Raw Network of Washington "is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing education, support, and resources to raw foodists and others interested in learning about the raw foods lifestyle. We also work to increase public awareness of the raw foods lifestylthrough community outreach and education. Unlike other raw and living food websites, this is the only site that brings you comprehensive, up-to-date resources in Washington State."
Portland Oregon Raw and Living Foods Retreat Formerly called the International Raw and Living Foods Festival, this intimate retreat takes place every summer at a retreat center located a few miles southwest of Portland. Featured presenters include Dr. Gabriel Cousens, Victoria Boutenko, Thomas and Gabriel Chavez, Abeba Wright, Raw Soul Restaurant of NYC, Bruce Horowitz, Brigette Mars, and many more leaders in the raw foods community.
Mirador Community Store in SE Portland. Carry a big selection of raw food kitchen equipment, books, and videos. They have raw food videos available to rent, only $3 for one week.
The Raw Diet Health Shop in SE Portland. Carries raw food kitchen equipment including sprouters, blenders, juicers, food dehydrators, spiral slicers, sauerkraut making equipment, and more. On-line store only, call or email to make an appointment.
Papa G's Cafe & Catering in SE Portland. A nice cafe serving fresh, organic, and vegan foods. They have many raw food options on the menu. A full soup and salad bar is available, along with hot foods and their own special spiced tofu brand.
Full Circle Farm "is a 300-acre certified organic produce farm in Carnation, Washington. Full Circle Farm cultivates over 125 varieties of fruits, vegetables, and herbs, utilizing sustainable farming practices which focus on soil health as the foundation for nutritious organic produce."
Seattle's Department of Neighborhood's P-Patch Program, "in conjunction with the not-for-profit P-Patch Trust, provides organic community garden space for residents of 70 Seattle neighborhoods. The community based program areas of the P-Patch Program are community gardening, market gardening, youth gardening, and community food security in the City of Seattle."
Seattle Tilth "is a non-profit organic gardening and urban ecology organization with demonstration gardens, children's programs, workshops and events."
Village Building Convergence (VBC) "is a week long+ event from May to June in which neighborhoods activate to build shared public places that they have envisioned, designed, funded, and will maintain for themselves. VBC will include hands-on education in permaculture design and construction, ecological building, and public art. All projects are built through collaboration, community conversations and commitment of a neighborhood to strengthen itself. Everyone is invited to attend evening events at a central location, to participate in workshops or listen to visionaries speak about various aspects of sustainable culture."
Sustainable Communities ALL Over Puget Sound (SCALLOPS) "was founded in 2007 as a nonprofit network in order to advance regional sustainability by providing opportunities for sustainability groups in the Puget Sound area to build relationships, share resources, and educate each other on the successes and challenges of pioneering grassroots change at the community level."
Sustainable Ballard "started in 2003, as a positive and active response to the Iraq War. We wanted to explore what we as a community could 'do' to reduce our dependence on foreign oil. We now have a solid group of 20 to 30 organizers and a mailing list of over 1100. Sustainable Ballard embraces the idea that we are all founders of a sustainable Ballard, where community self-reliance and sustainability is good foreign policy implemented locally."