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Resources

For backyard growers, farmers, foodies, advocates, and local food entrepreneurs—explore the hot topics in local food systems and find resources here.

Beginning Farmers:

Horticulture:

Markets:

Financing and Grants:

Foodies

Regulations:

  • CFSA Regulation Guide (organics, GAPS, labeling)
  • SC Department of Agriculture - Grading and Inspection Programs
  • USDA Commodity Specific Audit Programs

Local Food System Resources:

APA Planning Advisory Service (PAS) Reports

APA Policy Guide

Other APA Resources

South Carolina Resources

Local Food System Assessments from Other States