Following is a list of health resources for biodynamic gardening, organic gardens, healthy cooking, healing with foods. These are health resources I use on a regular basis.
Health Resources for Gardening with Kids
Farm to School is broadly defined as a program that connects schools (K-12) and local farms with the objectives of serving healthy meals in school cafeterias, improving student nutrition, providing agriculture, health and nutrition education opportunities, and supporting local and regional farmers. Find a program in your local area.
FoodCorps envisions a nation of healthy children who know what healthy food is—how it grows and where it comes from—and who have access to it every day. Garden projects, harvesting organic foods, volunteerism. Find one near you.
Biodynamics is a worldwide movement for the renewal of agriculture based on an understanding of the spiritual forces at work in nature and in human social life. From this understanding, a particular form of organic farming has been developed that continues to grow and evolve around the world.
Beginningfarmers.org is a compilation of information resources on farm financing, finding land, business planning, agricultural production and marketing, and much more. It is also a constantly updated blog providing the latest information and news on farm policy, farming jobs and internships, agricultural research, and the changing face of American agriculture.
Health Resources for Organic Food and Nutrition
Healing With Whole Foods by Paul Pitchford: Classic must-have book, discusses food with a comprehensive explanation of its energetic properties according to Oriental Medicine. How to prepare a food, when to avoid it, how to evaluate it, how to use it to heal yourself or your patients.
Natural Healing and Cooking: A blog devoted to healthy foods cooking with recipes, articles, and discussion about agriculture and the herbal and medicinal properties of the foods in recipes. “Helping each other keep the momentum of healthy eating & living!”