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Community-based Organizations

Private organizations

Send an email to Tahoma Food Policy Coalition, to get involved with a group dedicated to forming a Regional Food Policy Council with the goals of maximizing the region's ability to produce, process, distribute and sell food locally; developing protections for agricultural land; and improving public health and increasing access to fresh, local food in the south Puget Sound region.

Church organizations

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, a statewide association of 17 Christian denominations working with congregations, ecumenical and interfaith organizations, and people of faith to improve the quality of life for all Oregonians. Currently farm worker housing is one of the many public policy priorities for this organization.

Portland's Bounty: a Guide to Eating Locally and Seasonally in the Greater Portland Area. Available from Oregon's Interfaith Network for Earth's Concerns, contact Jenny Holmes at (503) 221-1054, ext.214.

Earth Ministry, a Seattle-based religious organization born out of a recognition of the underlying spiritual and moral roots of the environmental crisis. Presently discussing concerns over climate change, and salmon in the Pacific Northwest.

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