Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability

Connect With Organizations

  • The following organizations work within the food systems arena in the Pacific Northwest. We encourage you to find out more about them, as well as others through your own research.

    This video features Nate Moxley from Solid Ground who discusses food justice and the importance of educating youth about healthy eating. Solid Ground is a multi-service agency committed to eliminating poverty through housing, transportation, advocacy and food programs. 


    Seattle Tilth teaches adults and kids how to grow food, compost, garden organically, raise urban livestock, and conserve natural resources.

    Green Plate Special engages ethnically diverse, middle-school youth through hands-on learning in growing, cooking, and eating healthy, tasty food.

    Washington Sustainable Food and Farming Network uses education, organizing, and advocacy to advance sustainable food and farming programs and policies in Washington State.

    FareStart is a culinary job training and placement program for homeless and disadvantaged individuals.

    Seattle U Urban Farm is a collaborative effort between the King County Wastewater Treatment Division and the Environmental Studies program and all produce made is distributed to local food banks.

    Urban Food Link works with communities to create a fair, vibrant regional food system that connects people to healthy food.

    Beacon Hill Food Forest is an edible urban forest garden that inspires the Beacon Hill community to gather together, grow their own food, and rehabilitate the local ecosystem.