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.

What Washington State foods can we help you find?

CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. Participating in a CSA or farm share is the most powerful way we can support local farmers, and also provides you and your family with high-quality, fresh, local food—some of the best food in Washington State.

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.

How We Eat Can Change the World

This story was first published by SoulCraft All Stars. Local Food, Local Money, and the Power of Storytelling “How we eat can change the world,” said visionary Alice Waters. At first, that statement may seem idealistic or exaggerated,

Port Townsend Coop’s Local Producer Feature: SoulCedar Farm

We at Eat Local First have been long-time fans of Port Townsend Coop‘s blog The Beet! Check them out for Olympic Peninsula food news, product highlights, amazing recipes, and more! This story was originally published there on

Farm-to-Table Events with Crave Catering

Crave Catering is a Bellingham-based catering business with a focus on local, chef-inspired food for all manner of events: intimate and large-scale weddings; reception celebrations; benchmark occasions; corporate events; non-profit functions; general family dining; and more. &

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.