Locavores: Celebrate Your Foodshed August 2005: Eat Locally!

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leftie Eat Local Challenge -- May 2006 (click for more about the Locavores).
Local Foods Wheel: San Francisco Bay Area (click for localfoodswheel.com).

Local Food Web

If you have a website to suggest, let us know!

Locavores' Favorite Bay Area Farmers Markets

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: San Francisco

Berkeley Farmers Markets: East Bay

Marin Civic Center Markets: Marin

Point Reyes Farmers Market: Point Reyes Station -- Saturdays 8am-1pm

Finding Local Foods

KQED: Market Listing -- extensive list of farmers markets

LocalHarvest -- find local foods (and farmers markets) in the Bay Area and around the country

Local Foods Wheel -- designed to help you identify what foods are grown in the San Francisco Bay Area, and what is in season at various times of the year

More Helpful Sites

Community Alliance with Family Farmers

Grown in Marin -- web guide to the foods of Marin County

Marin County Farmers' Markets: San Rafael, Novato, Fairfax, Oakland/Grand Lake, Hayward, and Fremont/Irvington

Marin Food Systems Project -- regional and local food sources

Marin Organic -- check out the beautiful 2006 Farmer Calendar

Om Organics -- organic, sustainably grown foods in the San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco Food Systems -- bridging people to food

Slow Food -- a movement for the protection of the right to taste

The Olive Oil Source: information & products

Local Wineries

Check for estate bottled wines as many wineries buy grapes from places outside the foodshed.

Ceja Vineyards -- Carneros Region (Sonoma Valley)

Frog's Leap Winery -- Napa Valley

Merry Edwards Wines -- Russian River Valley Pinot Noirs

Point Reyes Vineyards -- complete with an Inn

Finding Local Wines

Napa Valley Vintners -- a list of wines, wineries, special events, wine education, community involvement and historical information related to wine and the Napa Valley

Sonoma County Wineries -- wineries, vineyards and wine tasting

Locavores Across the Country

Buy Local Challenge 2004: Challengers' Diaries -- lessons learned in DC area

Cincinnati Locavore

Diet for a sustainable planet: San Francisco Chronicle article by Olivia Wu

Eat In Act Out: from The Food Project -- The first week in August is Eat In Act Out Week! (If you're a locavore, you're already doing it.)

EatLocalChallenge.com -- read about the eat local experiences of participants around the country

Finding Health Close to Home -- One perspective on why eating locally isn't just good for the planet, it's good for you, too.

FoodRoutes: Where Does Your Food Come From? -- based in Millheim, PA

Home Grown Colorado

Localvores: Vermont & New Hampshire -- website includes rationale, food sources, recipes, meal ideas, bibliography, links

Locavore: Local Diet, Healthy Planet -- an inspiring documentary about the inevitable return to the local diet

Locavores Blogging -- Jen Maiser of the food blog "Life Begins at 30" is coordinating food bloggers across the country who are committing to eat more locally during the month of August and to record their process. Check it out!

Locavores Map -- created by Tana Butler -- add your own location!

Mad River Valley Localvores: Vermont

New England Grown -- resources, articles and event calendar for people interested in New England farms and food

Richmond Food Collective -- blog about eating local and supporting local organic farming in the Central Virginia area

Shenandoah Valley Locavores -- Compilation of local sources of food in the Shenandoah Valley

Wisconsin Homegrown Lunch

. . .& the World!

100 Mile Manitoba

Bibliocook: All About Food -- New Zealand

Living on the Hundred-Mile Diet -- Vancouver, Canada (part 2, scroll down to get to part 1)

Local Food Works: England

Locavore365.org -- enabling people anywhere in the world, to find or advertise, fresh, healthy, locally produced food

Lower Buckton Country House: England -- Country house accommodation with award winning breakfasts and delicious dinners off the beaten track on the borders of England and Wales. All food is either homegrown/reared/produced or locally sought, bought and caught, following the seasons and Slow Food principles.

marmalade.ca: Eat local -- Toronto

Ooooby: Out of our own back yards -- a network of food gardeners and locavores in New Zealand

Regional Food Austalia

Sustain: England -- alliance for better food and farming

the kiwi locavore -- a blog from Auckland, New Zealand

Other Helpful Sites

Center for Food Safety

Center for Informed Food Choices

Eat Well Guide: wholesome food from healthy animals -- find meat, poulty, dairy & eggs in your area

Eat Wild -- pasture-based farming

Food First: The Institute for Food and Development Policy

Sustainable Table: serving up healthy food choices

leftie Eat Local Challenge -- May 2006 (click for more about the Locavores).
Local Foods Wheel: San Francisco Bay Area (click for localfoodswheel.com).

from our Guest Book: Bay Area

101 Cookbooks

Adagia Restaurant: Berkeley

Alameda Marketplace -- Natural Grocery

Artesa Vineyards & Winery: Napa

Artisan Bakers: Sonoma -- available throughout the Bay Area

Bear Republic Brewing Co. -- Sonoma County

Becks & Posh -- follow English-Girl-Abroad, Sam Breach, on her culinary journies, mainly in the San Francisco Bay Area

Besos Foods: Farm Fresh Meal Kits -- local, sustainably grown ingredients prepped with simple instructions

Beyond Organic Radio Show

Bi-Rite Market: Mission District, San Francisco -- not your everyday grocery store

Camp Joy Gardens -- a small non-profit organic farm operated for educational purposes

Cap'n Mike's Holy Smoked Salmon

Capay Organic & Farm Fresh To You: Yolo County

Capricorn Coffees

Certified Farmers Markets of Sacramento

Chef Ann Cooper -- renegade lunch lady

Chronicles in Culinary Curiosity

CleanFish, Inc.: fish you can trust

Contra Costa Certified Farmers' Markets

Cowgirl Creamery

Culinary Muse

DaVero Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Davis Farmers Market

Davis Food Co-op

Dry Creek Vineyard: Sonoma County

Eatwell Farm

edible ink

Edible San Francisco -- a quarterly newsletter that promotes the abundance of local foods in the San Francisco area

Elephant Pharmacy: Berkeley

Epic Roots

Farm Fresh To You: CSA from Capay Organic

Fatted Calf Charcuterie

food musings

Fork & Bottle

Full Belly Farm

Gabriel Farm

Golden Gate Meat Company -- Classic 100% Natural Angus Beef

Grand Lake Farmers Market: Oakland

Green Gulch Farm -- at San Francisco Zen Center

GreenTripe.Com -- natural food for dogs

Grindstone Bakery: Sonoma County

Hands On Gourmet

Happy Boy Farms: certified organic produce

Healdsburg Farmers Market

Healing Hearth -- healing cuisine for your table

Health Medicine Forum -- January 27, 2006: Healthy Planet, Healthy People

Hungrig in San Francisco

In Praise of Sardines -- a stomach's-eye view of the world

Katz & Company

Laguna Farms: CSA

Laloo's Goat's Milk Ice Cream: Sonoma County

Life is a Banquet

Marin Sun Farms -- grass fed beef, pastured poultry and eggs

Marin Wines

Marshall's Farm Honey

Meals by Marlene Personal Chef Service

Millennium Restaurant: San Francisco -- vegetarian, healthy, and environmentally friendly foods

Niman Ranch -- all natural, hormone free meats

OctoberFeast Bakery

Oliveto: Cafe & Restaurant

Pacific Coast Farmers' Market Association

Petaluma Poultry: Sustainably Farmed Chicken

Planet Organics -- Organic Produce & Grocery Delivery in the San Francisco Bay Area

Preston Winery: Dry Creek Valley

Rainbow Grocery: San Francisco

Rue Saint Jacques Restaurant: San Francisco

Sausalito Springs: Certified Organic Watercress

shrewdfood -- a blog about eating ethically

Slanted Door: in the Ferry Building -- a modern Vietnamese restaurant that showcases the abundance of local produce as well as ecologically farmed meat, game and poultry

Sustainability Blog -- 'Investigating the link between saving myself and saving the planet'

The Grub Report

Tierra Vegetables: Santa Rosa -- sustainably produced chiles, vegetables and wool products

Twin Hens

Valley of Heart's Delight

Veritable Vegetable: San Francisco -- distributor of certified organic produce

Village Harvest -- suburban harvesting cooperative in Santa Clara Valley

VinoDuo: Travel and Tasting Notes from a Couple of Wine Lovers -- VinoDuo are evangelists for small production, locally-owned wineries.


Cabrillo College

California Academy of Sciences

California Plein Air Landscape Oil Paintings by Linda Larsen

Center for Land-Based Learning

Color Me On

Columbia Foundation

Common Ground: Organic Supply and Education Center

Crissy Field

decompress: massage therapy

Don Hanlon Johnson

Dovetail Decision Consultants, Inc.

Eden Housing

Emily Kaiser -- professional chef and independent writer

Failing at living sustainably

Foundation for Deep Ecology

Fourfold Path to Healing

Freemeasure Records

Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Golden Gate Tank Removal

Heidi Swanson Photography + Creative

In Fiore



KWMR: Community Radio for West Marin

Lou's Musings

Luna Fina

Make Ready

Mental Masala

Mitchell Associates Photo Gallery -- nature, travel and outdoor adventure photography

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)

Mother Jones Magazine

Mountain Travel Sobek

My Own Bag

Nectar Studios

North Atlantic Books

North Bay Bohemian

oneVillage Foundation

Organic Life Blog

Patricia's Organics: Health and Beauty Products

peter max lawrence art

Point Reyes Books

Presidio School of Management

Radiant Vitality

Renditions Music Services

San Francisco State University

Say It Better Center

Small Farms: a blog from the heart

SOMA Acupuncture & Natural Health Clinic

Sonoma Academy

Straus Communications


Sustainable News Center


Tara Austen Weaver

Ted Boerner, Inc. -- innovative & original furnishings

Teleosis Institute

The Bitter Shack of Resentment

The Pixel Rangers


Thoreau Center for Sustainability

Thoughts from the John


Tierra Technology

Trader Joe's

UC Santa Cruz

Web of Life Field (WOLF) School

World on a Plate


from our Guest Book: California

Anderson Valley Brewing -- Mendocino County

Apollo Olive Oil -- award winning certified organic certified extra virgin olive oil

Butte Creek Brewing Company -- Chico

Cookin' With Cyndi

Edible Sacramento

Erin's Kitchen


Gowan's Oak Tree -- Mendocino County fruits

Handley Cellars -- Anderson Valley

Jennie Cook's - a catering company -- Locavore Special on Wednesday nights (in Culver City)

Lundberg Family Farms -- growing rice in harmony with nature

Masút -- organic grass-fed beef & biodynamic wines (Redwood Valley)

Navarro Vineyards -- Anderson Valley

Newcastle Produce -- Placer County

North Coast Brewing -- Mendocino County

Old Mill Farm -- Mendocino County


The Apple Farm: Philo, Mendocino County

The James Ranch -- California Naturally-Raised Gourmet Lamb Meat

A View From Sierra County

Absinthe Knits

Cal Poly


Ecopalooza Green Living Network


Happy Hippie -- Eco-Friendly Retail Directory

Jmurphyart.com -- A Mother & Daughter Art Gallery



Nature Knitter

Path to Freedom

She Spills the Beans

Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles (SEE-LA)

more from our Guest Book

Angelic Organics: Caledonia, Illinois -- CSA

Azure Standard: Oregon -- quality bulk & natural foods

Berry Fields Farm: New Albany, PA

Big City Bread -- Athens, Georgia's Artisan Bakery and Cafe

Blue Heron Gift Fruit Shippers: Florida

Botticello Farms

C&S Livestock: Artisan Beef or Buffalo -- Locally grown in Washington State.

Capital Press Agriculture Newspaper

Codfathers Seafood Market

Cookin' in the 'Cuse

cooking vintage

Cream Puffs in Venice

Earth & Hearth -- resources for cooks and food-lovers in the Knoxville area

Earthbound Kitchen -- seasonal food and cooking with recipes and photos

Eat Well Guide

Ecotrust Food & Farms

Edible East End

Farm Groupie

Fatima Farms: Hernando, Florida -- We believe that with providing Local grown produce, herbs and plants we can educate the Community we live in to buy Local and enjoy healthy foods and hopefully encourage more to do the same.


Franklin Farmers' Market

Goatsbeard Farm: Harrisburg, Missouri

Heartsong Farms: herbs and apples in New Hampshire


Kitchen/Market: The Cook's Catalog

Lenndevours -- New York Vines Wines & Dines

Living Green Expo: Minnesota



Main Squeeze: Columbia, Missouri

Medieval Cooking

Mission Meats: Kelowna, B.C.

Mommy Mosh Pit

Mother Earth News: The Original Guide to Living Wisely

Music and Cats

Nature Knitter

No Sauce Thanks!

Pocket Farm

Restaurant Widow

Seriously Good

Simply in Season


The Farmers Diner: Barre, Vermont

The Food Section

The Heart of New England

Three Course Meal

Tongue & Cheek

Too Many Chefs

Turnip Wagon

Underground Food Collective

Vagabond Gourmand

Viva Epicurea! -- enjoying an epicurean life in Canada's Thompson Okanagan

Weekly Dish

welcome to my pantry

Whole Foods Market

World Community Cookbook -- Simply in Season

...slowly she turned

10 Signs Like This

American Friends Service Committee

Based On A True Story...

Buy Safe Local/Organic Food & Fight Gas Prices -- Local Hero apparel

Chelsea Green Publishing

Compost Living

Dyfi Valley Seed Savers: Wales

Headwaters Group Philanthropic Services

HRH Media


James Howard Kunstler

Kitchen Chair

Knitting 40 Shades of Green


Laura Fedro Interiors


My Room With A View

Organic Consumers Association

Otter Creek Yoga: Middlebury, Vermont

Platial: The People's Atlas

Quixotic Pixels

Relative Theory Records

Riverslea Sanctuary: New Zealand

Seattle University

Spirit Trail Fiberworks -- Sperryville, Virginia

susan hubbard

The Corporation: documentary

The Daily Headache -- a candid look at managing and living with headaches

Tigers & Strawberries

True Epicure

Vermont Earth Institute -- Living Lighter, Living Better

village voice

West Virginia University

White Oak Pastures

Worldwatch Institute


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