Americans for Safe Food, an organization that is trying to stimulate demand for pesticide-free foods, also functions as a clearinghouse for consumers, ranchers or organic growers who want information and resources. Call 332-9110 for more information.

In addition, ASF publishes a brochure of organic food mail-order suppliers around the country. Send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Americans for Safe Food, 1501 16th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20036.

ASF has compiled this list of stores and farms in the Washington area that provide organic goods:

Beautiful Day, 5010 Berwin Rd., College Park, 345-6655.

Bethesda Food Coop, 7945 McArthur Blvd., Bethesda, 320-2530.

Cash Grocer Natural Foods, 1315 King St., Alexandria, 549-9544.

Gairsan Natural Foods, 1368 H St. NE, Washington, 396-0034.

Garnett Biofarms Systems (meat products), Route 1, Box 246B, Remmington, Va. (703)439-8369.

Glut Food Coop, 4005 34th St., Mount Rainier, 779-1978.

Good Food Store, 1825 Columbia Rd. NW, Washington, 462-5150.

Healthway Natural Foods, 7037 Columbia Pike, Arlington, 354-7782.

Hugo's Market, 3813-3817 Livingston St. NW, Washington, 966-6103

Jordan River Farms (grass-fed beef, free-range eggs, veal occasionally), Huntly, Va. (703) 636-9388.

Kennedy's Natural Foods, 1015 West Broad St., Falls Church, 533-8484.

Low Sodium Market, 4901 Auburn Ave., Bethesda, 657-3033.

Montgomery County Market, 804 Baltimore Rd., Rockville, 424-0787.

Natural Beef Farms, 4399A Henninger Court, Chantilly, (703) 631-0881.

Natural Foods Supermarket, 6184A Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, 536-2010.

Naturally Yours, 2120 P St. NW, Washington, 429-1718.

Organic Farms, 10714 Hanna St., Beltsville, 595-5151.

Organically Yours, 6441 Sienna Ct., Falls Church, 241-4083.

Perfect Health Food Club (buying club), c/o Karen Groover, 7801 12th St. NW, Washington, 829-6867.

Smile Herb Shop, 4908 Berwyn Rd., College Park, 474-4288 or 474-8495.

Takoma Park/Silver Spring Coop, 623 Sligo Ave. Silver Spring, 588-6093.

Tuscarora Valley Beef Farm, Box 15839, Chevy Chase, 588-5220.

University of Maryland Food Coop, Student Union, room B0203, University of Maryland, College Park, 454-5868

Wheaton Health Foods, 2656 University Blvd., Wheaton, 933-3066.

Women's Community Bakery, 736 7th. St. SE, Washington, 546-7944.

Yes! Natural Gourmet, 1015 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, 338-1700.