Organic Culture: Crops and Gardening

Looking for organic seed sources? This web page highlights organic seed production and seed sources, organic weed control and management, organic crops, vegetable gardening and more.

Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies (AOSCA)

Database of organic seed vendors searchable by field crops, fruits and vegetables, and other organic crops.

National Center for Appropriate Technology. ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.

Find sources for organic seed for both agronomic and horticultural crops with an emphasis on small alternative seed companies offering open-pollinated vegetable, flower and herb seed.

eXtension. eOrganic.

Collects seed production information for a variety of vegetable crops including production issues, organizations involved in regulation, testing, marketing and education and lists Northwestern United States University expert contacts.

Organic Seed Alliance

The Organic Seed Alliance publishes webinars; Organic Seed Growers Conference proceedings; "manuals on how to conduct plant breeding, seed production, and variety trials; record keeping materials;" and more. Resources are available free.

Saving Our Seed Project.

Provides a collection of seed production resources, seed production guides covering production of a variety of seeds, heirloom seed sourcing resources, a seed saving toolbox and information about the One Seed At A Time program, a Southeast seed bank and curation facility.

USDA. NAL. Alternative Farming Systems Information Center.

This bibliography is intended for organic gardeners and small-scale organic farmers. Covers gardening techniques, plant varieties, geographic locations and philosophies. Addresses landscaping, soil fertility, edible plants, ornamental plants, pest control and various aspects of an "organic lifestyle." Updates Organic Gardening Agri-Topic, a guide to resources published before 1989.