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GRAIN

The Fresh Loaf
Forum, information, blogs, and recipes for baking
www.TheFreshLoaf.com/

Wild Yeast
Great collection of baking recipes and photos
www.WildYeastBlog.com/

Azure Standard
Dufur, Oregon
541‐467‐2230
Organic farm that grows, repackages, and sells natural foods. They can tell you the source of anything with their private label on it.
www.AzureStandard.com/

Bob’s Red Mill
Milwaukie, Oregon
800‐553‐2258
Packages a wide variety of whole grains, flours and legumes. They will tell you the source of all their items if asked.
www.BobsRedMill.com/

Lentz Spelt Farms
Marlin, Washington
509‐345‐2483
Private farm that grows spelt, emmer farro, camelina, and einkorn. They sell through retailers and directly to the public. Look for einkorn to be available in 2012.
http://LentzSpelt.com/

Pleasant Hill Grain
Hampton, Nebraska
800‐3210‐1070
Online store that specializes in a wide variety of kitchen tools and appliances, including food grade buckets and gamma seal lids for storing grains
www.PleasantHillGrain.com/

The Urban Homemaker
Paonia, Colorado
800‐552‐7323
Family‐run online store with a wide selection of grain mills and other kitchen equipment
www.UrbanHomemaker.com/

CHICKENS

BackyardChickens.com
Pleasant Hill, California
Information and forum for backyard chicken keepers
www.BackyardChickens.com/

Seattle Farm Co‐op
Member‐based cooperative that promotes sustainable urban farming through classes, supplies, and a member forum.
www.SeattleFarmCoop.com/
groups.Yahoo.com/group/SeattleFarm‐
Coop/join/

My Pet Chicken
Norwalk, Connecticut
888‐460‐1529
Mail order—3 chick minimum
www.MyPetChicken.com/

GOATS

Fias Co Farm
Okemos, Michigan
Information on goat care, including plans for goat housing, and cheesemaking
http://FiasCoFarm.com/

Goat Justice League
Seattle, Washington
Jennie Grant’s website dedicated to backyard mini‐goats
www.GoatJusticeLeague.org/

CHEESE

Oregon Cheese Guild
Oregon
Nice listing of Oregon artisan and commercial cheesemakers
www.OregonCheeseGuild.org/

Washington Cheese Guild
Washington State
Information, recipes, and a forum for cheesemakers
www.WACheese.com/

Washington State Cheesemakers
Association
Nice listing of Washington artisan and commercial cheesemakers
www.WashingtonCheeseMakers.org/

GARDENING

Seattle Tilth
Seattle, Washington
206‐633‐0451
Nonprofit educational organization with
classes on all manner of urban farming
from gardening to rainwater harvesting
to livestock keeping
http://SeattleTilth.org/

Seattle, Washington
Nonprofit that organizes volunteers to harvest and distribute communal fruit
http://CityFruit.org/

Fat of the Land
Langdon Cook’s foraging blog and book by the same name
Fat of the Land: Adventures of a 21st Century Forager, by Langdon Cook. Seattle, WA: Skipstone Press, 2009.
http://Fat‐of‐the‐Land.blogspot.com/

Urban Edibles
Portland, Oregon
Database of wild food sources in Portland, Oregon
http://UrbanEdibles.org/

Wildman Steve Brill
New York, New York
Comprehensive wild food site
www.WildmanSteveBrill.com/

Portland Community Garden Program
Portland, Oregon
503‐823‐1612
City of Portland’s Community Garden Program. Search for “community gardens” on city website: www.PortlandOnline.com/

Seattle BioChar Working Group
(SeaChar)
Seattle, Washington
SeaChar hosts biochar‐stove‐building workshops throughout the greater Seattle area, sometimes at points beyond.
www.SeaChar.org

Seattle Permaculture Guild
Seattle, Washington
News, information, and events put on by the Seattle Permaculture Guild
www.SeattlePermacultureGuild.org/

Seattle P‐Patch Program
Seattle, Washington
206‐684‐0264
City of Seattle’s Community Garden Program
www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/ppatch/

Seeds of Change
Rancho Dominguez, California
888‐762‐7333
Extensive selection of organic seeds
www.SeedsofChange.com/

Cottage Grove, Oregon
541‐767‐9606
Certified organic sister seed company of Territorial Seed
www.AbundantLifeSeeds.com/

Territorial Seed Company
Cottage Grove, Oregon
800‐626‐866
Garden supplies and seeds, trialed for the Pacific Northwest climate
www.TerritorialSeed.com/

BEES

Ballard Bee Company
Seattle, Washington
206‐459‐4131
Company will set up bees in your backyard or sell you equipment. Will customize a standard hive if you’re interested in the foundationless method featured in this book. Our favorite beekeepers Ken and Rebecca Reid recommend customizing Langstroth‐style hives, as these are the industry standard and use the most commonly available components.
http://www.BallardBeeCompany.com/

Beemaster Forum
Online forum concerning all styles of beekeeping
http://Forum.BeeMaster.com/

Bee Source Forum
Huge online forum concerning all styles of beekeeping
www.BeeSource.com/

MEAT

Eatwild
Online directory of pastured meats, dairy and produce in the United States and Canada
www.Eatwild.com/

Local Harvest
Online directory of local foods, farms, and farmers markets in the United States
www.LocalHarvest.org/

Sustainable Table
Online directory of fresh, locally grown, and sustainably produced food in the United States and Canada
www.SustainableTable.com/

Rabbit Talk
Active forum with a focus on meat rabbits
www.RabbitTalk.com/

Pastured Sensations
Snohomish, Washington
360‐568‐5208
Family‐run business that raises chickens, turkeys, pork, and grass‐fed beef. Chickens are Cornish Cross but raised without soy or corn.
www.PasturedSensations.com/

MAKING SOAPS & LOTIONS

Homesteading Today
Active forum with threads on any animal you can keep in the city plus fiber, crafting, soap and lotion making, and food preservation: all manner of homesteading
www.HomesteadingToday.com/

Soap Making Forum
Active forum covering soap, lotions, and other products
www.SoapMakingForum.com/forum/


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