The Carolina Gold Rice Foundation is linked with other institutions with common interests and information sharing.


American Livestock Breeds Convervancy (ALBC)
The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy is a non-profit membership organization working to protect nearly 100 breeds of catlle, goats, horses, asses, sheep, swine and poultry from extinction.

Asia Rice Foundation (ARF)
The Asia Rice Foundation supports work towards a world that can feed itself. It treasures the rich heritage of rice cultures and values rice growing land as a precious commodity to be shared with future generations.

Asia Rice Foundation, USA (ARFUSA)
The Asia Rice Foundation USA is a non-profit organization through which a concerned group of people in the United States provides research awards and study/travel grants that allow students and professionals to go to Asia to study various aspects of Asian rice production, consumption, and culture.

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA)
CFSA is a membership-based organization ofmore than 750 farmers, processors, gardeners, businesses and individuals in North and South Carolina who are committed to sustainable agriculture and the development of locally-based, organic food systems.

Carolina Lowcountry & Atlantic World Program (CLAW) College of Charleston
The programs in the Carolina Lowcountry and the Atlantic World is a keystone initiative in the College's on-going effort to internationalize and broaden it's curriculum. The program was designed to take advantage of Charleston as a location and to sponsor research and intellectual activities devoted to exploring the Carolina Lowcountry and it's relations with the broader Atlantic World.

Caw Caw Creek Fine Pastured Pork
Caw Caw Creek strives to preserve traditional methods of agriculture, while introducing modern improvements where they are appropriate. Preserving the environment and promoting agricultural diversity are key to the success of their farm. They seek to change the landscape of agriculture in the Southeast USA by setting an example for other family farms

Caw Caw Interpretive Center
This 654-acre site located within the Caw Caw Swamp is just 25 minutes from downtown Charleston, Summerville and Walterboro. The Center, rich in natural, cultural & historical resources, is comprised of several former rice plantations that operated during the 18th and most of the 19th century. Today, Interpretive Center staff manage the former rice fields & adjacent areas at the center as a wildlife sanctuary for over 350 species of plants & 11 major plant communities.

Charleston Horticultural Society
The Charleston Horticultural Society is a non-profit, membership organization dedicated to enhancing the community’s knowledge and practice of horticulture and appreciation of the lowcountry’s unique botanical heritage.

The Charleston Museum
The Charleston Museum was founded in 1773 as America's First Museum. It's mission is to preserve and interpret the cultural and natural history of Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry.

Chicora Foundation, Inc.
Chicora is a Columbia, south Carolina, non-profit heritage preservation organization whose work includes archaeological and historical research throughout the Southeastern United States, public education (primarily in South Carolina) and work in conservation and preservation with museums, libraries, archives, historic organizations, and private citizens.

CIAT (Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical)
The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) is a not-for- profit research and development organization dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger while protecting natural resources in developing countries.

CIMMYT (International Maize & Wheat Improvement Center)
CIMMYT is a non-profit research and training center with direct links to about 100 developing countries through offices in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Through strong science and effective partnerships, they create, share and use knowledge and technology to increase food security, improve the productivity and profitability of farming systems and sustain natural resources.

Florida History Online
This project from Daniel Schafer of the History Department at the University of North Florida "New World in a State of Nature: British Plantations and Farms on the St. Johns River , 1763-1784", explores the plantation system in Northern and Central Florida.

Georgia Organics
Georgia Organics envisions a future when everyone in our state has access to fresh, healthy and secure foods grown by local farmers. Most of our food is now imported from other states and countriesor is grown here in Georgia with the use of chemicals that threaten our health and environment. Together with consumers and growers, Georgia Organics is building a locally-based food system that benefits the health of families, the protection of our natural resources, and the livelihood of sustainable family farms.

Gibbes Museum of Art
As an institution of the Carolina Art Association, the Gibbes Museum of Art is dedicated to the cultivation of arts and art education in the greater Charleston metropolitan area. Through acquisition, conservation and interpretation of fine art emphasizing American art with a Charleston perspective, the Association enriches the lives of residents, regional communities and visitors.

International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
The International Rice Research Institute is a non-profit agricultural research and training center established to improve the well-being of present and future generations of rice farmers and consumers, particularly those with low incomes. It is dedicated to helping farmers in developing countries produce more food on liminted land using less water, less labor, and fewer chemical inputs, without harming the environment.

International Slow Food (ISF)
Slow Food, founded in 1986, is an international organization whose aim is to protect the pleasure of the table from the homogenization of modern fast food and life. Through a variety of initiatives, it promotes gastronomic culture, develops taste education, conserves agriculture biodiversity and protects traditional foods at risk of extinction.

Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte Campus
Johnson & Wales University is a world-class university where students have an opportunity to pursue a career education in business, hospitality, culinary arts, or technology.

Middleton Place Foundation
Middleton Place is a National Historic Landmark and a carefully preserved 18th century plantation that has survived revolution, Civil War and earthquake.

The Rice Museum
In the 1840's, the Georgetown region produced almost half the rice grown in
the United States. Indeed, it is likely that no other area of the country has ever been as dependent for as long a period of time on this one crop as was this section of the Lowcountry. The Rice Museum is located in the Old Market Building built in 1842 and is known locally as the Town Clock.

Slow Food U.S.A.
Slow Food U.S.A. is an educational organization dedicated to stewardship of the land and ecologically sound food production; to the revival of the kitchen and the table as centers of pleasure, culture, and community; to the invigoration and proliferation of regional, seasonal culinary traditions; and to living a slower and more harmonious rhythm of life.

Southern Foodways Alliance (SFA)
The Southern Foodways Alliance (SFA) is an affiliated institute of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture with headquarters at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi. The mission of the SFA is to celebrate, preserve, promote and nurture the traditional and devleoping diverse food cultures of the American South.

The Culinary Institute of Charleston at Trident Technical College
Trident Technical College is a public, two-year, multi-campus institution which provides quality education and promotes economic development in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties. It's Division of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts offers associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs.

Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc.
The Watson-Brown Foundation, through creatvity, diligence and financial support, labors to improve education in the American South by funding its schools and students, preserving its history, encouraging responsible scholarship, and promoting the memory and values of our spiritual founders.