Resources

Good Food Locator

Good food comes in many forms and flavors and can be found where you might least expect it. From backyard gardens to full service grocery stores, the links below will connect you to good food in your neighborhood, as well as help you explore other communities throughout the region.

Below are some of the best tools we’ve found to keep it all connected.

CALFRESH Enrollment

CalFresh Application(In Person): Apply for CalFresh at one of LA County Department of Public Social Services Offices
http://www.ladpss.org/dpss/maps/maps.cfm?program=calfresh

CalFresh Application(Online): Apply for CalFresh online here:
https://www.dpssbenefits.lacounty.gov/ybn/Index.html

Community Gardens in LA County

LA Community Garden Council Community Gardens Map
http://lagardencouncil.org/category/community-gardens/

Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust’s Interactive Garden Locator
http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msa=0&msid=201377357203008187787.0004a98fd0d34144458c7&ie=UTF8&t=h&vpsrc=0&ll=33.986641,-118.201904&spn=0.895004,1.234589&z=10

Comprehensive Good Food Guides

UEPI’s Fresh Food Access Guide: Lists farms, farmer markets, CSA’s, community gardens and health/nutrition information with an emphasis on fresh food access in underserved Los Angeles neighborhoods.
http://departments.oxy.edu/uepi/publications/FFAG%20English.pdf

Community Alliance with Family Farmers’ Buy Fresh, Buy Local Guide: Farms, farmer markets, CSA’s, restaurants, retail and artisans in LA.
http://guide.buylocalca.org/

Local Harvest: Online inventory and map of farms, farmer markets, CSA’s, restaurants, retail and artisans in LA.
http://www.localharvest.org/

Real Time Farms: Online inventory and map of farms, farmer markets, CSA’s, restaurants, retail and artisans in LA.
http://www.realtimefarms.com/

Eat Well Guide: Online inventory and map of farms, farmer markets, CSA’s, restaurants, retail and artisans in LA.
http://www.eatwellguide.org/i.php?pd=Home

Farmers’ Markets in LA County

USDA Farmers’ Market Inventory
http://search.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets/

Los Angeles Times Farmers’ Market Map
http://projects.latimes.com/farmers-markets/

SEE-LA Farmers’ Market List
http://www.farmernet.com/events/cfms

Farms

Rodale Institute’s Farm Locator
http://www.rodaleinstitute.org/farm_locato

Food Pantries

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank Pantry Locator: Allows you to find a food pantry in your neighborhood using online mapping technology
Allows you to find a food pantry in your neighborhood using online mapping technology

2-1-1 LA County: : If you are hungry or looking for food, contact 2-1-1 to be directed to the right place.
http://www.211la.org/

Public Fruit Maps

Fallen Fruit’s Public Fruit Maps
http://www.fallenfruit.org/index.php/media/maps/

Restaurants

KCRW’s Good Food Restaurant MapLos Angeles restaurants recommended by Jonathan Gold, Gustava Arellano, and Eddie Lin.
http://blogs.kcrw.com/goodfood/restaurant-map/

Healthy Dining Finder: Lists restaurants and their menu items that meet dietician approved Healthy Dining criteria.
http://www.healthydiningfinder.com

ROC National Diners\’ Guide 2012- A Consumer Guide on the Working Conditions of American RestaurantsTake the High Road to Eating Out
http://rocunited.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/ROCDinersGuide_6-1.pdf