At Agricultural Connections, we participate in and believe in the integrity of regional foodsheds and sustainable farming practices. We work with these Oregon based distributors because they support organic and sustainable brands and they allow us to extend our offerings for foods that are essential to some diets.
Hummingbird Wholesale is a family owned, Organic food manufacturer and distributor that incorporates humanity into the business relationship. Owners, Julie and Charlie Tilt, choose their products carefully, considering the sustainability of farming practices, nutritional value, and special dietary needs. They buy local and directly from the farmers whenever possible. Like the hummingbird, they seek to sip the nectar of the earth without harming the flower.
What are they distributing? legumes, beans, nuts & nut butters, bee products, seeds & seed butters, spices, sweeteners, condiments
Mycological Products was established in 1995 by owner Owen Rice. He strives to raise public awareness of the symbiotic relationship between wild fungi and healthy forest ecosystems. Located in Eugene, Ore., his business works with mushroom cultivators to consistently supply certain varieties of mushrooms (e.g. crimini, shiitake), as well as wild foragers to offer seasonally available varieties of mushrooms, greens, berries, and other wild foods(chanterelle, miner’s lettuce, huckleberries, etc.). With 50% of net profits pledged toward forest conservation efforts, Mycological is committed to environmental sustainability and implementing forest management policies and practices.
What are they selling? Cultivated mushrooms and seasonal wild foraged mushrooms, berries, greens, and other wild foods
Organically Grown Company
Organically Grown Company is the largest distributor of organically grown produce in the Northwest. OGC, at its core, believes that organic agriculture is necessary for a healthy environment and healthy people. Their goal is to support organic agriculture and help it thrive, by doing business in a way that is "good, clean and fair."
What are they distributing? Beets, berries, cabbage, cucumber, onions, greens, eggplant, various peppers, potatoes, radish, rhubarb, various tomatoes, winter squash, summer squash and more
Earthly Gourmet is a Portland, OR based wholesale distributor of vegan, gluten-free, and raw gourmet foods. They strive to bring naturally flavorful foods, consisting of only the highest quality ingredients, from independent, artisan food makers.
What are they distributing? Vegan cheese, broths, kraut, tempeh, tofu, grains, oils and vinegar, nuts, seeds, fruit, seasonings and more