Find Local Food

Eating local means sourcing food that is grown, caught, raised, and made right here in Washington State. The Washington Food & Farm Finder will connect you with local food growers and producers.

Logo for September Eat Local Month overlaid on photo of plated dish comprised of vibrant gold, yellow, orange, and purple root vegetables with green herbs

Each year, communities around Washington State dedicate time to celebrate local farms, seafood, restaurants, farmers markets and grocers that bring us the best flavors of the Pacific Northwest. Farm Tours, Restaurant Specials, and Giveaways galore await!

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Support Woman-Owned Farms & Food Businesses

We have our own icon for the wonder women of local farming. These women grow, raise, harvest, and make the food that sustains us, our families, and our communities right here in Washington State. Search the WA Food & Farm Finder for Woman-Owned farms and food businesses near you.

Support BIPOC Farmers & Food Businesses

We are committed to supporting farms and food businesses owned by Black, Indigenous, People of Color that grow and produce food in Washington State. Click below to view a map of BIPOC-owned farms and food businesses you can support in Washington.

Eating Local: Latest Stories

Connect with the stories of the people and places in Washington State who provide food and tend the land that surrounds us. From local farming to producing some of the most iconic food of Washington State, these are the stories of the people who have made local first a way of life.

King County Flavor

There is a concept founded in wine making called terroir which says the grapes pull flavor from the land on which they’re grown and impart that flavor into the wine. This gives the wine its own unique

Togetherness and Fresh Tomatoes: How King County Farmers Markets Build Healthy Communities

It’s 8 a.m. on a summery Saturday morning in Seattle’s University District. Shops are shuttered and residents are only just waking. But where most sidewalks and streets have some semblance of temporary calm, University Way between 50

Eat Local Month King County

August 2023 marks the very first Eat Local Month King County; an entire month devoted to elevating and highlighting farmers, makers, producers and artisans working to provide food for their communities. Eat Local Month aims to educate Washington residents

Welcome to the Washington Food & Farm Finder, the online portal to connect with local farms and Washington State food. It is easier than ever to eat local and connect with and support local farms and food businesses. When you seek out Washington State food, you not only eat local, but you also support local farmers and food producers. When you Eat Local First, everyone benefits.

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Why Eat Local?

At its heart, eating local means prioritizing a local-first ethos—choosing and celebrating the best flavors of the many regions our rich abundance of Washington State foods comes from. When we change what we eat with a focus on local eating, we change things for the better. Local food offers the best nutrition, produces less waste and supports local farming, sustainable agriculture and local economies. Eating local nourishes our families, and the communities we love. In a place with a rich history and tradition of food growers and production, eating the food of Washington State is both a gift and a pleasure.

The Eat Local First website is a project of The Eat Local First Collaborative, made up of regional partner organizations from around the state that are working together to support local farms and food producers while connecting eaters with the food of Washington State. The Eat Local First Washington Collaborative includes Pierce County FreshSeattle Good Business Network, Sustainable ConnectionsThe Local Food TrustTilth AllianceWashington State University Food Systems Program and Washington State University Regional Small Farms Program serving Clallam, Jefferson and Kitsap.