PT Food Co-op

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

Organic Farming Websites

All Organics Links
Provides global website links for organic information. www.allorganiclinks.com

Alternative Farming Systems Information Center (USDA)
Search national farm databases for CSAs near you including Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association CSA listings, NewFarm Farm Locater and Local Food Directorie. www.nal.usda.gov/afsic/csa

American Livestock Breeds Conservancy
A nonprofit membership organization working to protect over 150 breeds of livestock and poultry from extinction. Search for information about rare breeds for your own farm or homestead or learn about ways to support ALBC’s efforts. www.albc-usa.org

ATTRA-National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
A local foods directory resource and an education source for information about sustainable agriculture including pest management, water management and soils and compost. www.attra.org

Center for Rural Affairs
Establishes strong rural communities, social and economic justice, and environmental stewardship, by engaging people in decisions that affect the quality of their lives and the future of their communities. www.cfra.org

Eat Wild
A clearinghouse for information about pasture-based farming. Learn about the benefits of grass-fed foods and find local grass-fed meat and dairy products. www.eatwild.com

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

Local Harvest
Find fresh and healthy organic foods grown close to you. Search for farmer’s markets, CSAs, co-ops and restaurants that feature local food.
www.localharvest.org

National Organic Program (NOP)
All you need to know about organic standards as overseen by the USDA including the NOP Regulations & Guidelines and the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990. www.ams.usda.gov/nop

New Farm
A program of Rodale Institute, informs, encourages, equips and inspires farmers with the support they need to take the important transition steps toward regenerative agriculture. www.newfarm.org

Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP)
Works to protect people and the environment by advancing healthy solutions to pest problems. www.pesticide.org

Organic Consumers Association
Campaigns for food safety, organic agriculture, fair trade and sustainability. www.organicconsumers.org

Organic Farming Research Foundation
Sponsors research related to organic farming practices, disseminates research results to organic farmers, and educates the public about organic farming issues. www.ofrf.org

Organic Seed Alliance (formerly Abundant Life Seed)
Provides collaborative education and research programs with organic farmers and other seed professionals, and the charitable distribution of open-pollinated seed. www.seedalliance.org

Organic Trade Association (OTA)
Hosts a large annual trade show, a member only website, and regularly reports on changes to organic regulations or policies. www.ota.com

Pesticide Action Network
Works to replace pesticide use with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives. www.panna.org/panna/

Rodale Institute
Works worldwide to achieve a regenerative food system that improves environmental and human health. www.rodaleinstitute.org

Seed Savers Exchange
Networks growers to help preserve the diversity of our collective garden bounty. www.seedsavers.org

Sunfield Education Association
A local farm and education center, which is providing programs in education and sustainable land stewardship that strive to engage the hands, awaken the mind, and nurture understanding of the connection between the earth and its inhabitants. www.sunfieldfarm.org

Tilth Producers
Provides support to organic sustainable farmers through education, networking and research opportunities throughout Washington state. www.tilthproducers.org

Traveling Organic
A travel directory & guide with a focus on organic living, created to make it easier for people to find sustainable, organic goods, services and lifestyle choices while away from home or at home. www.travelorganic.com

USDA Farmer’s Market Resources
Search for farmer’s markets in other states and learn about the growth of farmer’s markets since 1994, new developments and trends, and other information for the interested consumer or for farmers who want to enter this market. www.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets 

Washington Sustainable Food & Farming Network
A grassroots, statewide advocacy organization for sustainable agriculture and family farms in Washington State. www.wsffn.org

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