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
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.