Where To Buy Bird Foods in D.C.

If you plan to switch to a new type of organic bird food, make the switch gradually. Mix the new food in with the old so your bird will get used to it.

Bird Foods

Organic bird foods brands you may find in D.C. or online

Alpiste
BirD-elicious!
Dr. Harvey's
Handy Pantry
Harrison's Bird Foods
Momma Bird's
MySafeBirdStore
TOPs Parrot Food
Twin Beaks Aviary





Look for organic bird foods in each of D.C.’s counties


Where to buy organic goods in D.C.

ORGANIC FOOD

Applesauce, Beer, Bourbon, Chia Seed, Chicken, Chocolate Milk, Cinnamon, Coconut Flour, Coconut Oil, Coconut Sugar, Coconut Water, Coffee Pods, Cookies, Corn Tortillas, Cranberry Sauce, Cupcakes, Donuts, Eggs, Energy Drinks, Flax Seed, Flour Tortillas, Fonio, Freekeh, Frozen Yogurt, Fudge, Gelato, Gin, Ginger Powder, Grass Fed Beef, Green Tea, Ground Coffee, Guacamole, Hemp Oil, Hemp Protein Powder, Hemp Seed, Hot Chocolate, Hot Sauce, Hummus, Ice Cream, Instant Coffee, Kamut, Liqueurs, Lupin, Macaroons, Milk, Muffins, Pies, Probiotics, Pu Erh Tea, Quinoa, Raw Honey, Red Palm Oil, Red Wine, Rum, Sake, Salsa, Smoothies, Soda, Sriracha Sauce, Teff, Tequila, Turmeric, Vodka, Wheat Bread, Whiskey, White Wine, Whole Bean Coffee

ORGANIC BODY

Acne Treatment, Anti Aging Products, Baby Clothes, Condoms, Cotton, Hair Conditioner, Lotion, Mouthwash, Onesies, Personal Lubricant, Sensitive Skin Care Products, Shampoo, Skin Cream, Socks, Toothpaste

ORGANIC HOME

All Purpose Cleaner, Bedding, Birdseed, Carpet Cleaner, Cat Beds, Cat Food, Cat Litter, Cat Treats, Cotton Sheets, Dish Soap, Dishwasher Detergent, Dog Beds, Dog Food, Dog Treats, Fertilizer, Furniture Polish, Latex Mattresses, Laundry Detergent, Lawn Care Products, Mattresses, Pet Beds, Pet Food, Pet Treats, Pillowcases, Root Stimulator

Locations throughout D.C. that may carry organic bird foods

Petco – Columbia Heights
Phone: +1 (202) 332-0010
3100 14th Street
Washington, DC 20010

Hours:
  • Sun: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Mon: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Tue: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Wed: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Thu: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Fri: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Petco – Connecticut Avenue
Phone: +1 (202) 686-0901
3505 Connecticut Avenue
Washington, DC 20008

Hours:
  • Sun: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Mon: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Tue: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Wed: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Thu: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Fri: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Yes! Organic Market
Phone: (202) 546-9850
658 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003

Hours:
  • Sun: CLOSED
  • Mon: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Tue: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Wed: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Thu: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Fri: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Sat: CLOSED

Whole Foods Market – Tenleytown
Phone: (202) 237-5800
4530 40th St NW Tenley Circle
Washington, DC 20016

Hours:
  • Sun: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Mon: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Tue: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Wed: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Thu: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Fri: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Sat: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Whole Foods Market – P Street
Phone: (202) 332-4300
1440 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

Hours:
  • Sun: 8:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Mon: 8:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Tue: 8:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Wed: 8:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Thu: 8:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Fri: 8:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Sat: 8:00 AM – 10:30 PM

Whole Foods Market – Georgetown
Phone: (202) 333-5393
2323 Wisconsin Ave N.W.
Washington, DC 20007

Hours:
  • Sun: 8:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Mon: 8:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Tue: 8:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Wed: 8:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Thu: 8:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Fri: 8:00 AM – 10:30 PM
  • Sat: 8:00 AM – 10:30 PM

Whole Foods Market – Foggy Bottom
Phone: (202) 296-1660
2201 I Street NW
Washington, DC 20037

Hours:
  • Sun: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM
  • Mon: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM
  • Tue: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM
  • Wed: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM
  • Thu: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM
  • Fri: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM
  • Sat: 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Trader Joe's – Washington DC-14th St
Phone: (202) 986-1591
1914 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

Hours:
  • Sun: 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Mon: 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Tue: 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Wed: 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Thu: 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Fri: 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Sat: 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Trader Joe's – Washington
Phone: (202) 296-1921
1101 25th Street NW
Washington, DC 20037

Hours:
  • Sun: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Mon: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Tue: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Wed: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Thu: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Fri: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Sat: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM



About Bird Foods

If your bird usually eats seeds, it might take him some time to transition to pellets. Mix pellets in with seeds at first. In addition, moisten the pellets until he gets used to the new consistency of his food. Once he gets used to them, he will start gobbling his pellets up.

Health & Community in D.C.

Health and Community info

Grow a Food Forest in D.C.

A food forest is a multi-layered composition of food producing plant species. Implemented properly, a food forest is a low maintenance garden that combines trees, shrubs and ground plants to produce useful and edible food like fruits, seeds, nuts and herbs.

This is a great way to eat more organic food in your daily life.

A food forest is a permaculture design element consisting of seven layers from the canopy and shrubs on down past the soil layer.

Following are some options for your D.C. food forest. All of these plants are routinely available in areas where they thrive.

The field mustard is Introduced to DC. It requires precipitation between 35 and 55 inches of rain annually.

The field mustard is propogated by Seed. With a bloom period in Late Spring, the fruit/seed period begins in Summer and ends in Summer.

The field mustard (Brassica rapa) is in the Mustard family. It’s drought tolerance is Low and requires a minimum temperature of -13°F.

While a plant species may generally thrive and fruit in D.C., you may be in a climate that isn’t optimal.

Consult your local garden supplier or continue researching in order to find plants, shrubs and ground cover that match your specific hardiness zone, rainfall and direct sun.

We hope you enjoy creating your food forest! Submit a picture and your garden could be featured on this site!


Bird Foods Info

Crumbled up pellets are a great option for birds that don’t like bigger pellets. They go right in the bowl and the birds eat easily with their beaks.