Weston A. Price Chapter in St. Petersburg, Florida – WAP St Pete
Welcome. WAPF is a phenomenal resource page for locals! As the Chapter Leader for St. Pete, the goal is to build a community that empowers you to a great place in your healthful journey.
Please peruse the resources below and if you want to really get your healthy game on, become a member of the Weston A. Price Foundation. It is life changing and very affordable. This is a fantastic read. This organization lobbies for local farmers and builds public awareness on many health issues that affect our food sources. WAPF also connects consumers directly to local farmers.
Memberships: Senior/Student $25, Adult $40, and Special Membership $100+, because we all need to eat well!
Please let us know if you have questions and want to know more. You can email me at Realfoodrecovery@gmail dot com (written to prevent spam).
St. Petersburg is home to the largest “Farmer’s Market” in the Southeast. Many local farmers are at this Saturday market from Saturdays, 9am – 2pm.
October 1 – May 31 Large Saturday Market located at 1st Ave. S & 1st St. S
June 1 – August 31 Smaller Saturday Williams Park Summer Market located at 1st Ave N & 3rd St. N
Local Farm Foods (that provide a WAP style source)
Little Pond Farm (SM) has a nice selection of non-sprayed vegetables that are grown in the soil, from Bushnell. Also a CSA – Community Supported Agriculture which you can participate. We really enjoy our weekly box from this farm. The variety is amazing and fun for the kids.
Worden Farm (SM) has a large selection of produce that is Certified Organic and grown in soil. Farm tours available Fall – Spring seasons if you schedule in advance. Tel: 941-637-484, address: 34900 Bermont Road, Punta Gorda, email: email@example.com, website: www.wordenfarm.com
Trail Bale Farms (SM) Raising chickens, lamb, pigs and turkeys, and selling grass-finished beef. Plus selling New Country Organic Feed. It’s a family farm in Temple Terrace who believes that good, healthy, local food should be available to all. It’s farmed with the benefits of the land in mind; increasing fertility with each animal rotation, which allows them to raise animals without medications. They get organic feed, grass, weeds, hay, bugs and that’s it. New Country organic, GMO-free, soy-free products. Tel: 786.842.7909, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.trailbale.com
Rebecca’s Bees (SM) is a local source of raw honey managed organically. Located at the Saturday Morning Market.
Willow Herbal Delight Gardens (SM) Herbalist Farmer, Willow, in Valrico, FL provides organic herbs & seeds, garden tours and workshops Tel:813.643.7285
The Dancing Goat (SM) local, and animals are fed hay from non-sprayed fields, with supplemental grain as needed. Provides raw milk, yogurt, kefir, cheese and eggs for pet consumption only. email: email@example.com for order and pick up from 3-8pm on Wednesdays.
Stores that Support Local Farmers
Rollin’ Oats 2842 Dr. Martin Luther King St. N., St. Petersburg Tel: 727-821-6825 carries only organic produce and has a great selection of many local and organic products. A deli, cafe, and less toxic household products are available.
Locale Market 179 2nd Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Tel: (727) 523-6300 This market and restaurant enlivens the downtown area with a great selection of locally caught seafood, grass-fed meats and many organic products.
Nature’s Food Patch Market & Cafe 1225 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tel: 727-443-6703 This market guarantees no GMOs in the store. A wonderful local market just a few more miles north.
Earth Origins Market 6651 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33710. Tel: 727-347-5682 This market is open Monday through Sunday 8am – 8pm.