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Food Alliance is a nonprofit organization that promotes sustainable agriculture by recognizing and rewarding farmers who produce food in environmentally friendly and socially responsible ways, and educating consumers and others in the food system about the benefits of sustainable agriculture.
Food Alliance operates the most comprehensive third-party certification program in North America for sustainably produced food. Food Alliance Certified distinguishes foods produced by farmers, ranchers and food processors who use environmentally and socially responsible practices.
Coop of member growers provides nutritious farm-fresh produce for sale to local residents year-around. Offers farm stands and u-pick opportunities in Washington, Clackamas, and Multnomah counties in Oregon. Publishes a yearly guide to local sustainable food producers, involved in public education, and provides marketing assistance to producers.
Ecotrust is working to promote the long term health of children by making changes in the school lunchroom that will lead to life long healthy eating habits. The farm to school program enables schools to feature healthy, locally sourced products in their cafeterias incorporate nutrition-based curriculum and provide students healthy meals and experiential learning opportunities through farm visits, gardening, and recycling.