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Food & Farming Program

The Food & Farming program supports new farmers, connects eaters and food buyers to local farms and fishers and is a resource for building a vibrant local food economy.

Watch our new film about Eating Local First, HERE, made for us by

Hand Crank Films.

Resources for eating locally

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Events celebrating local food

 

Creating strong business relationships

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  • Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting A day long conference each winter and a prime opportunity for local farms & food businesses to connect and learn
  • Chef Farm Tours Chef/buyer farm tours, farm walks and workshops throughout the year.
  • Workplace CSAs We connect businesses with  farmers and resources to set up weekly CSA deliveries to their workplace
  • Whatcom Farmers' list-serv An email listserv for farmers to connect, share needs/offerings, events and more

 

Growing a sustainable,  thriving food system 

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  • Food to Bank On  A beginning farmer business training project, connecting new farms with  markets, farmer mentors, and fresh food deliveries to local food banks & shelters
  • Collaboration We work with the partners in the  farming & food community by hosting group efforts,  facilitating meetings, events and projects.
  • Read about local farms, local food business, and related food system issues or trends in the media to keep everyone in the local food loop!

 

Good Food IS Good Business!

 

Many thanks to our 2014 Program Sponsors and Funders who help ensure the Food & Farming Program continues!

Valuable sponsorship opportunities available for 2015 program and Whatcom County Farm Tour sponsors! Contact Sara Southerland at sara@sconnect.org 

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