By Eugene Magazine

Food business in Eugene is booming. Between our area farmers, brewers, distillers, bakers, makers, and manufacturers, you could stock your pantry with Lane County-made products. Organizations like Eugene’s Table bring together these purveyors to provide community and support as these food entrepreneurs build their brands and expand their delicious offerings. A commitment to sustainability, high-quality and organic ingredients, and people-focused business practices is a common thread among these companies, which furthers the feel-good joys of shopping local.

Vanilla and Vanilla Cocoa Frosting Mixes

Singing Dog Vanilla

Singing Dog Vanilla makes a point of using high-quality, organically grown, and non-GMO vanilla in all their products, which they source from their farming partners in Papua New Guinea and Indonesia.

singingdogvanilla.com

Chocolate Hazelnut Decadence Pint

Coconut Bliss

Coconut Bliss is a pioneer in the vegan, dairy-free ice cream industry. Gluten-free and organic, their ice cream pints and bars are a great snack or dessert.

coconutbliss.com

Organic Great Seed Bread

Franz Bakery

Franz offers many different options for your daily bread needs. This loaf is certified organic, vegan, and contains 12 grams of whole grains per serving.

franzbakery.com

Energy Gum (Cinnamon, Fruit, Bubblegum)

Run Gum

Developed by a two-time Olympian, Run Gum gets consumable energy into your system faster, bringing you caffeine, taurine, and B vitamins for that extra boost during your run or busiest days.

rungum.com

Local Raw Blackberry and Wildflower Honeys

The Queen’s Bounty

The Queen’s Bounty’s pure raw honey is sourced from beekeepers across the Willamette Valley, with different varietals isolated by season and supplier. It also contains live enzymes, maintained through their processing practices, and is unpasteurized.

queensbounty.com

Cave Bear Salted Honey Goji Paleo Granola

Grizzlies Granola

Made in small batches to guarantee maximum freshness, Grizzlies Brand has been making trail mixes, raw grains, and granolas since 1981. Their experience has made them experts in the perfect flavor combinations.

grizzliesbrand.com

Oregon Rain Herbal Tea

Oregon Tea Traders

Oregon Tea Traders’ “Oregon Rain” Herbal Team has lemon balm and lavender with just a little bit of rosemary to get you going. All of their teas include Oregon-grown ingredients, farmed with sustainable practices.

lmftea.com

Organic Glenwood Blend Whole Beans

Cafeto Coffee Company

Cafeto fresh-roasted coffee is certified organic and ethically sourced. They have many different gourmet coffee options, sourced from all over the world.

cafetocoffee.square.site

Maggie’s Kitchen Taco Sauces

Sweet Creek Foods

Packed in reusable and recyclable glass jars, Maggie’s Kitchen Taco Sauces by Sweet Creek Foods are great on everything. All the company’s products are naturally vegan, allergy friendly, gluten free, and organic, with no artificial colors or flavors.

sweetcreekfoods.com

Organic 100-percent Grass-Fed Yogurt (Vanilla)

Nancy’s Probiotic Foods

Family owned and operated for almost 60 years, Nancy’s Yogurt offers the best in probiotic-stocked creamy goodness. Try their whole milk, non-dairy, or Greek yogurts, kefir, cottage cheese, sour cream, or cream cheese.

nancysyogurt.com

Echinacea Elder Tea

Mountain Rose Herbs

Brew yourself a cup of Mountain Rose Herb’s Echinacea and elder tea to help support immune health. All of their teas and herbs are planet-friendly with sustainable packaging, fair trade practices, and watershed conservation.

mountainroseherbs.com

Turmeric Maple Sunflower Butter

Naturally Sunny

Distributed by Red Ape Cinnamon, Naturally Sunny Sunflower Butter is fragrant and delicious on just about anything. On top of that, five percent of their profits are donated to protecting orangutans and their habitats.

redapecinnamon.com

Manos de Mujer, Huehuetenango, Guatemala Whole Bean Coffee

Farmers Union Coffee

Roasted right in front of you at their coffee shop, Farmers Union Coffee runs on sustainable practices. Between their use of a solar array to heat their water, their composting efforts, and reuse of their bags, they are low-waste warriors.

farmersunioncoffee.com

Pineapple Paradise breakfast bowl

Breakfast Cure

Gluten-free, organic, and vegan, Breakfast Cure offers a crockpot-made solution to those hectic mornings where the most important meal of the day is an afterthought.

breakfastcure.com

NuStevia Pourable Maple Flavored Syrup

NuNaturals

This no-sugar syrup alternative is vegan, gluten free, and keto friendly for all your maple sweetener needs. NuNaturals offers other syrups as well, along with powdered sweeteners and baking goods.

nunaturals.com

Gluten-free Banana Bread

Elegant Elephant Baking

Offering gluten-free baked goods, Elegant Elephant makes pastries, specialty cakes and pies, bread, and other items made from locally sourced ingredients at their bakery.

elegantelephantbaking.com

Salted Caramel Cluster Cashew Milk Frozen Dessert

So Delicious Dairy Free

Another dairy-free pioneer, So Delicious Dairy Free uses almond milk, coconut milk, and cashew milk in their delicious drinks, creamers, desserts, yogurts, and shredded dairy-free cheeses.

sodeliciousdairyfree.com

Nepali Green Pearls

Young Mountain Tea

Straight from the Himalayas, the Nepali Green Pearls tea from Young Mountain Tea is made up of tightly wound pearls that almost magically unfurl as they steep. All their products are USDA Organic and Rainforest Alliance Certified.

youngmountaintea.com

Honey Chai Turmeric Vitality Tea

Yogi Tea

This delicious tea from Yogi Tea will warm you inside and out with cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, clove, and turmeric, perfect for a cold day. Since they officially started in 1984, Yogi Tea has believed in the use of purposeful herbs for flavor, quality, and those feel-good characteristics.

yogiproducts.com

WHERE TO BUY

Hungry? You can find these products at local stores such as:

Capella Market, 2489 Willamette St., 541/345-1014, capellamarket.com

The Duck Store, 895 E 13th Ave., 541/255-0700, uoduckstore.com

Friendly Street Market, 2757 Friendly St., 541/683-2079

The Kiva Grocery, 125 W 11th Ave., 541/342-8666, kivagrocery.com

Market of Choice, Multiple locations, marketofchoice.com

Sundance Natural Foods, 748 E 24th Ave., 541/343-9141, sundancenaturalfoods.com

Whole Foods, 353 E Broadway, 541/434-8820, wholefoodsmarket.com