Whatcom County Farm Tour
Discover Whatcom County Farms!
always the second Saturday in September
Saturday, September 13th, 2014
Free * Self-guided * Family-friendly *
*Check back here for 2014 Driving Directions*
2013 Farm Tour Stops
9 farms, 2 wineries & 1 fabulous Farmers Market
Back In Thyme – herbs, soaps, salves, potpourri, and plenty of unique home sewn gifts
BelleWood Acres – apples, cider, distillery, train rides, and more
Bellingham Country Gardens – family owned and operated flowers, veggies and spray free hand-picked berries.
Bellingham Farmers Market – a meeting place for our farmers, locals and entrepreneurs. Fresh produce, food and crafts.
Camelot Alpaca Ranch – come meet the alpacas and the new summer babies, demonstrations on spinning and weaving fibers too!
Cascadia Mushrooms – Organically grown gourmet and medicinal mushrooms, learn what kinds they grow and how
Cloud Mountain Farm Center – A nursery, workshop and living laboratory. Come see how they grow fruits, veggies, ornamentals and trials.
Dakota Creek Winery – award winning sustainable wine, tour their winery and beautiful cellar.
Farmer Ben’s – up close and personal tours with pastured pigs, grass fed and show cattle, horses, and laying hens.
Loganita Farm - a culinary garden growing vegetables, berries, edible flowers and herbs for the Willows Inn and Beach Store Café on Lummi Island.
Pure Peonies – grows chemical-free peonies with sustainable farming practices. Over 10,000 peonies available for potted, fresh cuts or tubers.
Vartanyan Estate Winery – Small, women owned and operated winery, produces some of the finest limited edition wines.
Pick your Tour Guide
For Farm Tour stop descriptions & map, pick up the Farm Tour & Eat Local Month Guide, available starting mid-August at the Community Food Co-op, Whatcom Farmers Co-op, Haggen stores, and Whatcom County libraries and visitors centers.
Become a Farm Tour VIP!
With a minimum $25 charitable contribution, you will receive a Farm
Tour VIP bag, filled with coupons and freebies available from each of
the farm stops, a Sustainable Connections 'Where the Locals Go' Coupon
Book and more. Purchase your VIP Farm Tour pass online here or on the day of the Farm Tour at one of the stops.
A few of the VIP perks from the past: (coupons good for the day of the Farm Tour only unless otherwise noted)
-Back In Thyme - 15% off an item or entire purchase of Back In Thyme products.
-Dakota Creek Winery 10% off a bottle of wine
-BelleWood Acres - Free bag of BelleWood's Apple Cider Donuts
-Farmer Ben's Free bar of handmade natural soap
-Bellingham Country Gardens - A 10% discount for the remainder of the season
-Vartanyan Estates Winery 15% off a bottle of wine
Thank you 2013 sponsors! You support helps put the culture back in agriculture!