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  1. Farm Fresh Rhode Island ( - growing a local food system that values the environment, health and quality of life of RI farmers and eaters.

  2. RI Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA RI) ( Organization of farmers, consumers, gardeners, and environmentalists working to promote organic farming and organic land care practices.

  3. RI DOH Office of Food Protection (

  4. USDA NRCS Rhode Island ( Federal agency working hand-in-hand with the people of Rhode Island to improve and protect their soil, water and other natural resources.

  5. National Organic Program ( Ensuring the integrity of USDA organic products in the United States and throughout the world.


  1. Northeast Organic Network ( Innovative consortium of farmers, researchers, extension educators and grassroots nonprofits working together to improve organic farmers' access to research and technical support.

  2. UConn Soil Nutrient Analysis ( Providing an inexpensive means for both agricultural producers and home owners to test their soil fertility and receive environmentally sound limestone and fertilizer recommendations.

  3. UMaine Analytical Lab & Soil Testing ( Analyzing soil, plant tissue, compost, manure, irrigation water, wood ash, fertilizers, organic residuals and other materials for nutrient content, organic matter, lead and other trace elements.

  4. UMass Soil & Plant Tissue Testing ( Providing test results and recommendations that lead to the wise and economical use of soils and soil amendments.


  1. USDA Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) Requirements - A labeling law that requires retailers, such as full-line grocery stores, supermarkets, and club warehouse stores, notify their customers with information regarding the source of certain foods.

  2. Natural Food Network ( Informing, educating, and marketing to professionals in the fine jewelry, food, beverage, petroleum, geospatial, and horticulture industries.

  3. Organic Trade Association ( Promoting and protecting organic trade to benefit the environment, farmers, the public, and the economy.

  4. Rodale Institute ( Pioneering organic farming through research and outreach.

  5. Organic Materials Review Institute ( Providing organic certifiers, growers, manufacturers, and suppliers an independent review of products intended for use in certified organic production, handling, and processing.

  6. ATTRA ( High value information and technical assistance to farmers, ranchers, Extension agents, educators, and others involved in sustainable agriculture in the United States.

  7. Organic ( Organic Agricultural Extension Recourses - interactive learning environment delivering the best, most researched knowledge from the smartest land-grant university minds across America.

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