Click through to explore the 8 messages developed by the South Sound Food System Network throughout 2017. These messages are part of a broad educational effort to inform consumers & over time, change consumer behavior to promote a thriving local food system.


These messages are available to anyone to share & it’s up to you how you choose your medium.  Contact the leadership team to request printed copies of these informational cards, or post the images in your organizational newsletter, social media,print and put up posters, hand out printed cards, tell your friends, shout it from the rooftops!

You are now part of a movement to change how we eat, how we spend our money, how we treat the earth, how we come together and celebrate the culture of sound food!

Over 30 regional businesses, organizations and agencies have united to get the word out on the importance of local food – economically, socially and environmentally.

Current Sound Food partners include: 

Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters
Enterprise for Equity
Family Education & Support Services
Family Support Center
GRuB (Garden Raised Bounty)
Helsing Junction Farm
League of Women Voters of Thurston County
Mason County Public Health
Mason Matters
Nick Vroman
Olympia Farmers Market
Saint Martin’s University
Slow Food Greater Olympia
South of the Sound Community Farmland Trust
South Puget Sound Community College
South Sound Senior Services
Sustainable South Sound
The Evergreen State College
The Olympia Food Co-op
Thurston Asset Building Coalition
Thurston Conservation District
Thurston County Food Bank
Thurston County Public Health & Social Services
Thurston Economic Development Council
Thurston Regional Planning Council
Thurston Thrives
Tumwater Farmers Market
Washington State Conservation Commission, Office of Farmland Preservation
Washington State Department of Health
WSU Extension Grays Harbor County
WSU Extension Lewis County
WSU Extension Thurston County
WSU Extension Thurston County – SNAP-Ed