Port Townsend Food Co-op Offers Resources for Healthy Living

Port Townsend Food Co-op, 414 Kearney St., Port Townsend, WA, 98368
Open Every Day 8am-9pm
Phone: (360) 385-2883

Resources

Valuable information for healthy living

Organizations we belong to:

Cooperative Grocers Information Network (CGIN)
Strengthens retail food cooperatives via collaboration and sharing of resources. www.cgin.coop

Jefferson County Farmers Market Association
Hosts the Farmers Market, including art projects, chef demonstrations, and farming festivals to raise awareness of the farms in our community. www.ptguide.com/farmersmarket

National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA)
helps provide legal and policy advocacy for cooperative business practices at a federal level, and also provides networking resources for common business needs. www.ncba.org

National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA)
Provides vision, leadership and systems to catapult a virtual chain of food co-ops to a position of prominence in the natural foods industry. www.ncga.coop

National Nutritional Foods Association (NNFA)
Publishes useful information about natural food issues, trends, practices, and changing policies that affect the industry. www.nnfa.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

Port Townsend Chamber of Commerce
An active force in all segments of the Port Townsend business community and promotes economic viability for the entire region. www.ptchamber.org

Provender Alliance
Conducts outreach and education for natural products in the Northwest, publishes the Provender Journal, and holds an annual conference which we typically attend. www.provender.org

Tilth Producers
Provides support to organic, sustainable farming through education, networking and research opportunities at a statewide level. www.tilthproducers.org

Emergency Preparedness Event (EP)

Join us in September for a special ordering extravaganza. For Co-op owners only, for the month of September, you can stock up for Emergency Preparedness by ordering from the UNFI Buyer’s …continue reading

Non-GMO Project Shelf Labels Are Here!

You asked for it, and we’ve done it. Using the Non-GMO Project’s verification certification list of products, we’ve labeled our shelves with signage that shows you which products are certified by the …continue reading

WSFFN & Willie Nelson!

Willie Nelson is once again supporting farming! Join us in Ballard for a tribute evening of Willie’s music to benefit WSFFN. The Port Townsend Food Co-op supports the work of WSFFN and …continue reading

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 …continue reading

Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) Bio-technology Websites

Institute for Responsible Technology
A consumer safety partner promoting the Campaign for Healthier Eating. Go to their website to sign up for their newsletter for regular updates on efforts to label GMO products and more. www.responsibletechnology.org

Center for Food Safety
Challenges harmful food …continue reading

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 …continue reading

Cooperative Websites

Co-op America
Works to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society by promoting socially responsible investing, consumer buying strategies, and resource conservation. www.coopamerica.org

The Coop Directory Service
Provides information about American natural food co-ops both on-line and as a printed directory. …continue reading

Washington Travel Websites – Olympic Peninsula & Port Townsend

EnjoyOly.Com
http://www.enjoyoly.com

Olympic Camping
http://www.olycamps.com

Olympic Map
http://www.olymap.com

Enjoy Videos
http://www.olyvideos.com

Ferry Guide

http://www.ferrytravelguide.com

Port Townsend Ferry
http://www.PTferry.com

NW Ferry Map
http://www.nwferrymap.com

EnjoyWashington
http://www.enjoywa.com
http://www.videowa.com

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