Links & Resources

Links & Resources2019-04-15T15:17:51-08:00

AIM Resources

AIM Brochure

AIM_BrochureInformation on AIM including our history, mission, goals and plans for the future. Download file.

Glossary of Terms

AIM_GlossaryA general guide to terms you might see at the farmers market regarding farming practices, food processing and animal husbandry. Download file.

EBT Brochure

EBT-BrochureLearn how to use EBT at any AIM farmers market. In English, Spanish and Vietnamese. Download file.

Greening your Lifestyle

Green-brochureWhat you do makes a difference. Here are some different methods to living a greener life. Download file.

Useful Links

Buy Fresh Buy Local Guide
A part of “The Buy Fresh Buy Local Campaign”, a project of the Community Alliance with Family Farmers, helps consumers find and choose local products while building relationships between growers, food artisans, farmers’ markets retailers, restaurants, and institutions.

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.

California FarmLink
An organization dedicated to build family farming and conserve farmland in California by linking aspiring and retiring farmers; and promoting techniques and disseminating information that facilitate inter-generational farm transitions.

California Federation of Certified Farmers’ Markets
The CA Federation of Certified Farmers’ Markets is statewide membership organization of California Certified Farmers’ Markets. Its membership is open to individuals, agencies or associations holding a valid California Certified Farmers’ Market Certificate.

California Gardening
Advice to grow by… a new website created by the University of California Cooperative Extension that offers gardening tips and information for California gardeners.

California Produces…
Check out this handy map that shows which counties your California produce is coming from!

Community Alliance with Family Farmers
Today’s Community Alliance with Family Farmers is the result of efforts by both farmers and urban activists working together for almost 30 years. Their mission is to build a movement of rural and urban people to foster family-scale agriculture that cares for the land, sustains local economies and promotes social justice.

Elite Farmer
The Resource Center is a comprehensive listing of agricultural and related documents from North America and worldwide.

Farmers Market Coalition
The Farmers Market Coalition serves a rapidly growing industry with information and representation at state and federal levels. They help to build networks, link peers and connect farmers markets old and new with tools and resources for success.

Farmers Market Online
Farmer’s Market Online provides “booth space” for growers, producers and artisans selling direct to the consumer. It is set up much like an open-air farmers’ market and provides a space where shoppers from around the world can meet, correspond, and purchase products direct from the farm.

Grand Lake Farmers Market
A community website dedicated to the Grand Lake Farmers Market in Oakland, CA.

Growing for Market
Growing for Market publishes 10 issues per year about growing and direct marketing produce, plants, eggs, meat, cheese, and other farm products. The publication covers farmers markets, Community Supported Agriculture, the local food movement, organic growing, cut flowers, and much more.

Here you will learn each and every basic of gardening for starting a garden of your own. You will discover about various types of gardens, commonly used gardening tools, a how-to for beginners along with some awesome gardening tips plus benefits of gardening. It is a perfect match for every gardening beginner looking for information about this sector.

Local Harvest
Use this website to find farmers’ markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other goodies.

Marin Agricultural Land Trust
Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) was the first land trust in the United States to focus on farmland preservation. It was founded in 1980 by a coalition of ranchers and environmentalists to preserve farmland in Marin County, California.

Marin Visitors Bureau
Marin… just a little out there.

My Fresh Local
Healthy food = healthy people, healthy planet. Let’s make sustainable food everyday food.

National Resources Defense Council (NRDC): Foodmiles
Learn how far your food travels with this interactive webpage from NRDC.

Sierra Club: Low Carbon Diet Calculator
Did you know, the food system is responsible for 1/3 of global greenhouse gas emissions? With every meal you eat, you have the power to reduce climate change. Check out the Sierra Club’s Low Carbon Diet Calculator to compute the carbon impact of your food choices.

Small Business Development Center
The Small Business Development Center, hosted by Santa Rosa Junior College, is a valuable resource for the small business communities in Marin and Sonoma counties.

Starting Out in Sustainable Agriculture
The newsletter of ATTRA – National Sustainable Agricultural Information Service: A project of the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT).