Congress has terminated funding in this year’s (2011) federal budget for the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service, commonly known as ATTRA. For those who may not be aware, this program provides a wealth of online sustainability information to farmers, educators, and the public.
Without obtaining additional financial support, their databases, publications, and technical services may disappear. Check out a sample page of information contained on ATTRA’s site to gain a better sense of the importance of this unique information library: Local Food Resources
This ATTRA video provides a tour of a 4000 acre small grains, organic farm in North Dakota:
Here’s the location on their site where you can make a secure donation to keep this invaluable public resource alive, and continuing: donate to ATTRA