Naked Foods & Ingredients

Naked Produce

  • FarmMatch.com is a great and growing resource that connects consumers worldwide with local farmers, buying clubs, farmers markets, and restaurants that offer fresh, sustainable, organic food
  • The Eat Well Guide is an excellent, comprehensive online directory for anyone in search of fresh, locally grown and sustainably produced food in the United States and Canada. If you’re looking for naked food, start here.
  • Local Harvest is a database of farmers’ markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other goodies.
  • For those in major west-coast cities in Canada and the US, Spud! (Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery) delivers organic, local produce and artisan groceries right to your door. An excellent service we use and love.
  • Preserve your fruits and veggies with proper freeze-storage. Iowa State University offers a free PDF guide to freezing. Each fruit and veggie has different, but easy steps for optimal storage- this guide includes all the details!

Find CA Farm Fresh Produce here:

  • Tutti Frutti Farms serve organic seasonal veggies to local markets in Hollywood, Ojai, Santa Barbara, Santa Monica, Ventura, Burbank, and Agora Hills. Their CSA program serves Pismo, Morro Bay, Atascadero, Paso Robles, San Louis Obispo, and Templeton… Albeit the restaurants they list that use their fresh produce are worth a visit, as well
  • Laura at JJ’s Lone Daughter Ranch grows high quality, Specialty Citrus and Avocados, from Variegated Pink lemons, Kumquats to creamy Bacon avocados. When the seasons calls, you can also find pomegranates and kiwis. You can find her on Saturdays in Santa Monica and Sundays at the Hollywood Farmers Markets.
  • Underwood Family Farms’ produce can be purchased at farmers markets in Ventura and LA County. They also offer gift baskets available for purchase online.
  • Coleman Family Farm features a variety of greens including lettuces, kale, arugula and chard as well as herbs and edible flowers. Find them at the Santa Monica Farmers Market on Saturday and Wednesday.
  • The tropical desert of Flying Disc Ranch grows Dates of sorts and a variety of Citrus.
  • From Ruby Crescent to Purple Peruvians, this is the farm with a great assortment of Potatoes:Weiser Family Farms.

 

Naked Meat

  • Eat Wild is a comprehensive website outlining benefits of grass-fed and pastured meats; includes database of farmers.

If you’re in the LA area, try some sustainably and humanely-raised meat from one of these local farmers:

  • Healthy Family Farms is near Ventura, CA. They offer a CSA program and also sell at Farmers Markets throughout LA.
  • Rocky Canyon Farms is a farm committed to pasture-range, grass-fed cattle and pigs, in Atascadero, CA. You can find their cuts and homemade sausages and bacon at the Hollywood Farmers Market.
  • JandJ Grass-Fed Beefcan be purchased at Farmers Markets in South Pasadena, Burbank, and Santa Monica.
  • Novy Ranches’ Grass-Fed Beef is raised in Northern California. You can easily order online and find local pick-ups from Redondo Beach to Camarillo and in between.

Other grass-fed beef farmers we’ve had meat from and enjoyed:

 

Naked Sea

  • SeaSnax is a nutrient-packed roasted seaweed snack which is vegan, gluten free and Non-GMO Project verified.
  • VitalChoice.com offers home delivery of the world’s finest wild
    seafood and organic fare, harvested from healthy, well-managed wild fisheries and farms.

 

Naked Dairy

  • www.realmilk.comA Campaign for Real (Raw) Milk is a project of the Weston A. Price Foundation. It looks at the issues pertaining to raw milk – food safety, access, legal – and also provides a list of resources for finding raw milk/
  • One of the leaders in the raw milk movement is Organic Pastures. We get all our milk, butter, and cream from them. In addition to raising very happy cows in an ideal environment and milking them with mobile milking stations, they publicly disclose safety tests performed on their milk each week. A true model in sustainability and transparency. This site is a great resource for the issues pertaining to raw milk, and they ship to many locations throughout the US, which is handy if you’re not in California where raw milk is fairly accessible.
  • Pure Indian Foods Organic Ghee made from the milk of pastured cows, fed on fresh green grass in spring and fall only. No GMOs, no added salt, no preservatives, no Trans Fats, no colors or dyes, no MSG, no flavor enhancers.

 

Naked Eggs

  • Vital Farms produces USDA-certified organic eggs from chickens living fully outdoors feeding on grass and high-quality organic corn, soy and alfalfa, free from hormones and pesticides.
  • For pastured eggs, check out Cornucopia’s Organic Egg Scorecard. This will guide you to the gold standard producers.

 

Naked Fats

  • Oils: Radiant Life Catalog has a great selection of fats, oils, and coconut products. As well as grass-fed ghee, high vitamin fermented cod liver oil, butter oil and nutritive oil blends!
  • Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Organic Ghee made from the milk of pastured cows, fed on fresh green grass in spring and fall only. No GMOs, no added salt, no preservatives, no Trans Fats, no colors or dyes, no MSG, no flavor enhancers.
  • Chaffin Family Orchards have been harvesting and producing Olives and Olive Oil for over 75 years.

 

Naked Grains, Beans, Nuts, and Seeds

  • Excellent source of gluten-free grains (pretty much every weird grain we included in the book is made by Bob’s Red Mill).
  • To Your Health Sprouted Flour Co.specializes in sprouted whole grains and whole grain flours to meet all your healthy cooking and baking needs.

 

Naked Sweeteners and Spices

  • Coconut Sugar or try Rapunzel Organic Whole Cane Sugar

 

  • Raw Cacao Powder

  • Spices

Simply Organic and The Spice Hunter are both great spice sources.

 

Naked Groceries (general)

  • Shop Organic has a wide selection of organic food and products including: Eco-sizes (bulk), household products, specialty items (e.g. gluten-free, vegan, raw, kosher, etc.), and beauty items.
  • Farmmatch.com is a great and growing resource that connects consumers worldwide with local farmers, buying clubs, farmers markets, and restaurants that offer fresh, sustainable, organic food
  • For those in major west-coast cities in Canada and the US, Spud! (Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery) delivers organic, local produce and artisan groceries right to your door. An excellent service we use and love.
  • The Eat Well Guide is an excellent, comprehensive online directory for anyone in search of fresh, locally grown and sustainably produced food in the United States and Canada. If you’re looking for naked food, start here.
  • Wilderness Family Naturals, based out of Minnesota, carries a variety of Raw and Organic, Body and Skincare, Coconut and Cacao, and Kosher products.

 

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