HumanLinks Foundation was established in 1999 to help Washington State communities make  systemic improvements in education, healthcare and sustainable agriculture. It also now includes outreach in West Central Illinois. HumanLinks strives to strengthen voices and connections to make these essential systems more effective and responsible.

21 Acres

The 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living is a nonprofit agricultural and environmental learning center and a living laboratory for green and sustainable building design. Through education and advocacy, 21 Acres seeks to accelerate social change toward more sustainable ways of growing, eating and living that protect the environment while supporting a better quality of life. 21 Acres incorporates a whole systems approach to solving issues around food availability, small-scale food economies, environmental preservation and sustainability. The Certified Organic farm and campus are located in Sammamish Valley, near Woodinville, in east King County Washington. For more information, visit
Sustainable Business Center
The Sustainable Business Center, a former sewing facility and distribution center located in Galesburg, Illinois, was given new life as a place for ideas and new businesses to grow. The SBC is designed to capture the following synergies: improving sustainability through business innovation, supporting the local food economy, and partnering with our community. Our center provides the space for bright minds to make our natural environment a better one by providing the best support available to the ideas that are changing business. For more information, visit
en season restaurant
Our farm-to-table restaurant, en season, in Galesburg, Illinois was born of HumanLinks Foundation's desire to promote local, sustainable agriculture and to improve wellness and quality of life in the community. The restaurant, with its FDA-approved commercial kitchen, also offers cooking classes, discussion events related to sustainability, and book clubs. For more information, visit

Green Acre Radio
Green Acre Radio is a radio program focusing on important issues in the environmental and sustainability movement, including wetland restoration, Puget Sound recovery, local food policy and ocean conditions. The show is produced by Martha Baskin and sponsored by the HumanLinks Foundation in partnership with Jack Straw Cultural Center. For more information and to and listen to archived programs, visit