Buy Local increases awareness of the environmental, economic and social benefits of spending money at local, independently owned businesses. Produces the Our Money Matters Local Savings Book which can be purchased at many Olympia locations and gives great savings all year round!
Local Food Systems (formerly Urban Agriculture) seeks to increase the amount of food grown on private property and public space by advocating for changes to public policy, providing information and resources, and building a vibrant network of urban farmers. Check out the Food Summit in October 2011!
The Indicator Project has been exploring and publishing indicators of community sustainability for more than seventeen years with significant public input and collaboration with a variety of sustainability organizations. The project uses environmental, economic and social indicators to assess the health and quality of life in our community.