Alm Hill Gardens - http://www.almhillgardens.com
Alm Hill Gardens is a small, 47 acre family farm that grows fruit, flowers and vegetables. The farm is located five miles south of the Canadian border in Everson, WA, and has been involved in sustainable and organic agriculture for the past 30 years.
Bader Mountain - http://www.badgermtnvineyard.com/cadres1.htm
Bader Mountain is a Certified Organic Vineyard, whose founders are committed to producing organic wine. They use organically approved and naturally occurring substances for all vineyard applications, with no chemical herbicides, insecticides, fungicides or synthetic fertilizers.
Butler Green Farms - http://butlergreenfarms.com
Butler Green Farms has been growing organic fruits and vegetables in the Northwest for 32 years. They use sustainable farming practices and are certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture. Their wide selection of produce and flowers also are available at the Bainbridge Island Farmers Market (April though October). They offer organically grown flowers for all occasions, including weddings.
Directory of Eco-Friendly Products in Washington - http://www.organicconsumers.org/state/greendirectory.cfm?state=WA
This site serves as an organic and green directory for the State of Washington and contains information on organic food, pet supplies, baby products, beauty products, organic cotton, hemp, health products, home improvement, recycled products and much more.
Eat Local - www.eatlocalonline.com
Eat Local is a new food concept offering chef-prepared organic and wholesome meals, gourmet in preparation and frozen for convenience. The business is located in Seattle and offers the freshest ingredients, sourced from local, organic farms when possible to support the local economy.
FoodNews.org (Environmental Working Group) - http://www.foodnews.org
This site has information on buying organic food and highlights the 4th edition of the Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce. This Guide features the 12 fruits and veggies with the most and least pesticides, so you'll know which ones to buy organic and which conventionally grown ones will suffice.
Green Giant - http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/04/30/MNGJGII7B21.DTL
This site contains a series of Green Giant articles about the organic food industry and organic farms. Topics include the mainstream organic movement, whether organic foods are healthier and how to save money when buying organic.
Macrina Bakery - http://macrinabakery.com/index.html
Few cakes are 100% organic, largely because it’s hard to find organic superfine sugar. However, Macrina Bakery, with several Seattle locations, creates many of their baked goods using Northwest apples, potatoes, cranberries and hazelnuts as well as wheat, rye, barley and buckwheat flour. Check out their Wedding Cakes link to see how they incorporate flowers, fresh fruit, lemon curd and fresh raspberry preserves into cakes.
Organic Consumers Association - http://www.organicconsumers.org/organicbytes.cfm
The Organic Consumers Association is a grassroots nonprofit public interest organization campaigning for health, justice and sustainability. The site contains information for anyone interested in organic products, genetic engineering, health issues, food safety, farm issues and political action activities.
Theo Chocolate - http://www.theochocolate.com/weddings-celebrations
This local Seattle company specializes in premium organic, fair trade and specialty chocolate. They are a roaster of Fair Trade Certified coca-beans and a roaster of organic cocoa-beans. If you are looking for something special in the way of chocolate for your wedding, check out their Weddings & Celebrations link.