Agricultural Resources Committee of San Juan County (ARC)
The mission of ARC is to achieve the protection and restoration of the agricultural resources of San Juan County.
A World Institute for a Sustainable Humanity
A World Institute for a Sustainable Humanity (A W.I.S.H.) is an international nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide models and support for life sustaining activities that integrate solutions to poverty and the environment while fostering self-reliance.
Earth Island Institute
Earth Island Institute is a non-profit, public interest, membership organization that supports people who are creating solutions to protect our shared planet. For 25 years, Earth Island Institute has been a hub for grassroots campaigns dedicated to conserving, preserving, and restoring the ecosystems on which our civilization depends.
Heller Family Foundation
The Heller Family Foundation promotes and supports local initiatives and programs that cultivate vibrant, healthy individuals, a connected community and a sustainable environment.
Island Grown Farmers Cooperative (IGFC)
A Northwest Washington co-op of small livestock/meat producers dedicated to providing the best in healthful meats. IGFC leases the mobile processing unit (MPU), the first of its kind in the nation, developed by the Lopez Community Land Trust and local farmers.
Lopez Community Land Trust
Lopez Community Land Trust is a private, non-profit, community-based organization that acts as a resource for, and provides access to, permanently affordable housing and land for low-income residents, while cultivating sustainable economic development, and nurturing an ethic of land stewardship.
Lopez Locavores promotes the consumption of foods that have been sustainably produced, processed and distributed within the local region. To this end, the non-profit offers monthly community dinners prepared from meat and vegetables produced on island farms.
Michael Fields Agricultural Institute (MFAI)
Michael Fields Agricultural Institute in East Troy, Wisconsin is dedicated “to help create places on earth where people could engage their creativity with enthusiasm, caring for nature and human beings in cooperation with nature instead of working against her laws, so that new socially and economically healthy enterprises could be built. We thought that this should happen in connection with, and on the basis of, agriculture,” writes Martina Mann in her 2006 autobiography, “My Life in the 20th Century”. MFAI offers education in biodynamics and crop and soils research.
Navigating Our Future
Navigating Our Future’s mission is to foster ways to envision, and take action to ensure, the future environmental, economic and social vitality of the San Juan Islands, Washington.
San Juan Islands Conservation District
The San Juan Islands Conservation District is committed to protecting and enhancing the natural resources of San Juan County ecosystems. The organization provides free education, information and technical assistance on Sustainable Farm & Forest Resource Planning, Sustainable Land Use Practices & Low Impact Development, Water Quality & Watershed Awareness, Native Plant Use & Wildlife Habitat Preservation and Natural Resources Education Workshops to residents and organizations in San Juan County.
The Melissa Garden
The Melissa Garden is a honeybee sanctuary in Healdsburg, California, at the western side of the Russian River Valley. The Melissa Garden offer tours and classes on what to plant for honeybees; workshops on holistic hive management and opportunities to learn about apitherapy, the therapeutic use of products of the hive.
Tilth Producers, a Chapter of Washington Tilth Association, is the organic and sustainable farm organization of Washington state. A membership organization of over 400 Washington growers, Tilth Producers fosters and promotes ecologically sound, sustainable agriculture in the interest of environmental preservation, human health and social equity.
Washington State University
Washington State University’s College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences provides leadership in discovering, accessing, and disseminating knowledge through high quality research, instruction and extension programs that contribute to a safe, abundant food and fiber supply; promote the well-being of individuals, families, and communities; enhance sustainability of agricultural and economic systems; and promote stewardship of natural resources and ecological systems.
Western Washington University
Huxley College of the Environment at Western Washington University addresses today’s environmental issues and prepares tomorrow’s interdisciplinary problem solvers by integrating outstanding educational programs, faculty-student collaboration, applied research, and professional and community service.
Yggdrasil Land Foundation
Yggdrasil Land Foundation is a new form of land trust aimed to catalyze the viability of biodynamic, organic, and sustainable farming for food security and the health of communities through land access, preservation, and renewal.