Information and Resources

America’s Animal Factories: How States Fail to Prevent Pollution from Livestock Waste

This Natural Resources Defense Council report describes the environmental and public health impacts of pollution generated by factory farms. Includes activist contacts and resources.

State Information

Provides state legislative information along with documents related to state and local government. (Washburn University School of Law)

US Farms – State Fact Sheets

Links for each state, with current information about farm size, financial status, rural employment, land use, and more. (USDA)

State and Local Government


Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) of Vermont

A nonprofit association of farmers, gardeners, and consumers working to promote an economically viable and ecologically sound Vermont food system for the benefit of current and future generations. The oldest organic farming association in the United States.


Large Farm Operation: Law and Regulations

From Vermont Department of Agriculture

Laws, Regulations, Forms & Applications

Vermont Department of Agriculture, Food and Markets Main Page of Regulations, Rules & Permits