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Second only to air and water, food is among the most fundamental human needs.

However, more so then breathing air or drinking water, acquiring food has a significant and partially unavoidable impact on other living beings. Humans and all animals depend on eating plants or animals to live — which tends to have a critical impact on the individuals that are eaten. In the case of humans however, that is dwarfed by the additional impacts of agriculture, food processing, transport and waste — and these impacts are avoidable.

The negative effects of agriculture largely stem from the approach to food cultivation that reduces human energy and financial input by using machinery, chemical fertilizers and pesticides on large mono-culture plantations. Crops are transported long distance and heavily processed before being eaten. At each step the ecological and health costs are increased to reduce the financial cost.

For best holistic results food should be cultivated in a way that:

Food Resources

Joe Jenkins


Food knowledge holder
Author of the 'Humanure Handbook'; "...maintains a business in north western Pennsylvania (Joseph Jenkins, Inc.), where he resides on 143 acres with a large garden, an orchard, several family members, and a compost pile or two."

Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World


Ecology book
Harmony, a book by Prince Charles, Tony Juniper and Ian Skelly, focuses on the environment and interconnections between climate change, architecture and agriculture.

Bioneers


Ecology organization
"Bioneers is an innovative nonprofit educational organization that highlights breakthrough solutions for restoring people and planet. Founded in 1990 in Santa Fe, New Mexico by social entrepreneurs Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons, Bioneers advances the...

David Holmgren


Food knowledge holder
Co-originator (1978) of Permaculture design system for sustainable living and land use, ecological builder and farmer, author, teacher and activist.

Worldwatch Institute


Ecology organization
Through research and outreach that inspire action, the Worldwatch Institute works to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world that meets human needs. The Institute's top mission objectives are universal access to renewable energy and nutritious...

Camino


Food company
Canadian producer of fair trade and organic certified food products, owned by the worker-owned *La Siembra Co-operative*. Established in 1999, La Siembra became the first registered importers of Fairtrade Certified cocoa and sugar in North America.

Olio


Zero-waste app
Olioex is a free smart-phone app meant to connect neighbours to share food and other things, rather than chuck them away. Olio is has more then a million users in 49 different countries.

Guayaki


Food company
Guayakí is an organic beverage company specializing in yerba mate products. The company partners with farming communities in South America’s Upper Paraná Atlantic rainforest to produce shade-grown organic yerba mate and to reforest their land with...

AJ Curtis Biodynamic Orchards


Food farm
A Bio-Dynamic Stone fruit orchard, a wide variety of Peaches available from December through to Easter. Plums, Apricot, Apples, Persimmons and Cherries seasonably available.First established as A.J.Curtis Regd. in 1950

Albert Bates


Food knowledge holder
Author of "The Biochar Solution: Carbon Farming and Climate Change" , former environmental rights lawyer, paramedic, brick mason, flour miller, and horse trainer. Board of directors member of The Farm, a pioneering intentional community in Tennessee for...

The Non-GMO Project


Food organization
The Non-GMO Project is a mission-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to building and protecting a non-GMO food supply.

Cornucopia Institute


Food organization
The Cornucopia Institute is a national food and farm policy watchdog group working to uphold the integrity of organic, local, and other forms of alternative agriculture. The 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is headquartered in Cornucopia, Wisconsin.

Carolyn Herriot


Food knowledge holder
Author, A Year on the Garden Path: A 52-Week Organic Gardening Guide, The Zero Mile Diet, and The Zero-Mile Diet Cookbook, and founder/operator, The Garden Path Centre

Organic Valley - Farmers Co-op


Food store
Organic Valley is an organic food brand and independent cooperative of organic farmers. Founded in 1988, Organic Valley is the nation’s largest farmer-owned organic cooperative and one of the world's largest organic consumer brands.

Wendell Berry


Food knowledge holder
American novelist, poet, environmental activist, cultural critic, academic and farmer. "At seventy-seven years old, Wendell Berry continues as a great contrary example to the compromises others take in stride. Instead of being at odds with his conscience,...

Food Forest Abundance


Continental food company
Aiming to create abundant food forests in every neighborhood. Offering consultations, design, and installation services. Food forests are low-maintenance, sustainable, edible landscapes perfect for suburban yards, retirement villages, schools, community...

Einkorn.com


Continental food company
Source of organic einkorn berries, flour and flourmills

US Department of Agriculture Organic Regulations


Food organization
The USDA organic regulations describe organic agriculture as the application of a set of cultural, biological, and mechanical practices that support the cycling of on-farm resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity. These include...

Fungi Perfecti


Food organization
Fungi Perfecti is a company specialized in using mushrooms to improve the health of the planet and its people. Founded by mycologist and author Paul Stamets in 1980, Fungi Perfecti is a family-owned company that is Certified Organic by the Washington...

Peace Seeds


Food organization
**A Planetary Genome Pool Service: Plant Breeding for the Public Domain** Pacific Northwest grown, open pollinated, organic seed. Founder and Director of Research: Alan Kapular. Through Peace Seeds and Peace Seedlings, the Kapulers promote the concepts...

Farm the Land, Grow the Spirit


Spirituality & faith organization
Stony Point Center's Farm the Land, Grow the Spirit Summer Institute is a multifaith earthcare program for young adults between the ages of 19 and 29. The program integrates multifaith study in the Jewish, Islamic, and Christian traditions with sustainable...

The Berry Center


Ecology organization
Challenging the industrial agriculture system, The Berry Center advances a holistic, "whole horse" approach that takes nature as its measure, consults the genius of the place, and accepts no harm to the ecosphere. Addressing what it will take to "revive...

The Contrary Farmer


Food book
By Gene Logsdon, this collection of essays recommends cottage farming, the small-scale, part-time growing that aims to reduce food expenses and increase pleasure in living in a "tone that combines pragmatism, idealism ("Measure the value of products in...

Keys to the Canadian Organic Standards and Regulations.


Food article
Article outlining the layers of regulation and relationship of federal standards and provincial organic certification bodies.

Coop Directory Service


Food website
Online directory information source for natural food coops. The directory is maintained by the Data Commons Co-op and is focused on co-ops in the United States but also includes Canada, Australia, Northern Ireland, and the United Kingdom.

Canadian Organic Standards


Food standard
Hosted by the Organic Federation of Canada - A searchable version of the Canadian Organic Standards document.

The Land Institute


Food organization
The Land Institute is a non-profit organization based in Salina, Kansas, that was founded in 1976 by Wes Jackson. The Land Institute’s work, led by a worldwide team of plant breeders and ecologists, is focused on developing perennial grains, pulses...

Organic Certification & Production Q&A


Food article
The Canadian Organic Standards are a detailed set of principles, guidelines, and permitted substances that are used in the organic certification process. Canada’s Organic Standards are recognized as equivalent to the respective standards created by...

Misfits Market


Food company
Misfits Market is an online mail-order food store dedicated to making affordable, high-quality food more accessible while helping break the cycle of food waste. The company works directly with farmers to rescue organic produce and other grocery items...

Organic equivalency arrangements


Food article
Equivalency arrangements are trade agreements made with other countries. Canada only establishes an organic equivalency arrangement with another country after assessing and comparing the two regulatory systems, including the standards, to determine whether...

LocalHarvest


Food organization
LocalHarvest connects people looking for good food with local farmers who produce. LocalHarvest provides a directory of over 30,000 family farms and farmers markets, along with restaurants and grocery stores that feature local food. Food producers create...

Demeter USA


Food organization
Demeter USA is the American certifier of Biodynamic farms and products. Biodynamic agriculture goes beyond organic, envisioning the farm as a self-contained and self-sustaining organism. In an effort to keep the farm, the farmer, the consumer, and the...

Silver Creek Nursery


Food company
organic fruit and nut tree nursery

Fromagerie l'Ancêtre


Food company
A Canadian dairy that produces (tasty) organic butters and cheeses in an environmentally friendly way.

COG`s Guide to the Candian Organic Standards


Food website
We hope COG’s Guide will help Canadians understand the standards. Our goal is to help farmers, ranchers, processors and other producers to adapt their practices so their products can be certified as organic to the national standard.

Organic Standards Candian Regulations


Food article
"Organic production is a holistic system designed to optimize the productivity and fitness of diverse communities within the agro-ecosystem, including soil organisms, plants, livestock and people. The principal goal of organic production is to develop...

Kickstart international


Food organization
KickStart (Founded by NIck Moon and Martin Fisher) designs low-cost, high quality irrigation pumps giving poor farmers in Africa access to year-round water. This helps them grow more crops, especially during the dry season, with the overall mission of...

Wines of Canada: Listing of Organic Wineries


Food article
Information about Canada's organic wine industry with listings of Organic wineries and clarification of label distinctions.

Permies.com


Regional permaculture website
A large collection of active and diverse Permaculture articles and forums on most topics related to homesteading and sustainability, as well as video resources, podcasts and on site appropriate technology and permaculture courses.

Cass Corridor Food Co-op


Regional food store
Detroit, US organic food store.

Bloomingfoods Downtown


Regional food store
Bloomington, US organic food store.

Moscow Food Co-op


Regional food store
Moscow, US organic food store.

La Montanita Food Co-op: Nob Hill


Regional food store
Albuquerque, US organic food store.

Essentials For Life


Regional food store
Fort Myers, US organic food store.

St.Peter Food Co-op & Deli


Regional food store
Saint Peter, US organic food store.

Amazing Grains


Regional food store
Lawrence, US organic food store.

Little River Co-op


Regional food store
Wimauma, US organic food store.

Phoenix Earth Food Co-op


Regional food store
Toledo, US organic food store.

Topeka Natural Food Coop


Regional food store
Topeka, US organic food store.

Badger Town & Country Store


Regional food store
Badger, US organic food store.

Plattsburgh North Country Co-op


Regional food store
Plattsburgh, US organic food store.

Chadron Natural Food Co-op


Regional food store
Chadron, US organic food store.

Community Store Co-op


Regional food store
Frederick, US organic food store.

Marquette Food Co-op


Regional food store
Marquette, US organic food store.

Kokua Market Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Honolulu, US organic food store.

Happy Healthy Human Organic Produce Coop/Buying Club


Regional food store
Indialantic, US organic food store.

Plum Creek Food Co-op


Regional food store
Windom, US organic food store.

Eats Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Blacksburg, US organic food store.

Wholistic Food Options


Regional food store
Norwich, US organic food store.

Sugar Beet Food Co-op


Regional food store
Sugar Beet Food Co-op is open to the general public everyday from 7am - 9pm. Started by a group of neighbors in 2012, Sugar Beet Food Co-op was created to provide a marketplace for local growers and producers and greater access to local food. Sugar Beet...

Lost River Market & Deli


Regional food store
Paoli, US organic food store.

Trinity United Church of Christ


Regional food store
Akron, US organic food store.

Spiral Natural Foods Co-op & Grocery


Regional food store
Hastings, US organic food store.

Bread and Roses Food Cooperative


Regional food store
Tallahassee, US organic food store.

Young Agrarians


Regional food organization
Growing the next generation of farmers and food lovers in Canada!

Organic BC Directory


Regional food group
A searchable database of over 750 organic farms and agricultural resources in BC and the Yukon. The directory is part of the organic BC website run by COABC (Certified Organic Associations of BC).

Fieldstone Organics


Regional food company
Fieldstone Organics is British Columbia's only certified organic grain handling facility, serving local communities by providing organic whole grains, legumes & seeds for bulk, wholesale and retail consumers.

Purple Dragon Co-op


Regional food store
Glen Ridge, US organic food store.

Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op & Café


Regional food store
Middlebury, US organic food store.

Spray Creek Ranch


Regional food farm
Spray Creek Ranch is a 260 acre (100 hectare) farm in the rain shadow of British Columbia’s Coast Mountains in the Northern St’at’imc Territory, 15 km south of Lillooet. A certified organic and diversified regenerative farm using ecological principles...

GreenStar Cooperative Market


Regional food store
Ithaca, US organic food store.

Living Organics Buying Club


Regional food store
Medicine Hat, Canada organic food store.

Clear Creek Food Co-op


Regional food store
Richmond, US organic food store.

Silver City Food Co-op


Regional food store
Silver City, US organic food store.

Fulton County Food Co-op


Regional food store
Wauseon, US organic food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - View Ridge


Regional food store
Seattle, US organic food store.

Community Mercantile


Regional food store
Lawrence, US organic food store.

Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market


Regional food store
Gloversville, US organic food store.

Choice Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Royal Oak, US organic food store.

Linden Hills Food Co-op


Regional food store
Minneapolis, US organic food store.

Common Ground Food Co-op


Regional food store
Urbana, US organic food store.

Ozark Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Fayetteville, US organic food store.

Cook County Whole Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Grand Marais, US organic food store.

Crumb's Bakery


Regional food store
Athens, US organic food store.

Karma Co-op


Regional food store
Karma Co-op is a non-profit food co-operative that stocks a wide range of zero-waste products, local and organic produce, bulk products and household products.

Glut Food Co-op


Regional food store
Mount Rainier, US organic food store.

Coos Head Food Co-op


Regional food store
North Bend, US organic food store.

Boise Consumer Co-op


Regional food store
Boise, US organic food store.

Yelm Food Co-op


Regional food store
Yelm, US organic food store.

Just Food Co-op


Regional food store
Northfield, US organic food store.

Growers Market


Regional food store
Eugene, US organic food store.

Dubuque Food Co-op


Regional food store
Dubuque, US organic food store.

Arroyo Food Coop


Regional food store
Pasadena, US organic food store.

Main Market Co-Op


Regional food store
Spokane, US organic food store.

People's Food Co-op of Kalamazoo


Regional food store
Kalamazoo, US organic food store.

Hampden Park Food Co-op


Regional food store
Saint Paul, US organic food store.

City Center Market


Regional food store
Cambridge, US organic food store.

In Good Taste


Regional food store
Vineland, US organic food store.

Port Townsend Food Co-op


Regional food store
Established in 1972, the Port Townsend Food Co-op is a full-service organic foods market providing affordable organic foods. The Co-op has more than 6,000 active owner-members and it employs about 100 community.

Fresh Life Natural Food Coop


Regional food store
Chattanooga, US organic food store.

Wheatsville Food Co-op


Regional food store
Austin, US organic food store.

Mountain People's Market


Regional food store
Morgantown, US organic food store.

Lexington Co-operative Market


Regional food store
Buffalo, US organic food store.

Colville North Country Co-op


Regional food store
Colville, US organic food store.

Natural Food Co-op


Regional food store
Dover, US organic food store.

Natural Foods Market & Buyers Co-op


Regional food store
Pueblo, US organic food store.

Gardiner Food Co-op & Café


Regional food store
The Gardiner Food Co-op is a consumer-owned cooperative working to bring Maine food to Maine tables. Everyone is welcome to shop and anyone can join to become a member-owner. Opened in 2015, the Co-op is a welcoming space offering produce, meat, dairy,...

Salem Food Cooperative


Regional food store
Salem, US organic food store.

Mountain View Market


Regional food store
Las Cruces, US organic food store.

GrassRoots Cooperative and Cafe


Regional food store
GrassRoots Cooperative and Cafe is a member owned grocery and cafe located in beautiful downtown Anoka, MN.

Natural Foods Co-op/Market


Regional food store
Litchfield, US organic food store.

Midtown Food Coop


Regional food store
Memphis, US organic food store.

Fort Collins Food Co-op


Regional food store
Fort Collins, US organic food store.

Rich Harvest


Regional food store
Boone, US organic food store.

Foothills Co-op


Regional food store
Richmond, US organic food store.

New Pioneer Bakehouse


Regional food store
Coralville, US organic food store.

Main Street Market Whole Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Rice Lake, US organic food store.

Naturally Good Food


Regional food store
Spring Hill, US organic food store.

Rail City Market Co-op


Regional food store
Saint Albans, US organic food store.

Tree Eater Nursery


Regional food farm
Tree Eater Nursery is a small permaculturally-oriented homestead farm that provides fruit trees, nut trees, berry bushes and edible vines. Their mission is to help disseminate the greatest possible diversity of food-bearing perennial plants for immediate...

Newark Natural Foods Cooperative


Regional food store
Newark, US organic food store.

Putney Food Co-op


Regional food store
Putney, US organic food store.

Summerhill Pyramid Winery


Regional food farm
Summerhill Pyramid Winery features organic and biodynamic wine grown in the beautiful Okanagan Valley in Kelowna, British Columbia. Through their leadership on organic and sustainable growing practices, Summerhill has helped support or convert over 200...

Skagit Valley Food Co-op


Regional food store
Mount Vernon, US organic food store.

Great Basin Community Food Coop


Regional food store
Reno, US organic food store.

Wild Rice Buying Club


Regional food store
Moorhead, US organic food store.

Harvest Food Co-op


Regional food store
Owatonna, US organic food store.

Fare Share Cooperative


Regional food store
Richmond, US organic food store.

People's Food Co-op & Café Verde


Regional food store
Ann Arbor, US organic food store.

Wooster Natural Foods


Regional food store
Wooster, US organic food store.

Commonhealth Foods Co-op Outlet


Regional food store
Superior, US organic food store.

Good Harvest Grocer


Regional food store
North Myrtle Beach, US organic food store.

Wild Oats Cooperative


Regional food store
Williamstown, US organic food store.

Straddle Creek Food Co-op


Regional food store
Mount Carroll, US organic food store.

Jersey City Food Co-Operative


Regional food store
Jersey City, US organic food store.

Rainbow Whole Foods Co-op Grocery, Deli and Cafe


Regional food store
Jackson, US organic food store.

White River Co-op


Regional food store
Randolph, US organic food store.

Lakewinds Natural Foods


Regional food store
Minnetonka, US organic food store.

Summercorn Foods


Regional food store
Fayetteville, US organic food store.

Greater Baker Food Co-op


Regional food store
Baker City, US organic food store.

New Orleans Food Co-op


Regional food store
New Orleans, US organic food store.

Harvest Co-op Markets


Regional food store
Jamaica Plain, US organic food store.

Olympia Food Co-op


Regional food store
Olympia, US organic food store.

French Broad Food Co-op


Regional food store
Asheville, US organic food store.

NuWaters Co-op


Regional food store
Located in the historic Eldorado Ballroom building (downstairs-parking in the rear) on the corner of Elgin and Dowling in 3rd Ward. This co-op eliminates the food desert designation for this community. It is member owned and operated retail food co-op....

City Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Lafayette, US organic food store.

Ypsilanti Food Co-op


Regional food store
Ypsilanti, US organic food store.

Salal Cafe


Regional food store
Port Townsend, US organic food store.

City Market - Onion River Co-op


Regional food store
Burlington, US organic food store.

Pomme De Terre Food Co-op


Regional food store
Morris, US organic food store.

Sierra Vista Food Cooperative


Regional food store
Sierra Vista, US organic food store.

Portland Food Co-op


Regional food store
Portland, US organic food store.

Placerville Natural Food Co-op


Regional food store
Placerville, US organic food store.

Citizens Co-op


Regional food store
Full service Co-op with In house prepared foods and a focus on local produce and products.

Sunshine Farm


Regional food farm
Sunshine Farm, established in 1987, is a certified organic family farm providing food, seeds, and adult vocational education in Kelowna BC. The farm provides a setting for hands on experience with a wide variety of skills in addition to growing food;...

Organic Christians Buying Club/Food Co-op


Regional food store
An organic food co-op for the Lake Norman area. Organic Christians Buying Club is member based with convenient online ordering with several pick up locations in Mooresville, Salisbury, & Huntersville, NC. Sign up for monthly membership and receive your...

West Enderby Farm


Regional food farm
Paddy Doherty and Elaine Spearing have been farming on this 40 acre site since 2011. Organic wholesale production of carrots, beets, broccoli, cabbage, onions, shallots and cauliflower.

Portland People's Food Co-op


Regional food store
Portland, US organic food store.

Mountain People's Co-op


Regional food store
Nederland, US organic food store.

The Co-op Natural Foods


Regional food store
Sioux Falls, US organic food store.

Selene Whole Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Media, US organic food store.

Sunseed Food Co-op, Inc.


Regional food store
Cape Canaveral, US organic food store.

Rutland Area Food Co-op


Regional food store
Rutland, US organic food store.

Durham Co-op Grocery


Regional food store
Durham, US organic food store.

Open Harvest Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Lincoln, US organic food store.

New Pioneer Co-op


Regional food store
Iowa City, US organic food store.

Everybody's Healthfood Market


Regional food store
Long Prairie, US organic food store.

Seminole Natural Foods


Regional food store
Longwood, US organic food store.

New Life Food Club


Regional food store
Dayton, US organic food store.

Oryana Food Cooperative


Regional food store
Traverse City, US organic food store.

Rainbow Health Foods


Regional food store
Richmond, US organic food store.

Maple City Market


Regional food store
Goshen, US organic food store.

Duluth Whole Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Duluth, US organic food store.

Syracuse Real Food Co-op


Regional food store
Syracuse, US organic food store.

Affiliated Food Co-op, Inc.


Regional food store
Norfolk, US organic food store.

Adaptive Seeds


Regional food company
Adaptive Seeds was established in 2009 by Andrew Still and Sarah Kleeger. We are a certified organic, farm based seed company near Sweet Home, Oregon. We

St. J. Food Co-op


Regional food store
Saint Johnsbury, US organic food store.

Central City Co-op


Regional food store
Houston, US organic food store.

Ostroorganics


Regional food company
Ostro Organics Inc. is a small batch manufacturer of certified organic, cold pressed raw oils. The oils are extra cold pressed under very low pressure using a special cylindrical oil press. Located on Vancouver Island, a small family run business

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Greenlake


Regional food store
Seattle, US organic food store.

Eastford Food Co-op Buying Club


Regional food store
Hampton, US organic food store.

Hunger Mountain Co-op


Regional food store
Montpelier, US organic food store.

Prairieland Market


Regional food store
Salina, US organic food store.

Oceana Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Oceana is a health food store specializing in natural foods, organic produce, gluten free items, and GMO free foods.

Haywood Road Market


Regional food store
Asheville, US organic food store.

4th Street Food Co-op


Regional food store
New York, US organic food store.

Eat Local Eastport Co-op


Regional food store
Eastport, US organic food store.

Erie Whole Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Erie, US organic food store.

Belfast Co-op


Regional food store
Belfast, US organic food store.

Wintergreen Food Coop


Regional food store
Albert Lea, US organic food store.

Tonasket Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Tonasket, US organic food store.

Plainfield Coop


Regional food store
Plainfield, US organic food store.

Organic Alaska


Regional food store
Anchorage, US organic food store.

Big Hollow Food Coop


Regional food store
Laramie, US organic food store.

Sweet Grass Food Co-op


Regional food store
Douglas, US organic food store.

Alternative Food Co-op


Regional food store
Wakefield, US organic food store.

Basic Cooperative


Regional food store
Janesville, US organic food store.

Just Local Food Cooperative


Regional food store
Eau Claire, US organic food store.

Green Tree Grocery


Regional food store
Mount Pleasant, US organic food store.

Hillsdale Family Food Co-op


Regional food store
Hillsdale, US organic food store.

Bisbee Food Co-op


Regional food store
The Bisbee Food Co-op natural and organic groceries, produce, wines, beers, bulk foods & herbs and more. The BFC supports local farmers, gardeners and organizations.

Creekside Coop


Regional food store
Elkins Park, US organic food store.

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners association


Regional food website
A series of workshops, covering theory and hands-on practice in organic fruit tree and orchard management. Designed for beginner to intermediate orchardists managing backyard plantings to larger orchards.

Fiddleheads Food Co-op


Regional food store
A full service natural grocery, specializing in organic and/or local produce, locally made artisan foods, and now offering delivery service to Block Island and Fisher's Island via ferry.

Port Orford Community Co-op


Regional food store
Port Orford, US organic food store.

hOMegrown Living Foods


Regional food organization
Makers and distributors of sprouted, organic, whole-food snacks, nuts, foods. "At hOMe we believe in the Power of Food as medicine and offer the most bio available, plant-based, low carbohydrate snacks with no refined sugar or preservatives. 100% Farm...

Willimantic Food Co-op


Regional food store
Willimantic, US organic food store.

Apple Luscious Organic Orchard


Regional farming & gardening farm
Over 200 apple varieties, specializing in heritage, connoisseur and red-fleshed varieties. Organically grown – using only natural fertilizers such as seaweed, manures, oyster shell and hay mulch. Non-irrigated – use of M111 rootstock combined with...

"Best of the Blessed" Healthy Food Co-op


Regional food store
Denton, US organic food store.

North Coast Co-op, Arcata


Regional food store
Arcata, US organic food store.

Yahara River Grocery Cooperative


Regional food store
Stoughton, US organic food store.

Davis Food Co-op


Regional food store
Davis, US organic food store.

Buffalo Mountain Food Co-op


Regional food store
Hardwick, US organic food store.

Stevens Point Area Food Co-op


Regional food store
Stevens Point, US organic food store.

Iron River Grocery Co-op


Regional food store
Ashland, US organic food store.

Hungry Hollow Co-op


Regional food store
Spring Valley, US organic food store.

Oak Center General Store Food Co-op


Regional food store
Lake City, US organic food store.

Seward Co-op Grocery & Deli


Regional food store
Minneapolis, US organic food store.

Otter Creek Food Co-op


Regional food store
Vergennes, US organic food store.

Green Fields Market


Regional food store
Greenfield, US organic food store.

Rainbow Gardens Co-op


Regional food store
Ridgway, US organic food store.

Valley Market


Regional food store
Staunton, US organic food store.

Viroqua Food Cooperative


Regional food store
Viroqua, US organic food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - West Seattle


Regional food store
Seattle, US organic food store.

Valley Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Burnsville, US organic food store.

Vancouver Food Cooperative


Regional food store
Vancouver, US organic food store.

Riverwest Co-op Grocery & Café


Regional food store
Milwaukee, US organic food store.

Kissimmee Organic Co-op


Regional food store
Kissimmee, US organic food store.

Kent Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Kent, US organic food store.

Breadroot Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Rapid City, US organic food store.

Natural Living Organic Food Co-op


Regional food store
A certified non-GMO store, with organic food bulk buying club for members and a grocery store open to the public.

River City Food Co-op


Regional food store
Evansville, US organic food store.

Ever'man Cooperative Grocery & Cafe


Regional food store
Pensacola, US organic food store.

Swarthmore Co-op


Regional food store
Swarthmore, US organic food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Issaquah


Regional food store
Issaquah, US organic food store.

The Village Store Co-op


Regional food store
Cambridge, US organic food store.

Daily Groceries Food Co-op


Regional food store
Athens, US organic food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Seward Park


Regional food store
Seattle, US organic food store.

Kandi Cupboard


Regional food store
Willmar, US organic food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Fremont


Regional food store
Seattle, US organic food store.

Organic Produce Buying Club of South Florida


Regional food store
Columbus, United States of America organic food store.

Oneota Community Food Co-op


Regional food store
Decorah, US organic food store.

Sno-Isle Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Everett, US organic food store.

Adamant Co-op


Regional food store
Adamant, US organic food store.

North Coast Co-op, Eureka


Regional food store
Eureka, US organic food store.

Healthy Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Lexington, US organic food store.

Countryside Co-op


Regional food store
Hackensack, US organic food store.

SDA Coop


Regional food store
Sterling, US organic food store.

Bolinas Peoples Store


Regional food store
Bolinas, US organic food store.

Trillium Natural Foods Community Co-op


Regional food store
Mount Horeb, US organic food store.

Cape Ann Food Co-op


Regional food store
Gloucester, US organic food store.

Berkshire Co-op Market


Regional food store
Great Barrington, US organic food store.

Valley Co-op of Washington County


Regional food store
The mission of the Valley Co-op is to promote an involved community by offering local, healthy and wholesome foods and products, and to inspire members to make informed choices.

Higher Ground


Regional food store
Cornelia, US organic food store.

Honest Weight Food Coop


Regional food store
Albany, US organic food store.

The Dill Pickle Co-op


Regional food store
Dill Pickle Food Co-op offers healthy food choices and the benefits of cooperative practice to build a vibrant local community and more sustainable world. We meet community needs and strengthen area diversity through products, services, and education....

Michael "Skeeter" Pilarski


Regional food knowledge holder
Michael Pilarski, Founder and Director of Friends of the Trees Society. Michael is a life-long student of plants and earth repair. His farming career started in 2nd grade and his organic farming career began in 1972 at age 25. Michael founded Friends...

JUST-A-MERE FARM


Regional food farm
A mixed fruit Organic Orchard in the Creston Valley

Honest Food Farm


Regional food farm
Brandi and Yuri Zebroff come from a long line of organic farmers in the Similkameen Valley. They grow a wide selection of certified organic fruit, vegetables and flowers, including numerous heirloom/specialty varieties.

Mille Lacs Area Food Co-op


Regional food store
Isle, US organic food store.

Growing Tree Natural Foods


Regional food store
Spencer, US organic food store.

Wachusett Food Co-op


Regional food store
Holden, US organic food store.

Good Earth Food Co-op


Regional food store
Saint Cloud, US organic food store.

Good Cheap Food


Regional food store
Delhi, US organic food store.

Natural Alternatives Food Co-op


Regional food store
Luck, US organic food store.

Mega Pik N Save


Regional food store
Eau Claire, US organic food store.

People's Market


Regional food store
Amherst, US organic food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Offices


Regional food store
Seattle, US organic food store.

Woodland Food Co-op


Regional food store
Woodland, US organic food store.

Blue Hill Co-op Community Market & Cafe


Regional food store
Blue Hill, US organic food store.

Weaver Street Market


Regional food store
Carrboro, US organic food store.

Co-opportunity Consumers Co-op


Regional food store
Santa Monica, US organic food store.

Greener Living Co-op


Regional food store
Wauchula, US organic food store.

Sevananda Food Co-op


Regional food store
Atlanta, US organic food store.

Bloomingfoods Market & Deli


Regional food store
Bloomington, US organic food store.

Chico Natural Foods


Regional food store
Chico, US organic food store.

Kresge Food Co-op


Regional food store
Santa Cruz, US organic food store.

La Montanita Food Co-op: Gallup


Regional food store
Gallup, US organic food store.

BriarPatch Co-op Natural Foods Community Market


Regional food store
Grass Valley, US organic food store.

Potsdam Consumer Co-op


Regional food store
Potsdam, US organic food store.

Otherworld Food Co-op, Inc.


Regional food store
An organization that places collective orders for organic and authentic food and bulk items to share.

Pocatello Co-op


Regional food store
Pocatello, US organic food store.

Pogue's Run Grocer


Regional food store
Indianapolis, US organic food store.

Moonflower Community Cooperative


Regional food store
Moab, US organic food store.

Oxford Hills Food Cooperative


Regional food store
Norway, US organic food store.

Chequamegon Food Co-op


Regional food store
Ashland, US organic food store.

Corners of the Mouth Natural Foods


Regional food store
Mendocino, US organic food store.

Outpost Natural Foods Co-op: Wauwatosa


Regional food store
Milwaukee, US organic food store.

Whole Earth Grocery


Regional food store
River Falls, US organic food store.

Grain Train Natural Food Market


Regional food store
Petoskey, US organic food store.

Good Food Store


Regional food store
Food co-op providing locally-produced, organic, and bulk foods in Missoula Montan.

Park Street Service Center


Regional food store
Hanover, US organic food store.

Northwoods Whole Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Ely, US organic food store.

Neighborhood Co-op Grocery


Regional food store
Carbondale, US organic food store.

West Orlando Healthy Families


Regional food store
Orlando, US organic food store.

Rising Tide Co-op


Regional food store
Damariscotta, US organic food store.

Three Rivers Market


Regional food store
Knoxville, US organic food store.

Upper Valley Food Co-op


Regional food store
White River Junction, US organic food store.

River Market Community Co-op


Regional food store
Stillwater, US organic food store.

Order From Chaos Buying Club


Regional food store
Columbia, US organic food store.

Monroe Good Food Group


Regional food store
Monroe, US organic food store.

Caju Food Coop


Regional food store
We specialize in Asian grocery items (especially Korean) such as sea weeds, sesame seeds, sesame oil, asian beans, asian grains, asian fruits, bean pastes, chili pastes, etc. We have a very small store so item selections are very limited. It is good for...

People's Grocery Co-Op


Regional food store
Our mission is to provide a marketing and purchasing outlet for minimally processed, high quality nutritional food and other goods and services, as desired by member/owners, at the best possible price.

Hanover Co-op: Lebanon


Regional food store
Lebanon, US organic food store.

Food Front Cooperative Grocery


Regional food store
Portland, US organic food store.

Minnesota Street Market


Regional food store
The Minnesota Street Market is a cooperatively owned store that sells local food and local art in downtown St. Joseph, MN.

Bellingham Community Food Co-op


Regional food company
Voted Bellingham's best grocery store, the Bellingham Community Food Co-op organic, local, & natural groceries and to-go meals made in-house.

Polyface Farms


Regional food organization
Operated by Joel Salatin, Polyface Farms is dedicated to the principles of Transparency (anyone is welcome to visit the farm anytime), grass based livestock (animals are moved frequently to new "salad bars," offering landscape healing and nutritional...

Islands Organic Producers Association


Regional food organization
An organic certifying body on Vancouver Island to which farmers may apply for organic certification and information about the certification process. Also an association of certified farms. Events, meetings, conferences, newsletters. Assistance for applications. Member...

True Grain Organic Craft Bakery


Regional food company
We use 100 % BC-farmed organic grain for everything we bake. From ancient grains like Einkorn, Emmer, Rye, Khorasan and Spelt, to heritage wheat like Canada’s own Red Fife, we buy directly from organic farmers close to home.

Leda Organic Farm


Regional farming & gardening farm
Gary, Jacquie, and Louis Swann are managing their farm biodynamically. They have a large garden, chickens and Highland cattle.

Westholme Tea Company


Regional food farm
Westholme Tea Company sources pure, organic loose leaf teas from around the world, offering unique tea blends, including 100% Canadian tea, rich with the terroir of the West Coast.

Natural Roads Food Co-op


Regional food store
Wheeling, US organic food store.

Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Sacramento, US organic food store.

Community Co-op


Regional food store
Little Falls, US organic food store.

Islands Organic Producers Association/member list


Regional food farm
A farm-by-farm list of all the certified organic farms that are member of IOPA and located on Vancouver or surrounding islands. For sale crops, food products, names and contact information all listed. An island organic farm encyclopedia.

Outpost Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Milwaukee, US organic food store.

River Valley Market


Regional food store
Northampton, US organic food store.

BC Farms & Food


Regional food website
The Vancouver Island Farms & Food Map is a guide to farms and fresh local produce on southern Vancouver Island and Salt Spring Island.

Weavers Way Cooperative Association


Regional food store
Philadelphia, US organic food store.

Keweenaw Food Co-op


Regional food store
Hancock, US organic food store.

Natural Harvest Whole Food Co-op


Regional food store
Virginia, US organic food store.

City Food Co-op (Buying Group of St. Louis)


Regional food store
Saint Louis, US organic food store.

Western Praire Food Co-op


Regional food store
Dawson, US organic food store.

Light Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Malverne, US organic food store.

The Ark Buying Club


Regional food store
Kapaa, US organic food store.

The Food Coop


Regional food store
La Jolla, US organic food store.

Federation of Ohio River Cooperatives


Regional food store
Columbus, US organic food store.

Sussex County Food Co-op


Regional food store
Newton, US organic food store.

Maryland Food Co-op


Regional food store
College Park, US organic food store.

Riverbend Market Cooperative


Regional food store
Red Wing, US organic food store.

Know Your Farms (Distributor/Buying Club)


Regional food store
Davidson, US organic food store.

Amazing Grains Natural Food Market


Regional food store
Grand Forks, US organic food store.

Bloomingfoods Near West Side


Regional food store
Bloomington, US organic food store.

HM!


Regional food store
Ossian, US organic food store.

Food Conspiracy Co-op


Regional food store
Tucson, US organic food store.

Deep Roots Market


Regional food store
Greensboro, US organic food store.

Granary Food Co-op


Regional food store
Ortonville, US organic food store.

Crow Wing Food Co-op


Regional food store
Brainerd, US organic food store.

Winnetoon Mall Co-op


Regional food store
Winnetoon, US organic food store.

Barrels Community Market


Regional food store
Co-op local food store and cafe in the heart of downtown Waterville, Maine.

Rochester Good Food Co-op


Regional food store
Rochester, US organic food store.

The Gathering Place Trading Company


Regional food company
Gathering Place Trading is a family owned business committed to organic farming, sustainability, and social responsibility. They source only the finest hand harvested salts, herbs, spices dried fruits and teas. Connecting face to face with other family...

Utah Co-op


Regional food store
The Utah Coop is a member-owned and operated food store. All residents of Utah are automatically members and may shop, and share responsibilities and benefits equally. We strive to be a responsible and ethical neighbor, opperating as a buying agent for...

North County Cooperative Grocery


Regional food store
Minneapolis, US organic food store.

West Central Illinois Food Cooperative


Regional food store
Galesburg, US organic food store.

Touchstone Bakery


Regional food store
Seattle, US organic food store.

Rabbit Run Buying Club


Regional food store
Raymond, US organic food store.

Mariposa Co-op


Regional food store
Philadelphia, US organic food store.

Chatam Marketplace


Regional food store
Pittsboro, US organic food store.

Blue Springs Food Club


Regional food store
Blue Springs, US organic food store.

Bethesda Co-op


Regional food store
Cabin John, US organic food store.

Doylestown Food Co-op


Regional food store
A community-based grocery store providing access to healthy, fresh, local, and organic products.

Tacoma Food Co-operative


Regional food store
Tacoma, US organic food store.

Natural Abundance Food Co-op


Regional food store
Aberdeen, US organic food store.

Rochester People's Food Co-op


Regional food store
Founded in 1970 by the members of a food-buying club, People's Food Co-op is owned by over 3000 member owners and is a member of the National Cooperative Grocers Association and the United States Federation of Worker Cooperatives.

Plenty Wild Farms


Regional food farm
Plenty Wild Farms is a small-scale, certified organic farm located in the Pemberton Valley that grows over 40 different types of vegetables including staples like carrots, potatoes & tomatoes as well as some unique and unusual offerings such as celeriac...

Nature's Exchange


Regional food store
Aberdeen, US organic food store.

Inman Feed Mill Food Coop


Regional food store
An old country feed mill providing animal feed as well as nutritious human food for co-op customers.

First Alternative Natural Food Co-op


Regional food store
Corvallis, US organic food store.

Finland Cooperative


Regional food store
Finland, US organic food store.

My Organic Food Club


Regional food store
Boca Raton, US organic food store.

Fare Share Market


Regional food store
Norway, US organic food store.

West Michigan Co-op


Regional food store
Grand Rapids, US organic food store.

Organic Buying Club Metro Detroit


Regional food store
Fraser, US organic food store.

Three Rivers Food Co-op's Natural Grocery


Regional food store
Fort Wayne, US organic food store.

Concord Cooperative Market


Regional food store
Concord, US organic food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Kirkland


Regional food store
Kirkland, US organic food store.

Wedge Community Co-op


Regional food store
Minneapolis, US organic food store.

Life Grocery Natural Food Co-op & Café


Regional food store
Marietta, US organic food store.

BC Farms & Food: Guide to Farmers Markets


Regional food website
A guide to farmers' markets on Vancouver Island and Salt Spring Island, featuring local fresh produce, live music, and more. Listings for Victoria, Victoria Westshore Communities, Saanich Peninsula, Cowichan Valley, Ladysmith to Nanaimo, Parksville/Qualicum,...

Helmer's Organic Farm


Regional food farm
A fourth generation family owned and operated farm in the Pemberton Valley specializing in spectacular tasting organic potatoes — with up to 18 varieties chosen for specific taste and cooking characteristic. Helmer's Organic Farm has been farmed...

Ferry Food Co-op


Regional food store
Republic, US organic food store.

Quincy Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Quincy, US organic food store.

Camino / La Siembra Coop


Regional food store
Camino is a line of organic and fair trade food products (especially chocolate) produced by La Siembra Co-operative aiming to reconnect consumers with family farmers and promote the co-operative model of sustainable, democratic, participatory and transparent...

La Montanita Food Co-op: Valley


Regional food store
Albuquerque, US organic food store.

Natural Bounty Buying Club


Regional food store
Galway, US organic food store.

Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Roanoke, US organic food store.

Ocean Beach People's Organic Food Co-op


Regional food store
San Diego, US organic food store.

Nature's Best Natural Food Co-op


Regional food store
Milbank, US organic food store.

Greenbelt Consumer Cooperative


Regional food store
Greenbelt, US organic food store.

Santa Rosa Community Market & Café


Regional food store
Santa Rosa, US organic food store.

High Plains Food Coop


Regional food store
Englewood, US organic food store.

Island City Food Co-op


Regional food store
Cumberland, US organic food store.

Better Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Chattanooga, US organic food store.

Flatbush Food Cooperative


Regional food store
Brooklyn, US organic food store.

Viola Food Co-op


Regional food store
Viola, US organic food store.

Twin Pines Food Co-op - Thrift Shop- Kayak Club


Regional food store
Port Washington, US organic food store.

Akron Cooperative Market


Regional food store
Akron, US organic food store.

Jumplight Farms


Regional food store
Lake Worth, US organic food store.

Mountain Community Co-op


Regional food store
Eatonville, US organic food store.

East End Food Co-op


Regional food store
Pittsburgh, US organic food store.

Northwind Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Ironwood, US organic food store.

Valley Food Co-op


Regional food store
Alamosa, US organic food store.

The Cooperative Grocery (The CoG)


Regional food store
Emeryville, US organic food store.

Good Earth Market


Regional food store
Billings, US organic food store.

Park Slope Food Co-op


Regional food store
Brooklyn, US organic food store.

Renaissance Community Co-op


Regional food store
Greensboro, US organic food store.

SLO Natural Foods Coop


Regional food store
San Luis Obispo, US organic food store.

Co-op Market Grocery & Deli


Regional food store
Fairbanks, US organic food store.

Ideal Green Market Cooperative


Regional food store
Natural food coop providing local, sustainable and healthy food and products to the residents and visitors to the Brainerd Lakes/Whitefish area.

COABC-Certified Organic Associations of BC


Regional food organization
COABC is the umbrella organic certification organization of BC; maintaining and distributing and educating on the certified organic standards for BC. Included on the site is a how-to apply for certification, a searchable database of registered organic...

East Lansing Food Co-op


Regional food store
East Lansing, US organic food store.

Eden Tree Farm


Regional food farm
An Alberni Valley permaculture farm and education site provides consulting services and support for community projects. Teeny-tiny, 'beyond organic' permaculture farm in the Alberni Valley. We sell plants, produce, meats, herbs and organic garden supplies...

High Falls Food Coop


Regional food store
High Falls, US organic food store.

14 Carrots Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
New London, US organic food store.

Ashland Food Co-op


Regional food store
Ashland, US organic food store.

Rainbow Food Co-op


Regional food store
Blue Earth, US organic food store.

Bluff Country Co-op


Regional food store
Winona, US organic food store.

Morningside Buying Club


Regional food store
Liberty, US organic food store.

College Street Bakery


Regional food store
Clarksville, US organic food store.

Good Food Co-op


Regional food store
Youngstown, US organic food store.

Abundance Cooperative Market


Regional food store
Rochester, US organic food store.

Jura Books Food Co-op


Regional food store
South Wales, US organic food store.

Hanover Co-op Food Store


Regional food store
Hanover, US organic food store.

Cooley Farm


Regional food store
Cooley Farm is a permaculture farm dedicated to the healing of mind, body, and spirit for the individual as well as the Earth and Her communities. As a sustainable polyculture farm we strive towards greater awareness concerning the eco-community as well...

Crozet Natural Foods


Regional food store
Crozet, US organic food store.

Huajatollas Food Co-op


Regional food store
Gardner, US organic food store.

Iowa Food Cooperative


Regional food store
Somewhere between a coop distributor, buying club, and grocery store, the Iowa Food Coop hosts over 125 local producer-members; consumer-members browse available products during each shopping cycle (bi-weekly/monthly), order, and pick-up on a specified...

Neighborhood Natural Foods Coop


Regional food store
Ashland, US organic food store.

Wild Sage Natural Foods Cooperative


Regional food store
Gallup, US organic food store.

Market Street Co-Op


Regional food store
Fort Kent, US organic food store.

Upstate Food Co-op


Regional food store
Six Mile, US organic food store.

Ukiah Natural Foods


Regional food store
Ukiah, US organic food store.

Castine Co-op


Regional food store
Castine, US organic food store.

Chatham Real Food Market Co-op


Regional food store
Chatham, US organic food store.

Paradise Island Foods, Ltd


Regional food company
Since 1978, Paradise Island Foods has strived to make various food products more accessible to Vancouver Island residents. While accessibility remains a priority, our focus has shifted to providing natural and organic dairy options in response to our...

Community Food Co-op


Regional food store
Bozeman, US organic food store.

Simple Times Farm Market & Buying Club


Regional food store
Grand Blanc, US organic food store.

Wheatsfield Cooperative Grocery


Regional food store
Ames, US organic food store.

Sonoita Buying Club


Regional food store
Sonoita, US organic food store.

Brattleboro Food Co-op


Regional food store
Readsboro, US organic food store.

Tidal Creek Cooperative Food Market


Regional food store
Wilmington, US organic food store.

Leverett Village Co-op


Regional food store
Leverett, US organic food store.

Takoma Park Food Co-op


Regional food store
Takoma Park, US organic food store.

Esperance Co-op


Regional food store
Esperance, US organic food store.

Buying Club


Regional food store
Jacksonville, US organic food store.

Eastside Food Co-op


Regional food store
Minneapolis, US organic food store.

Alfalfa House Food Co-op


Regional food store
Austerlitz, US organic food store.

Farmer Dave's


Regional food store
Dracut, US organic food store.

Harmony Food Co-op


Regional food store
Bemidji, US organic food store.

Springfield Food Co-op


Regional food store
Springfield, US organic food store.

First Alternative Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Corvallis, US organic food store.

Plainfield Cooperative Buying Club


Regional food store
Plainfield, US organic food store.

Keller Texas Produce Co-op


Regional food store
Keller, US organic food store.

Madison Market/Central Co-op


Regional food store
Seattle, US organic food store.

SE KS Buying Club


Regional food store
Independence, US organic food store.

Hartland's Nutrition Connection Cooperative


Regional food store
Hartland, US organic food store.

Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Saint Paul, US organic food store.

True Grain


Regional food company
True Grain sells organic bread, pasteries and flours made only from locally grown organic grains.

Purple Porch Co-op


Regional food store
Coop grocery store, cafe, and weekly market (wednesdays).

Byron Bay Harvest


Regional food store
Wellesley Hills, US organic food store.

Rainbow Grocery Co-op


Regional food store
San Francisco, US organic food store.

The Green Mustache Organic Café


Regional food company
"At the Green Moustache Organic Café optimum health tastes good. We are serious about 100% organic, gluten + dairy free, whole food cuisine*, and we always make sure it’s made with laughter and love. Delicious, nutrient-rich, plant-based food is the...

Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable


Regional food organization
Promoting healthy and sustainable food systems through networking events and education in the Capital Region of Vancouver Island. Hosts an annual Farmer2farmer regional conference and quarterly events.

Alberni Valley Gleaning Project


Regional food organization
The Alberni Valley Gleaning Project takes un-used fruit, nuts, and vegetables and distributes them throughout the community. Apples, Plums, Pears, Walnuts, Hazelnuts, Grapes, Tomatoes, Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, etc. Fruit harvested by...

Good Foods Market & Café


Regional food store
Lexington, US organic food store.

Anita's Organic Grain mill


Regional food company
Anita's mills and distributes organic and sprouted grains in British Columbia Canada.

Co-op Community Food Market


Regional food store
Hanover, US organic food store.

Linden Hills Natural Home


Regional food store
Minneapolis, US organic food store.

Alberta Cooperative Grocery


Regional food store
Portland, US organic food store.

Isla Vista Food Co-op


Regional food store
Goleta, US organic food store.

Takoma Park Silver Spring Coop


Regional food store
Silver Spring, US organic food store.

George Street Co-op


Regional food store
New Brunswick, US organic food store.

Riverside


Regional food store
Larne, United Kingdom organic food store.

Hendersonville Community Co-op


Regional food store
Hendersonville, US organic food store.

Other Avenues Community Food Store


Regional food store
San Francisco, US organic food store.

Good Tern Natural Foods Co-op


Regional food store
Rockland, US organic food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Redmond


Regional food store
Redmond, US organic food store.

Suny Binghamton Co-op


Regional food store
Binghamton, US organic food store.

Common Market Co-op


Regional food store
Frederick, US organic food store.

Olympia Food Co-op - East


Regional food store
Olympia, US organic food store.

Willy Street Co-op


Regional food store
Madison, US organic food store.

La Montanita Food Co-op: Santa Fe


Regional food store
Santa Fe, US organic food store.

Mixed Nuts


Regional food store
Amherst, US organic food store.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op


Regional food store
Menomonie, US organic food store.

Durango Natural Foods


Regional food store
Durango, US organic food store.

Nutshell Co-op


Regional food store
Wardsboro, US organic food store.

Oldfort Co-op


Regional food store
Cleveland, US organic food store.

New Leaf Market Co-Op


Regional food store
Tallahassee, US organic food store.

Gregg L. Friedman MD Organic Coop


Regional food store
Hallandale, US organic food store.

Sunset West Food Co-op


Regional food store
We are the only food co-op on the tip of the northwest coast. We have a Buyer's Club, grocery and eatery. We are a life style with a social edge!

SPUD


Regional food community garden
SPUD.ca is a local online organic food delivery company, proudly serving four urban areas in Western Canada. SPUD delivers local, organic groceries to your home or office for free. They service 4 urban areas in Western Canada (Vancouver, Victoria, Edmonton,...

LUSH Valley Food Action Society


Local food organization
LUSH Valley is a catalyst for food-related projects, working to strengthen relationships in the local food system and build on individuals’ food skills in an effort to increase self-reliance. Fruit harvesting and farm gleaning remain core programs that...

Blossoms Raw Chocolate


Local food company
Blossoms Raw Cacao is handcrafted made with organic and wild harvested superfoods. All the chocolates contain superior grade ceremonial cacao hand harvested in the forest of Ecuador. Left to ferment in the sun it retains its full nutritional and antioxidant...

Sunny Brae Farm


Local food farm
Sunny Brae Farm presented with a Century Farm Award for the contributions the family has made to B.C.’s agriculture industry and economy over the past one hundred years. Founded in 1888, the 115 acre farm is owned and run by third-generation Mike Manson...

Ecoessentials


Local food store
Organic and local food in Powell river.

Kootenay Co-op


Local food store
Organic produce and grocery store, full-service butcher, cafe. Anyone can join for member specials.

Foxglove Farm


Local food farm
Foxglove Farm is a one hundred and twenty-acre organic farm on Salt Spring Island in British Columbia, Canada.Nestled in a mountain valley at twelve hundred feet above sea level, our fertile fields produce a wide range of annual Mediterranean vegetables,...

Pomme Natural Market


Local food company
Pomme Natural Market is 100% BC owned and operated. Pomme features groceries selected with the highest ethical and nutritional standards, fully organic or local and spray-free produce, a wide range of top quality natural supplements and skincare, and...

Northstar Organics


Local food farm
We’re committed to farming organically and sustainably for a healthier, happier community. Composting, cover cropping, and crop rotation techniques are used to sustain the soil. Pest control is achieved through preventative measures such as screening...

Spirit Square Farmers market


Local food market
The Spirit Square Farmers' Market is held every Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 12 noon,in Spirit Square at the picturesque Harbour Quay, year round. Our purpose is to connect urban customers with local farmers to supply the best fresh,locally grown food...

Salt Spring Apple Company


Local food farm
365+ Heritage & Connoisseur Varieties of Apples. Apple Trees, Scion Wood, Apple Chips, Apple Jelly, Apple Butter, Apple Sauce, Apple Cider, Carbonated Apple Juice, Blackberries, Cider with Blackberries. Certified Organic since 2013

Hope Hill Farm


Local food farm
Agricultural Service in Salt Spring Island Garlic, Lettuce, Potatoes, Raspberries, Strawberries ,Apples, Cherries, Eggs, Chicken, Lamb, Wool

Hoch Orchard & Gardens


Local food farm
Certified organic farm producing quality fruit with minimal pesticide use.

Aphrodite's Organic Cafe and Pie Shop


Local food company
Aphrodite’s is more than a restaurant and pie shop, it’s a community fiercely dedicated to wild, organic, local and sustainable food. They work directly with local farms and producers to ensure that their menu has the smallest ecological footprint...

Amara Farms


Local food farm
Amara Farm is a family farm, located in the Comox Valley, that grows over 40 different veggies and blueberries. Produce is sold throughout the Comox Valley Farmers Market and through a weekly CSA in the summer. Certified organic through IOPA and active...

Cowichan Green Community


Local food organization
Cowichan Green Community Society, (CGC) is a non-profit organization that has been focusing on environmental sustainability in the Cowichan Region since March 2004. CGC’s mandate is to improve food security by developing strong relationships with local...

Alberni Valley Transition Town Society


Local food tool
Sustainability news resource for Port Alberni, including local food directory.

Tendergreens Farm


Local food farm
Vegetables and Vegetable Transplants, Herbs and Herb Transplants, and Flowers.

Manna Organics


Local food company
Manna Organics, is an independent family enterprise dedicated to bettering the world we all share. They believe in supporting our local farmers, and use only organic ingredients. All of their products are USDA organic certified through QAI, and parve...

Kloverdalen Farm


Local food farm
A mixed vegetable certified organic farm operationing in the Comox Valley, BC. Natural and minimally invasive farming practices, respect for the natural systems and supporting the soil. Crops include organic seedlings, a long list of spring, summer...

Naked Naturals Whole Foods


Local food store
Founded in 2006 Naked Naturals offers food that is organic, as well as ecologically, ethically, and locally produced.

StoneCroft Farm


Local food farm
StoneCroft Farm is an organic regenerative farm, raising heritage turkeys on range and blueberries in season. Glen and Kathy are second-generation farmers. The farm specializes in fresh Thanksgiving and Christmas turkeys that are processed in their licensed...

Linnaea Farm Society


Local food farm
An ecological agriculture oasis on Cortes Island: offering workshops, family farmstays, CSA and farm stand, agricultural internships, coop guild membership for islanders, weekly market sales, and education. In 1978, the title for Linnaea Farm was transferred...

8 and A Half Acres Farm


Local food farm
8 1/2 Acres is a family owned farm located in the Cowichan Valley at the base of scenic Mt. Prevost. Certified organic through the Islands Organic Producers Association (IOPA # 1954), we grow a wide variety of quality fruits, vegetables, culinary herbs...

James Bay Farmers Market


Local food market
Handmade, Homemade, Homegrown. The James Bay Market Society was founded in 1995 by a small group of James Bay residents, assisted by a grant from the City. The non-profit Society obtained a $5000 grant from the city of Victoria to start a Summer Community...

Peoples Food Coop


Local food store
Grocer offering local, organic & sustainable food items plus an on-site, year-round farmer's market. "We cultivate strong relationships with the food we eat, the people who produce it, and the friends and family we share it with. We strive to buy directly...

Salt and Harrow


Local food farm
Salt & Harrow is a 32 acre organic farm growing over 50 varieties of vegetables, fruits, legumes and herbs with a small flock of heritage breed hens for eggs. "Our mission is to provide local customers with a full vegetarian diet of artisan quality organic...

Pattison Farms


Local food farm
Gerry and Dagmar Pattison have been operating their Certified Organic family farm since 1998. A 15+ acre farm site at Dzini Rd in Black Creek mid-way between Courtenay and Campbell River, food is grown in rich soils using traditional hand planting and...

Shawl Farm


Local food farm
Small, local and in harmony with nature- these are the principles by which we operate. We provide wholesome food for local customers, doing what we like to call "Just Farming". We are a family-owned farm and have lived in the Cowichan Valley for the past...

homegrownbee.ca


Local food company
A beekeeping supply and education business located on Vancouver Island, in the Comox Valley that provides beekeeping essentials, live bees, and packaged kits as well as educational workshops and consultations

Terra Nossa


Local food farm
A 26 acre Family Farm Certified Organic since 2011 offering Vegetables, Herbs, Pears, Plums, Peaches, Nectarines, Apricots, Cherries, Blackberries, Strawberries, Blueberries, Mulberries, Grapes, Apples, Figs, Olives, Walnuts, Chestnuts, Hazelnuts, Raspberries.

Amara Farm


Local food farm
Founded in 2012 Amara Farm is certified organic and produces 30 varieties of annual vegetables on 1.25 acres , as well as blueberries, asparagus, currants and fruit trees, and seedlings.

Holy Crap Cereal


Local food company
Delicious, gluten-free, high-fiber, organic, non-GMO, energizing breakfast cereals. Made only with real unprocessed ingredients in Gibsons, BC.

East Is East


Local food company
East is East is a dream borne from the minds and hearts of Mustafa and Razaviah, siblings of Afghan descent. Escaping Afghanistan as a family during the soviet war, they relocated in India and traveled throughout the country absorbing the culture through...

Edible Island


Local food company
Natural food store in Courtenay, B.C.

Welland Legacy Park & Community Orchard


Local food organization
The Welland Legacy Park houses a community orchard that is the largest & most diverse in Canada. Once the backyard of local conservationist Rex Welland, the mixed orchard features 100 varieties of rare heritage apples. It is also home to a heritage nursery...

Carriac Farm


Local food farm
Carriac farm provides certified organic fruits and vegetables including squash, melons, tomatoes, peppers, and strawberries.

Sustainable Food Edmonton


Local food organization
Sustainable Food Edmonton is a non-profit charitable organization that initiates and supports projects and programs to encourage community building through urban agriculture. To connect communities and kids with their food, how it’s produced, and the...

Wildflower Produce


Local food farm
A permaculture, organic, intensive farm and orchard on Cortes Island. Multi-variety vegies and fruits, organic eggs. CSA weekly boxes in summer, market and store sales and farm stand.

Sea Bluff Farm


Local food farm
Vegetables, Vegetable Transplants, Vegetable Seeds, Herbs, Apples, Raspberries, Strawberries, Rhubarb, Flower Seeds, Beets, Carrots, Garlic, Potatoes, Salad Greens, Winter Squash. Certified Organic since 2015.

Glenora Farm


Local food farm
Glenora Farm is a life-sharing community, where adults with developmental disabilities live, work and learn together with their caregivers.

Tanner Orchard


Local food farm
Tanner’s Orchard wholesales crispy and crunchy Liberty apples to quality grocery stores, health food stores and markets on Vancouver Island. Look for them in season, from approximately September 10th to October 31st.

BDASBCBio-Dynamic Agricultural Society of British Columbia


Local food group
One of The Certified Organic Associations of BC (COABC). BC Certified Organic Program for Regional-Crops, Livestock, and Processing.

Farmer Bill's Grass Fed Beef


Local food farm
Grass fed grass finished beef. Sausages, Pepperoni, Stew, Ground Beef, Stakes, Roasts and Soup Bones available

Eat More Sprouts


Local food company
Eatmore Sprouts & Greens Ltd. is a Certified Organic Farm producing a variety of sprouts and greens on 3.75 acres near Courtenay. Our sprouts are produced in an indoor growing facility and greenhouse buildings. We produce over 9000 pounds of sprouts and...

JMJ Biodynamic Orchard


Local food farm
Organic Biodynamic 35 acre orchard growing Apples,Apricots,Cherries, Nectarines, Peaches and Plums run by Martin and Jonathan Rothe

Forstbauer Farm


Local food farm
Forstbauer Family Natural Food Farm uses Biodynamic farming methods and follows a soil food web approach. Founded in 1977 the Forstbauer farm is a certified organic farm in Chilliwack British Colombia, farmed using Biodynamic principals and certified...

SunTrio Farm


Local food farm
A 4 acre certified organic farm offering: Garlic, Carrots, Kale, Cabbage, Squash, Peppers, Tomatoes, Cucumber, Sweet Potatoes, Beets, Melons, Salad Greens, Raspberries, Blueberries, Haskap Berries, Apples, Figs, Microgreens (Sunflower, Pea, Buckwheat,...

West Wood Organics


Local food company
Established in 1993 West Wood Organics offers a wide range of gluten-free, vegan and soy-free products.

organicfair


Local food company
A family run business supplying fair-trade, organic, non GMO spices, chocolate and chocolate bars, soda syrups, drink mixes, essential oils and more to retailers throughout BC and Canada. Online store, in Canada-wide retailers and seasonally, at their...

Sole Food Street Farms


Local food organization
Sole Food Street Farms is an urban agriculture project in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 2008 by Michael Ableman and Seann Dory, Sole Food's mission is to provide low-income residents of the Downtown Eastside with "jobs, agricultural...

Blue Jay Lake Organic Farm & Community


Local food farm
Blue Jay Lake farm is a 300 acre property nestled in Green Valley in the heart of Cortes Island which was formerly an early 1900's homestead. At the time the land was purchased by the Verschuurs in 1990, the only infrastructure (amongst an abundance...

Pure pasture farms


Local food farm
Pure Pasture is a regenerative farm -- beyond organic meats & eggs direct sales. Pasture-Raised Meat & Eggs. Animals are rotated daily on regenerative pastures. Antibiotic and GMO-free feeds. Patrure rasied Chicken, Ducks, Turkey. Beef and lamb are...

Big Fir Farm


Local food farm
Organic vegetables from Cortes Island. Available through market sales, local stores and through direct contact.

Square Root Farm


Local food farm
Vegetables and Vegetable Transplants, Figs, Melons, Herbs and Seeds. Certified Organic Since 2006.

Therah Farm


Local food farm
Organic Since 1998 and offering Garlic, Vegetables, Herbs, Blueberries, Currants, Raspberries, Boysenberries, Strawberries, Rhubarb, Apples, Pears, Plums, and Cherries.

Corlan Vineyard and Farm


Local food farm
Corlan Vineyard is a 10-acre 100% certified organic vineyard, farm and boutique winery on Denman Island where you can visit the tasting room, walk the vineyard and gardens (take a picnic and a glass of wine!), enjoy a homemade Lunch, and purchase award-winning...

The Lee Farm


Local food farm
The Lee Farm is a bio-diverse farm specializing in locally grown, organically raised vegetables, chicken, and beef.

Eternal Abundance


Local food company
Eternal Abundance is an all-organic grocer and vegan cafe with strong ethics around food soil, and community.

Manson's Landing Farmer’s Market


Local food market
A Farmer’s Market on Cortes Island where local farmers, artisans, and bakers sell their produce, crafts, and delectable goodies. This year-round market runs every Friday from 12:00-3:00pm.

Cortes Natural Food Co-op


Local food company
Cortes Natural Food Co-op is a community-owned cooperative business dedicated to bringing locally grown, organic, sustainably produced, healthy food to the Cortes Island community. The co-op includes a bakery, cafe, and grocery store, providing fresh...

Transfarmation


Local food farm
Transfarmation... More than farming: Growing Cultural Change. We can transform our communities, our society and, ultimately our culture, by transforming the way we think, live, work, play and eat. By using practical permaculture and bio-intensive methods...

Sweet Acres Farm


Local food farm
Sweet Acres Farm is a small, mixed vegetable farm located on leased land in Langford, BC. We proudly grow over 40 different varieties of Vegetables and Herbs, Microgreens (Pea Shoots, mixed), Vegetable and Herb Transplants.

Nanoose Edibles Organic Farm


Local food farm
A 23 acre mixed crop, year round organic farm in Nanoose Bay, Vancouver Island, run by Barb and Lorne Ebell, long time organic farmers and researchers. CSA, U Pick, farm stand and store. Seedlings and full range vegetables, eggs, fruits and berries;...

Eco-Sensense


Local food farm
Regenerative Design: Water, Food, Energy, Lifestyle Our objective is to live a reasonable life where our home is an extension of nature; where the systems incorporate bio-mimicry for both function and beauty. All systems work with nature to create a...

Lost Savanna Farm


Local food farm
Lost Savanna Farm is a 73 acre Certified Organic and Biodynamic farm. It produces certified organic eggs, organic pasture raised chicken, pork and beef for Courtenay, Campbell River and beyond the Comox Valley.

Skagit Food Co-op


Local food company
The Skagit Food Co-op provides natural, organic, and locally-sourced food to Mt. Vernon, Burlington, La Conner, and the Skagit Valley.

Beaver Meadows Farm/Natural Pastures


Local food farm
Certified Organically raised beef. Enjoy tasty, healthy rewards from our natural regenerative farming practices, where Natural Pastures Beef cattle are raised on our thick pasture swards in the rich Comox Valley. Free of chemical pesticides, herbicides,...

Growing with Nature


Local food website
Growing with Nature is about cultivating abundance for people, plants, and wildlife. A place where nature-lovers can gain the skills they need to support wildlife, grow food, and heal our living world. It contains simple articles and blog posts on incorporating...

Salt Spring Abattoir Society


Local food organization
Meat Processing and Packaging: Poultry, Rabbit, Sheep, Lamb, Goat, Pig and Beef. Certified Organic since 2014.

Alderlea Farm Café


Local food farm
Farm to Table cuisine from a biodynamic farm contributing to sustainable agricultural practices.

Formosa Nursery


Local food farm
Formosa Nursery is a certified organic farm located in Pitt Meadows, bordering Maple Ridge. We are a wholesale & retail operation, in business for over 40 years. Crops: Blueberry, Pawpaw, Pear (20th Century, Shinseiki, Housui, Kosui, Ararang, Zhou Su,...

Healthyway Natural Foods


Local food company
A natural food store and cafe in Campbell River, B.C.

Four Beat Farm


Local food farm
Four Beat Farm Fresh is a 4 acre certified Biodynamic organic farm in the Pemberton Valley offering local, organic produce through a CSA delivering vegetables to Pemberton and Squamish.

Horizon Heritage Farm


Local food farm
Vegetables – Beets, Cabbage, Corn, Green Onions, Lettuce, Summer Squash, Tomatoes Herbs – Culinary Herbs Meat & Poultry – Beef, Lamb B and B accomodation CSA boxes

Sweet P Farm


Local food farm
Garlic, Coriander Seed, Certified organic since 2013.

ALM Organic Farm


Local food farm
ALM Organic Farm is a 15 acre organic farm located in Sooke on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. Certified organic since 1994 (IOPA#401). We grow outstanding produce, herbs and flowers for farmers’ markets, special events, local restaurants and...

Salt Spring Sprouts & Mushrooms


Local food farm
Salt Spring Sprouts is a small-scale food producing operation based on a 6.5 acre farm on Salt Spring Island. Permaculture design, full use of mushroom compost, recycled water systems, education. A full range of organic sprouts grown aeroponically, shitaake...

Merville Organics Growers Cooperative


Local food organization
Merville Organics is a cooperative of four Organic growers who market collectively thru CSA's and farmers markets to feed the Comox Valley. Donations of extra produce go to local food banks, neighborhood group homes and family centers.

Tilth Alliance


Local education & learning organization
The Tilth Alliance programs teach adults and children how to grow food, compost, garden organically, raise urban livestock, and conserve natural resources.

Roots Natural Foods


Local food company
Maple ridge natural food store specializing in certified organic whole foods and healthy alternatives to conventional supermarket items including wide variety of wheat-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, raw food, low sodium and sugar-free products.

Cortes Farmer’s Markets


Local food website
Cortes Island Farmer’s Markets are at the heart of island community life. Three weekly markets offer vibrant gathering places for local food producers and artisans to sell their wares. Markets occur year-round on Fridays in Mansons landing, and seasonally...

Code's Corner Farm


Local food farm
• Certified Organic • Grown Without Pesticides • Farm Tours We are a certified organic farm, owned and operated by the Code family on the principles of organic farming. Our vision is to provide healthy local organic food direct to the people...

Tatlo Road Farm


Local food farm
Certified Organic since 2014 and offering Vegetables and Vegetable Transplants, Herbs, Strawberries and Soil Microgreens.

Across The Creek Organics


Local food farm
Across the Creek Organics grows Certified Organic Seed Potatoes and Certified Organic Table Potatoes in Pemberton BC . The 500 acres farmed by Brenda and Bruce Miller and their five sons has been in the Family since 1912.

Pro Organics


Local food company
Pro Organics is one of Canada’s largest distributors of organic goods.

Wind Whipped Farm


Local food farm
Producing certified organic vegetables, apples, plums, pears, and strawberries since 2017.

Umi Nami Farm


Local food farm
Certified Organic since 1998 Umi Nami Farm specializes in year-round organic vegetable and fruit production. Using unheated greenhouses and outdoor fields, we grow Japanese specialty crops as well as many Western vegetables.�We offer a year-round box...

Blue Harvest Farm


Local food farm
Organic blueberry farm.

Whitaker Farm


Local food farm
Certified Organic producing Vegetables, Hay, Raspberries, Rhubarb, Oyster Mushrooms, Poultry Layer hens and Eggs. Growers in the Comox Valley working with the Merville Organics Cooperative. Find us at the Saturday Market all year round, Wed & Sunday in...

Valhalla


Local food farm
A 12 acre farm growing Vegetables and Vegetable Transplants, Strawberries, Garlic, Berries. Also offering custom catering.

Blue Heron Farm


Local food farm
Organic farm providing vegetables, vegetable transplants, garlic, apples, and quince.

Whisperhill Farm


Local food farm
Certified Organic since 2017 growing Blueberries, Cherries, Plums, Apples, and Pears.

Vitality


Local food farm
Growing Vegetables and Vegetable Transplants, Strawberries, Garlic, and berries.

West Coast Garlic


Local food farm
Derek Powell has been dedicated to producing garlic for the past 10 years. West Coast Garlic now boasts 170 different strains available at the Moss Street Market, Saturday 10am - 2pm or the Esquimalt Market, Thursday afternoons 4:30pm - 7:30pm, in Victoria,...

Three Oaks Organic Farm


Local food farm
Organic Since 2008, growing Vegetables, Vegetable Seeds, Vegetable Transplants, Herbs, Herb Transplants, Strawberries, Blackberries, Plums, Grapes, Figs and Flowers.

Wave Hill Farm


Local food farm
Certified Organic since 1998 Wave Hill Farm grows Strawberries, Blueberries, Apples, Figs, Pears, Plums, Quince,Walnuts, Vegetables and Vegetable Transplants, Poultry-Layers: Eggs, Chicken, Lamb, Seeds, Herbs, Edible Flowers, and Hay.

Tourmaline Organics


Local food farm
Vegetables and Vegetable Transplants, Herbs

Windhorse Farm


Local food farm
Certified Organic since 2010, Windhorse Farm raises organic grass-fed Red Angus beef in Glenora on Vancouver Island. The farm is also certified by the British Columbia SPCA as meeting their standards for humanely raising and handling beef cattle.

Avalon Farm


Local food farm
Provider of organic blueberry, seafood, and garlic.



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