Health & Medical Eating & Food

Sources for Finding Local Foods

Having trouble finding local foods near you? Look no further. These organizations and directories list local foods producers and other resources around the country and beyond.

Eat Well Guide

Eat Well Guide lists markets, restaurants, caterers, and other food purveyors who sell local, sustainable foods. You can search the database by ZIP code to locate food close to home.More »

Local Harvest

Local Harvest maintains a database of farmers' markets, CSAs, grocery stores, farm profiles, and restaurants that you can search by zip code, food type, and farm name. Local Harvest aims to be a nationally inclusive directory of local foods--a lofty goal it strives towards admirably.More »

Locavore Network

The Locavore Network aggregates local foods information and sources from around the country.More »

Slow Food USA

Slow Food works towards building sustainable food systems that honor and preserve regional food traditions. They do this through educational programs, building community in local chapters, maintaining a catalog of "endangered" foods, and sponsoring convivia to connect food producers and consumers in the same foodshed.More »

Sustainable Agriculture A-Z

The Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA)--the same folks who brought us the Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market in San Francisco--offer this handy list of elements of sustainable agriculture. It is an excellent source for educating yourself about sustainable growing practices. Use it to figure out which elements are most important to you or to help you ask informed questions when buying food.More »

U.S. Farmland Trust

A great source for finding and supporting local farms near you.More »

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