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Do you need help finding healthful, certified-organic food for your kitchen pantry? Here are several resources for consumers.
CCOF Organic Directory
The comprehensive online CCOF Organic Directory, containing contact information for certified organic farms, processors, restaurants and retailers across the nation, is now available online. To order a hard copy, visit the CCOF online store or call (831) 423-2263, extension 10.
Certified Organic Food Directory
This 350-page directory, provided by the NaturalFoodNet, includes contact information for every USDA-certified supplier in the U.S. and Canada. Lists originate with the 56 National Organic Program accredited cerifiers.
To order a hard copy call (877) 236-5633 or order one online.
Eat Well Guide
The Eat Well Guide can help you find wholesome, fresh, sustainable food in the U.S. and Canada. It recommends buying organic, but knows you can't always find it. The guide features the fruits and veggies with the most and least pesticides so you'll know which ones to buy organic, and which conventionally-grown ones are okay when organic isn't available. It focuses on healthful, environmentally friendly food that supports family farmers.
A Field Guide to Buying Organic
The Field Guide to Buying Organic is a primer for consumers wanting to understand their current organic shopping habits and how make adjustments; the basics on organic food standards, labels and seals; organic versus conventional comparisons, information on hormones and genetically modified foods, a supermarket guide to the most popular organic items and more. Copies are available online.