The environmental costs of chemical-intensive farming are no longer acceptable. Rampant pesticide use, soil depletion and genetic modification of crops threaten the air we breathe, the water we drink and the land we depend on for food and habitat. Sustainable agriculture is a realistic and necessary alternative to those practices. The following groups are leading the fight – either through example or through education – to replace the self-defeating cycle of destructive agriculture with the natural and nurturing techniques of sustainable farming.
Total given in this category in fiscal year 2012: $153,057
2362 Bancroft Way #202
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
MESA advances a new generation of agrarian leaders, linking innovations in sustainable agriculture with ancestral knowledge worldwide to promote land stewardship, place-appropriate production and cultural awareness.
110 Maryland Ave. NE Ste. 307
Washington, DC 20002-5622 United States
NFFC provides a voice for grassroots groups on farm, food, trade and rural economic issues to ensure fair prices for family farmers and fishers, safe and healthy food, and vibrant, environmentally sound rural communities everywhere.
110 Maryland Ave. NE Ste. 209
Washington, DC 20002 United States
NSAC creates and advances federal policies that support small and mid-size family farms, protect natural resources, promote healthy rural communities and ensure access to healthy, nutritious foods for everyone.
P.O. Box 1393
Eugene, OR 97440 United States
NCAP works to protect community and environmental health and inspire the use of ecologically sound solutions to reduce the use of pesticides.
Interested in finding out more about environmental actions in your area, volunteering your time or donating money? Search our enviro grants recipients database for groups working in your neck of the woods.