We are not a Mail Order business, so if you would like our products sent to you Mail Order, we encourage you to buy from these great businesses, who buy from us: Garden Supply – Planet Natural Peaceful Valley Farm Supply
Applied Organic Solutions also has a large variety of fertilizers and products that are available via Mail Order. Click on the following link for their website! Applied Organic Solutions
If you have extra produce, you can donate it to the Oregon Food Bank. Locations of drop- off sites are here: www.oregonfoodbank.org/Give-Food/Plant-a-Row-Program
If you have surplus produce, and would like to exchange it for produce you don’t have, you can do it here: Portland Food Exchange . Barter on Portland!
If you can’t grow your own food, buy it directly from a local farmer! This is a link to local CSA’s www.localharvest.org/csa/(Consumer Supported Agriculture: Pay a farmer at the beginning of the growing season, for the following season’s produce. You can pick up or get it delivered, depending on the CSA). This is a wonderful system. We have personally bought through CSA’s for years, and many of our customers are CSA farmers and subscribers.
If you eat meat, don’t raise your own, and want healthy, natural, humanely raised and local meat, find it here: Eat Wild
Really wonderful bulk soil! Eric Kosher Soil (503) 284-4086
More great bulk soils and planting mixes (some certified organic, too!): http://www.fineroutdoorliving.com/products.php
We support and promote Small Farmer’s Journal and Small Farms Conservancy . This wonderful publication, and this organization that it created, are all about supporting and encouraging Small Farms and the people connected to them! The Journal is available for purchases at our store, while supplies last.
Come down to our store and pick up a copy of The Capitol Press, the PNW regional Ag Newspaper! Once you’ve read one, you will want to subscribe! http://www.capitalpress.com/
We refer to and support Growing Gardens Gardening in Portland Oregon . They help people learn how to grow food and raise chickens in the city.
We support Zenger Farm , a local farm and organization that helps people learn about farming and sustainable living.
We are members of Oregon Tilth, one of the very first Organic Certification Organizations, and still one of the best. Follow their link for an amazing variety of useful tools and links.
We are members of Washington Tilth, aka Tilth Producers, a great Organic Agriculture organization, also one of the first of it’s kind. Follow their link for many helpful resources.
This is the best resource that we have found for finding Organic, or local, or sustainably produced, or Biodynamic seeds: Organic Seed Alliance – Seed Companies Selling Organic Seed
|OSU Extension – Small Farms program has a huge variety of resourses for small and organic farmers here: OSU Extension | Small Farms . Please do explore all of the links here. Also, try their Organic Fertilizer Calculator: Organic Fertilizer Calculator | Small Farms . You may want to explore their Cover Crop resources: Cover Crops & Composting | Small Farms.WSU Extension has a great deal of information to PNW small farmers, too: WSU Extension Small Farms TeamPortland Metro and the OSU Organic Master Gardener Programs have a huge amount of useful and free information for you, including classes (we have even given a few of them!): Metro | Natural Gardening and Sustainable Living resources and OSU Ext | Master Gardener Organic Gardening Certificate program. We are members of these trade organizations: – Oregon Feed And Grain Association Join the organization, and make Oregon Feed and Grain what you want it to be! – Organic Trade Association An Organization fighting for a strong and healthy Organic industry in the US and the world. – U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Small Business Resources, Advocacy Become a member if you can, and make it the organization that you want it to be! – Agricultural Education – The National FFA Organization Future Farmers of America. Teaching our younger generation about responsibility, economics, honor, and agriculture. They do SUCH IMPORTANT work, please support them, and help bring them into your community if they aren’t already there!|