A classic definition of sustainable agriculture flows from the original Bruntland Commission definition of sustainable development. "Sustainable Agriculture is agriculture that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."
Vandana Shiva-The Future of Food and Seed
Scientist, feminist, ecologist and author presenting the keynote address at the 2009 Organicology Conference in Portland Oregon February 28, 2009
Food MythBusters- Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world?
"Our Sustainable Future" Chapter Five: Food Security: Sustaining the Potential
USDA Sustainable Agriculture Home Page
USDA Legal Definition of Sustainable Agriculture
USDA Definitions and History of Sustainable Ag
USDA Sustainable Ag: Definiitiions and Terms
USDA Information Access Tools
Cornell Cooperative Extension
FOOD MYTHBUSTERS- Hunger and Food Security
NOFA The Northeast Organic Farmers Association
Non-profit representing 5,000 farmers, gardeners, and consumers working to promote healthy food, organic farming oractices, and a cleaner environment. NOFA has Chapters in Connecticut Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.