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Food Democracy Now!
Food Democracy Now! is a grassroots community dedicated to building a sustainable food system that protects our natural environment, sustains farmers and nourishes families.Great website and excellent newsletter, real food activists - fooddemocracynow.org
IRIS supports vibrant, healthy, sustainable rural communities in North Central Washington by building knowledge, confidence, and positive community dialogue. Our successful programs foster cooperative solutions to complex issues by connecting people, place and possibility. - irisncw.org
Organic Consumers Association
The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is an online and grassroots public interest organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability. The OCA deals with crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, children's health, corporate accountability, Fair Trade, environmental sustainability and other key topics. - organicconsumers.org
Tilth Producers
Tilth Producers promotes ecologically sound, economically viable and socially equitable farming practices that improve the health of our communities and natural environment. In fulfilling its educational mission - tilthproducers.org
Food Safety News
One place that pulls it all together and fills a void in our food safety system. It provides timely reporting on food safety issues with contributed articles from food safety leaders and feeds from government, food industry, and other food safety authorities. - foodsafetynews.com
International Peasant's Movement
La Via Campesina is the international movement which brings together millions of peasants, small and medium-size farmers, landless people, women farmers, indigenous people, migrants and agricultural workers from around the world. It defends small-scale sustainable agriculture as a way to promote social justice and dignity. It strongly opposes corporate driven agriculture and transnational companies that are destroying people and nature. - viacampesina.org/en
Reader Supported News
Reader Supported News (RSN) core concept is that the reader is best served by financial control of the news service they depend on. No outside investment capital was used in the startup of RSN. No advertising money will be accepted by RSN. No grants will be sought by RSN. They like having the reader as their boss. You'll find a number of articles related to food, food safety, and sustainable agricultural practices. - readersupportednews.org
Slow Food USA
Slow Food is an idea, a way of living and a way of eating. It is part of a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members in over 150 countries, which links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment. - slowfoodusa.org
Tonasket Farmers Market
Methow Valley Farmers Market
The Methow Valley Farmers Market is 9:00 to noon each Saturday, April through October. - methowvalleyfarmersmarket.com
Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
The objective of FTCLDF is to defend the rights of sustainable family farms and artisan food producers to make their products available to consumers in a manner that protects, preserves and enhances the environment and its natural resources, products that include but are not limited to meat and meat products, poultry, eggs, raw milk and raw milk products, fruits and vegetables, lacto-fermented foods and beverages, prepared foods, and bread and other baked goods directly to consumers without a license or permit. - farmtoconsumer.org
Tonasket's Farmers Market runs from mid May to the end of October every Thursday from 3 to 7PM. All products are locally grown and produced, come meet local farmers and artisans. - tonasketfarmersmarket.com
GoodFood World is an online magazine publishing original and exclusive articles and reports that recognize and promote good food in the Northwest. We believe good food is organic, transitional or, at the very least, low-chemical-input; and is produced locally or regionally with minimal processing and respect for farm workers, the environment, and farm animals. www.goodfoodworld.com
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The Ultimate Green Shopping Guide
Green shopping involves more than using reusable bags when going to grocery store and buying energy efficient bulbs. It means focusing on buying items that have little impact on or have been designed to help the environment. Green shoppers do their research and make sure that what they buy fits in with their desire to live a green life, even if it means spending a little more or going out their way to shop at a store that specializes in green products. shopsleuth.com/resources/green-shopping-guide