Stevens Point Area Coop
Open to the public

local : state : national : international

local links

Central Rivers Farmshed
The Central Rivers Farmshed is a network of people, businesses, organizations, and productive lands that create a local food economy. They are a growing movement in Central Wisconsin to build and strengthen relationships between local farms, restaurants, retailers, and consumers.

Central WI Farm Fresh Atlas TM
Central WI Farm Fresh Atlas is a collaborative effort lead by the Central Rivers Farmshed to produce a yearly listing Central Wisconsin Farms and Producers.  Available area wide or in store at the Co-op.

The Cupboard Food Pantry The Cupboard is a food pantry open to any current UWSP student who needs emergency or supplemental food.

Operation Bootstrap

(5000 Heffron Street, Stevens Point, phone: 344-7438)
Operation Bootstrap provides individuals and families in need with items such as food, clothing, shelter, medical and dental assistance, house wares and more when their emergency needs cannot be met by another source.  Crisis Assistance accepts referrals through intake at Portage County Health and Human Services, CAP Services, Red Cross, local churches, and schools. Office hours are Monday through Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm.  Contact Portage County Health and Human Services Department for more information. There are no income eligibility guidelines.

Midwest Renewable Energy Association
This association promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable living through education and demonstration

Stevens Point Convention & Visitors Bureau
This organization provides visitors with state and local information including travel guides, maps, brochures, and meeting planner guides.

state links
Bountiful Cupboard Magazine

Discover the best quality food, ingredients, beverages, products and services.  Learn about the finest in Wisconsin, northern Illinois and Minnesota. Connect with fascinating growers, local producers, and the finest providers.

Kickapoo Country Fair
The Kickapoo Country Fair is an event that features organic farm tours, farmers and farm animals, sustainability workshops, hiking, Butter Churn Bike Tour, food and artisan vendors, not-for-profit exhibitors, family "farm-friendly" activities, all-day music and entertainment, and dancing!

Fairshare CSA Coalition
MACSAC provides info about how CSAs work, a list of reasons to consider joining one, and tips for choosing a CSA that's a good fit for you.

Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Services

serves farmers striving to produce high-quality, healthful food using organic and sustainable techniques. These farmers produce more than just food; they support thriving ecosystems and vibrant rural communities.

Reap Food Group

Research, Education, Action and Policy on Food Group (REAP) is a non-profit organization located in Madison, WI. enables consumers across the state, nation and world to find their favorite Wisconsin products easily, searching from their home computer with the most advanced internet search capabilities.

Travel Green Wisconsin
Travel Green Wisconsin is a voluntary program that reviews, certifies and recognizes tourism businesses that have made a commitment to continuously improve their operations in order to reduce their environmental and social impact.

national links
Eat Well Guide helps you find good food wherever you go.

Local Harvest helps you find farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area.

Organic Food Industry Structure
Check out this site for a map of the corporations that own major food brands.

Organic Standards
The USDA’s national standards that food labeled "organic" must meet, whether it is grown in the United States or imported from other countries.

Slow Food USA is a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members around the world that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment.

Blankstyle a guide to organic food, clothing and more.

international links
Fair Trade

What is it?  What does “fair” really mean?  What Fair Trade products are available?

** This list is provided for informational purposes and does not signify an endorsement of any of the businesses or organizations listed here.

stevestevens point area cooperative  633 2nd St. Stevens Point Wisconsin, 54481   715.341.1555   © 2009  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.  	ns point area cooperative  633 2nd St. Stevens Point Wisconsin, 54481   715.341.1555   © 2009  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.  	stevens point area cooperative  633 2nd St. Stevens Point Wisconsin, 54481   715.341.1555   © 2009  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.