs, fishers and food artisans who work and live right here in Rhode Island.
With all the buzz around being "green these days we were excited to learn that we have a "green" electricity option in Rhode Island and signed up with
Interested in preserving open space and farmland in Cranston?
Syngenta faces charges for livestock deaths caused by GM corn
Beware the Tomato Tamperers