Current Action Alerts
Help protect Ohio farmland from pipeline development by contacting the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission today!
Call your Representative and ask them to oppose the Deny Americans the Right to Know Act (H.R. 1599) and support the Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act (H.R. 913).
Send a letter to Governor Kasich and your State Representative and tell them to pass stronger regulations on the fracking industry.
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Other Online Resources
Carolina Farm Stewardship Alliance—CFSA has created a short video that walks you through the steps of how to make an effective call to your legislator. Watch it below.
Congress Lookup—Find your Congressional Representative quickly using your address and zip code. This requires your four digit zip code extension that can be obtained through the U.S. Postal Service here.
Ohio General Assembly—The Ohio General Assembly’s website allows users to find their legislator and to find and track bills by bill number, sponsor, or keyword.
The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition—NSAC offers an online advocacy toolkit which includes information about visiting, calling, and writing your member of Congress, writing effective op-eds, and an overview of the federal legislative process.
Food Policy Action—Food Policy Action provides information on how members of Congress have voted on food and agricultural issues.
The Ohio Environmental Council—The OEC offers an online advocacy toolkit which includes information about lobbying, writing and calling lawmakers, setting up lobby visits, writing Letters to the Editor, writing Op-Eds, and how to prepare and give testimony. They also organize a yearly Environmental Lobby Day.
The Ohio Channel—Watch live and archived Ohio Supreme Court and Ohio General Assembly video coverage.
The League of Conservation Voters—LCV compiles a yearly environmental scorecard ranking Congress based on their votes on key environmental bills.
Sustainable Table—Sustainable Table’s website contains hand outs and questions to ask grocery stores and restaurants, and ideas and materials for promoting sustainable food through blogs, social networking sites, stickers, fliers, posters, and more. They also offer several presentation kits on such topics as sustainable food and factory farms, which include ready-made speeches, table materials, hand outs, and more.
Ohio Legislative Guidebook—The Ohio Legislative Service Commission has compiled an in-depth summary the Ohio lawmaking process and information about state government.