Not many fruits deserve their own institute, but breadfruit does. The Breadfruit Institute, based in Hawaii, is the world’s leading resource for this incredible food, researching, preserving, and propagating breadfruit to be used for food and reforestation in tropical countries throughout the world. Led by Dr. Diane Ragone, the Institute helped us develop a breadfruit-flour supply chain from scratch, for our Breadfruit Crackers.
Founded in 2017 by a group led by the Rodale Institute, Patagonia and Dr. Bronner’s, the ROA oversees Regenerative Organic Certified™. This certification, the highest standard in organic agriculture, ensures farming practices that restore and build soil, protects animal welfare, and ends unfair conditions for farmers and farmworkers.
Since the 1940s, the Rodale Institute has pioneered organic farming in America. Its trial farm in Emmaus, Pennsylvania, now focuses on regenerative organic (RO) techniques, the highest standard in farming. An invaluable resource and guide, they partnered with us to develop the Regenerative Organic Certified™ seal for agricultural products.
Row 7 develops new varieties of fruits and vegetables, prioritizing flavor rather than uniformity or shelf life and creating only organic, non-GMO seeds. Co-founded by chef Dan Barber, breeder Michael Mazourek (center) and seedsman Matt Goldfarb (left), Row 7 is the first seed company to bring together chefs, farmers and plant breeders to change the food system.
Founded by Wes Jackson in 1976, The Land Institute develops perennial food crops in polycultures—the way most plants grow in nature—instead of annual crops in monocultures, the current industrial model that degrades soil. We’ve partnered with them to bring a new perennial grain, Kernza™, to market for the first time.
Headed by Steve Jones, WSU’s Bread Lab researches and raises thousands of strains of grains chosen for flavor and nutrition—aspects often ignored by conventional agriculture—and helps farmers grow them out. Lab-supported farmers raise our buckwheat, and we’re exploring other grains, too.
Dedicated to the recovery and conservation of wild fish, Wild Fish Conservancy, headquartered in Duvall, Washington, is a nonprofit made up of scientists, advocates and educators. Their deeply knowledgeable staff helped formulate the rigorous criteria that guide our salmon harvest, and we consult them often.
Ampersand Coffee sources its beans from farmers and co-ops that promote women’s empowerment. Its coffees are certified organic and Fair Trade, and are grown in ways that protect rainforests, migratory bird habitats, and endangered species.
We are lifelong Alaskans and have a deep appreciation for the rich bounty provided by our extensive coastline. We highlight locally grown, harvested, and foraged ingredients and it is our priority to make the least impact on the environment around us.
Sarah Kaeck, Vermont mother of three, founded this company in 2012 to create a planet-friendly, petrochemical-free alternative to plastic wrap. Her wraps are made of organic cotton infused with beeswax, organic jojoba oil, and tree resin, and can be washed, reused, and eventually composted.
Bona Furtuna makes all its products, from ancient-wheat pastas to tomato sauces and olive oils, using produce grown on its 350-acre organic farm near Palermo, Sicily. Its growing practices preserve biodiversity and native species, and a natural spring irrigates the olive trees, some of which are more than 1,500 years old.
At Cairnspring Mills we produce fresh, stone-milled flour from wheat varietals we love, grown by farmers we know. We want to ensure our farmers and their soils remain strong and resilient. This dedication results in the rich and robust flour we’re honored to supply to avid bakers and top-tier bakeries around the world.
Jack Rabbit Hill is an innovative, certified-biodynamic farm located in western Colorado’s North Fork Valley, near the town of Hotchkiss. The 70-acre diversified operation includes 20 acres of wine grapes and tree fruits, medicinal herb gardens, pasture, and cattle.
Canaan works with more than 2,000 family farmers across Palestine to create its collection of organic, Fair Trade certified foods. Canaan’s olive oils, grains, spices and tapenades are produced using traditional regenerative organic practices, restoring health to the land and economic security to its people.
Through deep relationships with farmers and the power of delicious, sustainably grown whole grains, Community Grains aim to restore a vibrant local grain economy in California, improving the health of our community and our environment in a big way.
A board member of the Regenerative Organic Alliance, Dr. Bronner's has blazed the organic path since the late 1940s and is still family run. Its virgin coconut oil is one of the world’s first RO certified foods; it’s also Certified Vegan, Fair for Life and Non-GMO Project Verified.
Equal Exchange believes in a fair and honest trade system that empowers both farmers and consumers, and with your help, we are creating a more equitable, democratic, and sustainable world.
When you choose Farmer Direct Organic, you’re supporting a food future that is good for you, your family, your farmers and the planet. Always grown without the use of harmful pesticides, herbicides or GMOs and traceable right back to the family farm where it was produced.
In 1978, Don Vetter was among the first farmers in Nebraska to be certified organic. He and his son David and grandson Madison continue to be pioneers, practicing regenerative organic farming techniques and offering grain cleaning and storage facilities to other small-scale farmers and distributors.
Guayakí produces dried yerba mate, the tea-like, naturally caffeinated leaves of a South American holly tree. Besides being the main drink of the region, yerba mate has 24 vitamins and minerals, 15 amino acids and abundant polyphenols. Guayaki yerba mate is also organic, biodynamic, and fair trade certified.
Imlak’esh Organics produces unusual, nutritious foods like cacao nibs, goji berries and sacha inchi seeds, sourcing from regenerative organic agroforestry systems. They work directly with small farmers and processors and are committed to empowering local communities.
Focused primarily on sourcing the fruit of the baobab, Kaibae works in regions where natural resources are abundant and poverty is widespread. By establishing direct relationships for harvesting baobab and other wild crops in a regenerative, ethical way, the company helps protect local environments and people alike.
Insulated water bottles, mugs, cups, tumblers, food containers and steel straws. High-quality, durable, reusable stainless steel solutions since 2002.
Known for its organic rices, especially its black “Forbidden Rice,”, Lotus Foods are fair trade and kosher. Raised on family farms in Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Madagascar and Thailand, their crops use less water and less methane while building soil health and producing better yields.
Navitas Organics is dedicated to sourcing the most ethically grown, powerfully nutritious plant-based superfoods to give you the energy you need to thrive.
Old Dog Ranch is a fifth-generation family farm in San Joaquin County, California, specializing in organic walnuts grown with regenerative practices. Walnut products include seasoned walnuts and walnut butters, made in small batches by farmer Mollie Sitkin and her three-person crew.
Based in Minneapolis, Peace Coffee is Fair Trade–certified and organic, sourced from small-scale, grower-owned co-ops all over the world. Employees are encouraged to bike to and from work, and Peace Coffee uses a bike delivery program to deliver coffee to its Twin Cities customers.
The Philosopher’s Stoneground philosophy in a jar: every bite of their Santa Cruz craft nut butter should nourish you, the rest of Life, and the planet.
Pu'u O Hoku Ranch is a family-owned biodynamic and organic ranch, rustic retreat center, and sublime getaway on the remote and tranquil east end of Molokai, Hawaii. “Pu'u O Hoku” is true to its Hawaiian name — which means “Hill of Stars”— surrounded by more than 14,000 acres of protected land.
Certified organic and Bird Friendly, Runamok produces top-quality maple syrups from their trees in Vermont. Their sugar house, partly powered by solar, helps reduce their carbon footprint, as do the maple trees themselves as they draw down carbon from the air. Audubon Bird Friendly.
Believing that good stewardship of the land is critical to producing high quality organic nutrient dense fruit, Sauk Farm is committed to producing organic crops in a sustainable manner that has the least impact on the surrounding environment.
SIMPLi, a minority and women-owned company, is on a mission to fight fraudulent food supply chains and develop sustainable agricultural practices by working directly with international farming communities and paying 20% above market price.
Sol Simple is a visionary collective of suppliers, farmers and processors based in Nicaragua. The fruits they grow for us come from regenerative organic agroforestry systems, which boost yield, save water, build the soil and help combat climate change.
Dr. Mercola’s new food line Solspring™️ provides fresh, clean ingredients, from nutrient-dense soil, that take organic to a new level. All sourced and produced from a small European, Demeter Certified Biodynamic®️farm.
Producers of biodynamic organic baby food, White Leaf was founded by parents Meghan and Keith Rowe. Keith, a classically trained chef, develops the recipes, and proceeds from their foods sponsor farm-to-school gardening and educational programs in North America.
Zip Top was founded with the goal to bring an innovative, easy to use containers that would disrupt the dated use of harmful plastic waste. Simply put, Zip Top is on a mission to be better for you and better for the planet.