NCAP partners with businesses from across the country that care about creating a healthy and sustainable world. The NCAP Business League is committed to letting customers, neighbors and the public know that a healthy environment is good for business. By joining today, you can add your voice to the many businesses already committed to protecting community and environmental health and thus creating a strong economy.
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Rachel Carson Circle ($10,000+)
Café Mam grows organic coffee through fair trade cooperatives of native Mayan farmers living in the highlands of Chiapas, Mexico and Guatemala. Their beliefs and sustainable approaches to agriculture benefit their communities in many positive ways. Each purchase of Café Mam coffee helps support goals of honoring and healing the earth; sustainable development of rural communities; child welfare, including education & nutrition; defense of indigenous cultural identity; and education in organic agriculture.
Wild Salmon Society ($5,000+)
Whether you require a complete system for a complex biological experiment, automation devices for increasing throughput, or inspection systems to catch defects and increase production, Applied Scientific Instrumentation has the products, people, and partners to provide well-engineered solutions for you.
Frey Vineyards started in the late 1960's, selling grapes grown on old pastureland to nearby wineries. A decade later, brothers Jonathan and Matthew realized the vineyards' potential when a Cabernet Sauvignon grown by Frey's grapes won a gold medal for a Santa Cruz winery. Frey Vineyards was bonded the next year, in 1980, and soon after became the first organic winery in the U.S. Luke Frey spearheaded the conversion of the estate vineyards to biodynamic cultivation, making Frey Vineyards the first producer of certified Demeter Biodynamic wines in North America.
GloryBee started in the family garage of Dick and Pat Turanski in 1975. In the Pacific Northwest, they've been supplying honey, sweeteners, spices, dried fruits, nuts, oils, and other quality ingredients to natural food manufacturers, bakeries and markets and other stores for over forty years. They strive to have the highest possible ethical and moral standards for themselves and towards their customers. As a certified B Corporation, they are demonstrating their honest progress towards the goal of being a leader in sustainability and healthy living.
Mountain Rose Herbs offers high quality organic bulk herbs, gourmet spices, loose leaf teas, essential oils, herbal extracts, and natural body care ingredients. Their extensive selection includes certified organic, fair trade, ethically wild harvested, and Kosher certified botanical products. The Oregon-based company has shown an uncompromising commitment to organic agriculture and ethical trade, while pioneering sustainable business practices company-wide since 1987.
Frontier Co-op™ and the customers who own them have always been strong supporters of organic agriculture. In 2001, Frontier launched Simply Organic®, a comprehensive 100% certified organic line of spices, seasoning mixes and baking flavors. One percent of Simply Organic sales fund organic food and farm research.
The purpose of Alpha Scents is to manufacture high quality products that their customers can employ to reduce or eliminate the use of synthetic pesticides. These products include traps, lures and attractants. Alpha Scents seeks to build strong relationships with their customers that goes well beyond the sale of products.
Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods is a producer of lines of natural, certified organic, and gluten-free milled grain products, billing itself as "the nation's leading miller of diverse whole-grain foods". Its products are distributed throughout the United States and Canada. It produces over 400 products, primarily whole grains that are ground with quartz millstones which come from several 120-year-old mills, as well as baking mixes, beans, seeds, nuts, dried fruits, spices, and herbs.
Clif Bar was born in the 1990s on a bike and built with athletes in mind. Today they continue to make organic, plant-based energy food that begins with a recipe and the latest nutrition science. These foods deliver wholesome nutrition to sustain active bodies and help optimize performance. The Clif Bar Family Foundation supports innovative small and mid-size nonprofits that give back to the community. Clif Bar is employee-owned.
In the mid 1950's, Ralph C. Pivonka and his son, Mike, designed a propane torch for burning weeds and brush on their Kansas family farm. The Pivonkas soon out grew their farm workshop and went into full production establishing the company known as Flame Engineering, Inc., which now has expanded into national and international markets with the popular Red Dragon product line. In recent years, Flame Engineering, Inc. has expanded its product line to over 100 items.
In 1998 Moon Valley was conceived out of a passion to live ethically and sustainably. This Certified B Corporation supports organic farms by providing a source for high quality, organic personal care products that promote a healthy way of caring for our bodies and the world. Moon Valley Organics believes in using simple ingredients from their farm, packaged in environmentally friendly containers, free of any artificial ingredients.
Organically Grown Company, based in Oregon, promotes health through organic agriculture. They are an employee- and grower-owned company founded in the fertile Willamette Valley in 1978. Organically Grown Company distributes the finest certified organic produce to retailers and restaurants in the Pacific Northwest, believing that the values that grew the organic farming movement should guide the markets selling its harvest.
The Tabard Inn opened in 1922 at 1739 N Street, N.W. in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The proprietor, Marie Willoughby Rogers, established the guesthouse and restaurant in a Classical-Revival style rowhouse designed by the distinguished firm of Hornblower & Marshall in 1900. Rogers advertised the expanded Tabard Inn as a “Hotel of comfort, convenience and charm; delicious food; tea room open to public.” Marie Rogers died in 1970. Although the Tabard Inn was threatened by demolition when a developer proposed to construct a high-rise office building on the site, it was spared and reemerged under new ownership.
Praying Mantis Club ($500+)
Corson & Johnson practice personal injury law to help create safer communities by stopping the cycle of harm caused by negligence. They help hold individuals and corporations accountable for their wrongful conduct so that others don't have to suffer the consequences.
For 38 years, Down To Earth has been one of the country’s leading manufacturers and distributors of natural fertilizers and premium organic gardening products. With a wide selection of home, garden and gift items that are local, sustainable and unique there is something here for everyone in every season.
The Green Living Journal offers solutions to the serious energy, health, and environmental problems facing all of us. Their mission is to connect readers with the businesses, ideas, articles, and stories that will inspire and motivate them to make the mindful choices needed to create a cleaner, healthier, and more prosperous world.
Hummingbird Wholesale is a small, family owned and operated business focused on being a positive force for change in the food industry by selling and distributing organic foods sourced with integrity from Bellingham, WA to San Francisco, including the central Oregon coast and Bend.
Established in 1994, LifeSource Natural Foods is Salem’s independent and locally owned full-service natural and organic foods store. LifeSource Natural Foods believes deeply in the importance of local community involvement and work hard to nurture and strengthen relationships with local companies and locally produced products.
Pacific Botanicals is dedicated to empowering people everywhere to experience the miracle of good health by growing high quality organic medicinal herbs in the Applegate Valley since 1979. Pacific Botanicals works with growers that meet high standards of quality. They are certified organic in growing and processing by USDA and Oregon Tilth.
Managing flies without pesticides since 1976! Fly Predators have become the preferred method of fly control for all types of animal owners and others with an abundance of rotting organic matter that creates flies.
WildCraft Cider Works pride themselves on developing innovative, artisanal dry ciders inspired by traditional and wild methodology. Insisting on whole fruit and botanicals grown in Oregon to create pure ciders without artificial flavorings, sulfites or added sweeteners, WildCraft cider is uniquely dry cider unpasteurized & bottle conditioned. WildCraft Cider Works are stewards of the outdoors; always acting consciously to ensure ingredients are regional.