Genuine Faux Farm





Nest with four baby barn swallows by R Faux


Informational Links for Specific Topics

Organic Lawn Maintenance

Milk Homegenization

Recommended Local Businesses and Products

Crawdaddy Outdoors (Waverly)

Hansens' Milk (Hudson) and the Moo Roo (Waterloo)

Fox River socks (Osage)

Seed Savers (Decorah)

Beautiful Land Products (West Branch)

K & K Gardens (Hawkeye)

Other Recommended Products/Artists

L. E. Bartel Photography

No Eat Not Food by Rick Sanger (great kids book on sustainable agriculture)

Johnny's Seeds

Organic/ Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Iowa Organic Certification



Local Harvest

National Organic Program

Four Season Farm (Eliot Coleman)

Rodale Institute

Agricultural Research

Organic Farming Research Foundation

North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education


Grocery Store Wars - this is VERY funny. But, have a fast connection to view.

The Meatrix - also funny - but a bit more preachy than the above. Medium to fast connection needed.


General Ag Resources

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS)

Bremer County Extension News

Alternative Farming Systems Information Center

Sow the Seeds Fund - for MN,IA,WI farmers impacted by 2010 summer's wet weather

Iowa Marketmaker

Groups and Organizations

Buy Fresh Buy Local ( at UNI)

Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI)

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Iowa Network for Community Agriculture (INCA)

Motor Mill Foundation - in Clayton County

Center for Rural Affairs

Slow Food Movement and the Ark of Taste

Land Stewardship Project

Independent Organic Inspectors Association

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

the Robyn Van En Center - want to learn about CSA's? Take this link.

Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association - CSA links and information.

Farm Locator - from The New Farm

CSA Farms by State - from Alternative Farming Systems Information Center

CSA Prices by Craig Chase (GFF was a part of this study)

Farmers' Market

Iowa Farmers Market Nutrition Program - seniors and low income families have an opportunity to get financial support to buy local produce.

Iowa Farmers' Markets Directory





updated 3/28/16

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