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Bolivian Law of the Rights of Mother Earth


The Law of the Rights of Mother Earth is a Bolivian law that sets forth a legal and ethical vision of the rights of the life-systems. The seven rights granted to Mother Earth and all life-systems: - To life: It is the right to the maintenance of the...

ENCYCLICAL LETTER LAUDATO SI’ OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME


Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home is the 2015 appeal from Pope Francis addressed to "every person living on this planet" for an inclusive dialogue about how humans are shaping the future of the planet. Pope Francis calls the Church and the world...

Community Exchange Systems


The Community Exchange System (CES) is a web service that provides the tools for communities to set up and manage exchange and trade in their areas without using money. It also provides communities with a network that permits them to trade with other...

The Spirit Level


The Spirit Level is a collation of research from hundreds of independent scientific publications showing how and why people in more (economically) equal societies live longer, healthier, happier and more ecologically sustainable lives they then people...

How to Meditate: Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation


The Thich Nhat Hanh Foundation works to continue the mindful teachings and practice of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, support our mindfulness practice centers around the world, and engage in Sangha (community) building in order to foster peace and transform...

IMSLP Petrucci Music Library


IMSLP (International Music Score Library Project) is a online repository of free and public domain sheet music with over 145,146 works, including many iconic classical pieces, freely available to anyone. Launched in 2006, the IMSLP MediaWiki website...

Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher's Journey Through The Dark World of Compulsory Schooling by John Taylor Gatto


John Taylor Gatto's *Weapons of Mass Instruction* argues that the current system of compulsory schooling cripples imagination, discourages critical thinking, and creates a false view of learning as a byproduct of rote memorization drills.

Wikimedia Foundation


The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia, the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects.

ZWIA


The Zero Waste International Alliance (ZWIA) is an international organization focused on Zero Waste standards, policies and best practices. The ZWIA Charter Principles are: 1. Convert waste to resources for the benefits of local production and the creation...

Bioneers


"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...

Ethical Consumer


Ethical Consumer is a not-for-profit UK magazine and website which publishes information on the social, ethical and environmental behaviour of companies and issues around trade justice and ethical consumption. It was founded in 1989 by Rob Harrison and...

Tree Sisters Reforestation


We fund the planting of trees to restore ecosystems and livelihoods whilst increasing protection against the extremes of climate change in multiple regions of the tropical forest belt. We do this in ways that recreate and restore natural forest ecosystems...

Waldorf Education


Waldorf schools offer a developmentally appropriate, experiential, and academically rigorous approach to education. They integrate the arts in all academic disciplines for children from preschool through twelfth grade to enhance and enrich learning. Waldorf...

Zero Waste Manifesto


The Zero Waste Manifesto declares the rules and principles of a zero waste lifestyle--producing and consuming without producing materials that will be discarded into nature and the oceans--by considering the following values: 1. Well-being of Plants...

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.

Parliament of the World's Religions


"The Parliament of the World's Religions was created to cultivate harmony among the world's religious and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its guiding institutions in order to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable...

Thus Spoke the Plant


The story of a scientist’s discovery of plant communication and how it influenced her research and changed her life. In this “phytobiography”–a collection of stories written in partnership with a plant–research scientist Monica Gagliano reveals...

David Holmgren


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

Teemill Organic Clothing


Circular Fashion.Our new products are made from our old products, which are designed from the start to be sent back when they are worn out. This is the circular economy for clothing. Certified organic, solar powered UK factory. Leading supplier to national...

The Earth Charter


The Earth Charter is an ethical framework for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society in the 21st century. It seeks to inspire in all people a new sense of global interdependence and shared responsibility for the well-being of the whole...

Climate Music Project


Combining the talents and expertise of world class scientists, composers, musicians, artists, and technology visionaries, the Climate Music Project enables the creation and staging of science-guided music and visual experiences to inspire people to engage...

Extracts of Polypore Mushroom Mycelia Reduce Viruses in Honey Bees


A team of scientists from Washington State University headed by Steve Sheppard, the USDA, and Paul Stamets of Fungi Perfecti, reported in October 2018 that a mushroom extract fed to honeybees greatly reduces virus levels. In field trials, colonies...

Robert Fisk


Robert Fisk is an English writer and journalist. An Arabic speaker, Fisk has lived in Beirut since 1976. Fisk is a pacifist and has never voted. He has said that journalism must "challenge authority, all authority, especially so when governments and politicians...

Chris Hedges


An American journalist specializing in American politics and society; Harvard Divinity School (M.Div); spent 15 years as a foreign correspondent for The New York Times. He was based in the Middle East for five years.

The Golden Rule Project


"The mission of the Golden Rule Project is to increase awareness and the practice of compassion, kindness, and peace by sharing the universal principle of the Golden Rule through education, programming, and partnerships. The Golden Rule Project is not...

United Religions Initiative


"The purpose of the United Religions Initiative is to promote enduring, daily interfaith cooperation, to end religiously motivated violence and to create cultures of peace, justice and healing for the Earth and all living beings."

Sustainable Apparel Coalition


The SAC is an alliance of clothing companies aiming to reduce the negative effects of the apparel, footwear, and textile industry through standardized measurement of the ecological and social impact of manufacturing.

Why and How to Avoid Toxic Clothing by Dr. Mercola


An overview of how the chemicals used to manufacture clothing may be toxic to your health and the environment (even in "natural" fabrics like cotton) and what alternatives to lok for.

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.

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.

International College of Integrative Medicine


The International College of Integrative Medicine (ICIM) is a not-for-profit medical society dedicated to educating physicians and other health care professionals in the latest research, clinical trials and advancements in Complimentary, Alternative and...

EMF Protection: Natural Solutions - ElectricSense


"Living a naturally healthy life in our electromagnetic word"

The EMF Safety Shop


Website and shop selling Gaussmeters, EMF Meters , Electromagnetic Field Shielding and Geiger Counters etc.

Dunbar's number - 150


Dunbar's number is a suggested cognitive limit to the number of people with whom one can maintain stable social relationships—relationships in which an individual knows who each person is and how each person relates to every other person. This number...

Center for Earth Ethics


The Center for Earth Ethics is an educational non-profit that runs programs aimed at transitioning to a society where value is measured according to the sustained well-being of all people and our planet. The CCE focus on cultivating the public consciousness...

Responsible Minerals Initiative


Formerly known as the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative, RMI offers companies and their suppliers an independent, third-party audit that determines which smelters and refiners can be verified as having systems in place to responsibly source minerals....

ByFusion Blocker


The ByFusion Blocker is an industrial machine for municipalities and Recycling Facilities that turns any category of plastic waste into a building material.

Zero Waste Living — Bea Johnson


Bea Johnson lives a zero-waste lifestyle with a family of four. A writer, speaker, and leader, she shares practical tips and how-tos for reducing waste and shifting our lifestyle to ensure a healthy environment into the future.

Olio


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.

ShareWaste


ShareWaste connects people who wish to recycle their kitchen scraps but don't do their own composting with their neighbours who are already composting, worm-farming or keep chickens.

UN Rights of Nature Law and Policy directory


A list of national and regional laws pertaining to the rights of nature and Mother Earth.

A Home Building Revolution - The Harmless Home


A short documentary video featuring the first home in the world built with JustBiofiber blocks. A structure that is carbon negative, fireproof, soundproof, toxin free, earthquake, mold and pest resistant. Located in East Sooke on southern Vancouver...

SEEDS Digital Currency


SEEDS payment platform aims to be digital currency and financial system that serves, rewards and finances the people and organisations committed to creating a healthier and more equitable planet. SEEDS is based on the Telos blockchain and DAO organizational...

Rhythm of Nature Biodynamic Planting Calendar


Biodynamic Calendar contains instructions which allow you to plan the work in the garden, so the growth of the plants and crop yields was supported by the power of the Moon.

Harvard Divinity School


Harvard Divinity School hosted an interfaith conference addressing the issues and challenges of maintaining a sustainable planet. Focusing on ways to engage, this conference examined the overlapping moral issues of climate change, sustainability, social...

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

Fellowship of Biodynamic Preparation Makers


The Fellowship of Preparation Makers (FOPM) Interview Project is a multi-year initiative that collects written information and oral interviews with a wide spectrum of preparation makers in North America, including both more senior as well as more innovative...

Holistic Orchard Network Soil Health


Soil Health: one of a series of research pages from the Holistic Orchard Network

"The One Straw Revolution", Masanobu Fukuoka -Interviews


A growing catalog of articles, interviews, podcasts and videos about The One-Straw Revolution and Masanobu Fukuoka.

Essential Composting Toilets


A guide to Options, Design, Installation, and Use. Essential Composting Toilets is a streamlined, illustrated manual that takes a practical approach to system selection criteria, design, installation, and operation, while meeting universal health and...

Permaculture Institute


Founded in 1997 by Scott Pittman and Bill Mollison, the Institute’s work uses education and demonstration to accomplish our mission of training the next environmental and social change makers in the life-enhancing practice of Permaculture Design. It...

Enough Is Enough by Rob Dietz and Dan O’Neill


Enough Is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources' is a book that - summarize the scientific evidence that the pursuit of continuous economic growth is not a good idea and looks at what constitutes desirable levels of population...

Climate Hope Resource Guide


Helpful places on the Internet with resources to deal with Climate Grief and Eco-anxiety.

Climate Hope Gathering


Coming to terms with the climate crisis may be the most important work humanity needs to do in order to address our changing climate reality.Together we will call forth our creativity and find new pathways for thriving in the climate era. At Climate...

Global Organic Textile Standard International Working Group


Der Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS)This data base contains the GOTS certified entities, their location, field of operation and product groups. Our mission is the development, implementation, verification, protection and promotion of the Global...

Swedish Stockings


We believe the world needs more innovative and environmentally conscious products to lead the way, and so Swedish Stockings was launched. A forerunner in sustainably produced nylon stockings, Swedish Stockings produce beautiful pantyhose from recycled...

Proclaim


Lingerie made in the USA from Tencel and recycled water bottle fabrics.

Earthship Biotecture


Earthship is a type of house built with natural and recycled materials with energy conservation in mind. It is designed to produce water, electricity and food for its own use. Earthship basic design principles take advantage of the existing natural phenomena...

PoWR Global Ethic


The Perliament of World Religions Global Ethic expresses a shared set of core values found in the teachings of the world's religious, spiritual, and ethical traditions. The document, mostly drafted by Professor Hans Küng in 1993, represented common...

Community Forge


Community Forge is a non-profit organization that designs, develops and distributes free complementary currency tools. They have provided a exchange platform to more than 600 communities to establish and manage their own complementary currencies.

One percent for the Planet


1% for the Planet was established in 2002 by Yvon Chouinar and Craig Mathews to bring together companies that wanted to help the environment and to encourage other companies to do the same

Cultural Survival


Cultural Survival works toward a future that respects and honors Indigenous Peoples' inherent rights and dynamic cultures, deeply and richly interwoven in lands, languages, spiritual traditions, and artistic expression, rooted in self-determination...

Tony Juniper


"A British campaigner, writer, sustainability advisor and environmentalist recognised for his work as Executive Director of Friends of the Earth, England, Wales and Northern Ireland. He was Vice Chair of Friends of the Earth International from 2000-2008....

Charter for Compassion


A document which urges the peoples and religions of the world to embrace the core value of compassion; founded by Karen Armstrong. On April 26, 2010, Seattle became the first city in the world to affirm the charter. The charter now has thousands of signatories.

Living Machines


Living Machine Technology blends cutting-edge science and engineering with plants and beneficial bacteria to efficiently treat and reuse wastewater, providing lasting water solutions for communities everywhere. Based on the principles of wetland ecology.

The Rainforest Foundation


Founded by Trudie Sytler and Sting, The Rainforest Foundation is based on the idea of indigenous people — those intimately connected to their ancestral lands — having the legal right to protect the forests we all depend on. At the time it was founded,...

Solar Cities


Solar Cities is an international platform with the intention of providing an open-source virtual hackspace for Biogas Innoventors and Practitioners and training for all those researching, developing and deploying sustainable solutions for flourishing...

Water.org


Co-founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, Water.org is a nonprofit organization that has transformed hundreds of communities in Africa, South Asia, and Central America by providing access to safe water and sanitation. "Our vision: Safe water and the...

Paul Farmer


Paul Edward Farmer, Founder of Partners in Health, is an American anthropologist and physician who is best known for his humanitarian work providing "first world" health care for "third world" people, beginning in Haiti. He currently resides in Kigali,...

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,...

Terry Tempest Williams


An American author, conservationist and activist. Williams' writing is rooted in the American West ; contributing ed. Orion

Biogascentral


Community digesters Here you can put your own biodigesters on the map-- those you've built or bought, those your friends built or bought and those you've seen. You can also sort the map by digester types and other parameters to see who has what where....

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee


A Sufi teacher in the Naqshbandiyya-Mujaddidiyya Sufi Orderand author of: Spiritual Ecology, The Cry of the Earth.

Ecovillage Network of the Americas


The Ecovillage Network of the Americas (ENA) ENA serves as the Western Hemisphere (North, Central and South America) representative of the Global Ecovillage Network

Living Mandala


The mission of Living Mandala is to serve, empower, and promote holistic educators and organizations in order to increase awareness of their work, to create educational programs, to catalyze project activities that implement ecologically and socially...

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...

New Economics Foundation


Andrew Simms; author and Fellow at the New Economics Foundation, served as Policy Director for ten years, Communications Director, and established the Climate Change Programme for the foundation. He co-authored The Green New Deal and co-founded the Green...

Global Ecovillage Network


"GEN builds bridges between policy-makers, governments, NGOs, academics, entrepreneurs, activists, community networks and ecologically-minded individuals across the globe in order to develop strategies for a global transition to resilient communities...

New Economy Coalition


The New Economy Coalition is a network of 200+ organizations working for systemic economic change.

Musicians without Borders


An organization dedicated to "using the power of music to bridge divides, connect communities, and heal the wounds of war." Musicians without Borders runs music programs in conflict areas in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.

Teaming With Microbes


This book introduces the non scientist to the significance of the soil biota at and the symbiotic relationship with plants. Written by Jeff Lowenfels and Wayne Lewis it points towards gardening in a way that strengthens, rather than destroys, the soil...

Sovereign App by Democracy.earth


Software for blockchain based direct democracy decision making.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights


The United Nations Declaration of Human Rights drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948 as a common standard of...

Do it for the Love Foundation


Do It For The Love is a non-profit wish-granting organization (founded by Michael Franti) that brings people living with life-threatening illnesses, children with severe challenges and wounded veterans to live concerts. To date, 2018, they have coordinated...

A Pattern Language


A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction is a 1977 book on architecture, urban design, and community livability The book first introduced the concept of people designing buildings for themselves, and guaranteeing the comfort and functionality...

Khan Academy


Khan Academy is a nonprofit that provides free educational tools for learning math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history.

Ethelo


Ethelo is comprised of two entities: Ethelo Decisions, a technology company dedicated to helping organizations focus collective intelligence to make the best decisions more quickly; and Ethelo Democracy, a non-profit society dedicated to a more effective,...

Loomio


Developed by a worker co-op based in New Zealand, Loomio is an open-source tool for collective decision making and deliberation.

The Co-Intelligence Institute


The Co-Intelligence Institute (CII) is a non-profit organization that promotes awareness of co-intelligence and the tools and ideas that can be used to increase it. The CII explores the integrated application of these tools to democratic renewal, community...

The Wise Democracy Pattern Language


The Wise Democracy Pattern Language highlights design principles which can make an activity, organization or community more wisely self-governing. Based on of real-life innovations, this evolving database of wise democracy "patterns" intends to help people...

Sustainable Living Stack Exchange


Sustainable Living Stack Exchange is a fact based question and answer website dedicated to questions about living an ecologically sustainable lifestyle that can be maintained indefinitely without depleting the earth's resources.

Happyonomy


Happonomy is built on the idea that scientific research in biology and psychology have shown our existing economic system to be not aligned with human needs. The mission of the organisation is to drive this alignment through scientific research and...

FairPhone


Fairphone is a social enterprise company that designs and produces socially and environmentally responsibility mobile phones. \r\n\r\nTheir mission is to create modular devices that are long lasting, easily repaired and upgraded, with ethically sourced...

A Book of Uncommon Prayer by Brian Doyle


100 Celebrations of the Miracle & Muddle of the Ordinary.

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...

Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain


By John J. Ratey and Eric Hagerman. A groundbreaking and fascinating investigation into the transformative effects of exercise on the brain, from the bestselling author and renowned psychiatrist John J. Ratey, MD. Did you know you can beat stress,...

Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker


'Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams' is a science book about sleep by the neuroscientist and "sleep scientist" Matthew Walker. Walker is a Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology and the director of the Center for Human Sleep Science at...

The New York Times Scientific 7-Minute Workout


12 exercises deploying only body weight, a chair and a wall, it fulfils the latest mandates for high-intensity effort — all of it based on science.

Herbalists without Borders


Health Justice & Humanitarian Aid\r\n​Herbalists Without Borders is an all volunteer membership based 501c3 nonprofit local to global network devoted to providing compassionate holistic care to communities and countries in need impacted by natural disasters,...

Fitness Blender


Created by Daniel and Kelli Segars, who believe fitness should be accessible to everyone, everywhere, regardless of income level or access to a gym. They offer hundreds of free, full-length workout videos, the most affordable and effective workout programs...

The Psychology of Inequality


Researchers find that much of the damage done by being poor comes from feeling poor, and that it’s not greater wealth but greater equity that will make us all feel richer.

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."

Anki


Anki is a free and open-source spaced repetition flashcard program.

Project Gutenberg


Project Gutenberg offers over 58,000 free eBooks for download or reading online. Including much or what has been catagorized as the world's 'great literature', with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized...

Patagonia


Patagonia makes clothing out of organic cotton, recycled down, and other ethically-sound materials, and will repair anything they sell for the flat fee of $5.

Nudie Jeans


A Swedish denim company that uses 100% organic cotton and offers free repairs for life. Nudie Jeans also resells second hand products, and recycles worn-out products.

Dr. Bronner's All-One!


Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps is an American producer of organic soap and personal care products. The company is structured after the 6 principles that guide Dr. Bronner’s All-One mission: Work hard and grow, do right by customers, treat employees like...

RepRap


An open-source 3D printer that is designed to be able to print all of its own plastic parts. Plant-based, biodegradable PLA (Polylactic acid) filament can be used in RepRap 3D printers.

PLA filament


Polylactic acid or polylactide (PLA) — a biodegradable *thermoplastic aliphatic polyester* derived from renewable resources, such as corn starch, cassava roots, chips or starch, or sugarcane — can be used as an alternative to ABS plastic filament...

Excalibur Dehydrators


Excalibur produces home-scale food drying products and has been focused on advancements related to the mechanics of dehydration since 1973.

Permaculture Design Magazine


(Formerly the Permaculture Activist) "Permaculture Design is an independent quarterly serving the permaculture movement in North America. We publish articles dealing with the spectrum of permaculture thought and action—from gardening to ecovillages,...

Permacultureprinciples.com


A site dedicated to Permaculture principles and publications with books and videos featuring David Holmgren and many other prominent permaculture designers and thinkers. Permaculture principles illustrated and explained, information exchange and methods...

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

Guayaki


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...

Vermiculture (worm composting)


A basic how-to and why-to use vermiculture to enhance compost and soil health; techniques, methods and benefits From the libraries of Mother Earth News.

No-dig Gardening Basics from Deep Green Permaculture


No-dig gardening is a highly productive method of using compost, mulch, microbes, vermiculture and know-how to create usable, sustainable and earth friendly gardens.

Permaculture Research Institute


The Permaculture Research Institute (PRI) is located on a Permaculture demonstration site in The Channon NSW, and is headed by Geoff & Nadia Lawton. We specialize in education & training worldwide. We also provide daily Permaculture news and information...

Firefox Web Browser


An open-source web browser supported by the non-profit Mozilla Foundation.

Ubuntu Linux


The most popular and easy-to-use free, open-source alternative to proprietary operating systems like Microsoft Windows and Mac OS.

Matomo Analytics


A drop-in replacement for Google Analytics that’s open-source and respects users’ privacy.

Thunderbird Email Client


A free, open-source, cross platform email client.

Inkscape Vector Graphics Editor


Inkscape is a free and open source professional quality vector graphics software which runs on Linux, Mac OS X and Windows desktop computers.

LibreOffice Foundation


LibreOffice offers a suite of free and open source office software that is compatible with many widely used document file types including spreadsheets, presentations and writing documents.

Freesound.org


Freesound.org is a collaborative database of creative-commons licensed sound for musicians and sound lovers.

350.org


Founded by author, educator, environmentalist, Bill McKibben, "350 uses online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions to oppose new coal, oil and gas projects, take money out of the companies that are heating up the planet, and build...

Biodynamic Association


The BDA is a participatory, membership-based nonprofit organization that works to nurture the North American biodynamic movement as a diverse, collaborative, and thriving ecosystem. We help thousands of new people understand and practice biodynamics,...

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beekeeping


Expert beekeepers Dean Stiglitz and Laurie Herboldsheimer, owners of Golden Rule Honey, take readers step by step through the entire process-from information on the inhabitants of a hive and how it works to collecting bees, keeping them healthy, raising...

Gaia University


Gaia University offers a blended system of online, guided course-work combined with on-the-ground, hands-on project work. They are a institution of higher learning that offers mentoring, online courses, diploma certificate programs, and externally-accredited...

Klean Kanteen


A company that makes reusable, BPA-free stainless steel water bottles, cups, and thermoses. Klean Kanteen is a certified B Corp and a member of 1% for the planet, and purchases a combination of Renewable Energy Certificates (energy created from renewable...

Orion Magazine


Orion brings ideas, writers, photographers, and artists together, focused on nature, the environment, and culture, addressing environmental and societal issues. Orion is published by the Orion Society, a non-profit. The magazine is ad-free, and entirely...

"Secrets of the Soil"


Secrets of the Soil tells the fascinating story of the innovative, nontraditional, often surprising things that certain scientists, farmers, and mystics are doing to save our planet - such as using the techniques of Rudolf Steiner's biodynamic agriculture...

TED: Ideas worth spreading


TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of conference and videos featuring short informative talks on topics from science to business to global issues. The ted website's large collection of educational videos are all freely...

Natural Beekeeping Trust


The Natural Beekeeping Trust was formed in 2009 in response to the need for an alternative approach to the care of bees. The key aims of the trust are: -to disseminate information about bee-centred, natural beekeeping and, -to develop new understandings...

TOMS


TOMS was founded in 2006 by Blake Mycoskie. The company designs and sells shoes based on the Argentine alpargata design, eyewear, coffee, apparel, and handbags. When Toms sells a pair of shoes, a new pair of shoes is given to an impoverished child, when...

Open Source Seed Initiative


The Open Source Seed Initiative works to maintain fair and open access to plant genetic diversity worldwide. Protecting the freedom of farmers, gardeners, breeders, and future generations to save, replant and share seeds without the threat of privatized...

LibriVox


The non-profit, volunteer-driven LibriVox project provides free, public domain audiobooks in many languages.

Rise Up Singing


Rise Up Singing is a group singing songbook containing lyrics, chords and sources to 1200 songs from a wide variety of genres from Beatles to Broadway, from Bob Dylan to traditional ballads. It has sold around a million copies since it came out in 1988...

The Art of Fermentation


The Art of Fermentation: An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World by Sandor Ellix Katz Foreword by Michael Pollan With practical information on fermenting vegetables, fruits, grains, milk, beans, meats,...

Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods, 2nd Edition


The Book That Started the Fermentation Revolution Sandor Ellix Katz, winner of a James Beard Award and New York Times bestselling author, whom Michael Pollan calls the “Johnny Appleseed of Fermentation” returns to the iconic book that started it...

GNU Image Manipulation Program


The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a powerful, free, open-source alternative to proprietary software such as Adobe Photoshop and Sketch.

Scribus


Free, cross-platform, open-source desktop publishing software.

Creative Commons


Creative Commons helps people legally share thier knowledge and creativity to build a more equitable, accessible, and innovative world with the Creative Commons Licensing standards. With a network of staff, board, and affiliates around the world, Creative...

The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr


An exploration of the Internet's intellectual and cultural consequences.

ConsumerLab.com


ConsumerLab.com provides independent test results, reviews, ratings and comparisons of vitamins, supplements, herb and nutrition products to consumers and healthcare providers.

Quantum Agriculture


Quantum Agriculture, refers to a new, evolving method of agriculture that applies the last century of discoveries in quantum physics and quantum biology to scientifically growing food of the highest quality. Quantum Agriculture not only considers the...

Seventh Generation


Seventh Generation is a Vermont-based public benefit corporation that sells sustainable, environmentally-friendly cleaning, paper, and personal care products.  

Duolingo


Duolingo offers free lessons in 33+ languages, presented using a gamified version of spaced repetition.

uBlock Origin


A powerful, open-source blocker for Chromium and Firefox that keeps advertisements and trackers at bay. Unlike other popular ad blockers, uBlock origin does not accept money to whitelist certain ads.

Calibre E-book Management


An open-source application for Mac, Windows, and Linux that aims to be the one stop solution for all your e-book needs.

Standard Notes


Standard Notes is an simple open-source private notes app that features end-to-end encryption, powerful extensions, and an open document standard.

Wine


Open Source Software for running Windows applications on other operating systems.

The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter & Miracles


This new updated and expanded 10th anniversary edition of The Biology of Belief will forever change how you think about your own thinking. Stunning new scientific discoveries about the biochemical effects of the brain’s functioning show that all the...

A Warrior Curing Psoriasis Naturally


"My name is Matt Ludwig. I have been dealing with Psoriasis for ten years. For about the last year, I started a journey of healing on my own accord and keeping my Psoriasis Diary. I started a regiment of adding items to my diet and changing my lifestyle...

Compassion Games


Compassion Games offers fun and creative ways to ignite and catalyze compassionate action in communities around the world. In the annual Compassion Games, competition becomes coopetition as teams and individuals challenge one another to strive together...

The Non-GMO Project


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

Camino


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.

Collective Intelligence Network


A website with articles, interviews, and research summaries on various collective intelligence topics.

The Wisdom of Crowds


The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations, published in 2004, is a book written by James Surowiecki about the aggregation of information in groups, resulting...

Mnemosyne


An open-source spaced repetition flashcard app similar to Anki and SuperMemo, but simpler.

Democracy Earth Foundation


Foundation building blockchain-based distributed governance and collective decision making software.

Desmond Tutu


Nobel Peace Laureate who was a key role player in the fight against apartheid in South Africa. He was also the first black South African Archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa and primate of the Anglican Church of South Africa. Founder of Desmond Tutu...

The Life of Birds


The Life of Birds is a BBC nature documentary series written and presented by David Attenborough.

Planet Earth


Planet Earth is a 2006 British television series produced by the BBC Natural History Unit. The series has eleven episodes, each of which features a global overview of a different biome or habitat on Earth, narrated by David Attenborough.

Loomio - Make decisions without meetings


Built by a worker cooperative, Loomio is a platform for online voting, discussion, and decision making.

Heart MD Institute


HeartMD is a free informational website created by Dr. Stephen T. Sinatra that is dedicated to increasing public awareness of integrative medicine and what it means to live a heart-healthy lifestyle. Dr Sinatra is a board-certified cardiologist and...

Standard Ebooks


Standard Ebooks is a volunteer driven, not-for-profit project that produces new editions of public domain ebooks that are lovingly formatted, open source, and free. Standard Ebooks takes ebooks from sources like Project Gutenberg, formats and typesets...

Wikipedia


Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers around the world and hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation.

Wiktionary, the free dictionary


A collaborative project to produce a free-content multilingual dictionary.

MediaWiki


MediaWiki is a free and open-source wiki engine written in PHP. It was developed for use on Wikipedia, and remains in use on Wikipedia and almost all other Wikimedia sites.

Secure Scuttlebutt


A distributed and secure peer to peer social network designed to be used by offshore sailors and others who are “off the grid”.

Dances of Universal Peace


From the beginning of time, sacred movement, song and story have brought people together - at times of seasonal ceremony and celebration, as part of everyday life and life passages, in daily renewal and meditation. The Dances of Universal Peace are part...

Internet Archive


Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free free access to millions of books, movies, computer programs, and musical works, as well as an archive of 349 billion web pages.

Stack Overflow


Stack Overflow is a question and answer site for professional and enthusiast programmers. All the questions and answers are released under a Creative Commons licence.

Be The Change Charities


Be The Change is a non-profit charity organization run by the band Wookiefoot (wookiefoot.com) that fund raises in support of international relief projects. The 501c3 charity raises most of these funds through an annual music festival called Project...

Environment Celebration Institute


ECI offers online classes on biological, regenerative, sustainable and organic agriculture – information that can be used in soil, hydroponic, or soilless growing systems.

Earth Microbiome Project


The Earth Microbiome Project (EMP) is an initiative to collect natural samples and to analyze the microbial community around the globe.

Local Futures Foundation


Local Futures is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to raise awareness about the root causes of contemporary social, environmental, and economic crises. For four decades Local Futures has been focusing on the new economy movement, raising awareness...

Blue Planet Links


Blue Planet Links Foundation's objective is to promote healthy water: safe drinking water for everyone, and oceans, rivers and lakes with thriving ecosystems. Blue Planet Links is a directory of water related initiatives aiming connect people and give...

Skelly, Ian


British writer, filmmaker, broadcaster, and co-author of Harmony with HRH The Prince of Wales.

Life Out of the Box


Life Out of the Box was founded by Johnathan Button and Quinn Vandenburg. A purchase of a handmade LOOTB bracelet by artisans in either Nicaragua, Guatemala or Morocco gives a child in need school supplies. Every single Life Out of the Box product goes...

Heart Math Institute


Research and publications on the bioelectromagnetics of the human heart the associated fields, its effects and syncopation.

Cochrane


Non-profit organization formed to organize medical research findings to facilitate evidence-based choices about health interventions faced by health professionals, patients, and policy makers.

Learning Herbs


Free and paid courses and videos about using herbs and making herbal medicine. Herb mentor professional forum, supplies and kits.

Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy


CASSE is an organization that explores economic growth in earnest, including its downsides. Conventional economists tend to overlook physical and ecological principles when considering the effects of economic growth. ...Our role is to help people understand...

Fox, Matthew


American Episcopal priest and theologian, formerly a member of the Dominican Order within the Roman Catholic Church, now a member of the Episcopal Church. Fox was an early and influential exponent of a movement that came to be known as Creation Spirituality....

TreeSisters Organic Clothing


Welcome to The TreeSisters store. A percent of funds from these T-Shirts plant trees in Brazil, Kenya, Cameroon, Mozambique, Madagascar, India and Nepal. You will grow mangroves, forest corridors and cloud forest, restore aquifers and estuaries, protect...

Redshift


A free, open-source app for all major operating systems that adjusts the colour temperature of your computer monitor with the time of day to minimize sleep-disrupting blue light exposure before bedtime. Its features are roughly equivalent to those...

Tesla, Inc.


Tesla, Inc. is an American automotive and energy company based in Palo Alto, California. As of 2019, Tesla is one of the most popular electric car manufacturers.

The Solaris Project


The Solaris Project is a collaboration of musicians whose aim in performing, recording, and giving away music is to raise the awareness, consciousness, and response-ability of those playing and listening, and thereby enable right action on behalf of all...

The Global Education Project


The Global Education Project is a Canadian non-governmental foundation with a 28-year history of publishing fact-packed educational wall posters and producing live events to educate about important issues.

Guide to Making an Emergency Home Battery Bank


How to Make Your Own Emergency Home Battery Bank (solar forum at permies) Discussion of different types batteries, measuring power usage and MP3 instructions for a basic battery back up sustem

Awakeneers


Awakeneers’ music centres around honest vocals sweetened with multi-part harmonies and supported by rich acoustic instrumentation. The nomadic band of nine multi-instrumentalist songwriters — most of whom are siblings — segues seamlessly from a...

Just BioFiber


The Just BioFiber Block building system is based on lego-inspired interlocking hempcrete blocks. The blocks - Are carbon negative to produce, - Absorb greenhouse gasses from the air over their lifespan. - Have a useful lifespan of 100 - 600 years -...

Elevate Packaging


Elevate Packaging provides 100% compostable packaging and labels for small businesses. They sell stock bags in small batches that you can order directly off their website, or they can also do custom bags with printing. All primary materials are compostable...

The Science of Happily Ever After: What Really Matters in the Quest for Enduring Love


The Science of Happily Ever After: What Really Matters in the Quest for Enduring Love by Ty Tashiro "This playful and informative exploration of the science behind compatibility, Dr. Ty Tashiro explores how and why we fall in love. Dr. Tashiro,...

25 Ways to Prepare for Marriage other than Dating


One Christian's perspective on the self development and skills necessary before marriage.

Hannah Fry: The mathematics of love | TED Talk


Finding the right mate is no cakewalk -- but is it even mathematically likely? In a charming talk, mathematician Hannah Fry shows patterns in how we look for love, and gives her top three tips (verified by math!) for finding that special someone.

Mycology Logos


Mycology Logos is a school dedicated to mushrooms, lichens, and micro fungi, including the applied sciences of mycology and the practical arts of working with fungi. All Mycology Logos' spawn is grown using only organic, wild-crafted, and/or locally-sourced...

Directory of Regional Biodynamic Groups


Listing of regional biodynamic groups for local advisory referrals, apprenticeship, training, or conference/workshop opportunities.

The School Of Forest Medicine


Healing these interconnected individual, societal, and planetary ailments requires a fundamental shift in the way we relate to life. The School of Forest Medicine’s one-on-one healing sessions, classes, courses, and initiatory trips provide opportunities...

R- Future Regenerative Entrepreneurship Conference


A conference for business owners and entrepreneurs to make tangible plans for how to launch, refine, or transition their businesses, services and products regeneratively.

Synergy Organic Clothing


Synergy Organic Clothing was founded by Kate Fisher during her first trip to Nepal in the fall of 1993. Inspired by the beautiful fabrics and textiles of South East Asia and by the friendships she made there, Kate returned home and began to design clothing...

Psychology Finally Reveals the Answer to Finding Your Soulmate


What do we really know about soulmates? Psychology is finally shedding light on the mystery that encapsulates so many hearts and minds around the world in an effort to understand what truly makes two people compatible for a relationship. "Dr. John Gottman,...

How To Make Someone Fall In Love With You


Researchers asked couples how they fell in love and 11 things came up over and over.

Homeschool Canada


Homeschool Canada began in 2011 to help homeschool families from all across Canada connect with each other, and to provide a central place where people can find national, provincial and regional information about homeschooling in Canada; including laws,...

A Place to Grow; The Culture of Sudbury Valley School by Daniel Greenberg


In 1968, a group of parents and educators founded Sudbury Valley School based on a clear vision of the individual freedom needed by children to flourish, and of a community governed equally by all its members. This book explores the array of principles...

The Meaning of Education by Daniel Greenberg


In 1968, a group of parents and educators founded Sudbury Valley School based on a clear vision of the individual freedom needed by children to flourish, and of a community governed equally by all its members. The task this book undertakes is to articulate...

Summerhill by A.S. Neill


Alexander Sutherland Neill (17 October 1883 – 23 September 1973) was a Scottish educator and author known for his school, Summerhill, and its philosophy of freedom from adult coercion and its community self-governance Neill wrote 20 books in his lifetime. Originally...

Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriuclum of Compulsory Schooling


John Taylor Gatto's radical treatise on public education continues to bang the drum for an unshackling of children and learning from formal schooling. Now, in an ever-more-rapidly changing world with an explosion of alternative routes to learning, it's...

The Underground History of American Education


John Taylor Gatto, invested over 10 years of dedicated research to uncover some of the most alarming ideas and writings by the creators and advocates of mandatory attendance schooling, which show where the system came from and why it was created. He combined...

How Children Learn by John Holt


John Caldwell Holt was an American author and educator, a proponent of homeschooling and, specifically, the unschooling approach, and a pioneer in youth rights theory. This enduring classic of educational thought offers teachers and parents deep, original...

Growing Without Schooling


John Holt's Growing Without Schooling (GWS), founded in 1977, was America's first home education newsletter. The website offers all back issues of GWS, homeshooling videos and resources, books and downloads.

New Society Publishers


New Society Publishers is an activist, solutions-oriented publisher focused on publishing books as tools to help build a new society. Their books focus on tools and insights from leading experts in a range of subjects, including sustainable building,...

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...

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...

The Seventeen Traditions


"Activist, humanitarian, and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader looks back at his small-town Connecticut childhood and the traditions and values that shaped his progressive worldview. ... In a time of widespread national dissatisfaction and disillusionment...

Natural Dharma Fellowship


Founder and Spiritual Director and Buddhist Climate Activist, Lama Willa Miller. Natural Dharma Fellowship is a Buddhist community that supports the transmission and cultivation of contemplative and ethical practices for a better world. We believe that...

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...

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...

David Suzuki Foundation


Co-founded by David Suzuki, award-winning geneticist and broadcaster... He is widely recognized as a world leader in sustainable ecology. "Through evidence-based research, policy analysis, education and citizen empowerment, we conserve and protect the...

LocalHarvest


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...

Climate Smart


Climate Smart is a social enterprise based in Vancouver, British Columbia. We enable organizations to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, strengthen their businesses and build a resilient economy.

Recompose


Recompose offers an alternative choice to cremation and conventional burial methods. Our service - recomposition - gently converts human remains into soil, so that we can nourish new life after we die.

Five Principles of Green Burial


An overview of 5 criteria for Green Burial: - no embalming, - direct earth burial, - ecological restoration & conservation, - communal memorialization, - optimized land use.

The Democracy Collaborative


Through research, publications, and implementation programs, The Democracy Collaborative works to implement new economic system where shared ownership and control creates more equitable and inclusive outcomes, fosters ecological sustainability, and promotes...

Tekpak Solutions


Tekpack Solutions has developed certified "omnidegradable" packaging that biodegrades in composting facilities. "The additive is a particular blend of Organic compounds, which in the presence of microbes, create an enzyme that breaks down the long-chain...

Rootree Packaging


Rootree offers stock and custom compostable packaging options. The Rootree Vision To re-invent the packaging world in a transparent way, by: -sourcing or developing renewable materials; -using easier to recycle alternatives; -leading the industry...

BCAFM Farmers' Markets Tools & Resources Database


A directory of tools and resources to help farmers’ market thrive. The directory includes a wide variety of reports, links, videos, and other documents for market board members, market managers, and vendors.

The Equality Trust


The Equality Trust works to improve the quality of life in the UK by reducing economic and social inequality. UK income inequality is among the highest in the developed world and evidence shows that this is bad for almost everyone. People in more...

The Green Mama


Website, blog, and book(s) dedicated to supporting sustainable and nontoxic parenting.

Open Credit Network


The Open Credit Network is an open source mutual credit trading networking that enables UK-based customers and suppliers trade with each other without the need for conventional money.

New and Notable Revisions to the Candian Organic Standards


Chart summarising the changes to specific sections of the Canadian Organic standards for crop and livestock production

Organic Chinese Herbs


Wholesale herb dispensary specializing in making premium Chinese herbs available in Canada. Largest product selection and quality assurance through third party testing.

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...

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 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...

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.

Kids Right to Know


Founded by teenager Rachel Parent, Kids Right to Know "seeks to inform youth about their right to make informed, healthy, and environmentally sound choices, with a focus on the need for proper testing and labeling of genetically modified food. By inspiring...

Grameen Bank


"Grameen Bank has reversed conventional banking practice by removing the need for collateral and created a banking system based on accountability , mutual trust, creativity and participation. Grameen Bank provides credit to the poorest in Bangladesh,...

Silva Forest Foundation


Founded by Herb Hammond, the Silva Forest Foundation (SFF) has pioneered an ecosystem-based conservation planning approach that protects biological diversity and ecological processes, while assisting communities and individuals to implement ecologically...

Costa Rica Limpia


Costa Rica Limpia (Clean Costa Rica) was founded by Dr. Monica Araya with the mission is to "promote clean development from a citizenship approach."

Gary Snyder


Perhaps best known as a poet (often associated with the Beat Generation and the San Francisco Renaissance), he is also an essayist, lecturer, and environmental activist. He has been described as the "poet laureate of Deep Ecology".

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...

Joanna Macy


Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy, PhD, is a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, deep ecology and root teacher of the Work That Reconnects: "To those of us growing up in the Industrial Growth Society, a breathtakingly new view of reality arises from...

Sisters of the Earth


"Sisters of Earth was founded in 1994 by several Catholic Sisters from the US and Canada who were engaged in exploring the new cosmology and implications for this emerging worldview. Sisters of Earth is an informal network of women who share a deep concern...

Pam Cooley


Collaborator, Facilitator, Social Entrepreneur, Speaker and Founder of "The Continuum of Collaboration" model, "Choosethical Ventures Inc." and Founding Partner of "CarShare Atlantic Ltd.

Patch Adams


"An American physician, social activist, clown and author. He founded the Gesundheit! Institute in 1971. Each year he organizes a group of volunteers from around the world to travel to various countries where they dress as clowns in an effort to bring...

John Lundin


Spiritual writer and environmental activist--author of "The New Mandala: Eastern Wisdom for Western Living", written in collaboration with His Holiness The Dalai Lama and "Journey to the Heart of the World", written with the indigenous elders of la Sierra...

Regeneration Canada


A Montreal-based NGO focused on soil ecosystem regeneration to address climate change, biodiversity loss, and other effects of degraded ecosystems.

Francesca Baines


Music by Francesca Baines and 'muse-ecology': slow touring and regenerative design for the music trade.

Mountain Equipment Co-op


Mountain Equipment Co-op sells outdoor gear. They use 100% organic cotton in all MEC-branded clothing, repair or replace defective products for a reasonable fee (or often free of charge), and have undertaken a number of environmental and social initiatives.

World Community Fair Trade


A multi-faceted BC organization selling fair trade goods; organic coffee, tea, chocolate products, olive oil & spices to retail outlets and wholesale for fundraising efforts. Profits from coffee sales go toward sponsoring health care in Nicaragua. Organize...

Mother Earth News


About MOTHER EARTH NEWS The most popular and longest-running sustainable-lifestyle magazine, MOTHER EARTH NEWS provides wide-ranging, expert editorial coverage of organic foods, country living, green transportation, renewable energy, natural health,...

Organic Seed Alliance


Grow seed for the common good Leading education, research and advocacy to advance organic seed Seed is part of our common cultural heritage – a living, natural resource that demands careful management to meet food needs now and into the future. Organic...

EarthEasy Guide to Composting


An easy-to-follow practical guide for learning how to compost, including free-standing piles and container type methods

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.

Beekeeping for Beginners


Beekeeping is an important part of the growing cycle; as pollinators, bees are key to maintaining global food supply. There are 1,000s of articles, books, and websites devoted to this practice. This is a general information article about standard...

Mycellium Running


This book is a manual for the mycological rescue of the planet. Setting the stage for the mycorestoration revolution, Mycelium Running unveils new methods for growing mushrooms, generating mycelium, and implanting mushroom colonies into the environment....

Darn Tough Socks


Socks made in Vermont, U.S.A from ethically-sourced Merino Wool (no mulesing). Darn Tough socks are unconditionally guaranteed for life.

Schumacher Center Local Currencies Overview


A basic description of current local currencies being implemented in North America and the UK, with histories and future projections. via the Schumacher Center for a New Economics

Organic Farmers Association


Who We Are In 2016 farmers from across the country came together to launch the Organic Farmers Association to unite organic farmers for a better future together. Rodale Institute supports this initiative as fiscal sponsor and partner with the Organic...

The Green Beaver


Toothpaste, soap, and other personal care products made in Canada from all-natural ingredients.

Ethical Wildcrafting


from the intro: "Wildcrafting is the craft of harvesting medicinal plants from the wild. Humans have been wildcrafting since the dawn of time, but today when medicines are so easily procured, one might question the effort and time required to gather your...

Inhabitat.com overview of alternatives to concrete


Detailing 11 ( concrete) alternative building materials; photos, videos, and explanations including straw, hempcrete, grasscrete and more

Center for Action and Contemplation


Fr. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher bearing witness to the universal awakening within Christian mysticism and the Perennial Tradition. He is a Franciscan priest of the New Mexico Province and founder of the Center for Action and...

Fromagerie l'Ancêtre


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

GT's Living Foods


GT's produces certified organic raw kombucha.

Lama Surya Das


Lama Surya Das is considered to be one of the foremost Western Buddhist meditation teachers and scholars, one of the main interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism in the West, and a leading spokesperson for the emerging American Buddhism. The Dalai Lama affectionately...

Robert Bateman


Canadian painter, environmentalist, naturalist. In 1999, the Audubon Society of Canada declared Bateman one of the top 100 environmental proponents of the 20th century. His work is supported by the Bateman Foundation, a charity whose mandate is to "challenge...

Dr. Jim Antal, Rev.


Founder of Blessed Tomorrow, "a coalition of diverse religious partners united as faithful stewards of creation." Climate Activist, Minister; president of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ.

Green Burial Canada


An overview of 5 essential criteria for Green Burial: - no embalming, - direct earth burial, - ecological restoration & conservation, - communal memorialization, - optimized land use.

Gift Ecology: Reimagining A Sustainable World


Written by Peter Denton, 'Gift Economy' proposes that to create a sustainable future, we need to change the game itself. We cannot simply try to solve our problems one at a time. Instead, we need to reimagine sustainability in all its dimensions — social,...

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.

Earthship DK


Earthship DK is a local NGO working to develop earthships and knowledge about them in Denmark.

Sacred Garden Sanctuary


Sacred Garden Sanctuary is an intentional community dedicated to sustainable farming and lifestyle.

British Columbia Distance Learning Programs


British Columbia currently has the largest and most diverse offering of Distance Learning programs. Homeschool Canada has provided a list of programs, separated into categories of public, private, and faith-based. Some options are specific to a particular...

O.U.R. Ecovillage


Located on 25 acres near Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, O.U.R. ECOVILLAGE began with a vision to create a model demonstration sustainable village community rooted in social, ecological, and economic well being. O.U.R. Ecovillage is the host site for...

Atlan Center


Atlan provides sanctuary for the creation of sustainable culture through the holistic integration of healing, art, and design. Our village demonstrates permaculture and regenerative principles while engaging a network of resonant communities.

Aldinga Arts Ecovillage


The Village concept emerged from the interwoven philosophies of several distinct strands: the arts, Permaculture & environmental sustainability, and the desire to create more cohesive community. Out of this background has come the collective vision for...

Earthen Heart


Earthen Heart is a Permacultural Community Homestead that has been shifting a 20 acre parcel single family rural farm home towards a collective eco-habitat guided by permaculture principles.

Pickards Mountain Eco-Institute


The Eco-Institute at Pickards Mountain is an Earth Sanctuary and Learning Community dedicated to Healing the Human-Earth Relationship. The educational farm and regenerative sustainability learning center reside on 38 acres in the Piedmont of North Carolina.

Sirius Community


A community founded by former members of Findhorn Community in Scotland wishing to establish a similar community in their American homeland.

Communitecture


Communitecture is a full service architecture firm for commercial and residential projects based out of Portland, Oregon. Focusing on beautiful and sustainable places that bring people together in community and push the ecological design envelope.

BC Home Educators Association


BCHEA is a registered non-profit society dedicated to the protection of the family's freedom to educate children at home with minimal government intervention. BCHEA was registered in 1987 as an umbrella group to represent all home schoolers regardless...

Permies.com


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.

Alderleaf Farm and Wilderness College


A wilderness survival school, permaculture training and outdoor education center. Alderleaf offers courses on wilderness survival, wild edible & medicinal plants, permaculture, wildlife tracking, naturalist skills, and outdoor education in the Pacific...

BC Farmers’ Market Trail


The BC Farmers’ Market Trail, managed by the BC Association of Farmers' Markets, is a directory of Markets that provide fresh local food in British Columbia.

LECASE


LeCase is both an English acronym and an Italian word that means

Glen Valley Organic Farm


The Glen Valley Organic Farm Co-operative (GVOFC) is a community of individuals who have come together with the goal of sharing, owning and operating Glen Valley Organic Farm. The Co-operative uses a consensus model of decision-making, ensuring that all...

IDEAL Society


Shared collective life in the beautiful mountains of southeastern British Columbia forms an experimental framework and environment in which to grow in harmony with nature, while contributing to the well-being of the group and larger community in a spirit...

Clearwater Commons


The Clearwater Commons is an intentional, ecologically-responsible residential community. The physical design of the community represents the underlying values of community and low-impact development. Pedestrian walkways, community gardens, benches, shared...

Belfast Cohousing and Ecovillage


An intentional, collaborative housing in which residents actively participate in the design and operation. A significant portion of the property set aside for agricultural purposes and an on-site CSA, the Little River Farm. These super-insulated houses...

Port Townsend EcoVillage


Port Townsend EcoVillage is a community of people living in harmony with each other and the earth.

British Columbia Education and Training


Descriptions, resources and guidelines for homeschooling and alternative schooling as defined by the Government of British Columbia

Chatam Marketplace


Pittsboro sustainable food store.

Keller Texas Produce Co-op


Keller sustainable 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.

Maple City Market


Goshen sustainable food store.

North Coast Co-op, Eureka


Eureka sustainable food store.

Maryland Food Co-op


College Park sustainable food store.

Hanover Co-op Food Store


Hanover sustainable food store.

Lexington Co-operative Market


Buffalo sustainable food store.

Big Hollow Food Coop


Laramie sustainable food store.

Bloomingfoods Market & Deli


Bloomington sustainable food store.

West Central Illinois Food Cooperative


Galesburg sustainable food store.

Harmony Food Co-op


Bemidji sustainable food store.

Common Ground Food Co-op


Urbana sustainable food store.

Seminole Natural Foods


Longwood sustainable food store.

Upper Valley Food Co-op


White River Junction sustainable food store.

Akron Cooperative Market


Akron sustainable food store.

Olympia Food Co-op - East


Olympia sustainable 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.

Wintergreen Food Coop


Albert Lea sustainable food store.

Weaver Street Market


Carrboro sustainable food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Kirkland


Kirkland sustainable food store.

Happy Healthy Human Organic Produce Coop/Buying Club


Indialantic sustainable food store.

White River Co-op


Randolph sustainable food store.

Valley Market


Staunton sustainable food store.

Neighborhood Co-op Grocery


Carbondale sustainable food store.

Better Foods Co-op


Chattanooga sustainable food store.

Good Tern Natural Foods Co-op


Rockland sustainable food store.

People's Food Co-op of Kalamazoo


Kalamazoo sustainable food store.

SDA Coop


Sterling sustainable food store.

Amazing Grains Natural Food Market


Grand Forks sustainable food store.

Huajatollas Food Co-op


Gardner sustainable food store.

Chadron Natural Food Co-op


Chadron sustainable food store.

Wild Oats Cooperative


Williamstown sustainable food store.

Seward Co-op Grocery & Deli


Minneapolis sustainable food store.

Grain Train Natural Food Market


Petoskey sustainable food store.

Plainfield Cooperative Buying Club


Plainfield sustainable food store.

Crumb's Bakery


Athens sustainable food store.

Rainbow Health Foods


Richmond sustainable food store.

Adamant Co-op


Adamant sustainable food store.

Sussex County Food Co-op


Newton sustainable food store.

Jura Books Food Co-op


South Wales sustainable food store.

Phoenix Earth Food Co-op


Toledo sustainable food store.

Organic Alaska


Anchorage sustainable food store.

Sevananda Food Co-op


Atlanta sustainable food store.

North County Cooperative Grocery


Minneapolis sustainable food store.

Farmer Dave's


Dracut sustainable food store.

Linden Hills Food Co-op


Minneapolis sustainable food store.

Everybody's Healthfood Market


Long Prairie sustainable food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Fremont


Seattle sustainable food store.

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


Port Washington sustainable food store.

Common Market Co-op


Frederick sustainable food store.

In Good Taste


Vineland sustainable food store.

Belfast Co-op


Belfast sustainable food store.

Blue Hill Co-op Community Market & Cafe


Blue Hill sustainable food store.

Concord Cooperative Market


Concord sustainable food store.

Esperance Co-op


Esperance sustainable food store.

Rainbow Gardens Co-op


Ridgway sustainable food store.

Northwoods Whole Foods Co-op


Ely sustainable food store.

Island City Food Co-op


Cumberland sustainable food store.

Other Avenues Community Food Store


San Francisco sustainable food store.

Rail City Market Co-op


Saint Albans sustainable food store.

Haywood Road Market


Asheville sustainable food store.

Know Your Farms (Distributor/Buying Club)


Davidson sustainable food store.

Crozet Natural Foods


Crozet sustainable food store.

Plattsburgh North Country Co-op


Plattsburgh sustainable food store.

Good Harvest Grocer


North Myrtle Beach sustainable food store.

Oak Center General Store Food Co-op


Lake City sustainable food store.

Whole Earth Grocery


River Falls sustainable food store.

Nature's Best Natural Food Co-op


Milbank sustainable food store.

Cook County Whole Foods Co-op


Grand Marais sustainable food store.

Oryana Food Cooperative


Traverse City sustainable food store.

Sno-Isle Natural Foods Co-op


Everett sustainable food store.

Federation of Ohio River Cooperatives


Columbus sustainable food store.

Abundance Cooperative Market


Rochester sustainable food store.

Little River Co-op


Wimauma sustainable food store.

Fare Share Cooperative


Richmond sustainable food store.

Greener Living Co-op


Wauchula sustainable food store.

Life Grocery Natural Food Co-op & Café


Marietta sustainable food store.

Alfalfa House Food Co-op


Austerlitz sustainable food store.

Choice Foods Co-op


Royal Oak sustainable food store.

New Pioneer Co-op


Iowa City sustainable food store.

Kandi Cupboard


Willmar sustainable food store.

Western Praire Food Co-op


Dawson sustainable food store.

Suny Binghamton Co-op


Binghamton sustainable food store.

City Center Market


Cambridge sustainable food store.

Erie Whole Foods Co-op


Erie sustainable food store.

Woodland Food Co-op


Woodland sustainable food store.

Three Rivers Food Co-op's Natural Grocery


Fort Wayne sustainable food store.

Takoma Park Food Co-op


Takoma Park sustainable food store.

Fulton County Food Co-op


Wauseon sustainable food store.

Green Fields Market


Greenfield sustainable food store.

Park Street Service Center


Hanover sustainable food store.

High Plains Food Coop


Englewood sustainable food store.

Hendersonville Community Co-op


Hendersonville sustainable food store.

Naturally Good Food


Spring Hill sustainable food store.

Oceana Natural Foods Co-op


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

Natural Alternatives Food Co-op


Luck sustainable 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...

Badger Town & Country Store


Badger sustainable food store.

Commonhealth Foods Co-op Outlet


Superior sustainable food store.

Hungry Hollow Co-op


Spring Valley sustainable food store.

Outpost Natural Foods Co-op: Wauwatosa


Milwaukee sustainable food store.

Ocean Beach People's Organic Food Co-op


San Diego sustainable food store.

Isla Vista Food Co-op


Goleta sustainable food store.

New Life Food Club


Dayton sustainable food store.

Oneota Community Food Co-op


Decorah sustainable food store.

The Food Coop


La Jolla sustainable food store.

Good Food Co-op


Youngstown sustainable food store.

Amazing Grains


Lawrence sustainable food store.

Harvest Food Co-op


Owatonna sustainable food store.

Davis Food Co-op


Davis sustainable food store.

Wedge Community Co-op


Minneapolis sustainable food store.

Eastside Food Co-op


Minneapolis sustainable food store.

Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market


Gloversville sustainable food store.

Open Harvest Natural Foods Co-op


Lincoln sustainable food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Seward Park


Seattle sustainable food store.

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


Saint Louis sustainable food store.

Rainbow Food Co-op


Blue Earth sustainable food store.

Hampden Park Food Co-op


Saint Paul sustainable food store.

Eat Local Eastport Co-op


Eastport sustainable food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Offices


Seattle sustainable food store.

Organic Buying Club Metro Detroit


Fraser sustainable food store.

Leverett Village Co-op


Leverett sustainable food store.

Silver City Food Co-op


Silver City sustainable food store.

Selene Whole Foods Co-op


Media sustainable food store.

Good Food Store


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

Santa Rosa Community Market & Café


Santa Rosa sustainable food store.

Riverside


Sustainable food store.

Main Street Market Whole Foods Co-op


Rice Lake sustainable food store.

Prairieland Market


Salina sustainable food store.

Good Cheap Food


Delhi sustainable food store.

Finland Cooperative


Finland sustainable food store.

Topeka Natural Food Coop


Topeka sustainable food store.

Wooster Natural Foods


Wooster sustainable food store.

Iron River Grocery Co-op


Ashland sustainable food store.

Corners of the Mouth Natural Foods


Mendocino sustainable food store.

Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op


Roanoke sustainable food store.

Alberta Cooperative Grocery


Portland sustainable food store.

Fort Collins Food Co-op


Fort Collins sustainable food store.

The Ark Buying Club


Kapaa sustainable food store.

College Street Bakery


Clarksville sustainable food store.

St.Peter Food Co-op & Deli


Saint Peter sustainable food store.

Wild Rice Buying Club


Moorhead sustainable food store.

Yahara River Grocery Cooperative


Stoughton sustainable food store.

Community Co-op


Little Falls sustainable food store.

Buying Club


Jacksonville sustainable food store.

Community Mercantile


Lawrence sustainable food store.

Durham Co-op Grocery


Durham sustainable food store.

Daily Groceries Food Co-op


Athens sustainable food store.

Natural Harvest Whole Food Co-op


Virginia sustainable food store.

Ashland Food Co-op


Ashland sustainable food store.

Moscow Food Co-op


Moscow sustainable food store.

4th Street Food Co-op


New York sustainable food store.

People's Market


Amherst sustainable food store.

West Michigan Co-op


Grand Rapids sustainable food store.

Tidal Creek Cooperative Food Market


Wilmington sustainable food store.

Clear Creek Food Co-op


Richmond sustainable food store.

The Co-op Natural Foods


Sioux Falls sustainable food store.

Swarthmore Co-op


Swarthmore sustainable food store.

Greenbelt Consumer Cooperative


Greenbelt sustainable food store.

George Street Co-op


New Brunswick sustainable food store.

New Pioneer Bakehouse


Coralville sustainable food store.

Hunger Mountain Co-op


Montpelier sustainable food store.

Good Earth Food Co-op


Saint Cloud sustainable food store.

First Alternative Natural Food Co-op


Corvallis sustainable food store.

Wheatsfield Cooperative Grocery


Ames sustainable food store.

People's Food Co-op & Café Verde


Ann Arbor sustainable food store.

Stevens Point Area Food Co-op


Stevens Point sustainable food store.

Chequamegon Food Co-op


Ashland sustainable food store.

Natural Bounty Buying Club


Galway sustainable food store.

Linden Hills Natural Home


Minneapolis sustainable food store.

Midtown Food Coop


Memphis sustainable food store.

Central City Co-op


Houston sustainable food store.

Light Foods Co-op


Malverne sustainable food store.

Morningside Buying Club


Liberty sustainable food store.

Essentials For Life


Fort Myers sustainable food store.

Great Basin Community Food Coop


Reno sustainable food store.

North Coast Co-op, Arcata


Arcata sustainable food store.

Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op


Sacramento sustainable food store.

Quincy Natural Foods Co-op


Quincy sustainable food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - View Ridge


Seattle sustainable food store.

Rutland Area Food Co-op


Rutland sustainable food store.

The Village Store Co-op


Cambridge sustainable food store.

Keweenaw Food Co-op


Hancock sustainable food store.

14 Carrots Natural Foods Co-op


New London sustainable food store.

Bloomingfoods Downtown


Bloomington sustainable food store.

Putney Food Co-op


Putney sustainable food store.

Mega Pik N Save


Eau Claire sustainable food store.

Fare Share Market


Norway sustainable food store.

Brattleboro Food Co-op


Readsboro sustainable food store.

Living Organics Buying Club


Medicine Hat sustainable food store.

Mountain People's Co-op


Nederland sustainable food store.

Ever'man Cooperative Grocery & Cafe


Pensacola sustainable food store.

River Valley Market


Northampton sustainable food store.

Takoma Park Silver Spring Coop


Silver Spring sustainable food store.

Foothills Co-op


Richmond sustainable food store.

Eastford Food Co-op Buying Club


Hampton sustainable food store.

Wachusett Food Co-op


Holden sustainable 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.

Simple Times Farm Market & Buying Club


Grand Blanc sustainable food store.

Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op & Café


Middlebury sustainable food store.

Buffalo Mountain Food Co-op


Hardwick sustainable food store.

Oxford Hills Food Cooperative


Norway sustainable food store.

La Montanita Food Co-op: Valley


Albuquerque sustainable food store.

Co-op Community Food Market


Hanover sustainable food store.

Natural Foods Co-op/Market


Litchfield sustainable food store.

St. J. Food Co-op


Saint Johnsbury sustainable food store.

Mille Lacs Area Food Co-op


Isle sustainable food store.

Bluff Country Co-op


Winona sustainable food store.

La Montanita Food Co-op: Nob Hill


Albuquerque sustainable food store.

Skagit Valley Food Co-op


Mount Vernon sustainable food store.

"Best of the Blessed" Healthy Food Co-op


Denton sustainable food store.

Natural Roads Food Co-op


Wheeling sustainable food store.

Ferry Food Co-op


Republic sustainable food store.

Good Foods Market & Café


Lexington sustainable food store.

Sunseed Food Co-op, Inc.


Cape Canaveral sustainable food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Issaquah


Issaquah sustainable food store.

Weavers Way Cooperative Association


Philadelphia sustainable food store.

High Falls Food Coop


High Falls sustainable food store.

Cass Corridor Food Co-op


Detroit sustainable food store.

Newark Natural Foods Cooperative


Newark sustainable food store.

Willimantic Food Co-op


Willimantic sustainable food store.

My Organic Food Club


Boca Raton sustainable food store.

Sonoita Buying Club


Sonoita sustainable food store.

GreenStar Cooperative Market


Ithaca sustainable food store.

Portland People's Food Co-op


Portland sustainable food store.

River City Food Co-op


Evansville sustainable food store.

Outpost Natural Foods Co-op


Milwaukee sustainable food store.

East Lansing Food Co-op


East Lansing sustainable food store.

Rich Harvest


Boone sustainable food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Greenlake


Seattle sustainable food store.

Growing Tree Natural Foods


Spencer sustainable food store.

Nature's Exchange


Aberdeen sustainable food store.

Community Food Co-op


Bozeman sustainable food store.

Purple Dragon Co-op


Glen Ridge sustainable 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...

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...

Anita's Organic Grain mill


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

Coastal Roots Farm


Coastal Roots Farm cultivates healthy, connected communities by integrating sustainable agriculture, food justice, and ancient Jewish wisdom.

Hickory Nut Forest Eco-Community


Sustainable Living in a community of ?forever-wild ?lands, green-?solar ?homes, ?organic gardens/orchard, and renewable energy from solar and water. Nestled in the beautiful Southern Appalachian Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina.

The NeoHouse Institute


A non-profit organization supporting greenbuilding and ecolifestyle.

Heathcote Community


An intentional community nestled in a narrow wooded stream valley on 44 acres of land that is part of the School of Living community land trust.

Southwest Sufi Community


NM sustainable community eco village.

WildCraft Ecovillage


A unique experimental, off-grid Intentional Community that is based on the principles of Permaculture, Sustainable Concepts, and healthy Intentional Community Design.

Quaker Intentional Village - Canaan


A community of ten households and several others interested in membership, living close to the land on 135 acres of mixed woodland and pasture.

Luke Wallace


Luke Wallace is a folk musician and coastal advocate from Coast Salish Territory, Canada. Luke's music is a platform for the voices of communities organizing to protect the systems that help them thrive.

The City Repair Project


The City Repair Project facilitates artistic and ecologically-oriented placemaking projects focused on the interconnection of human communities and the natural world by rganizating group action that educates and inspires communities and individuals to...

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...

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.

Vancouver Island Fibershed


Vancouver Island Fibershed (VIF) is establishing a network between farmers and fibre consumers to build a local textile economy. VIF is part of the growing Fibreshed movement in North America, Europe and Australia that supports small-scale sustainable...

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...

Leda Organic Farm


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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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...

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.

Ostroorganics


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

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...

Harmonic Arts


Located in Cumberland BC, Harmonic Arts is a growing plant medicine company founded in 2008 by Clinical Herbalists Yarrow and Angela Willard. Online store, botanical dispensary and wide offering of unique herbal formulations.

Pemberton Distillery


Organic Potato Vodka, Whisky, Gin, Absinthe, Schnaps, Brandy & Liqueurs. Certified Organic and BC Certified Craft. Free from artificial or chemical additives, coloring or GMO products at any stage of production. Spirits are Gluten Free.

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.

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...

SOIL - Stewards of Irreplaceable Land -


SOIL links Canadian farmers willing to take on and train apprentices with people wanting to work and learn on an organic farm using sustainable practices. Founded in 1989 it is the only national farm apprenticeship program in Canada, with more than 75...

BC Eco Seed Co-op


The BC Eco Seed Co-op is a producer's cooperative of 17 farmers providing BC grown, certified organic and ecological seeds grown on our farms across British Columbia. From packet size to large bulk quantities, the BC Eco Seed Co-op has seeds for growers...

Hatchet & Seed


Edible Landscaping, Permaculture Design, Urban Agriculture, Raised Beds, Garden Install & Maintenance, Organic Landscaping, Victoria, BC

Cowichan Valley's Local Biodiesel Provider


The Cowichan Bio-Diesel Co-operative (CB-DC) has been supplying 100% biodiesel made from locally recycled cooking oil to its 200 members as a petro-diesel alternative since 2005.

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...

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.

Nature Nurture Farmacy


Nature Nurture Farmacy is a non-profit whose mission is to empower the community in their health journey. We currently grow botanical herbs in Winlock, WA. We harvest these herbs and make medicine immediately or process and dry them to be saved for a...

The Watershed Sentinel


The Watershed Sentinel has been the voice of the grassroots environmental movement in BC (and beyond) for over 25 years. Providing environmental community groups and thinkers –the folks who are working on-the-ground, with information on issues such...

Tenemos Academy


An Academy for Education in the light of the Spirit: the Temenos Academy is an educational charity which aims to offer education in philosophy and the arts in the light of the sacred traditions of east and West. The word "temenos" means a sacred precinct.

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...

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.

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.

Seed Savers Exchange


An online chart describing the seed saving techniques and isolation distances for 25 common vegetables.

Music Heals


Music Heals Charitable Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness of the healing powers of music. The Organization supports a wide range of music therapy services in BC and across Canada aiming increase access to music therapy for patients in children's...

Bike Friday


Folding bicycle hand made in Eugene Oregon, with a commitment to environmentally benign products, materials, and manufacturing processes.

School of Evolutionary Herbalism


The School of Evolutionary Herbalism offers in-depth online programs and live workshops on a broad spectrum of herbal traditions. Courses range from traditional Alchemy and preparing Spagyric herbal medicines to Medical Astrology. They focus on Vitalist...

Catfarm


A creative ecovillage project focused on sustainable off-grid living.

Earth Mountain Edcuation Farm


Sustainable community eco village in Weston, United States.

Enota


A conservation project with a mountain retreat center, cabins, RV & camping sites and an organic farm. Enota, which means "the land that nourishes" in Cherokee, is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to protecting a 60 + acre land trust.

David James Duncan


David James Duncan is an American novelist and essayist.

Thích Nhất Hạnh


Thích Nhất Hạnh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist, founder of the Plum Village Tradition and the author of over 100 books. He is active in the peace movement, promoting nonviolent solutions to conflict. He also refrains from animal...

Salt Spring Seeds


One of the oldest organic seed companies in BC, specializing in preserving heirloom varieties of beans, legumes, peas, flowers, vegetables, dye plants and medicines. Promoting growing and saving of heirloom seed. Classes, lectures, books. Also founders...

BC EcoSeed Co-op/Open Source Seed Initiative


BC Eco Seed Co-op is a producer's cooperative of farmers providing BC grown certified organic and ecological seeds all grown by farmers in BC.

British Columbia Organic Grower/Journal for the Certified Organic Associations of BC


The Certified Organic Associations of British Columbia (COABC) is an umbrella association representing organic certifying agencies in the province. COABC is empowered by the British Columbia Organic Agricultural Products Regulation under the British Columbia...

Hugelkultur gardening/rotting wood garden beds


An in-depth look at the hugelkultur method; instructions, benefits, photos, videos.

Dahr Jamail


Dahr Jamail is a staff reporter for Truthout, currently focusing on issues of climate change. His most recent book is " The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption" (The New Press, 2019). He lives and works in...

Brian Doyle


Brian Doyle was a novelist, essayist and editor. His books include: "A Book of Uncommon Prayer: 100 Celebrations of the Miracle & Muddle of the Ordinary."

IslandWood


IslandWood is an environmental learning center created to improve access to meaningful, nature-based learning experiences for children, located on 250 acres on Bainbridge Island, WA.

North Cascades Institute


Founded in 1986, the North Cascades Institute connects people, nature and community through science, art, literature and exploration of the North Cascades natural and cultural history.

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.

The Kind Life


TheKindLife.com was born as an extension of Alicia Silverstone's book, The Kind Diet, "which is all about living your healthiest and happiest life to the fullest, while taking care of mama Earth at the same time!" This website is a resource for those...

SelfDesign


The SelfDesign Learning Community is among the largest distance/distributed learning schools and personalized learning programs in British Columbia, Canada. SelfDesign enables learners to complete K-12 by exploring their passions and taking the lead...

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...

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...

Schumacher Center for a New Economics


Founded in 1980 the Schumacher Center for a New Economics works to envision the elements of a just and sustainable global economy; undertakes to apply these elements in its home region of the Berkshires in western Massachusetts; and then develops the...

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...

Bruce H. Lipton, PhD


Bruce H. Lipton, PhD is an internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit. Stem cell biologist, bestselling author of The Biology of Belief and recipient of the 2009 Goi Peace Award, he has been a guest speaker on hundreds of TV and...

Farm Folk City Folk Magazine


Launched in Kelowna, BC, FarmFolk CityFolk Magazine tells the stories of the many British Columbians who are instrumental in developing and preserving the province's food culture. With the notion that food is the cornerstone of civilization and culture,...

Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants


This comprehensive guide is accessible to everyone, from beginners seeking reliable advice to experienced practitioners on the hunt for new information. Readers will find plant profiles, color photographs, step-by-step instruction for essential herbal...

Pacific Northwest Medicine Making and Botanical Extract Guide


This 11 x 17 inch guide featuring a botanical extract chart that details standard tincturing ratios and menstruum percentages for 104 medicinal plants commonly found in the Pacific Northwest, also illustrates step-by-step instructions for both the scientific...

The Whidbey Institute


An educational organization co-creating transformational learning experiences on a 100 acre woodland campus, in service to a vision of people and communities wholeheartedly and effectively meeting the complex challenges of our time.

Canticle Farm


An urban community and non-profit organization, Canticle Farm is comprised of six adjacent houses near 36th Avenue in Oakland, California. Begun from the home of a family of Franciscan Catholics with connections to the Work That Reconnects in the tradition...

True Grain


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

Ypsilanti Food Co-op


Ypsilanti sustainable food store.

Port Orford Community Co-op


Port Orford sustainable 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.

Renaissance Community Co-op


Greensboro sustainable food store.

Gregg L. Friedman MD Organic Coop


Hallandale sustainable food store.

Salem Food Cooperative


Salem sustainable food store.

Green Tree Grocery


Mount Pleasant sustainable 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...

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.

Bread and Roses Food Cooperative


Tallahassee sustainable food store.

City Foods Co-op


Lafayette sustainable 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.

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.

Valley Food Co-op


Alamosa sustainable food store.

Main Market Co-Op


Spokane sustainable food store.

Citizens Co-op


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

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....

Rochester Good Food Co-op


Rochester sustainable food store.

SLO Natural Foods Coop


San Luis Obispo sustainable food store.

Lost River Market & Deli


Paoli sustainable food store.

Harvest Co-op Markets


Jamaica Plain sustainable food store.

Moonflower Community Cooperative


Moab sustainable 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.

Rainbow Grocery Co-op


San Francisco sustainable food store.

Arroyo Food Coop


Pasadena sustainable food store.

Portland Food Co-op


Portland sustainable 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.

Granary Food Co-op


Ortonville sustainable food store.

Occidental Arts and Ecology Center


"OAEC's [and the OAEC Water Institute's] work focuses on cultivating ecological literacy and building the capacity of civic and social movement leaders and organizations to guide their communities toward an ecologically regenerative, economically viable,...

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!

GrassRoots Cooperative and Cafe


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

Creekside Coop


Elkins Park sustainable food store.

Pogue's Run Grocer


Indianapolis sustainable food store.

Tacoma Food Co-operative


Tacoma sustainable food store.

Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-op


Saint Paul sustainable food store.

Yelm Food Co-op


Yelm sustainable 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.

Food Front Cooperative Grocery


Portland sustainable food store.

Park Slope Food Co-op


Brooklyn sustainable food store.

New Leaf Market Co-Op


Tallahassee sustainable 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,...

Just Local Food Cooperative


Eau Claire sustainable food store.

BriarPatch Co-op Natural Foods Community Market


Grass Valley sustainable food store.

Co-op Market Grocery & Deli


Fairbanks sustainable food store.

Spiral Natural Foods Co-op & Grocery


Hastings sustainable 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....

Breadroot Natural Foods Co-op


Rapid City sustainable 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...

Northwind Natural Foods Co-op


Ironwood sustainable food store.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op


Menomonie sustainable food store.

Placerville Natural Food Co-op


Placerville sustainable food store.

Honest Weight Food Coop


Albany sustainable food store.

Barrels Community Market


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

Chatham Real Food Market Co-op


Chatham sustainable 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...

New Orleans Food Co-op


New Orleans sustainable food store.

Vancouver Food Cooperative


Vancouver sustainable food store.

Natural Abundance Food Co-op


Aberdeen sustainable food store.

Byron Bay Harvest


Wellesley Hills sustainable food store.

Dubuque Food Co-op


Dubuque sustainable food store.

Sierra Vista Food Cooperative


Sierra Vista sustainable food store.

Berkshire Co-op Market


Great Barrington sustainable food store.

Deep Roots Market


Greensboro sustainable food store.

Market Street Co-Op


Fort Kent sustainable food store.

Mountain View Market


Las Cruces sustainable 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.

Pocatello Co-op


Pocatello sustainable food store.

Doylestown Food Co-op


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

Hartland's Nutrition Connection Cooperative


Hartland sustainable food store.

Boise Consumer Co-op


Boise sustainable food store.

Affiliated Food Co-op, Inc.


Norfolk sustainable food store.

Hanover Co-op: Lebanon


Lebanon sustainable food store.

Good Earth Market


Billings sustainable food store.

Oldfort Co-op


Cleveland sustainable food store.

Natural Foods Market & Buyers Co-op


Pueblo sustainable food store.

Basic Cooperative


Janesville sustainable food store.

La Montanita Food Co-op: Gallup


Gallup sustainable food store.

Mariposa Co-op


Philadelphia sustainable food store.

Trinity United Church of Christ


Akron sustainable food store.

French Broad Food Co-op


Asheville sustainable food store.

Kent Natural Foods Co-op


Kent sustainable food store.

Monroe Good Food Group


Monroe sustainable food store.

East End Food Co-op


Pittsburgh sustainable food store.

Mixed Nuts


Amherst sustainable food store.

Mountain People's Market


Morgantown sustainable food store.

Higher Ground


Cornelia sustainable food store.

Winnetoon Mall Co-op


Winnetoon sustainable food store.

Castine Co-op


Castine sustainable food store.

Wholistic Food Options


Norwich sustainable food store.

Greater Baker Food Co-op


Baker City sustainable food store.

Valley Natural Foods Co-op


Burnsville sustainable food store.

Three Rivers Market


Knoxville sustainable food store.

Purple Porch Co-op


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

Growers Market


Eugene sustainable food store.

Pomme De Terre Food Co-op


Morris sustainable food store.

Cape Ann Food Co-op


Gloucester sustainable food store.

Food Conspiracy Co-op


Tucson sustainable food store.

Wild Sage Natural Foods Cooperative


Gallup sustainable food store.

Kokua Market Natural Foods Co-op


Honolulu sustainable food store.

Hillsdale Family Food Co-op


Hillsdale sustainable food store.

Otherworld Food Co-op, Inc.


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

Bethesda Co-op


Cabin John sustainable food store.

SE KS Buying Club


Independence sustainable food store.

Coos Head Food Co-op


North Bend sustainable food store.

Syracuse Real Food Co-op


Syracuse sustainable food store.

Countryside Co-op


Hackensack sustainable food store.

The Cooperative Grocery (The CoG)


Emeryville sustainable food store.

Nutshell Co-op


Wardsboro sustainable food store.

Natural Food Co-op


Dover sustainable food store.

Alternative Food Co-op


Wakefield sustainable food store.

Kresge Food Co-op


Santa Cruz sustainable food store.

Rabbit Run Buying Club


Raymond sustainable food store.

First Alternative Natural Foods Co-op


Corvallis sustainable food store.

Olympia Food Co-op


Olympia sustainable food store.

Kissimmee Organic Co-op


Kissimmee sustainable food store.

Order From Chaos Buying Club


Columbia sustainable food store.

Mountain Community Co-op


Eatonville sustainable food store.

La Montanita Food Co-op: Santa Fe


Santa Fe sustainable food store.

Wheatsville Food Co-op


Austin sustainable food store.

Plainfield Coop


Plainfield sustainable food store.

Crow Wing Food Co-op


Brainerd sustainable food store.

Ukiah Natural Foods


Ukiah sustainable food store.

Eats Natural Foods Co-op


Blacksburg sustainable food store.

Summercorn Foods


Fayetteville sustainable food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - West Seattle


Seattle sustainable food store.

Rising Tide Co-op


Damariscotta sustainable food store.

Viola Food Co-op


Viola sustainable food store.

Just Food Co-op


Northfield sustainable food store.

City Market - Onion River Co-op


Burlington sustainable food store.

Trillium Natural Foods Community Co-op


Mount Horeb sustainable food store.

HM!


Ossian sustainable food store.

Neighborhood Natural Foods Coop


Ashland sustainable food store.

Marquette Food Co-op


Marquette sustainable food store.

Jersey City Food Co-Operative


Jersey City sustainable food store.

Potsdam Consumer Co-op


Potsdam sustainable food store.

Blue Springs Food Club


Blue Springs sustainable food store.

Madison Market/Central Co-op


Seattle sustainable food store.

Glut Food Co-op


Mount Rainier sustainable food store.

Duluth Whole Foods Co-op


Duluth sustainable food store.

Healthy Foods Co-op


Lexington sustainable food store.

Riverbend Market Cooperative


Red Wing sustainable food store.

Durango Natural Foods


Durango sustainable food store.

Colville North Country Co-op


Colville sustainable food store.

Sweet Grass Food Co-op


Douglas sustainable food store.

Chico Natural Foods


Chico sustainable food store.

Touchstone Bakery


Seattle sustainable food store.

Springfield Food Co-op


Springfield sustainable food store.

Ozark Natural Foods Co-op


Fayetteville sustainable food store.

Riverwest Co-op Grocery & Café


Milwaukee sustainable food store.

River Market Community Co-op


Stillwater sustainable food store.

Jumplight Farms


Lake Worth sustainable food store.

Willy Street Co-op


Madison sustainable food store.

Fresh Life Natural Food Coop


Chattanooga sustainable food store.

Tonasket Natural Foods Co-op


Tonasket sustainable food store.

Co-opportunity Consumers Co-op


Santa Monica sustainable food store.

Upstate Food Co-op


Six Mile sustainable food store.

Plum Creek Food Co-op


Windom sustainable food store.

Lakewinds Natural Foods


Minnetonka sustainable food store.

Viroqua Food Cooperative


Viroqua sustainable food store.

West Orlando Healthy Families


Orlando sustainable food store.

Flatbush Food Cooperative


Brooklyn sustainable food store.

Puget Consumers' Co-op - Redmond


Redmond sustainable food store.

Salal Cafe


Port Townsend sustainable food store.

Bolinas Peoples Store


Bolinas sustainable food store.

Bloomingfoods Near West Side


Bloomington sustainable 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...

Community Store Co-op


Frederick sustainable food store.

Straddle Creek Food Co-op


Mount Carroll sustainable food store.

Otter Creek Food Co-op


Vergennes sustainable food store.

upland hills learning community


Upland Hills School encourages children to know themselves and to connect with themselves and with their environment as responsible world citizens.

Los Angeles Eco-Village


Sustainable community eco village.

Abundance Ecovillage


The Abundance EcoVillage is a place where neighborhood design, energy, water, waste recycling, and landscaping are all designed to work in tune with nature. This means that the systems we use to obtain living necessities are both socially and environmentally...

VerdEnergia Pacifica


A cooperative farm formed in order to secure a healthy future for themselves and their families.

Stone


Co-housing sustainable community

Pacific Gardens Cohousing Community


BC sustainable community eco village.

Greensong Sanctuary


BC sustainable community eco village.

EcoReality Coop


BC sustainable community eco village.

Dry Gulch Ecovillage


CO sustainable community eco village.

Stowe Farm Community


STOWE FARM COMMUNITY (formerly Katywil) is a multi-generational rural co-housing community in the beautiful hills of western Mass.

SPUD


SPUD.ca 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,...

Windsong


An innovative co-housing neighbourhood architecturally-designed to encourage interactions among members and to enrich our lives with the pleasure of cooperation and friendship.

Cleveland EcoVillage


One of Cleveland

EcoVersity


The Ecoversities Alliance is a community of learning practitioners from around the world committed to re-imagining higher education to cultivate human and ecological flourishing in response to the critical challenges of our times.

Comox Valley Home Learners Network


Homeshool support group serving Courtney and the Comox Valley, BC.

Cornerstone Homeschoolers


Homeschool support group serving Courtney and the Comox Valley, BC.

Ladysmith and Chemainus Homeschoolers


Homeschool support group serving Ladysmith and Chemainus, BC

Our Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Homeshoolers


Homeschool support group serving Cowichan Valley and beyond.

Highschool Homelearning Victoria


Homeschool support group serving Victoria, BC

VicHomeLearn


Homeschool support group serving Greater Victoria, BC

Victoria Christian Home Schoolers (VCHS)


Homeschool support group serving Greater Victoria, Saanich Peninsula, Western Communities, Sooke and Cowichan Valley, BC

Victoria Home Learner’s Network


Homeschool support group serving Greater Victoria, BC.

LIFE – Learning in Faith Everyday


Homeschool support group serving Nanaimo, BC

Nanaimo Community Home Learners (NCHL)


Nanaimo Community Home Learners is a collection of families in and around Nanaimo who support one another on their homeschooling journeys. NCHL’s current membership includes over 60 diverse families from Nanaimo, Gabriola Island, Ladysmith, Duncan,...

North Island Home Learners


Homeschool support group serving Port McNeill and North Vancouver Island, BC

Heartwood Home Learners Cooperative


Homeschool support group serving Errington, BC

Oceanside Christian Home Learners


Homeschool support group serving Oceanside, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Nanoose Bay, Bowser, Errington and Coombs, BC

Oceanside Homeschoolers Vancouver Island


Homeschool support group serving Parksville and Qualicum Beach, BC

Pender Island Home Learners


Homeschool support group serving Pender Island, BC

Port Alberni Homeschoolers


Homeschool support group serving Port Alberni, Bamfield, Ucluelet and Tofino, BC

Quadra Home Learners


Homeschool support group serving Quadra Island

Salt Spring Island Home Learners


Homeschool support group serving Salt Spring Island

Sooke Home Learners


Homeschool support group serving Sooke, BC and surrounding area

VancouverMom.ca


A homeschool support group established in 2009, VancouverMom.ca is an online resource providing urban, hyperlocal information on what to do and and what's new for families in Metro Vancouver.

Teach Your Own: The John Holt Book of Homeschooling


Selection from the book: What is most important and valuable about the home as a base for children's growth into the world is not that it is a better school than the schools but that it isn't a school at all. It is not an artificial place, set up to make...

Sit Illustrated: So, What's funny about meditation?


Once upon a time, not very long ago, in a land not renowned for its meditative traditions, a small group of spiritual aspirants began learning to “sit” or “meditate”. Although sitting is reputed to have multiple benefits, being funny is not usually...

The Interfaith Amigos


Imam Jamal Rahman, Pastor Don Mackenzie and Rabbi Ted Falcon — the Interfaith Amigos — started working together after 9/11. Since then, they have brought their unique blend of spiritual wisdom and humor to audiences all over the U.S., as well as Canada,...

Fraser Valley Free Learners


Fraser Valley Free Learners is an extraordinary schooling environment in which children can learn and develop important lifelong skills such as leadership, public speaking, problem solving, critical thinking, time management, meditation and mindfulness,...

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...

Homelearners South of the Fraser


A secular Homelearners' support network for families in the Lower Mainland of Beautiful British Columbia Covering the range of homelearning styles from school-at-homers to radical unschoolers, and everything in between. The group meets at 1pm on...

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...

Holy Crap Cereal


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

The Hub Community Bike Shop


The Hub is a non-profit bicycle repair shop and community resource for cyclists of all flavors.

DeathCaring Collective


We are a group of folks who are enthusiastic about opening up conversations about death, dying, and grief. We’d like to explore how to prepare for our own death, become knowledgeable about current practices and alternative approaches, and educate our...

Kootenay Carshare Cooperative


Founded in 2001 when a group of Nelsonites decided they no longer each needed a vehicle, the Kootenay Carshare Cooperative has grown to 325 individual and business members sharing over 20 vehicles in the Kootenay communities of Nelson, Revelstoke, Kaslo,...

Bliss, Cremation and Green Burial Services


Bliss is an eco-friendly cremation and green burial services company located in Vancouver B.C. They provide full service "green" funereal services as one of the first eco-burial business in western Canada. Biodegradable and eco-friendly materials and...

Fireweed Farm and Herb School


Fireweed Farm is a place where the community can come to learn about herbs, and have access to hard to find medicinal herbs and herbal products. We offer annual & perennial plant starts, seeds, and herbal products such as fresh plant tinctures and herbal...

Ecoessentials


Organic and local food in Powell river.

Movement Global


Movement Global sells eco clothing made in Canada from sustainable bamboo fabrics.

Innisfree Farm


Workshops, Classes and apprenticeship opportunities at Innisfree Farm. A 7 acre site that hosts, horticultural therapy workshops, herbal education classes and the bi annual Vancouver Island Herb gathering.

Groundswell


Groundswell is an alternative business school where young ideas and budding social entrepreneurs connect and flourish. Through their Explore, Validate, Build and Test Market programs, Groundswell helps new business owners take the leap into entrepreneurship. "There’s...

UBC Farm Saturday Farmers’ Market


A lively neighbourhood farmers’ market every Saturday from June 1st to November 30th. The only farmers’ market on a working farm in Vancouver, this weekly market hosts local food vendors plus certified organic and farm-fresh produce, fruits, herbs,...

How We Choose a Partner


Questions about why people choose or end up falling in love with who they do.

Glenora Farm


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

Alderlea Farm Café


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

C-Dar BiodynamicSociety


Our objective is to study, produce, and apply biodynamic preparations and compost to restore and nurture pastures, forests and gardens, in order to obtain high quality food and produce.

Hupacasath Farm


The farm grows and sells on site a variety of organic vegetables. Healthy Harvest offers an opportunity to be involved in the local farming community in a supportive, low stress work environment for those affected by a mental illness. A variety of vegetable...

Alberni Valley Transition Town Society


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

Farmer Bill's Grass Fed Beef


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

The Lee Farm


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

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...

Inca Dinca Do


Custom fiber mill and processing, also walnuts and kiwis

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.

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.

organicfair


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...

Lost Savanna Farm


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

Hoch Orchard & Gardens


Certified organic farm producing quality fruit with minimal pesticide use.

JMJ Biodynamic Orchard


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

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,...

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.

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.

Full Circle Seeds


All of Full Circle Seeds are grown at ALM Organic Farm in Sooke and are certified by Islands Organic Producers Association.We have been offering open-pollinated, untreated seed grown without herbicides, pesticides or synthetic fertilizers since 1993. Offering...

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...

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...

Amara Farms


Amara Farm is a family farm, located in the Comox Valley, that grows over 40 different veggies and blueberries. Produce is sold throughout the Comox Valley Farmers Market and through a weekly CSA in the summer. Certified organic through IOPA and active...

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...

Naked Naturals Whole Foods


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

West Wood Organics


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

Cascadia Folk Medicine


Bioregionally Wildcrafted botanical extracts for illuminating the mind, body and soul. These lands vibrate with medicine—a wisdom and strength that is available to all. Medicinal plants are here in abundance awaiting our return. As physical manifestations...

Ecologic Dentistry


At Ecologic Dentistry they consider the mouth to be the portal to the rest of our body and the mouth is where wellness begins. An holistic dental practice integrating ancient wisdom with advanced technology to make use of materials that are the least...

Earth & Spirit


A heart-centered herbalism and medicinal mushroom business specializing in wildcrafted medicines

Folk University


Education for and by the curious folks of Cortes. Folk U is dedicated to bringing Cortes Islanders together to share what they know (and have fun doing it).

Eco-Sensense


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...

AppleSeed Permaculture


AppleSeed Permaculture is an ecological design and development firm with a history of innovative projects. Based in the Hudson Valley of New York, the new New Jersey office expands AppleSeed’s regional service area to include NY, NJ, and surrounding...

Permaculture Design Course


Whole Systems Design Applied Permaculture Design Course July17-26 2020. This course offers a uniquely hands-on opportunity to gain skills in applied permaculture skills immersed in one of North America's most diverse and intensive permaculture research...

Cortes Forestry General Partnership


The Cortes Forestry General Partnership (CFGP) is an equal partnership between the Klahoose Forestry N0 2 Limited Partnership (KF2LP) and the Cortes Community Forest Cooperative (CCFC) committed to building a resilient and vibrant world-class community-based...

Cortes Comunnity Forest Cooperative


The Cortes Community Forest Cooperative (CCFC) is partners with the Klahoose First Nation in the Cortes Forestry General Partnership (CFGP). The CCFC operates on the traditional territories of the Klahoose, Homalco, Tla’amin and Wei Wai Kum peoples....

Cortes Museum & Archives Society


The Cortes Island Museum & Archives is a place to reflect on the rich social and natural history of Cortes Island, imagine what it was like “back then” and celebrate with us this extraordinary place we call home.

Friends of Cortes Island


Friends of Cortes Island Society (FOCI) is a charitable organization that has been active for over 25 years. The organization exists to monitor and preserve the health of local ecosystems, and to provide educational programs that foster a greater understanding...

Cortes Children's Forest Trust


The Forest Trust for the Children of Cortes Island Society has been formed to purchase Island Timberland forest land holdings immediately adjacent to Carrington Bay Park on Cortes Island. These forest lands will be held in trust for all the children of...

Apocalypse or Awakening: Living the Climate Emergency


How do we find meaning, purpose, and wholeness as we awaken to the emerging climate reality? How do we resist both denial and despair? Join us for a discussion on how to find our ground, and turn apocalyptic news into an awakening of our species that...

Therah Village


THERAH is a Village Community sharing, stewarding and living on 160 healthy acres of forest, wetlands and gardens at the north end of Galiano Island. An Intentional community of twenty-nine shareholders, we collectively administer ourselves as a company...

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...

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...

Campbell River Homeschoolers


Homeschool network and support group serving Campbell River and the Comox Valley.

Cowichan Valley Home Learning Community


Homeschool support group serving Ladysmith, Chemainus, Crofton, Duncan, Cobble Hill, Shawnigan Lake, Cowichan Bay and Mill Bay, BC

Radical Simplicity: Small Footprints on a Finite Earth


by Jim Merkel and Vicki Robin; New Society Publishers, 2003 In the face of looming ecological disaster, many people feel the need to change their own lifestyles as a tangible way of transforming our unsustainable culture. Radical Simplicity is the...

Therah Farm


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

Tatlo Road Farm


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

Tendergreens Farm


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

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.

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,...

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.

Sweet P Farm


Garlic, Coriander Seed, Certified organic since 2013.

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

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.

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.

Linnaea Farm


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

Cortes Island Free Store and Recycling Centre


Dedicated to reducing, reusing and recycling what would otherwise be condemned to a landfill, the Cortes Free Store is staffed by volunteers and offers a unique shopping experience for Islander where everything is… free!

Yarrow Ecovillage


A 20 acre organic farm and multi-generational cohousing ecovillage in downtown Yarrow, B.C.. Units for sale, senior housing in the planning phase and farmland available for members.

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...

Creatively United for the Planet


The Creatively United for the Planet Society is a non-profit collective that brings together and showcases individuals, local businesses, organizations, institutions committed to improving the quality of life on Vancouver Island.

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...

Student Clinic | Pacific Rim College


The Student Clinic at Pacific Rim College provides services in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Western Herbal Medicine and Holistic Nutrition. The general public can receive treatments by advanced-level students under the supervision of a licensed...

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