Three Awesome Food Organizations in Puerto Rico

From by Sarah Small
Three Awesome Food Organizations in Puerto Rico

Launched by Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation, the first annual Good Food Org Guide identifies and celebrates more than five hundred United States-based groups who are cultivating a better food system, including these three from Puerto Rico:


Agroecology in Puerto Rico is a project of the Boricua Organization of Eco-Organic Agriculture. The project has created a series of videos to educate Puerto Rican farmers on environmental conservation, organic agriculture, and traditional growing practices.

El Departamento de la Comida

El Departamento de la Comida is Puerto Rico’s first organic food hub. The organization began as a community supported agriculture (CSA) venture and has since expanded to a storefront providing organic produce, CSA boxes, prepared organic meals, and sustainable agriculture education to the working class community of Tras Talleres.

Govardhan Gardens

Govardhan Gardens promotes sustainable agriculture, food self-sufficiency, and the preservation of biodiversity at its location near Mayagüez, PR. The organic gardens are home to over 400 tropical fruit and nut species and provide seed sale and exchange opportunities.

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