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Second only to air and water, food is among the most fundamental human needs.

However, more so then breathing air or drinking water, acquiring food has a significant and partially unavoidable impact on other living beings. Humans and all animals depend on eating plants or animals to live — which tends to have a critical impact on the individuals that are eaten. In the case of humans however, that is dwarfed by the additional impacts of agriculture, food processing, transport and waste — and these impacts are avoidable.

The negative effects of agriculture largely stem from the approach to food cultivation that reduces human energy and financial input by using machinery, chemical fertilizers and pesticides on large mono-culture plantations. Crops are transported long distance and heavily processed before being eaten. At each step the ecological and health costs are increased to reduce the financial cost.

For best holistic results food should be cultivated in a way that:

Food Resources

Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World

Harmony, a book by Prince Charles, Tony Juniper and Ian Skelly, focuses on the environment and interconnections between climate change, architecture and agriculture.


"Bioneers is an innovative nonprofit educational organization that highlights breakthrough solutions for restoring people and planet. Founded in 1990 in Santa Fe, New Mexico by social entrepreneurs Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons, Bioneers advances the...

David Holmgren

Co-originator (1978) of Permaculture design system for sustainable living and land use, ecological builder and farmer, author, teacher and activist.


Olioex is a free smart-phone app meant to connect neighbours to share food and other things, rather than chuck them away. Olio is has more then a million users in 49 different countries.

Carolyn Herriot

Author, A Year on the Garden Path: A 52-Week Organic Gardening Guide, The Zero Mile Diet, and The Zero-Mile Diet Cookbook, and founder/operator, The Garden Path Centre

Albert Bates

Author of "The Biochar Solution: Carbon Farming and Climate Change" , former environmental rights lawyer, paramedic, brick mason, flour miller, and horse trainer. Board of directors member of The Farm, a pioneering intentional community in Tennessee for...

Joe Jenkins

Author of the 'Humanure Handbook'; "...maintains a business in north western Pennsylvania (Joseph Jenkins, Inc.), where he resides on 143 acres with a large garden, an orchard, several family members, and a compost pile or two."

Wendell Berry

American novelist, poet, environmental activist, cultural critic, academic and farmer. "At seventy-seven years old, Wendell Berry continues as a great contrary example to the compromises others take in stride. Instead of being at odds with his conscience,...

Cornucopia Institute

The Cornucopia Institute is a national food and farm policy watchdog group working to uphold the integrity of organic, local, and other forms of alternative agriculture. The 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is headquartered in Cornucopia, Wisconsin.


Canadian producer of fair trade and organic certified food products, owned by the worker-owned *La Siembra Co-operative*. Established in 1999, La Siembra became the first registered importers of Fairtrade Certified cocoa and sugar in North America.

The Non-GMO Project

The Non-GMO Project is a mission-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to building and protecting a non-GMO food supply.

Worldwatch Institute

Through research and outreach that inspire action, the Worldwatch Institute works to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world that meets human needs. The Institute's top mission objectives are universal access to renewable energy and nutritious...

Organic Valley - Farmers Co-op

Organic Valley is an organic food brand and independent cooperative of organic farmers. Founded in 1988, Organic Valley is the nation’s largest farmer-owned organic cooperative and one of the world's largest organic consumer brands.


Guayakí is an organic beverage company specializing in yerba mate products. The company partners with farming communities in South America’s Upper Paraná Atlantic rainforest to produce shade-grown organic yerba mate and to reforest their land with...

AJ Curtis Biodynamic Orchards

A Bio-Dynamic Stone fruit orchard, a wide variety of Peaches available from December through to Easter. Plums, Apricot, Apples, Persimmons and Cherries seasonably available.First established as A.J.Curtis Regd. in 1950

Food Forest Abundance

Aiming to create abundant food forests in every neighborhood. Offering consultations, design, and installation services. Food forests are low-maintenance, sustainable, edible landscapes perfect for suburban yards, retirement villages, schools, community...

Source of organic einkorn berries, flour and flourmills

Peace Seeds

A Planetary Genome Pool Service; Plant Breeding for the Public Domain Pacific Northwest grown, open pollinated, organic seed. Founder and Director of Research: Alan Kapular. Through Peace Seeds and Peace Seedlings, the Kapulers promote the concepts of...

Fungi Perfecti

Fungi Perfecti is a company specialized in using mushrooms to improve the health of the planet and its people. Founded by mycologist and author Paul Stamets in 1980, Fungi Perfecti is a family-owned company that is Certified Organic by the Washington...

Farm the Land, Grow the Spirit

Stony Point Center's Farm the Land, Grow the Spirit Summer Institute is a multifaith earthcare program for young adults between the ages of 19 and 29. The program integrates multifaith study in the Jewish, Islamic, and Christian traditions with sustainable...

The Berry Center

Challenging the industrial agriculture system, The Berry Center advances a holistic, "whole horse" approach that takes nature as its measure, consults the genius of the place, and accepts no harm to the ecosphere. Addressing what it will take to "revive...

The Contrary Farmer

By Gene Logsdon, this collection of essays recommends cottage farming, the small-scale, part-time growing that aims to reduce food expenses and increase pleasure in living in a "tone that combines pragmatism, idealism ("Measure the value of products in...

Misfits Market

Misfits Market is an online mail-order food store dedicated to making affordable, high-quality food more accessible while helping break the cycle of food waste. The company works directly with farmers to rescue organic produce and other grocery items...

Coop Directory Service

Online directory information source for natural food coops. The directory is maintained by the Data Commons Co-op and is focused on co-ops in the United States but also includes Canada, Australia, Northern Ireland, and the United Kingdom.

Demeter USA

Demeter USA is the American certifier of Biodynamic farms and products. Biodynamic agriculture goes beyond organic, envisioning the farm as a self-contained and self-sustaining organism. In an effort to keep the farm, the farmer, the consumer, and the...

Silver Creek Nursery

organic fruit and nut tree nursery


LocalHarvest connects people looking for good food with local farmers who produce. LocalHarvest provides a directory of over 30,000 family farms and farmers markets, along with restaurants and grocery stores that feature local food. Food producers create...

Fromagerie l'Ancêtre

A Canadian dairy that produces (tasty) organic butters and cheeses in an environmentally friendly way.

The Land Institute

The Land Institute is a non-profit organization based in Salina, Kansas, that was founded in 1976 by Wes Jackson. The Land Institute’s work, led by a worldwide team of plant breeders and ecologists, is focused on developing perennial grains, pulses...

Canadian Organic Standards

Hosted by the Organic Federation of Canada - A searchable version of the Canadian Organic Standards document.

Organic Certification & Production Q&A

The Canadian Organic Standards are a detailed set of principles, guidelines, and permitted substances that are used in the organic certification process. Canada’s Organic Standards are recognized as equivalent to the respective standards created by...

Organic Standards Candian Regulations

"Organic production is a holistic system designed to optimize the productivity and fitness of diverse communities within the agro-ecosystem, including soil organisms, plants, livestock and people. The principal goal of organic production is to develop...

COG`s Guide to the Candian Organic Standards

We hope COG’s Guide will help Canadians understand the standards. Our goal is to help farmers, ranchers, processors and other producers to adapt their practices so their products can be certified as organic to the national standard.

Keys to the Canadian Organic Standards and Regulations.

Article outlining the layers of regulation and relationship of federal standards and provincial organic certification bodies.

Organic equivalency arrangements

Equivalency arrangements are trade agreements made with other countries. Canada only establishes an organic equivalency arrangement with another country after assessing and comparing the two regulatory systems, including the standards, to determine whether...

Kickstart international

KickStart (Founded by NIck Moon and Martin Fisher) designs low-cost, high quality irrigation pumps giving poor farmers in Africa access to year-round water. This helps them grow more crops, especially during the dry season, with the overall mission of...

Wines of Canada: Listing of Organic Wineries

Information about Canada's organic wine industry with listings of Organic wineries and clarification of label distinctions.

A large collection of active and diverse Permaculture articles and forums on most topics related to homesteading and sustainability, as well as video resources, podcasts and on site appropriate technology and permaculture courses.

Davis Food Co-op

Davis, US organic food store.

Kissimmee Organic Co-op

Kissimmee, US organic food store.

Chequamegon Food Co-op

Ashland, US organic food store.

North Coast Co-op, Eureka

Eureka, US organic food store.

Gardiner Food Co-op & Café

The Gardiner Food Co-op is a consumer-owned cooperative working to bring Maine food to Maine tables. Everyone is welcome to shop and anyone can join to become a member-owner. Opened in 2015, the Co-op is a welcoming space offering produce, meat, dairy,...

Dubuque Food Co-op

Dubuque, US organic food store.

Outpost Natural Foods Co-op

Milwaukee, US organic food store.

Apple Luscious Organic Orchard

Over 200 apple varieties, specializing in heritage, connoisseur and red-fleshed varieties. Organically grown – using only natural fertilizers such as seaweed, manures, oyster shell and hay mulch. Non-irrigated – use of M111 rootstock combined with...

Open Harvest Natural Foods Co-op

Lincoln, US organic food store.

Wheatsville Food Co-op

Austin, US organic food store.

Wheatsfield Cooperative Grocery

Ames, US organic food store.

Keller Texas Produce Co-op

Keller, US organic food store.

Food Front Cooperative Grocery

Portland, US organic food store.

Vancouver Food Cooperative

Vancouver, US organic food store.

GreenStar Cooperative Market

Ithaca, US organic food store.

Other Avenues Community Food Store

San Francisco, US organic food store.

Wedge Community Co-op

Minneapolis, US organic food store.

Order From Chaos Buying Club

Columbia, US organic food store.

Natural Bounty Buying Club

Galway, US organic food store.

Maryland Food Co-op

College Park, US organic food store.

Just Local Food Cooperative

Eau Claire, US organic food store.

Willimantic Food Co-op

Willimantic, US organic food store.

Rainbow Gardens Co-op

Ridgway, US organic food store.

Sierra Vista Food Cooperative

Sierra Vista, US organic food store.

First Alternative Natural Foods Co-op

Corvallis, US organic food store.

Leda Organic Farm

Gary, Jacquie, and Louis Swann are managing their farm biodynamically. They have a large garden, chickens and Highland cattle.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Seward Park

Seattle, US organic food store.

People's Food Co-op & Café Verde

Ann Arbor, US organic food store.

Karma Co-op

Karma Co-op is a non-profit food co-operative that stocks a wide range of zero-waste products, local and organic produce, bulk products and household products.

Park Slope Food Co-op

Brooklyn, US organic food store.

Natural Abundance Food Co-op

Aberdeen, US organic food store.

Portland People's Food Co-op

Portland, US organic food store.

Rail City Market Co-op

Saint Albans, US organic food store.

Eastside Food Co-op

Minneapolis, US organic food store.

Mountain Community Co-op

Eatonville, US organic food store.

Michael "Skeeter" Pilarski

Michael Pilarski, Founder and Director of Friends of the Trees Society. Michael is a life-long student of plants and earth repair. His farming career started in 2nd grade and his organic farming career began in 1972 at age 25. Michael founded Friends...

Otter Creek Food Co-op

Vergennes, US organic food store.

Yelm Food Co-op

Yelm, US organic food store.

Linden Hills Natural Home

Minneapolis, US organic food store.

My Organic Food Club

Boca Raton, US organic food store.

Northwoods Whole Foods Co-op

Ely, US organic food store.

Berkshire Co-op Market

Great Barrington, US organic food store.

Olympia Food Co-op

Olympia, US organic food store.

Helmer's Organic Farm

A fourth generation family owned and operated farm in the Pemberton Valley specializing in spectacular tasting organic potatoes — with up to 18 varieties chosen for specific taste and cooking characteristic. Helmer's Organic Farm has been farmed...

City Food Co-op (Buying Group of St. Louis)

Saint Louis, US organic food store.

Stevens Point Area Food Co-op

Stevens Point, US organic food store.

Maple City Market

Goshen, US organic food store.

New Leaf Market Co-Op

Tallahassee, US organic food store.

Esperance Co-op

Esperance, US organic food store.

Byron Bay Harvest

Wellesley Hills, US organic food store.

River City Food Co-op

Evansville, US organic food store.

Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market

Gloversville, US organic food store.

La Montanita Food Co-op: Santa Fe

Santa Fe, US organic food store.

The Gathering Place Trading Company

Gathering Place Trading is a family owned business committed to organic farming, sustainability, and social responsibility. They source only the finest hand harvested salts, herbs, spices dried fruits and teas. Connecting face to face with other family...

Chatam Marketplace

Pittsboro, US organic food store.

Fiddleheads Food Co-op

A full service natural grocery, specializing in organic and/or local produce, locally made artisan foods, and now offering delivery service to Block Island and Fisher's Island via ferry.

Midtown Food Coop

Memphis, US organic food store.

Sonoita Buying Club

Sonoita, US organic food store.

Island City Food Co-op

Cumberland, US organic food store.

Deep Roots Market

Greensboro, US organic food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Greenlake

Seattle, US organic food store.

Good Harvest Grocer

North Myrtle Beach, US organic food store.

Boise Consumer Co-op

Boise, US organic food store.

Rainbow Food Co-op

Blue Earth, US organic food store.

Ukiah Natural Foods

Ukiah, US organic food store.

Essentials For Life

Fort Myers, US organic food store.

Harmony Food Co-op

Bemidji, US organic food store.

Caju Food Coop

We specialize in Asian grocery items (especially Korean) such as sea weeds, sesame seeds, sesame oil, asian beans, asian grains, asian fruits, bean pastes, chili pastes, etc. We have a very small store so item selections are very limited. It is good for...

Know Your Farms (Distributor/Buying Club)

Davidson, US organic food store.

Pocatello Co-op

Pocatello, US organic food store.

Purple Dragon Co-op

Glen Ridge, US organic food store.

Organic Buying Club Metro Detroit

Fraser, US organic food store.

Rising Tide Co-op

Damariscotta, US organic food store.

Central City Co-op

Houston, US organic food store.

Big Hollow Food Coop

Laramie, US organic food store.

Spiral Natural Foods Co-op & Grocery

Hastings, US organic food store.

Market Street Co-Op

Fort Kent, US organic food store.

Growing Tree Natural Foods

Spencer, US organic food store.

Oak Center General Store Food Co-op

Lake City, US organic food store.

Hampden Park Food Co-op

Saint Paul, US organic food store.

Eats Natural Foods Co-op

Blacksburg, US organic food store.

Adaptive Seeds

Adaptive Seeds was established in 2009 by Andrew Still and Sarah Kleeger. We are a certified organic, farm based seed company near Sweet Home, Oregon. We

Great Basin Community Food Coop

Reno, US organic food store.

Common Ground Food Co-op

Urbana, US organic food store.

Northwind Natural Foods Co-op

Ironwood, US organic food store.

East Lansing Food Co-op

East Lansing, US organic food store.

Crozet Natural Foods

Crozet, US organic food store.

Doylestown Food Co-op

A community-based grocery store providing access to healthy, fresh, local, and organic products.

Plainfield Coop

Plainfield, US organic food store.

Leverett Village Co-op

Leverett, US organic food store.

Light Foods Co-op

Malverne, US organic food store.

Bloomingfoods Market & Deli

Bloomington, US organic food store.

NuWaters Co-op

Located in the historic Eldorado Ballroom building (downstairs-parking in the rear) on the corner of Elgin and Dowling in 3rd Ward. This co-op eliminates the food desert designation for this community. It is member owned and operated retail food co-op....

Fieldstone Organics

Fieldstone Organics is British Columbia's only certified organic grain handling facility, serving local communities by providing organic whole grains, legumes & seeds for bulk, wholesale and retail consumers.

Mountain View Market

Las Cruces, US organic food store.

Nature's Exchange

Aberdeen, US organic food store.

Whole Earth Grocery

River Falls, US organic food store.

Eat Local Eastport Co-op

Eastport, US organic food store.

Summercorn Foods

Fayetteville, US organic food store.

The Green Mustache Organic Café

"At the Green Moustache Organic Café optimum health tastes good. We are serious about 100% organic, gluten + dairy free, whole food cuisine*, and we always make sure it’s made with laughter and love. Delicious, nutrient-rich, plant-based food is the...

Hanover Co-op Food Store

Hanover, US organic food store.

BriarPatch Co-op Natural Foods Community Market

Grass Valley, US organic food store.


A mixed fruit Organic Orchard in the Creston Valley

North Coast Co-op, Arcata

Arcata, US organic food store.

Rich Harvest

Boone, US organic food store.

Plattsburgh North Country Co-op

Plattsburgh, US organic food store.

Hartland's Nutrition Connection Cooperative

Hartland, US organic food store.

Crow Wing Food Co-op

Brainerd, US organic food store.

Silver City Food Co-op

Silver City, US organic food store.

Morningside Buying Club

Liberty, US organic food store.

West Central Illinois Food Cooperative

Galesburg, US organic food store.

Breadroot Natural Foods Co-op

Rapid City, US organic food store.

Haywood Road Market

Asheville, US organic food store.

Bisbee Food Co-op

The Bisbee Food Co-op natural and organic groceries, produce, wines, beers, bulk foods & herbs and more. The BFC supports local farmers, gardeners and organizations.

Community Food Co-op

Bozeman, US organic food store.

BC Farms & Food

The Vancouver Island Farms & Food Map is a guide to farms and fresh local produce on southern Vancouver Island and Salt Spring Island.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Offices

Seattle, US organic food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - West Seattle

Seattle, US organic food store.

Lexington Co-operative Market

Buffalo, US organic food store.

Co-op Market Grocery & Deli

Fairbanks, US organic food store.

Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op

Sacramento, US organic food store.

Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable

Promoting healthy and sustainable food systems through networking events and education in the Capital Region of Vancouver Island. Hosts an annual Farmer2farmer regional conference and quarterly events.

Camino / La Siembra Coop

Camino is a line of organic and fair trade food products (especially chocolate) produced by La Siembra Co-operative aiming to reconnect consumers with family farmers and promote the co-operative model of sustainable, democratic, participatory and transparent...

Federation of Ohio River Cooperatives

Columbus, US organic food store.

La Montanita Food Co-op: Gallup

Gallup, US organic food store.

Selene Whole Foods Co-op

Media, US organic food store.

City Market - Onion River Co-op

Burlington, US organic food store.

True Grain Organic Craft Bakery

We use 100 % BC-farmed organic grain for everything we bake. From ancient grains like Einkorn, Emmer, Rye, Khorasan and Spelt, to heritage wheat like Canada’s own Red Fife, we buy directly from organic farmers close to home.

The Village Store Co-op

Cambridge, US organic food store.

Wintergreen Food Coop

Albert Lea, US organic food store.

Cook County Whole Foods Co-op

Grand Marais, US organic food store.

Oldfort Co-op

Cleveland, US organic food store.

Main Street Market Whole Foods Co-op

Rice Lake, US organic food store.

Marquette Food Co-op

Marquette, US organic food store.

Quincy Natural Foods Co-op

Quincy, US organic food store.

Akron Cooperative Market

Akron, US organic food store.

Affiliated Food Co-op, Inc.

Norfolk, US organic food store.

Anita's Organic Grain mill

Anita's mills and distributes organic and sprouted grains in British Columbia Canada.

Abundance Cooperative Market

Rochester, US organic food store.

Good Food Store

Food co-op providing locally-produced, organic, and bulk foods in Missoula Montan.

Trillium Natural Foods Community Co-op

Mount Horeb, US organic food store.

Keweenaw Food Co-op

Hancock, US organic food store.

Weaver Street Market

Carrboro, US organic food store.

Organic Christians Buying Club/Food Co-op

An organic food co-op for the Lake Norman area. Organic Christians Buying Club is member based with convenient online ordering with several pick up locations in Mooresville, Salisbury, & Huntersville, NC. Sign up for monthly membership and receive your...

Oryana Food Cooperative

Traverse City, US organic food store.

Natural Foods Market & Buyers Co-op

Pueblo, US organic food store.

Viola Food Co-op

Viola, US organic food store.

Prairieland Market

Salina, US organic food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - View Ridge

Seattle, US organic food store.

Olympia Food Co-op - East

Olympia, US organic food store.

Hanover Co-op: Lebanon

Lebanon, US organic food store.

Little River Co-op

Wimauma, US organic food store.

Santa Rosa Community Market & Café

Santa Rosa, US organic food store.


Ossian, US organic food store.

Seminole Natural Foods

Longwood, US organic food store.

14 Carrots Natural Foods Co-op

New London, US organic food store.

Sno-Isle Natural Foods Co-op

Everett, US organic food store.

Basic Cooperative

Janesville, US organic food store.

Just Food Co-op

Northfield, US organic food store.

Good Cheap Food

Delhi, US organic food store.

Sunshine Farm

Sunshine Farm, established in 1987, is a certified organic family farm providing food, seeds, and adult vocational education in Kelowna BC. The farm provides a setting for hands on experience with a wide variety of skills in addition to growing food;...

Rutland Area Food Co-op

Rutland, US organic food store.

Port Townsend Food Co-op

Established in 1972, the Port Townsend Food Co-op is a full-service organic foods market providing affordable organic foods. The Co-op has more than 6,000 active owner-members and it employs about 100 community.

Nature's Best Natural Food Co-op

Milbank, US organic food store.

Good Earth Market

Billings, US organic food store.


Larne, United Kingdom organic food store.

Neighborhood Natural Foods Coop

Ashland, US organic food store.

Upper Valley Food Co-op

White River Junction, US organic food store.

Bloomingfoods Downtown

Bloomington, US organic food store.

Ever'man Cooperative Grocery & Cafe

Pensacola, US organic food store.

Summerhill Pyramid Winery

Summerhill Pyramid Winery features organic and biodynamic wine grown in the beautiful Okanagan Valley in Kelowna, British Columbia. Through their leadership on organic and sustainable growing practices, Summerhill has helped support or convert over 200...

Choice Foods Co-op

Royal Oak, US organic food store.

Mixed Nuts

Amherst, US organic food store.

Finland Cooperative

Finland, US organic food store.

Blue Springs Food Club

Blue Springs, US organic food store.

Port Orford Community Co-op

Port Orford, US organic food store.

Brattleboro Food Co-op

Readsboro, US organic food store.

Better Foods Co-op

Chattanooga, US organic food store.

Greener Living Co-op

Wauchula, US organic food store.

Kent Natural Foods Co-op

Kent, US organic food store.

Alberni Valley Gleaning Project

The Alberni Valley Gleaning Project takes un-used fruit, nuts, and vegetables and distributes them throughout the community. Apples, Plums, Pears, Walnuts, Hazelnuts, Grapes, Tomatoes, Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, etc. Fruit harvested by...

Corners of the Mouth Natural Foods

Mendocino, US organic food store.

Healthy Foods Co-op

Lexington, US organic food store.

Salem Food Cooperative

Salem, US organic food store.

Putney Food Co-op

Putney, US organic food store.

White River Co-op

Randolph, US organic food store.

Mariposa Co-op

Philadelphia, US organic food store.

New Pioneer Co-op

Iowa City, US organic food store.

Topeka Natural Food Coop

Topeka, US organic food store.

Madison Market/Central Co-op

Seattle, US organic food store.

Minnesota Street Market

The Minnesota Street Market is a cooperatively owned store that sells local food and local art in downtown St. Joseph, MN.

Living Organics Buying Club

Medicine Hat, Canada organic food store.

Good Tern Natural Foods Co-op

Rockland, US organic food store.

Life Grocery Natural Food Co-op & Café

Marietta, US organic food store.

Monroe Good Food Group

Monroe, US organic food store.

Jersey City Food Co-Operative

Jersey City, US organic food store.

True Grain

True Grain sells organic bread, pasteries and flours made only from locally grown organic grains.

Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op

Roanoke, US organic food store.

Mega Pik N Save

Eau Claire, US organic food store.

Valley Market

Staunton, US organic food store.

Trinity United Church of Christ

Akron, US organic food store.

Westholme Tea Company

Westholme Tea Company sources pure, organic loose leaf teas from around the world, offering unique tea blends, including 100% Canadian tea, rich with the terroir of the West Coast.

Kandi Cupboard

Willmar, US organic food store.

Wooster Natural Foods

Wooster, US organic food store.

Glut Food Co-op

Mount Rainier, US organic food store.

Renaissance Community Co-op

Greensboro, US organic food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Kirkland

Kirkland, US organic food store.

Mountain People's Co-op

Nederland, US organic food store.

Alfalfa House Food Co-op

Austerlitz, US organic food store.

East End Food Co-op

Pittsburgh, US organic food store.

Potsdam Consumer Co-op

Potsdam, US organic food store.

Ypsilanti Food Co-op

Ypsilanti, US organic food store.

Alberta Cooperative Grocery

Portland, US organic food store.

Fare Share Market

Norway, US organic food store.

Neighborhood Co-op Grocery

Carbondale, US organic food store.

Fare Share Cooperative

Richmond, US organic food store.

French Broad Food Co-op

Asheville, US organic food store.

Iron River Grocery Co-op

Ashland, US organic food store.

Duluth Whole Foods Co-op

Duluth, US organic food store.

Gregg L. Friedman MD Organic Coop

Hallandale, US organic food store.

Happy Healthy Human Organic Produce Coop/Buying Club

Indialantic, US organic food store.

Polyface Farms

Operated by Joel Salatin, Polyface Farms is dedicated to the principles of Transparency (anyone is welcome to visit the farm anytime), grass based livestock (animals are moved frequently to new "salad bars," offering landscape healing and nutritional...

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners association

A series of workshops, covering theory and hands-on practice in organic fruit tree and orchard management. Designed for beginner to intermediate orchardists managing backyard plantings to larger orchards.

SDA Coop

Sterling, US organic food store.

Simple Times Farm Market & Buying Club

Grand Blanc, US organic food store.

Woodland Food Co-op

Woodland, US organic food store.

Valley Natural Foods Co-op

Burnsville, US organic food store.

Fort Collins Food Co-op

Fort Collins, US organic food store.

Colville North Country Co-op

Colville, US organic food store.

Ideal Green Market Cooperative

Natural food coop providing local, sustainable and healthy food and products to the residents and visitors to the Brainerd Lakes/Whitefish area.

Eastford Food Co-op Buying Club

Hampton, US organic food store.

Wild Oats Cooperative

Williamstown, US organic food store.

Suny Binghamton Co-op

Binghamton, US organic food store.

Castine Co-op

Castine, US organic food store.

hOMegrown Living Foods

Makers and distributors of sprouted, organic, whole-food snacks, nuts, foods. "At hOMe we believe in the Power of Food as medicine and offer the most bio available, plant-based, low carbohydrate snacks with no refined sugar or preservatives. 100% Farm...

St.Peter Food Co-op & Deli

Saint Peter, US organic food store.

Springfield Food Co-op

Springfield, US organic food store.

People's Grocery Co-Op

Our mission is to provide a marketing and purchasing outlet for minimally processed, high quality nutritional food and other goods and services, as desired by member/owners, at the best possible price.

River Valley Market

Northampton, US organic food store.

Amazing Grains Natural Food Market

Grand Forks, US organic food store.

Mountain People's Market

Morgantown, US organic food store.

Eden Tree Farm

An Alberni Valley permaculture farm and education site provides consulting services and support for community projects. Teeny-tiny, 'beyond organic' permaculture farm in the Alberni Valley. We sell plants, produce, meats, herbs and organic garden supplies...

Three Rivers Food Co-op's Natural Grocery

Fort Wayne, US organic food store.

Organic Produce Buying Club of South Florida

Columbus, United States of America organic food store.

Sweet Grass Food Co-op

Douglas, US organic food store.

Bread and Roses Food Cooperative

Tallahassee, US organic food store.

Wachusett Food Co-op

Holden, US organic food store.

Seward Co-op Grocery & Deli

Minneapolis, US organic food store.

City Center Market

Cambridge, US organic food store.

Wholistic Food Options

Norwich, US organic food store.

Riverbend Market Cooperative

Red Wing, US organic food store.

Green Tree Grocery

Mount Pleasant, US organic food store.

Wild Rice Buying Club

Moorhead, US organic food store.

Takoma Park Silver Spring Coop

Silver Spring, US organic food store.

Huajatollas Food Co-op

Gardner, US organic food store.

Higher Ground

Cornelia, US organic food store.

Takoma Park Food Co-op

Takoma Park, US organic food store.

The Ark Buying Club

Kapaa, US organic food store.

Chico Natural Foods

Chico, US organic food store.

City Foods Co-op

Lafayette, US organic food store.

People's Food Co-op of Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo, US organic food store.

Inman Feed Mill Food Coop

An old country feed mill providing animal feed as well as nutritious human food for co-op customers.

Erie Whole Foods Co-op

Erie, US organic food store.

Greater Baker Food Co-op

Baker City, US organic food store.

Durango Natural Foods

Durango, US organic food store.

Utah Co-op

The Utah Coop is a member-owned and operated food store. All residents of Utah are automatically members and may shop, and share responsibilities and benefits equally. We strive to be a responsible and ethical neighbor, opperating as a buying agent for...

Yahara River Grocery Cooperative

Stoughton, US organic food store.

Foothills Co-op

Richmond, US organic food store.

Chadron Natural Food Co-op

Chadron, US organic food store.

Western Praire Food Co-op

Dawson, US organic food store.

Winnetoon Mall Co-op

Winnetoon, US organic food store.

Tree Eater Nursery

Tree Eater Nursery is a small permaculturally-oriented homestead farm that provides fruit trees, nut trees, berry bushes and edible vines. Their mission is to help disseminate the greatest possible diversity of food-bearing perennial plants for immediate...

College Street Bakery

Clarksville, US organic food store.

Touchstone Bakery

Seattle, US organic food store.

Natural Living Organic Food Co-op

A certified non-GMO store, with organic food bulk buying club for members and a grocery store open to the public.

Bellingham Community Food Co-op

Voted Bellingham's best grocery store, the Bellingham Community Food Co-op organic, local, & natural groceries and to-go meals made in-house.

Young Agrarians

Growing the next generation of farmers and food lovers in Canada!

Durham Co-op Grocery

Durham, US organic food store.

Fresh Life Natural Food Coop

Chattanooga, US organic food store.

SLO Natural Foods Coop

San Luis Obispo, US organic food store.

Plainfield Cooperative Buying Club

Plainfield, US organic food store.

St. J. Food Co-op

Saint Johnsbury, US organic food store.

Spray Creek Ranch

Spray Creek Ranch is a 260 acre (100 hectare) farm in the rain shadow of British Columbia’s Coast Mountains in the Northern St’at’imc Territory, 15 km south of Lillooet. A certified organic and diversified regenerative farm using ecological principles...

Hendersonville Community Co-op

Hendersonville, US organic food store.

Wild Sage Natural Foods Cooperative

Gallup, US organic food store.

Community Co-op

Little Falls, US organic food store.

River Market Community Co-op

Stillwater, US organic food store.

Citizens Co-op

Full service Co-op with In house prepared foods and a focus on local produce and products.

La Montanita Food Co-op: Valley

Albuquerque, US organic food store.

Sussex County Food Co-op

Newton, US organic food store.

Green Fields Market

Greenfield, US organic food store.

Pomme De Terre Food Co-op

Morris, US organic food store.

COABC-Certified Organic Associations of BC

COABC is the umbrella organic certification organization of BC; maintaining and distributing and educating on the certified organic standards for BC. Included on the site is a how-to apply for certification, a searchable database of registered organic...

Daily Groceries Food Co-op

Athens, US organic food store.

Tonasket Natural Foods Co-op

Tonasket, US organic food store.

Lost River Market & Deli

Paoli, US organic food store.

Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op & Café

Middlebury, US organic food store.

Crumb's Bakery

Athens, US organic food store.

Three Rivers Market

Knoxville, US organic food store.

West Enderby Farm

Paddy Doherty and Elaine Spearing have been farming on this 40 acre site since 2011. Organic wholesale production of carrots, beets, broccoli, cabbage, onions, shallots and cauliflower.

Naturally Good Food

Spring Hill, US organic food store.

Buying Club

Jacksonville, US organic food store.

Jumplight Farms

Lake Worth, US organic food store.

The Dill Pickle Co-op

Dill Pickle Food Co-op offers healthy food choices and the benefits of cooperative practice to build a vibrant local community and more sustainable world. We meet community needs and strengthen area diversity through products, services, and education....

Co-op Community Food Market

Hanover, US organic food store.

Jura Books Food Co-op

South Wales, US organic food store.

Islands Organic Producers Association

An organic certifying body on Vancouver Island to which farmers may apply for organic certification and information about the certification process. Also an association of certified farms. Events, meetings, conferences, newsletters. Assistance for applications. Member...

Park Street Service Center

Hanover, US organic food store.

Cape Ann Food Co-op

Gloucester, US organic food store.

Ozark Natural Foods Co-op

Fayetteville, US organic food store.

Valley Food Co-op

Alamosa, US organic food store.

Natural Harvest Whole Food Co-op

Virginia, US organic food store.

Buffalo Mountain Food Co-op

Hardwick, US organic food store.

Rainbow Health Foods

Richmond, US organic food store.

Purple Porch Co-op

Coop grocery store, cafe, and weekly market (wednesdays).

Oceana Natural Foods Co-op

Oceana is a health food store specializing in natural foods, organic produce, gluten free items, and GMO free foods.

Community Mercantile

Lawrence, US organic food store.

Willy Street Co-op

Madison, US organic food store.

Rochester Good Food Co-op

Rochester, US organic food store.

Grain Train Natural Food Market

Petoskey, US organic food store.

Natural Foods Co-op/Market

Litchfield, US organic food store.

High Plains Food Coop

Englewood, US organic food store.

Food Conspiracy Co-op

Tucson, US organic food store.

Riverwest Co-op Grocery & Café

Milwaukee, US organic food store.

Main Market Co-Op

Spokane, US organic food store.

Ashland Food Co-op

Ashland, US organic food store.

Oxford Hills Food Cooperative

Norway, US organic food store.

Adamant Co-op

Adamant, US organic food store.

Fulton County Food Co-op

Wauseon, US organic food store.

Growers Market

Eugene, US organic food store.

Islands Organic Producers Association/member list

A farm-by-farm list of all the certified organic farms that are member of IOPA and located on Vancouver or surrounding islands. For sale crops, food products, names and contact information all listed. An island organic farm encyclopedia.

West Michigan Co-op

Grand Rapids, US organic food store.

West Orlando Healthy Families

Orlando, US organic food store.

Portland Food Co-op

Portland, US organic food store.

Organic Alaska

Anchorage, US organic food store.

Ferry Food Co-op

Republic, US organic food store.

Hungry Hollow Co-op

Spring Valley, US organic food store.

Syracuse Real Food Co-op

Syracuse, US organic food store.

Moscow Food Co-op

Moscow, US organic food store.

Plum Creek Food Co-op

Windom, US organic food store.

Rochester People's Food Co-op

Founded in 1970 by the members of a food-buying club, People's Food Co-op is owned by over 3000 member owners and is a member of the National Cooperative Grocers Association and the United States Federation of Worker Cooperatives.

Skagit Valley Food Co-op

Mount Vernon, US organic food store.

Linden Hills Food Co-op

Minneapolis, US organic food store.

Cooley Farm

Cooley Farm is a permaculture farm dedicated to the healing of mind, body, and spirit for the individual as well as the Earth and Her communities. As a sustainable polyculture farm we strive towards greater awareness concerning the eco-community as well...

Bethesda Co-op

Cabin John, US organic food store.

Tidal Creek Cooperative Food Market

Wilmington, US organic food store.

Flatbush Food Cooperative

Brooklyn, US organic food store.

Valley Co-op of Washington County

The mission of the Valley Co-op is to promote an involved community by offering local, healthy and wholesome foods and products, and to inspire members to make informed choices.

Mille Lacs Area Food Co-op

Isle, US organic food store.

Sevananda Food Co-op

Atlanta, US organic food store.

Kokua Market Natural Foods Co-op

Honolulu, US organic food store.

Outpost Natural Foods Co-op: Wauwatosa

Milwaukee, US organic food store.

4th Street Food Co-op

New York, US organic food store.

Lakewinds Natural Foods

Minnetonka, US organic food store.

Rainbow Grocery Co-op

San Francisco, US organic food store.

"Best of the Blessed" Healthy Food Co-op

Denton, US organic food store.

Everybody's Healthfood Market

Long Prairie, US organic food store.

COABC member/supplier list

The certified (COABC) list of BC organic food suppliers; crop, animal, product, processor, supplies. A searchable database with over 750 entries throughout BC and some Yukon resources.

Badger Town & Country Store

Badger, US organic food store.

SE KS Buying Club

Independence, US organic food store.

Co-opportunity Consumers Co-op

Santa Monica, US organic food store.

Harvest Co-op Markets

Jamaica Plain, US organic food store.

Clear Creek Food Co-op

Richmond, US organic food store.

Bluff Country Co-op

Winona, US organic food store.

North County Cooperative Grocery

Minneapolis, US organic food store.

Hillsdale Family Food Co-op

Hillsdale, US organic food store.

Paradise Island Foods, Ltd

Since 1978, Paradise Island Foods has strived to make various food products more accessible to Vancouver Island residents. While accessibility remains a priority, our focus has shifted to providing natural and organic dairy options in response to our...

Ocean Beach People's Organic Food Co-op

San Diego, US organic food store.

People's Market

Amherst, US organic food store.

Viroqua Food Cooperative

Viroqua, US organic food store.

Arroyo Food Coop

Pasadena, US organic food store.

Phoenix Earth Food Co-op

Toledo, US organic food store.

Natural Roads Food Co-op

Wheeling, US organic food store.


Ostro Organics Inc. is a small batch manufacturer of certified organic, cold pressed raw oils. The oils are extra cold pressed under very low pressure using a special cylindrical oil press. Located on Vancouver Island, a small family run business

Commonhealth Foods Co-op Outlet

Superior, US organic food store.

Coos Head Food Co-op

North Bend, US organic food store.

Upstate Food Co-op

Six Mile, US organic food store.

Moonflower Community Cooperative

Moab, US organic food store.

The Co-op Natural Foods

Sioux Falls, US organic food store.

La Montanita Food Co-op: Nob Hill

Albuquerque, US organic food store.

Farmer Dave's

Dracut, US organic food store.

Natural Alternatives Food Co-op

Luck, US organic food store.

Otherworld Food Co-op, Inc.

An organization that places collective orders for organic and authentic food and bulk items to share.

Honest Food Farm

Brandi and Yuri Zebroff come from a long line of organic farmers in the Similkameen Valley. They grow a wide selection of certified organic fruit, vegetables and flowers, including numerous heirloom/specialty varieties.

New Pioneer Bakehouse

Coralville, US organic food store.

Community Store Co-op

Frederick, US organic food store.

Tacoma Food Co-operative

Tacoma, US organic food store.

Twin Pines Food Co-op - Thrift Shop- Kayak Club

Port Washington, US organic food store.

Barrels Community Market

Co-op local food store and cafe in the heart of downtown Waterville, Maine.

Newark Natural Foods Cooperative

Newark, US organic food store.

Good Food Co-op

Youngstown, US organic food store.

Rabbit Run Buying Club

Raymond, US organic food store.

Swarthmore Co-op

Swarthmore, US organic food store.

Bolinas Peoples Store

Bolinas, US organic food store.

GrassRoots Cooperative and Cafe

GrassRoots Cooperative and Cafe is a member owned grocery and cafe located in beautiful downtown Anoka, MN.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op

Menomonie, US organic food store.

Weavers Way Cooperative Association

Philadelphia, US organic food store.

Blue Hill Co-op Community Market & Cafe

Blue Hill, US organic food store.

New Life Food Club

Dayton, US organic food store.

Natural Food Co-op

Dover, US organic food store.

Plenty Wild Farms

Plenty Wild Farms is a small-scale, certified organic farm located in the Pemberton Valley that grows over 40 different types of vegetables including staples like carrots, potatoes & tomatoes as well as some unique and unusual offerings such as celeriac...

Hunger Mountain Co-op

Montpelier, US organic food store.

Straddle Creek Food Co-op

Mount Carroll, US organic food store.

Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-op

Saint Paul, US organic food store.

Good Foods Market & Café

Lexington, US organic food store.

Common Market Co-op

Frederick, US organic food store.

Chatham Real Food Market Co-op

Chatham, US organic food store.

Countryside Co-op

Hackensack, US organic food store.

Amazing Grains

Lawrence, US organic food store.

Greenbelt Consumer Cooperative

Greenbelt, US organic food store.

Bloomingfoods Near West Side

Bloomington, US organic food store.

Creekside Coop

Elkins Park, US organic food store.

Placerville Natural Food Co-op

Placerville, US organic food store.

High Falls Food Coop

High Falls, US organic food store.

Concord Cooperative Market

Concord, US organic food store.

Oneota Community Food Co-op

Decorah, US organic food store.

Alternative Food Co-op

Wakefield, US organic food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Redmond

Redmond, US organic food store.

Granary Food Co-op

Ortonville, US organic food store.

Good Earth Food Co-op

Saint Cloud, US organic food store.

Sunseed Food Co-op, Inc.

Cape Canaveral, US organic food store.

In Good Taste

Vineland, US organic food store.

Sugar Beet Food Co-op

Sugar Beet Food Co-op is open to the general public everyday from 7am - 9pm. Started by a group of neighbors in 2012, Sugar Beet Food Co-op was created to provide a marketplace for local growers and producers and greater access to local food. Sugar Beet...

The Cooperative Grocery (The CoG)

Emeryville, US organic food store.

Harvest Food Co-op

Owatonna, US organic food store.

George Street Co-op

New Brunswick, US organic food store.

Iowa Food Cooperative

Somewhere between a coop distributor, buying club, and grocery store, the Iowa Food Coop hosts over 125 local producer-members; consumer-members browse available products during each shopping cycle (bi-weekly/monthly), order, and pick-up on a specified...

Pogue's Run Grocer

Indianapolis, US organic food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Fremont

Seattle, US organic food store.

Honest Weight Food Coop

Albany, US organic food store.

Cass Corridor Food Co-op

Detroit, US organic food store.

The Food Coop

La Jolla, US organic food store.

Kresge Food Co-op

Santa Cruz, US organic food store.

Salal Cafe

Port Townsend, US organic food store.

Sunset West Food Co-op

We are the only food co-op on the tip of the northwest coast. We have a Buyer's Club, grocery and eatery. We are a life style with a social edge!

First Alternative Natural Food Co-op

Corvallis, US organic food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Issaquah

Issaquah, US organic food store.

Belfast Co-op

Belfast, US organic food store.

New Orleans Food Co-op

New Orleans, US organic food store.

Isla Vista Food Co-op

Goleta, US organic food store.

Nutshell Co-op

Wardsboro, US organic food store.

SPUD is a local online organic food delivery company, proudly serving four urban areas in Western Canada. SPUD delivers local, organic groceries to your home or office for free. They service 4 urban areas in Western Canada (Vancouver, Victoria, Edmonton,...

LUSH Valley Food Action Society

LUSH Valley is a catalyst for food-related projects, working to strengthen relationships in the local food system and build on individuals’ food skills in an effort to increase self-reliance. Fruit harvesting and farm gleaning remain core programs that...

Sunny Brae Farm

Sunny Brae Farm presented with a Century Farm Award for the contributions the family has made to B.C.’s agriculture industry and economy over the past one hundred years. Founded in 1888, the 115 acre farm is owned and run by third-generation Mike Manson...

Blossoms Raw Chocolate

Each chocolate is handmade and fused with Ayurvedic and Reiki medicine. The ingredients are sustainably sourced to support the highest quality product available and help indigenous communities thrive. The recipes are mused by the Great Mother...

Aphrodite's Organic Cafe and Pie Shop

Aphrodite’s is more than a restaurant and pie shop, it’s a community fiercely dedicated to wild, organic, local and sustainable food. They work directly with local farms and producers to ensure that their menu has the smallest ecological footprint...

Nanoose Edibles Organic Farm

A 23 acre mixed crop, year round organic farm in Nanoose Bay, Vancouver Island, run by Barb and Lorne Ebell, long time organic farmers and researchers. CSA, U Pick, farm stand and store. Seedlings and full range vegetables, eggs, fruits and berries;...

Healthyway Natural Foods

A natural food store and cafe in Campbell River, B.C.

Peoples Food Coop

Grocer offering local, organic & sustainable food items plus an on-site, year-round farmer's market. "We cultivate strong relationships with the food we eat, the people who produce it, and the friends and family we share it with. We strive to buy directly...

Salt Spring Sprouts & Mushrooms

Salt Spring Sprouts is a small-scale food producing operation based on a 6.5 acre farm on Salt Spring Island. Permaculture design, full use of mushroom compost, recycled water systems, education. A full range of organic sprouts grown aeroponically, shitaake...

ALM Organic Farm

ALM Organic Farm is a 15 acre organic farm located in Sooke on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. Certified organic since 1994 (IOPA#401). We grow outstanding produce, herbs and flowers for farmers’ markets, special events, local restaurants and...

Hope Hill Farm

Agricultural Service in Salt Spring Island Garlic, Lettuce, Potatoes, Raspberries, Strawberries ,Apples, Cherries, Eggs, Chicken, Lamb, Wool

Tilth Alliance

The Tilth Alliance programs teach adults and children how to grow food, compost, garden organically, raise urban livestock, and conserve natural resources.

Carriac Farm

Carriac farm provides certified organic fruits and vegetables including squash, melons, tomatoes, peppers, and strawberries.

8 and A Half Acres Farm

8 1/2 Acres is a family owned farm located in the Cowichan Valley at the base of scenic Mt. Prevost. Certified organic through the Islands Organic Producers Association (IOPA # 1954), we grow a wide variety of quality fruits, vegetables, culinary herbs...

Salt and Harrow

Salt & Harrow is a 32 acre organic farm growing over 50 varieties of vegetables, fruits, legumes and herbs with a small flock of heritage breed hens for eggs. "Our mission is to provide local customers with a full vegetarian diet of artisan quality organic...

Blue Jay Lake Organic Farm & Community

Blue Jay Lake Farm is a organic farm & community on Cortes Island, British Columbia, Canada. Home to WWOOF, SOIL, and Farm Sharing.

James Bay Farmers Market

Handmade, Homemade, Homegrown. The James Bay Market Society was founded in 1995 by a small group of James Bay residents, assisted by a grant from the City. The non-profit Society obtained a $5000 grant from the city of Victoria to start a Summer Community...

Manson's Landing Farmer’s Market

A Farmer’s Market on Cortes Island where local farmers, artisans, and bakers sell their produce, crafts, and delectable goodies. This year-round market runs every Friday from 12:00-3:00pm.

Kootenay Co-op

Organic produce and grocery store, full-service butcher, hot & salad bar for breakfast lunch and dinner. Anyone can join for member specials.

Edible Island

Natural food store in Courtenay, B.C.

Four Beat Farm

Four Beat Farm Fresh is a 4 acre certified Biodynamic organic farm in the Pemberton Valley offering local, organic produce through a CSA delivering vegetables to Pemberton and Squamish.

Pro Organics

Pro Organics is one of Canada’s largest distributors of organic goods.

Eternal Abundance

Eternal Abundance is an all-organic grocer and vegan cafe with strong ethics around food soil, and community.

A beekeeping supply and education business located on Vancouver Island, in the Comox Valley that provides beekeeping essentials, live bees, and packaged kits as well as educational workshops and consultations

Pomme Natural Market

Pomme Natural Market is 100% BC owned and operated. Pomme features groceries selected with the highest ethical and nutritional standards, fully organic or local and spray-free produce, a wide range of top quality natural supplements and skincare, and...

Growing with Nature

Growing with Nature is about cultivating abundance for people, plants, and wildlife. A place where nature-lovers can gain the skills they need to support wildlife, grow food, and heal our living world. It contains simple articles and blog posts on incorporating...

Manna Organics

Manna Organics, is an independent family enterprise dedicated to bettering the world we all share. They believe in supporting our local farmers, and use only organic ingredients. All of their products are USDA organic certified through QAI, and parve...

East Is East

East is East is a dream borne from the minds and hearts of Mustafa and Razaviah, siblings of Afghan descent. Escaping Afghanistan as a family during the soviet war, they relocated in India and traveled throughout the country absorbing the culture through...

Holy Crap Cereal

Delicious, gluten-free, high-fiber, organic, non-GMO, energizing breakfast cereals. Made only with real unprocessed ingredients in Gibsons, BC.

Sole Food Street Farms

Sole Food Street Farms is an urban agriculture project in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 2008 by Michael Ableman and Seann Dory, Sole Food's mission is to provide low-income residents of the Downtown Eastside with "jobs, agricultural...

Cowichan Green Community

Cowichan Green Community Society, (CGC) is a non-profit organization that has been focusing on environmental sustainability in the Cowichan Region since March 2004. CGC’s mandate is to improve food security by developing strong relationships with local...

Pattison Farms

Gerry and Dagmar Pattison have been operating their Certified Organic family farm since 1998. A 15+ acre farm site at Dzini Rd in Black Creek mid-way between Courtenay and Campbell River, food is grown in rich soils using traditional hand planting and...

Northstar Organics

We’re committed to farming organically and sustainably for a healthier, happier community. Composting, cover cropping, and crop rotation techniques are used to sustain the soil. Pest control is achieved through preventative measures such as screening...


Regenerative Design: Water, Food, Energy, Lifestyle Our objective is to live a reasonable life where our home is an extension of nature; where the systems incorporate bio-mimicry for both function and beauty. All systems work with nature to create a...

Glenora Farm

Glenora Farm is a life-sharing community, where adults with developmental disabilities live, work and learn together with their caregivers.

Eat More Sprouts

Eatmore Sprouts & Greens Ltd. is a Certified Organic Farm producing a variety of sprouts and greens on 3.75 acres near Courtenay. Our sprouts are produced in an indoor growing facility and greenhouse buildings. We produce over 9000 pounds of sprouts and...

StoneCroft Farm

StoneCroft Farm is an organic regenerative farm, raising heritage turkeys on range and blueberries in season. Glen and Kathy are second-generation farmers. The farm specializes in fresh Thanksgiving and Christmas turkeys that are processed in their licensed...

Naked Naturals Whole Foods

Founded in 2006 Naked Naturals offers food that is organic, as well as ecologically, ethically, and locally produced.


Organic and local food in Powell river.


Transfarmation... More than farming: Growing Cultural Change. We can transform our communities, our society and, ultimately our culture, by transforming the way we think, live, work, play and eat. By using practical permaculture and bio-intensive methods...

Alderlea Farm Café

Farm to Table cuisine from a biodynamic farm contributing to sustainable agricultural practices.

West Wood Organics

Established in 1993 West Wood Organics offers a wide range of gluten-free, vegan and soy-free products.

Linnaea Farm

Linnaea Farm is a 314 acre Organic Land Trust located on Cortes Island dedicated to sustainable agriculture, ecology and education.

Forstbauer Farm

Forstbauer Family Natural Food Farm uses Biodynamic farming methods and follows a soil food web approach. Founded in 1977 the Forstbauer farm is a certified organic farm in Chilliwack British Colombia, farmed using Biodynamic principals and certified...

The Lee Farm

The Lee Farm is a bio-diverse farm specializing in locally grown, organically raised vegetables, chicken, and beef.

Sweet Acres Farm

Sweet Acres Farm is a small, mixed vegetable farm located on leased land in Langford, BC. We proudly grow over 40 different varieties of Vegetables and Herbs, Microgreens (Pea Shoots, mixed), Vegetable and Herb Transplants.

Tendergreens Farm

Vegetables and Vegetable Transplants, Herbs and Herb Transplants, and Flowers.

Sweet P Farm

Garlic, Coriander Seed, Certified organic since 2013.

Alberni Valley Transition Town Society

Sustainability news resource for Port Alberni, including local food directory.

Terra Nossa

A 26 acre Family Farm Certified Organic since 2011 offering Vegetables, Herbs, Pears, Plums, Peaches, Nectarines, Apricots, Cherries, Blackberries, Strawberries, Blueberries, Mulberries, Grapes, Apples, Figs, Olives, Walnuts, Chestnuts, Hazelnuts, Raspberries.

Spirit Square Farmers market

The Spirit Square Farmers' Market is held every Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 12 noon,in Spirit Square at the picturesque Harbour Quay, year round. Our purpose is to connect urban customers with local farmers to supply the best fresh,locally grown food...

Therah Farm

Organic Since 1998 and offering Garlic, Vegetables, Herbs, Blueberries, Currants, Raspberries, Boysenberries, Strawberries, Rhubarb, Apples, Pears, Plums, and Cherries.

Farmer Bill's Grass Fed Beef

Grass fed grass finished beef. Sausages, Pepperoni, Stew, Ground Beef, Stakes, Roasts and Soup Bones available

SunTrio Farm

A 4 acre certified organic farm offering: Garlic, Carrots, Kale, Cabbage, Squash, Peppers, Tomatoes, Cucumber, Sweet Potatoes, Beets, Melons, Salad Greens, Raspberries, Blueberries, Haskap Berries, Apples, Figs, Microgreens (Sunflower, Pea, Buckwheat,...

Tatlo Road Farm

Certified Organic since 2014 and offering Vegetables and Vegetable Transplants, Herbs, Strawberries and Soil Microgreens.

Skagit Food Co-op

The Skagit Food Co-op provides natural, organic, and locally-sourced food to Mt. Vernon, Burlington, La Conner, and the Skagit Valley.

Roots Natural Foods

Maple ridge natural food store specializing in certified organic whole foods and healthy alternatives to conventional supermarket items including wide variety of wheat-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, raw food, low sodium and sugar-free products.

Welland Legacy Park & Community Orchard

The Welland Legacy Park houses a community orchard that is the largest & most diverse in Canada. Once the backyard of local conservationist Rex Welland, the mixed orchard features 100 varieties of rare heritage apples. It is also home to a heritage nursery...

Cortes Natural Food Co-op

Cortes Natural Food Co-op is a community-owned cooperative business dedicated to bringing locally grown, organic, sustainably produced, healthy food to the Cortes Island community. The co-op includes a bakery, cafe, and grocery store, providing fresh...

Square Root Farm

Vegetables and Vegetable Transplants, Figs, Melons, Herbs and Seeds. Certified Organic Since 2006.

Salt Spring Abattoir Society

Meat Processing and Packaging: Poultry, Rabbit, Sheep, Lamb, Goat, Pig and Beef. Certified Organic since 2014.

BDASBCBio-Dynamic Agricultural Society of British Columbia

One of The Certified Organic Associations of BC (COABC). BC Certified Organic Program for Regional-Crops, Livestock, and Processing.

Salt Spring Apple Company

365+ Heritage & Connoisseur Varieties of Apples. Apple Trees, Scion Wood, Apple Chips, Apple Jelly, Apple Butter, Apple Sauce, Apple Cider, Carbonated Apple Juice, Blackberries, Cider with Blackberries. Certified Organic since 2013

Merville Organics Growers Cooperative

Merville Organics is a cooperative of four Organic growers who market collectively thru CSA's and farmers markets to feed the Comox Valley. Donations of extra produce go to local food banks, neighborhood group homes and family centers.

Sea Bluff Farm

Vegetables, Vegetable Transplants, Vegetable Seeds, Herbs, Apples, Raspberries, Strawberries, Rhubarb, Flower Seeds, Beets, Carrots, Garlic, Potatoes, Salad Greens, Winter Squash. Certified Organic since 2015.


A family run business supplying fair-trade, organic, non GMO spices, chocolate and chocolate bars, soda syrups, drink mixes, essential oils and more to retailers throughout BC and Canada. Online store, in Canada-wide retailers and seasonally, at their...

Big Fir Farm

Organic vegetables from Cortes Island. Available through market sales, local stores and through direct contact. Anne and Sam

Lost Savanna Farm

Lost Savanna Farm is a 73 acre Certified Organic and Biodynamic farm. It produces certified organic eggs, organic pasture raised chicken, pork and beef for Courtenay, Campbell River and beyond the Comox Valley.

Beaver Meadows Farm/Natural Pastures

Certified Organically raised beef. Enjoy tasty, healthy rewards from our natural regenerative farming practices, where Natural Pastures Beef cattle are raised on our thick pasture swards in the rich Comox Valley. Free of chemical pesticides, herbicides,...

Linnaea Farm Society

An ecological agriculture oasis on Cortes Island: workshops, family farmstays, CSA and farm stand. Agricultural internships, coop Guild membership for islanders, weekly market sales, education

Wildflower Produce

A permaculture, organic, intensive farm and orchard on Cortes Island. Multi-variety vegies and fruits, organic eggs. CSA weekly boxes in summer, market and store sales and farm stand.

Hoch Orchard & Gardens

Certified organic farm producing quality fruit with minimal pesticide use.

Shawl Farm

Small, local and in harmony with nature- these are the principles by which we operate. We provide wholesome food for local customers, doing what we like to call "Just Farming". We are a family-owned farm and have lived in the Cowichan Valley for the past...

Across The Creek Organics

Across the Creek Organics grows Certified Organic Seed Potatoes and Certified Organic Table Potatoes in Pemberton BC . The 500 acres farmed by Brenda and Bruce Miller and their five sons has been in the Family since 1912.

Foxglove Farm

Foxglove Farm is a one hundred and twenty-acre organic farm on Salt Spring Island in British Columbia, Canada.Nestled in a mountain valley at twelve hundred feet above sea level, our fertile fields produce a wide range of annual Mediterranean vegetables,...

Tanner Orchard

Tanner’s Orchard wholesales crispy and crunchy Liberty apples to quality grocery stores, health food stores and markets on Vancouver Island. Look for them in season, from approximately September 10th to October 31st.

Kloverdalen Farm

A mixed vegetable certified organic farm operationing in the Comox Valley, BC. Natural and minimally invasive farming practices, respect for the natural systems and supporting the soil. Crops include organic seedlings, a long list of spring, summer...

JMJ Biodynamic Orchard

Organic Biodynamic 35 acre orchard growing Apples,Apricots,Cherries, Nectarines, Peaches and Plums run by Martin and Jonathan Rothe

Corlan Vineyard and Farm

Corlan Vineyard is a 10-acre 100% certified organic vineyard, farm and boutique winery on Denman Island where you can visit the tasting room, walk the vineyard and gardens (take a picnic and a glass of wine!), enjoy a homemade Lunch, and purchase award-winning...

Amara Farm

Founded in 2012 Amara Farm is certified organic and produces 30 varieties of annual vegetables on 1.25 acres , as well as blueberries, asparagus, currants and fruit trees, and seedlings.

Code's Corner Farm

• Certified Organic • Grown Without Pesticides • Farm Tours We are a certified organic farm, owned and operated by the Code family on the principles of organic farming. Our vision is to provide healthy local organic food direct to the people...

Formosa Nursery

Formosa Nursery is a certified organic farm located in Pitt Meadows, bordering Maple Ridge. We are a wholesale & retail operation, in business for over 40 years. Crops: Blueberry, Pawpaw, Pear (20th Century, Shinseiki, Housui, Kosui, Ararang, Zhou Su,...

Horizon Heritage Farm

Vegetables – Beets, Cabbage, Corn, Green Onions, Lettuce, Summer Squash, Tomatoes Herbs – Culinary Herbs Meat & Poultry – Beef, Lamb B and B accomodation CSA boxes

Avalon Farm

Provider of organic blueberry, seafood, and garlic.

Blue Harvest Farm

Organic blueberry farm.

Whisperhill Farm

Certified Organic since 2017 growing Blueberries, Cherries, Plums, Apples, and Pears.

Windhorse Farm

Certified Organic since 2010, Windhorse Farm raises organic grass-fed Red Angus beef in Glenora on Vancouver Island. The farm is also certified by the British Columbia SPCA as meeting their standards for humanely raising and handling beef cattle.

West Coast Garlic

Derek Powell has been dedicated to producing garlic for the past 10 years. West Coast Garlic now boasts 170 different strains available at the Moss Street Market, Saturday 10am - 2pm or the Esquimalt Market, Thursday afternoons 4:30pm - 7:30pm, in Victoria,...

Wind Whipped Farm

Producing certified organic vegetables, apples, plums, pears, and strawberries since 2017.

Blue Heron Farm

Organic farm providing vegetables, vegetable transplants, garlic, apples, and quince.

Whitaker Farm

Certified Organic producing Vegetables, Hay, Raspberries, Rhubarb, Oyster Mushrooms, Poultry Layer hens and Eggs. Growers in the Comox Valley working with the Merville Organics Cooperative. Find us at the Saturday Market all year round, Wed & Sunday in...

Tourmaline Organics

Vegetables and Vegetable Transplants, Herbs


A 12 acre farm growing Vegetables and Vegetable Transplants, Strawberries, Garlic, Berries. Also offering custom catering.


Growing Vegetables and Vegetable Transplants, Strawberries, Garlic, and berries.

Wave Hill Farm

Certified Organic since 1998 Wave Hill Farm grows Strawberries, Blueberries, Apples, Figs, Pears, Plums, Quince,Walnuts, Vegetables and Vegetable Transplants, Poultry-Layers: Eggs, Chicken, Lamb, Seeds, Herbs, Edible Flowers, and Hay.

Three Oaks Organic Farm

Organic Since 2008, growing Vegetables, Vegetable Seeds, Vegetable Transplants, Herbs, Herb Transplants, Strawberries, Blackberries, Plums, Grapes, Figs and Flowers.

Umi Nami Farm

Certified Organic since 1998 Umi Nami Farm specializes in year-round organic vegetable and fruit production. Using unheated greenhouses and outdoor fields, we grow Japanese specialty crops as well as many Western vegetables.�We offer a year-round box...

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