There are so many options out there! This list will provide you with many of my recommendations for food, farms, and home care.
This site has excellent pricing on many healthy items without shipping charges. Bulk purchasing is an option, as well as small purchases. To get started, locate a convenient drop point for you and contact the drop coordinator listed at that point to get signed up and receive the monthly drop dates/time. You can find your most convenient drop point at https://www.azurestandard.com/healthy-living/publications/drops-map/.
Online grocery store with many organic and budget friendly options
Mountain Rose Herbs www.mountainroseherbs.com
High quality herbs, spices, and teas.
Kombucha DIY https://store.kombuchakamp.com
Everything kombucha including tools, ingredients, and information on how to make it yourself.
Real Food Club (RFC) https://www.farmmatch.com
Go through Farm Match to sign up and become a member of RFC. There is a one time membership fee. This farm offers wonderful organic products including raw milk and cheese, sausages, fermented veggies, maple syrup, raw honey, and much more. There are pick up locations in both Poway and Encinitas.
Glacier Grown https://www.glaciergrown.com
Pastured meat and raw honey.
Organic Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) option in San Diego.
Local Harvest www.localharvest.org
This site is a search engine for a CSA in your area.
JR Organic Farm http://www.jrorganicsfarm.com
CSA and Farmers Markets
The Farm Stand West http://www.thefarmstandwest.com
A local farm stand 4 generations old in Escondido; located conveniently off I-15 and Citracado Pkwy and Hwy 78 and Summit Dr.
I prefer the Omega Juicer Single Gear "Masticating" Extraction auger style.
Celtic Sea Salt www.celticseasalt.com
Most mineral concentrated salt for your health.
Green Pasture http://www.greenpasture.org/public/Home/index.cfm
Fantastic coconut oil.
Organic Pastures www.organicpastures.com
Grass fed raw milk, butter, and cheese.
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Fantastic organic mattresses and bedding.
Le Creuset https://www.lecreuset.com
Ceramic cast iron cookware. Discounted pans and pots can be found at the Carlsbad Outlets as well as Amazon and Home Goods
Cast iron cookware. USA made. Discounted pans and pots can be found at Amazon and Home Goods.
Pure ceramic cookware. USA made.
Whole house plug-in to protect from EMF pollution.
These lists help to know how to prioritize organic eating when on a tight budget. One change I would make is to put corn on the Dirty Dozen list as it is almost always genetically modified unless organic.
Weston A. Price https://www.westonaprice.org
Trusted health articles and information
SELF Nutrition Data http://nutritiondata.self.com/
Great help if you’re on a restricted diet. Online nutrition information including individual nutrients so if you're on a restricted diet, you can search individually.
Knowing the environment and protecting your health.
Eating Well on a Tight Budget https://www.ewg.org/goodfood/
A shopping guide.
Mary Cordaro http://www.marycordaro.com/learn/links_resources.html
Amazing resource for environmental toxins from home to workplace and more.
Scorecard: The Pollution Information Site http://scorecard.goodguide.com
Pollution in your community.
The Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby and Child Care by Sally Fallon Morell and Thomas S. Cowan
Gut and Psychology Syndrome: Natural Treatment for Autism, Dyspraxia, A.D.D., Dyslexia, A.D.H.D., Depression, Schizophrenia by Natasha Campbell-McBride
The Heal Your Gut Cookbook: Nutrient-Dense Recipes for Intestinal Health Using the GAPS Diet by Hilary Boynton and Mary G. Brackett
Against All Grain: Meals Made Simple: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Paleo Recipes by Danielle Walker
Against All Grain: Delectable Paleo Recipes to Eat Well and Feel Great by Danielle Walker
The Nourished Kitchen: Farm-to-Table Recipes for the Traditional Foods Lifestyle Featuring Bone Broths, Fermented Vegetables, Grass-Fed Meats, Wholesome Fats, Raw Dairy, and Kombuchas by Jennifer McGruther
GAPS Guidance on Making Meat Stock
The Complete Organic Pregnancy by Deirdre Dolan