New Roots Organics
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About New Roots Organics

New Roots Organics is located in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle and has been supporting healthy customers and local growers since 1999!

Carolyn Boyle
Proprietor of New Roots Organics, is an organic industry veteran with many years experience both wholesaling and retailing organic foods in Canada and the U.S. An accomplished vegetarian cook, Carolyn brings a wealth of knowledge about produce preparation, handling, history and lore to her customers.

Where Does Our Produce Come From?
Our produce comes from Washington, Oregon, and California primarily. We always buy seasonally, so you will not find melons or corn for instance, in our bins in the winter.

Throughout the year we make it a priority to include locally grown produce 1st, and then when needed to make our bins balanced and complete, we include citrus, avocados, fresh greens and lettuces , etc. from California, and sometimes Mexico. We will always identify what is grown locally.

We procure our produce in 3 different ways: 1st, through two different wholesalers, one here in Washington, and one in Oregon, who both have networks of local farms that they buy produce from which makes it possible for us to buy from them as well.

2nd, through Small Farm Cooperatives & 3rd, direct from the grower.

We are very particular about what goes in our bins each week and we have made it a point over the years to get to know the farms and (labels) that we buy from.


Quincy is the official mascot of New Roots Organics and also the head of the 'complaints' department. You can often find Quincy supervising in the office.


The history of New Roots Organics
Meet our customers
Meet our farmers

Why New Roots?
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Many of your favorites will be back, plus more new activities, workshops, and hands-on games than ever before. Enter to win prizes, learn new ways to lower your carbon footprint, help us make fresh cider and meet farm animals! The Sustainable Ballard Festival is a fantastically fun opportunity to learn together, get inspired, and discover new ways to live more lightly on the earth. Time: 11am-4pm Location: Ballard Commons Park, 5702 - 22nd Ave NW