Favorite Tomato and Gardening Links
Swank Farm - Swank Farms is proud to be a supplier of quality farm foods for many Hollister, CA residents. Selling fresh produce, ornamentals and their famous salsa at local farmer's markets and produce stands, Swank Farms is proud to be involved with Hollister CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) programs. California Certified Organic Farm.
Love Apple Farm - Gardening and Cooking Educational Center.
Vintage Garden Gal - VintageGardenGal, is a "garden lifestyle" blog about gardens, garden antiques, chickens, travels, vineyards, wine, home-grown food, recipes, garden economizing, and more.
Avant Garden Decor - Mackenzie Kupfer keeps you wonderfully informed about Vegetable gardening, Flower gardening, outdoor decor, outdoor living.
The Health Benefits of Juicing - A Beginner's Guide - The term juicing refers to combining fruits and/or vegetables in a juicer, breaking them down to liquid form, resulting in - hopefully - a delicious and healthy juice drink to enjoy.
Vegan Coach - Your Vegan Whole Food Nutrition Guide
Local Harvest - Real Food, Real Farmers, Real Community - The best organic food is what's grown closest to you. Use our website to find farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area.
The Ecological Farming Association - The Ecological Farming Association nurtures healthy and just farms, food systems, communities and environment by bringing people together for education, alliance building and advocacy.
Svensson Garden Screens
Climate Prediction Center
The National Gardening Association - For more than 35 years, the National Gardening Association (NGA) has been working to renew and sustain the essential connection between people, plants, and the environment. NGA is a leading national provider of K-12, plant-based educational materials.
Gardening Tips for Every Gardener
Everything Backyard - Everything Backyard is your backyard's new best friend. Make peace with your patio, learn to landscape like a pro and read up on all the things you should know about to turn your yard from an eyesore to your own personal escape.
GARDEN RESOURCES FOR KIDS:
Gardening Tips For Kids - Gardening is a wonderful activity and can teach us so many different things, including patience, a respect for our Earth, and all about the plant life cycle. You will feel a sense of accomplishment when that first flower, fruit, or vegetable that you planted and cared for yourself, pops up. It's so much more than magic, it's science.
Kids Guide To Planting A Flower Garden - Planting a flower garden can be fun and rewarding. When you see those buds start to open up, it can be a great feeling. If you plan your garden right, then you can use your different colored flowers to make patterns and create something original. You can also ask your parents to help you install benches in your garden so that you can sit in your garden and enjoy it.
Organic Trade Association - The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is the membership-based business association for the organic industry in North America. OTA's mission is to promote and protect organic trade to benefit the environment, farmers, the public, and the economy.
California Certified Organic Farmers - CCOF promotes and supports organic food and agriculture through a premier organic certification program, trade support, producer and consumer education and political advocacy.
Green America - Our mission is to harness economic power-the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace-to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.
American Culinary Federation - ACF is the culinary leader in offering educational resources, training, apprenticeship and programmatic accreditation designed to enhance professional growth for all current and future chefs and pastry chefs.
Slow Foods USA - Slow Food USA is part of a global movement, which believes everyone has the right to good, clean, and fair food.
Organic Consumers Association - 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.
The Community Alliance with Family Farmers - is building a movement of rural and urban people to foster family-scale agriculture that cares for the land, sustains local economies and promotes social justice.
CAFF is a non-profit organization that advocates for California's family farmers and sustainable agriculture.
OSGATA - Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association - 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.