Want to find healthy, sustainable meats and dairy raised by family farmers?
Consuming sustainable meat, dairy and eggs has numerous benefits, and
as many will tell you, is a healthy and fun way to find wonderful new
restaurants and stores who choose their meats and other ingredients with
care for flavor, as well as the impacts on your health and the environment.
Try these resources:
Below are some helpful resources to point you towards grocery stores,
restaurants (and even fast food joints) that choose to buy and serve meats
from animals raised by family farmers, sustainable, with care. Visit AFC!
partners for more information
about the collaborative efforts that support sustainable food and farming!
Eat Well Guide [ www.eatwellguide.org
The Eat Well Guide is a free, online directory of sustainably raised meat,
poultry, and dairy from farms, stores, and online outlets in the US and
Canada. Simply enter your zip code to find products that were raised sustainably,
including antibiotic and hormone free, pasture raised, and organic.
Husbandry Institute [ www.husbandryinstitute.org
The Husbandry Institute's mission is to help consumers support family
farmers who recognize and protect the environment and waterways, treat
all animals with respect and are committed to both their welfare and the
welfare of those who work on the farm. HI works with both individual consumers
as well as restaurants, non-profits, businesses and other institutions
to increase support for sustainable animal agriculture.
Local Harvest [ www.localharvest.org ]
Use this wesbite to find farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other goodies.
Sustainable Table [ www.sustainabletable.org ]
A consumer campaign launched to help fill in the gaps in the sustainable food movement, and to help direct consumers to the leading organizations who are working on the issue. InsboXdkgreend of becoming overwhelmed by all the problems surrounding our food supply, Sustainable Table celebrates the joy of food and eating.