Lifestyle & Sustainable Living

Here is what you will find in this section:

Healthy Eating Links

Local Harvest

Find the best organic food that is grown closest to you. Use the Local Harvest website 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.

Portland Fruit

PFTP's mission is to increase equitable access to healthy food and strengthen communities by empowering neighbors to share in the harvest and care of city-grown produce.

Living Without

"The magazine for people with allergies and food sensitivities." Visit the Living Without website to get Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free recipes as well as important information about allergies and healthy living.

Center for Food Safety

The Center for Food Safety (CFS) is a national non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy organization working to protect human health and environment by curbing the use of harmful food production technologies and by promoting organic and other form of sustainable agriculture.

The SCD Web Library

The SCD Web Library was founded in 1996 and is an edited, purposeful compilation of listserve communications of thousands of people that are getting real results from dietary adjustments. The Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) is a strict grain-free, lactose-free and sucrose-free dietary regimen for those suffering from Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Celiac Disease, IBD and IBS.

Bob's Red Mill, Milwaukie, OR

Bob's Red Mill is one of the most prominent producers of natural and organic milled grain products in North America, billing itself as the "nation's leading miller of diverse whole-grain foods." The company's product line includes certified organic and gluten-free foods.

New Seasons Market, Portland, OR

You'll find everything from everyday essentials to the unique and handcrafted. Many of the products that you can find in New Seasons Market are locally grown and produced. It's their way of supporting the local economy and the planet while bringing customers the most flavorful, highest quality items.

Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market seeks out the finest natural and organic foods available, maintains the strictest quality standards in the industry, and have an unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture.

Suggested Books for EAV or Anti-Inflamatory Diet

The Anti-Inflammation Diet and Recipe Book: Protect Yourself and Your Family from Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Allergies and More by Jessica K. Black.

Coping with Food Intolerances by Dick Thom, DDS, ND.

The Complete Food Allergy Cookbook: The Foods You've Always Loved without the Ingredients You Can't Have by Marilyn Gioannini.

Suggested Healthy Recipe Books

The Whole Life Cookbook, 2nd Edition by Alissa Segersten and Tom Malterre.

The Complete Vegetarian Kitchen by Lorna J. Sass. (Vegan Cookbook)

An Invitation to Indian Cooking by Madhur Jaffrey.

Madhur Jaffrey's World-Of-The-East Vegetarian Cooking by Madhur Jaffrey.

Classic Armenian Recipes: Cooking without Meat by Antreassian Jebejian.

Suggested Classic Cookbooks

Joy of Cooking by Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker, & Ethan Becker.

The New Best Recipe from the Editors of Cook's Illustrated.