Pollution in our environment
Environmental Working Group – Useful information on the prevalence of toxins in our environment and how to reduce our exposure.
Organic Consumers Association – campaigns for food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, children’s health, corporate accountability, Fair Trade and environmental sustainability.
Oregon Environmental Council – Also contains useful information on avoiding toxins in our environment, with a focus on toxic issues in Oregon.
Northwest Center for Alternative to Pesticides – 211 W 5th Ave, Eugene Oregon 97401. Campaigns for organic communities and the reduction of pesticide use in the Northwest.
Beyond Toxics – 1192 Lawrence St. Eugene Oregon 97401. Works for all Oregonians to empower individuals and communities to find solutions that protect human and environmental health.
Book Resources – Healthy Eating
The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook: Whole Foods Recipes for Personal and Planetary Health by Alissa Segersten and Tom Malterre
Feeding the Whole Family: Recipes for Babies, Young Children, and Their Parents by Cynthia Lair
*Please note that both of these books have recipes that use the full spectrum of ingredients (meat, grain, legume, nut, vegetable, fruit etc) and are recommended for people who are just beginning to eat whole minimally processed foods
Resources local to Eugene and Springfield Oregon
Trader Joes 85 Oakway Center Eugene Oregon 97401
Market of Choice Several locations in Eugene Oregon. Click on link for locations.
Sundance 748 E 24th Ave Eugene Oregon 97405
Capella Market 2489 Willamette St Eugene Oregon 97405
Red Barn Natural Grocery 3367 Van Buren Eugene Oregon 97402 – 100% Organically Grown Produce, local when available, natural, local and organic products.
Natural Grocer’s 201 Coburg Road Eugene Oregon 97401
Glory Bee 29548 Airport Rd, Eugene, Oregon 97402. Bulk local foods including honey. Also carries bee keeping supplies.
Longs Meat Market 81 E 28th Ave Eugene Oregon 97405. local, free range, antibiotic and hormone-free meat products.
Willamette Farm and Food Coalition 741 Lincoln St Eugene Oregon 97401 – Sustainable local food resources including the Locally Grown Guide. Information on local Farms, local Farmers Market, local CSA, and their Farm to School Program.
Eugene Running Company 116 Oakway Center Eugene Oregon 97401- Click on their “Running in Eugene” link for great resources, including free running and walking groups.
Willamete Valley Women’s Cycling Team Open group bike rides for women.
Eugene Crossfit 499 Valley River Center Drive Eugene Oregon 97401 – Unique Strength and Fitness Program.
Tamarack Wellness Center 3575 Donald St Eugene Oregon 97405 – Environmentally Conscious Therapeutic Pool.
Super Hero Jujitsu 824 Q St Springfield, Oregon 97477 – Kid and Adult Classes.
Marche 296 E Fifth Ave Eugene Oregon 97401. Fine Dining.
Excelsior Inn Ristorante 754 E 13th Ave Eugene Oregon 97401. Fine Dining.
Park Street Cafe 776 W Park St Eugene Oregon 97401.
Laughing Planet Cafe 2864 Willamette St. Ste 100 Eugene Oregon 97405 (also has locations in Corvallis Oregon and Portland Oregon).
Go Healthy Cafe 3802 W 11th Ave Eugene Oregon 97402- Some Organic ingredients, Vegan or Meat options, and Allergen free options including an extensive gluten free menu.
Keystone Cafe 395 W 5th Ave Eugene Oregon 97401- Some Organic ingredients, Vegan or Meat options.
New Day Bakery 449 Blair Blvd Eugene Oregon 97402- Fresh baked goods. Cafe makes meals with natural ingredients.
Vanilla Jill’s 460 Coburg R. #300 Eugene Oregon 97401. Frozen Yogurt. Has Vegan, Soy Free, Dairy Free, Sugar Free options.
Vanilla Jill’s Scoops and Soups 298 Blair Blvd Eugene Oregon 97402. Hard Ice Cream and Soups. Some Local and Organic Ingredients. Paleo, Gluten-free, Sugar-free, Lactose-free, Dairy-free, Vegan, and Allergy-friendly options.
Sweet Life Patisserie 755 Monroe Street Eugene Oregon 97402. High quality desserts with sustainable ingredients. Gluten-free, Egg-free, Dairy-free options.
Sabai 27 Oakway Center in Eugene 97401. Cuisine from countries along the edge of the Pacific Ocean.
Down to Earth 532 Olive St Eugene Oregon 97401 and 2498 Willamette St Eugene Oregon 97405 – Natural Garden Supplies, Nursery, and Natural Home Products.
Moss Hair Studio 223 W 7th Ave Eugene Oregon 97401. Most natural local hair care studio we know of.
Green Store 500 Olive Street Eugene Oregon 97401. Green and eco-friendly home products for daily living, construction and home remodeling. Especially great for those wanting to avoid/reduce toxic environmental exposures.
DelanoDesigns Eugene Oregon. Green and eco-friendly interior design and consultations. Especially great for those wanting to avoid/reduce toxic environmental exposures.
Eugene Saturday Market 8th and Oak Eugene Oregon 97401 April through mid-November and at the Lane County Fair Grounds (796 W. 13th Ave Eugene Oregon 97402) during the holiday season. Music, Food Court, Locally made products, Farmers’ Market.
Autism and Special Needs Furniture Specialty Furniture for individuals with special sensory needs. 1851 River Rd Eugene Oregon 97404
Hypnobabies Local practitioner teaching the hypnobabies birthing method. A way to achieve a natural pain free/reduced pain birthing experience.
Nurse Midwifery Birth Center 353 Deadmond Ferry Rd Springfield Oregon 97477 – Great balance between conventional and natural pregnancy and birthing care.
Wellness Centered Dentistry 4725 Village Plaza Loop #101 Eugene Oregon 97401 – Holistic Dentist. Mercury/Amalgam filling removal.
Eugene Gluten Intolerance Group 1800 Lakewood Ct Eugene Oregon – Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of the month 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm