These are some of our favorite people and organizations. Feel free to email us if you want to be linked!
NON-PROFIT PROJECTS Doing good things in the community!
Clean Greens Farm- Growing food for the community. Other programs too.
Community Alliance for Global Justice –Food Justice Project
currently developing an overarching analysis for CAGJ of the global food economy, as well as strategizing about what our outcomes should be for this organizing. Building a coherent analysis is the first step in providing the base for building a campaign, or multiple campaigns, that remain committed to the goal of strengthening local economies everywhere.
Just Garden Project-- helps people of low-incomes get gardens growing too.
Seattle; Village Harvest-Community Fruit Harvest Projects:
Fruit Tree Harvet
Seattle Tilth (Garden Hotline) - Seattle Tilth provides Urban Garden Education; workshops, a children’s garden-program, and now 3 plant sales throughout the year, which (Cascadian Edible Landscapes helps supply)
WSU Master Gardeners.
National Center for Home Food Preservation is your source for current research-based recommendations for most methods of home food preservation.
Cascade Harvest Coalition- Resource/advocacy network for Puget Sound/Cascadia Region
EDIBLE NEIGHBORHOOD SUPPORT
Urban Garden Share: Find Space to Garden in and around Seattle and Find a gardener to tend your plot.
City of Seattle’s Neighborhood Matching Fund Grants for community groups to do neighborhood improvements, which could include EDIBLE LANDSCAPING!
Dig the Dirt- a (NW run) social gardening site with one of the most user friendly garden databases in the world.
Seattle Youth Garden Works- farm based youth employment program for at-risk and homeless youth
Garden-Raised Bounty-Olympia, WA
is a grassroots non-profit organization dedicated to nourishing a strong community by empowering people and growing good food in Thurston & Mason counties in Washington State.
was founded to link sources of fresh produce with local food banks. Associated with Pike Place Market Foundation, Foodlink has been operating every summer for over 14 years. In our 2007 season, nearly 50,000 pound of food was donated to local food banks providing thousands of Seattle residents with good, nutritious, life-giving food.
Home Grown Nutrition specializes in helping you create personalized eating and healthy living goals that incorporate local and seasonal foods. Her unique approach combines nutrition counseling with cooking instruction to help you learn how to find, prepare and even grow healthy seasonal foods that fit your lifestyle.
DigginFood- -a community table that serves up gardening and cooking inspiration for people who like real food.
Fat of the Land Blog Adventures of a (mostly) NW based forager, who finds edible bounties everywhere.
Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds
Uprising Seeds is a local (Bellingham, WA) offers organic heirloom and open pollinated seeds. (360) 201-0468
Seattle Seed Company
Seed Savers Exchange--Long time seed saving organization. Great heirloom seed available
Territorial Seed Company
High Mowing Seed Company- Organic, base in Vermont
Hardiness Zone Lookup
Drip Works: Irrigation supplies
Marenakos Stone Yard- largest selection of natural stone of anywhere I know
Rock Mountain Stone Yard (Redmond, WA). A close second, and really great customer service
Paving Stone Supply- Ballard. Mostly cast concrete products, some natural stone
CEL Builds worm bins. Click here to purchase one! Or check out this list of other suppliers in King County who might be closer. http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/naturalyardcare/wormbins.asp
Growing Vegetables West of the Cascades by Steve Solomon,
Food Not Lawns by Heather Coburn Flores,
How to Grow More Vegetables on Less Land by John Jeavons,
Omnivores Dilemma by Michael Pollan,
You can Farm by Joel Salatin
Maritime Northwest Garden Guide
Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholomew