Green Home Tours & Talks

Join us in person on June 3rd!

Volunteer in Your Community

Many volunteer opportunities available!

Farm to Table Trail

Eat local and win prizes!

We create thriving communities through innovative ideas, collaboration, and action.

Climate Action Book Club: Afterglow
Climate Action Book Club: Afterglow -
June 15, 8:00 am - 9:00 am
This June, we will be discussing the anthology Afterglow: Climate Fiction for Future Ancestors. This Climate Action Book Club is happening both in person and virtually!...
September Eat Local Month
September Eat Local Month -
September 01 - September 30, multiple days or times
Join us for a month-long celebration of local food and those who grow, raise, fish, make, and cook it to share with us! All month long we’ll be highlighting opportunities to meet your chef, farmer, fisher, and grocer and experience the unique flavors of our region.
Whatcom County Farm Tour
Whatcom County Farm Tour -
September 16, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join Sustainable Connections during September Eat Local Month for the Whatcom County Farm Tour on Saturday, September 16th, 2023 from 10:00 AM-4:00 PM! Each farm location...


A New Economic Model

“The northern Washington town of Bellingham may be the epicenter of a new economic model for a post-consumerist economy, producing goods and services focused on what surrounding communities need and can sustain.”
-NPR Marketplace, interview with Sustainable Connections

A Local Living Economy

Choosing local retailers creates jobs and community. Hear from a variety of local entrepreneurs who call Bellingham home and learn why they choose to live and love local.

Local Champions

Bellingham Farmers Market: 30+ Years of Local Market Magic

Bellingham Farmers Market: 30+ Years of Local Market Magic

The Bellingham Farmers Market is a beloved local destination where community comes together to uplift and support local farmers, makers, and food businesses. Having just celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2022, the market is now looking forward and dreaming about how...

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Mariposa Farm & The Gifts of Community

Mariposa Farm & The Gifts of Community

Located in Everson WA, Mariposa Farm grows organic produce and berries under the care and expertise of Joaquin and Lis Lopez. They share their harvests at farmers markets, stores, food banks, and through their CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Above all, the food...

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