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FAIR TRADE

Stores selling fair trade products:

Fern's Garden, "Ethically Made Craft for the Home & Garden"
5308-B E. Second Street
Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 434-6425
(800) 759-0871
www.fernsgarden.com

FAMILY

Aquarium of the Pacific:
www.aquariumofpacific.org

El Dorado Nature Center page (City of Long Beach):
www.longbeach.gov

FARMERS' MARKETS

Sundays, 8:30 am-2 pm, 5th District Farmer's Market
Corner of Clark Ave & Spring Street, Long Beach
www.oldmcdonaldsfarmersmarkets.com

Sundays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Long Beach Southeast
On Marina Dr., just south of Second St., Long Beach
www.goodveg.org

Thursdays, 3:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Long Beach Uptown
At 46th St. and Atlantic Ave.
www.goodveg.org

Fridays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Long Beach Downtown
212 W. 3rd. St., Long Beach
www.goodveg.org

Saturdays, 8-noon, Cerritos
Located on the east side of Park Plaza Drive between Towne Center Drive and Park Plaza West, just south of Cerritos Towne Center Shopping Center (and just north of the Performing Arts Center).
www.goodveg.org

FARMING IN THE CITY

Ben's Edible Garden Service
Long Beach/Signal Hill
www.farmerbenjamin.wordpress.com

LONG BEACH GROWS
info@longbeachgrows.org
www.longbeachgrows.org
LONG BEACH GROWS is a new organization dedicated to enabling urban agriculture in Long Beach, California, and to promoting other activities that educate, enhance and grow our communities by ensuring local food security. LONG BEACH GROWS calls for freedom to grow your own clean healthy food in your own backyard, including eggs and milk, if that is what you want to do. The LONG BEACH GROWS website will help people find what agricultural opportunities and local food resources are available in our community, as well as explain what people can do to help see that urban agriculture in LONG BEACH GROWS. Please volunteer to help ensure your own food security and independence.

FENG SHUI CONSULTANTS

FINANCING

This company, though not based in Long Beach, offers financing for
green remodels, solar panel installations and more:
Modern Earth Finance, Encino, CA
www.modern-earth.com

FLOORING

Would like to list local stores that sell bamboo (sustainable product), FSC-certified wood, marmoleum, cork, reclaimed wood etc.

Learn about "green" floor options:
www.ecotimber.com
www.greenbuildingsupply.com
www.greenfloors.com
www.greenhomeguide.com
www.greenlivingideas.com

FLOWERS/LOCALLY GROWN

Primal Flower
407 E. 3rd St.
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 435-6979
www.PrimalFlower.com

FLOWERS/ORGANIC

Online:
www.californiaorganicflowers.com
www.organicbouquet.com

FLUORESCENT BULBS

Why fluorescent bulbs? Simply put: They use less energy and last a long time.
There are many stores throughout the city that sell fluorescent
bulbs—far too many to list. Some of these include the large home
improvement stores such as Home Depot and Lowe's, others include local
drugstores and neighborhood hardware stores.

Visit this website to view a comprehensive inventory and to learn more
about fluorescent lighting: www.1000bulbs.com

FOOD

beachgreens, "farm to door delivery"
beachgreens is a mission-driven company based in Long Beach, California that delivers organic and sustainably grown produce direct from local Southern California farmers to your house, apartment, or workplace in the greater Long Beach area.
www.beachgreens.com

SoCal Harvest
SoCal Harvest is a program of Food Finders and new volunteer organization in Long Beach. It has been established to allow home gardeners to share extra produce with needy local families. Home gardeners make their excess produce available, volunteers help with the harvest, and food pantries handle distribution.
www.socalharvest.org

Related links:
www.slowfoodusa.org
www.sustainabletable.org

FOOD BANKS

Food Finders
3434 Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 598-3003
www.foodfinders.org

Please send food bank info to: lbgreenguide@gmail.com

FOOD CO-OPS

Any food co-ops in Long Beach? Send info to: lbgreenguide@gmail.com

FOOD DISTRIBUTION

Food Finders
3434 Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 598-3003
www.foodfinders.org

SoCal Harvest
SoCal Harvest is a program of Food Finders and new volunteer organization in Long Beach. It has been established to allow home gardeners to share extra produce with needy local families. Home gardeners make their excess produce available, volunteers help with the harvest, and food pantries handle distribution.
www.socalharvest.org

FOOD/VEGAN DELIVERY

Vegin' Out
Phone: (800) 420-4927
Email: info@veginout.com
www.VeginOut.com
Vegin' Out delivers a week's worth of fresh, healthy, fully-prepared, vegan meals
to your door. With a different menu each week, you receive a great
variety of entrees, side dishes, soups and cookies that are all made with
organic whole grains and vegetables, and are free of saturated fats and
cholesterol. Delivery area includes Long Beach and all of Southern
California.

FREECYCLE LONG BEACH

Freecycle is a great way to state what you need or give away what you don't need—no money is exchanged. Visit the Long Beach group:
www.groups.yahoo.com

FREE STUFF

Craigslist:
Los Angeles County:
www.losangeles.craigslist.org
Orange County:
www.orangecounty.craigslist.org

ReUse Network (free goods):
Long Beach ReUse It Network (Yahoo Group):
LongBeachReUseIt

FUNDRAISING/GREEN

Contact lbgreenguide@gmail.com with information.

FURNITURE/GREEN/SUSTAINABLE

Need some input from the community on local businesses that sell furniture made of sustainable woods or recycled materials. Send info to: lbgreenguide@gmail.com

For ideas on a green, sustainable upholstery company, visit Michael's Upholstery (based in San Rafael, CA): www.michaelsupholstery.com

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