Links

ACRES USA
Acres U.S.A. is North America’s premier publisher on production-scale organic and sustainable farming. For more than four decades we have helped farmers, ranchers and market gardeners grow food organically, sustainably, without harmful, toxic chemistry.

Berry Communications - Paul Otten’s website. Berry, including elderberry and currant, cuttings/plant sales and sales of elderberries, elderflowers and currants.  Contact Paul: pro@chof.net, 651-308-3801, 822 Marshall Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104.

CIDRAP - Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy

University of Minnesota web site with many articles on infectious disease, including current news, research and info sorted by topic.

Co-op Development Services

CDS is one of 24 "cooperative development centers" nationwide, providing technical assistance on the formation of cooperatively owned and managed businesses. CDS works with cooperative-minded organizations to develop, support, and grow their businesses for the benefit of their members and the larger communities they serve.

Ecdysis Foundation: Blue Dasher Farm Initiative
Jonathan Lundgren, PhD, Agroecologist & Entomologist. We partner together where possible.

Grow North Resource Navigator 
A Resource Navigator to serve food and agriculture entrepreneurs in Minnesota.

Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service - MOSES

MOSES provides resources & training to help farmers grow organic successfully!

Minnesota Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association

The Minnesota Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (MFVGA) is a non-profit organization committed to supporting Minnesota's fruit and vegetable growers and related agri-businesses.

Natura Farms LLC (Linked here)

Managed by Paul M. Otten: Pick-Your-Own strawberries, raspberries, currants and elderberries.

NRCS Minnesota state web site

National Resource Conservation Service of the US Department of Agriculture

Organic Farming Research Foundation 

a non-profit foundation that works to foster the improvement and widespread adoption of organic farming systems. OFRF cultivates organic research, education, and federal policies that bring more farmers and acreage into organic production. The link is to their page directory of education guides to organic farming. 

Organic Fruit Growers Association

OFGA is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to serving the interests of organic fruit growers and advancing the organic fruit industry through education, research and advocacy.

River Hills Harvest

Terry Durham: Missouri & South Central Midwest mostly - general information and order elderberry cuttings and River Hills Harvest products online (Online product orders accepted outside of Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota).

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education - USDA

Wild and Edible Fruits of Minnesota

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