PANNA: Resource Pointer #395 (Guides to Organics in the U.S.)
*Travel Organic: A Travelers Guide to Organic Choices, website* http://www.travelorganic.com. Free travel directory and guide for U.S. organic products and services. Created to make it easier for people to find sustainable, organic goods and services at home as well as while away from home. Directory includes restaurants, hotels and inns, coffee places, juice bars, grocers, markets. Contact Travelorganic.com LLC, P.O. Box 4485, Austin, Texas 78765-4485; email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*The Organic Guide to Sonoma, Napa, and Mendocino (California) Counties, 5th Edition, 2005* Community Action Publications. Provides information about organics, small farms and community gardens, and effective consumer actions to support them. Offers the author's favorite places to find delicious organic food, wines and more in Sonoma, Napa and Mendocino with an indexed list and map. 193 pages. $14.95. Contact Patricia Dines, Community Action Publications, 708 Gravenstein Hwy N Suite 104-W, Sebastopol, CA 95472; phone (707) 829-2999; email PDines@compuserve.com; website http://www.healthyworld.org/.
*The Organic Food Guide: How to Shop Smarter and Eat Healthier, 2004* Steve Meyerowitz. Provides a thorough but non-technical introduction to organic food. Topics include product labeling, health and nutrition, environmental quality and pricing. Defines and explicates terms such as Free Range, No GMOs, All Natural, Locally Grown, Fair Trade and No rGBH. 88 pages. $8.95. Contact Sproutman Publications, P.O. Box 1100, Great Barrington, MA 01230; phone (413) 528-5200; fax (413) 528-5201; email email@example.com; website http://www.sproutman.com.
*The New Farm: Guide to U.S. Organic Certifiers, website* http://www.newfarm.org/ocdbt. A guide for farmers to select organic certifiers. Consists of a searchable database intended to be a decision-making tool for farmers. Users can browse all certifiers, compare two certifiers side by side, or search for certifiers according to particular criteria. Contact The Rodale Institute, 611 Siegfriedale Road; Kutztown, PA 19530-9320; phone (610) 683-1400; fax (610) 683-8548; email firstname.lastname@example.org; website http://www.rodaleinstitute.org or http://www.newfarm.org.