PT Food Co-op

The Food Co-op, 414 Kearney Street, Port Townsend, 98368
Phone: (360) 385-2883

Environment & Health Websites

2Good2Toss Jefferson County
Online recycling resource set up by local 4H students with support from Jefferson County Public Works and Washington Department of Ecology. Become a member of this online forum where you can sell items up to a value of $200. http://2good2toss.com/jefferson/

Chef’s Collaborative
A culinary organization that connects local growers and restaurants. Search for member restaurants in your area. www.chefscollaborative.org

Environmental Research Foundation
Provides understandable scientific information about the influence of toxic substances on human health and the environment. www.rachel.org

Environmental Working Group Guide to Pesticides in Produce
A downloadable “Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce” and a report card on best and worst produce choices for pesticides are among the food news available on this website. www.foodnews.org

Farming and the Environment
A non-profit organization working to protect both the economic vitality of farming in Washington State and promote the environmental stewardship of the state’s working agricultural landscape. www.farmingandtheenvironment.org 

Farm to School
Farm to School programs connects schools to farms to bring healthy whole foods to schoolchildren. Search for schools and school districts participating in a farm to school program in your area. www.farmtoschool.org

Future of Food
A website dedicated to spreading the word about GMOs in our food system. You can purchase a copy of the film by Deborah Koons Garcia, The Future of Food, on the website. www.thefutureoffood.com 

GRACE Factory Farm Project’s Guide to Sustainably Raised Meat
Search for sustainably raised meat, poultry, dairy and eggs from stores, farms and restaurants in your area. www.eatwellguide.org

Greenpeace Shopper’s guide to GM
Find out what foods may presently contain GMOs, that presently contain GMOs but will be GMO-free in the near future, and that are guaranteed to be non-GMO. www.greenpeace.org.uk/Products/GM

HealthWorld Online
An internet health network you can use to access information, products, and services to help create your wellness-based lifestyle. www.healthy.net

Local 20/20 – Food Resiliency Resources
A community group in Port Townsend working toward local sustainability by integrating economy, ecology and community via action and education. www.l2020.org (home page) www.l2020.org (Food Resiliency Resources)

Northwest Earth Institute

Uses chapters or local volunteer discussion groups to motivate individuals to examine and transform personal values and habits, and to act on that commitment. www.nwei.org

Slow Food USA
An international organization that “recognizes that the enjoyment of wholesome food is essential to the pursuit of happiness.” Find out about a chapter in your area. www.slowfoodusa.org 

Transfair USA
A non-profit organization and member of Fairtrade Labeling Organizations International (FLO) and the only third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States. Learn about Fair Trade and how to shop Fair Trade. www.transfairusa.org

The Green Guide Institute
Brings you the most objective, responsible and accurate environmental and health information you will find. www.thegreenguide.com

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