PT Food Co-op

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

Local Eating Conversation


“Is the Local Food Movement Elitist?” by Sharyn Astyk
Writer, farmer and blogger Sharyn Astyk confronts the charge in this November 2010 blog post that the local food movement is elitist.

“Eating Locally is Harder Than You Think” > by Wendy Talaro.
Sonoma County, California grad student documents her frustrating experience trying to live for a short time on a diet eating foods from within 100 miles. She includes her recipe for “I Hate Peak Oil” Cookies.

“There’s No Plate Like Home” > by Elisa Ludwig.
A Philadelphia, PA writer is intrigued by the 100-Mile Diet and gives it a 12 day try.


The 100-Mile Diet >
Canadian couple Alisa and J.B. launched the local food movement more than 5 years ago with their “100-Mile Diet,” where they documented a year eating only foods that came from within 100 miles of their home in British Columbia.

Local Harvest >
Locate local food sources in your area including farms, CSAs, farmers markets and grocery stores.

Slow Food International >
A network of 100,000 members in 153 countries grouped in 1,300 local chapters called convivia Slow Food International develops activities, projects and events at a local, regional and global level.

Locavores >
A website dedicated to eating local with good guidelines, links, and a book list.

Eat Local Challenge >
A group blog written by authors who are interested in the benefits of eating food grown and produced in their local foodshed.

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