Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF)

Weston A. Price Chapter in St. Petersburg, Florida  – WAP St Pete

Welcome. As the Chapter Leader for WAP in St. Pete, my goal is to build and connect community between; local, sustainable small farmers and the rest of us as consumers who want to eat well.

Below are the resources we have found and support. Meeting these farmers and retailers has enriched my family.

Join us and become a member of the Weston A. Price Foundation.  This is a fantastic read. WAPF lobbies for small, local farmers, builds public awareness, and connects food to health. WAPF seeks to connect consumers directly to local farmers.

Memberships: Senior/Student $25, Adult $40, and Special Membership $100+

St. Petersburg Saturday Morning Market (SM) founded 15 years by an incredible woman, Gail, has become a staple in downtown St. Pete on 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

Corey Avenue Sunday Market  348 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach, FL  October – May  on Sundays from 10am – 2pm

List of Sustainable Local Farmers and Artisans

Little Pond Farm WAP

 

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.

 

 

 

Greens n Things WAP

Greens N Things   All over St. Pete. Corey Market Sunday 10 am – 2pm. Eric has farm beds in a few places across St. Pete and grows in the soil for more nutrients. May have a CSA available as well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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: trailbalefarm@gmail.com, http://www.trailbale.com

 

St. Pete Ferments WAP

St. Pete Ferments  4922 8th Ave S. Suite A. Gulfport, FL 33707 . Fermented food is unparalleled in keeping a clean gut. This is a terrific resource.

 

 

 

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 Farm WAP

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: thedancinggoat83@gmail.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.

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.

Local Restaurants Doing It Better

Brass Bowl WAP

Brass Bowl Kitchen & Juicery   656 Central Ave, St., Petersburg, FL 33701  Tel: (727) 201-4400  This restaurant serves wonderful organic food and juice in a very pretty environment.

 

 

 

Craft Kafe  2 locations: Gluten Free restaurant with wonderful soup and breakfast quiches. Craft Kafe WAP
Downtown: 200 Central Ave. Ste 170, St. Pete, FL 33701 Tel: 727-256-8587
West side: 6653 Central Ave, St. Pete, FL 33710 Tel: (727) 914-7443

 

 

2 thoughts on “Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF)

  1. Mandy
    Do these same local farm food supply the Largo and Clearwater markets too, or are they different?
    Thank you so much!

    1. I’m not sure, Debi. You could call and ask them. It would be nice if they did, but St Pete is such a large market they may just keep it here.

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