The Clean Plate Club

A clip 'n' save resource guide for living beyond organics


| January / February 2006


So you've signed on to the Utne manifesto for local food. Now what? Is it still okay to shop at the grocery store? Do you need to move next door to a farmer? Can you still eat bacon? Eating responsibly doesn't have to be a chore, but it does require that you become an educated consumer. These resources will get you started. Clip this page and stick it on your fridge for future reference.

Buy from farmers

Localharvest.org: Search by ZIP code for nearby farms, community-supported agriculture projects, and farmers' markets.

Eatwellguide.com: Find local purveyors of meat, poultry, and eggs.

The Community Farm Newsletter: Devoted to community-supported agriculture ($20/yr. [4 issues] from The Community Farm, 3480 Potter Rd., Bear Lake, MI 49614; csafarms.org/csaresources.asp).

Learn about your food