Help Us Grow

Our 10 favorite reasons to be a Locavore:


  • Fresh – You can’t get fresher than today’s harvest.
  • Taste – Fresh food tastes best.
  • Nutrition – Food picked more recently has a higher nutritional value.
  • Natural – Local food is more likely to be organic or grown without pesticides.
  • Local – Buying local food supports your neighbors and the local economy.
  • Variety – Discover vegetables you didn’t know existed.
  • Stewardship – Protect local farmland for the next generations
  • Environmentally friendly – You don’t need fuel for ferries and trucks for transport.
  • Self Reliance – Regional food production systems connect producers and consumers.
  • Community – By strengthening your local food network you enhance and maintain your quality of life.

Ways to join the local food Movement

Grow a garden.

Volunteer with the Lopez Locavores.

Purchase from local farmers.

Donate excess produce to Grow-A-Row or Lopez Fresh.

Your support makes our support possible.

Your donation, no matter how big or small, becomes a fundamental thread in the Lopez food security net. Click on the Paypal button below to make your donation.

Or send a check to:



Lopez Locavores

P.O. Box 452

Lopez Island, WA 98261