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Upcoming Sustainable Connections Events

Visit our Events Page for a Full List of Annual Events

Whatcom Housing Week -
October 21 - October 25, All Day
Whatcom Housing Week
Coffee and notes
Business Over Breakfast November - at Sustainable Connections, Bellingham WA
November 07, 8:00 am - 9:15 am
Come for the networking, leave with experience!First Wednesdays of the month, September through November, hear from local business owners and experts on relevant topics to utilize in your everyday work. Half speed networking half presentation.
Chefs Collective
Farmer Chef Meet & Greet - at Cloud Mountain Farm Center, Everson WA
November 07, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A fall networking event for farmers and food businesses focused on connecting businesses for more sales of specialty crops.
Energy Club - at Primer Coffee, Bellingham WA
November 15, 8:00 am - 8:45 am
A quick and casual meetup to give energy efficiency enthusiasts all of the tools, information, and connections they need to make steps towards energy efficiency in the workplace. Join us the 3rd Thursday, every other month!
Green Building Slam - at The Sylvia Center, Bellingham Wa
December 07, 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10 SPEAKERS, 10 SLIDES, 10 MINUTES. Learn about 10 innovative buildings, ideas, or advances that push the envelope in our built environment.
Energy Club - at Primer Coffee, Bellingham WA
January 17, 8:00 am - 8:45 am
A quick and casual meetup to give energy efficiency enthusiasts all of the tools, information, and connections they need to make steps towards energy efficiency in the workplace. Join us the 3rd Thursday, every other month!

Member Events

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Our Community

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.

News and Highlights

30,000 Pounds of Food and 12,000 Meals

The recurring image of edible foods discarded into the compost bin or worse the landfill bin was constantly on my mind and a catalyst for a major initiative I was hoping someday Sustainable Connections as an organization could take on. Other local hunger relief organizations are working hard to collect and deliver non-perishable foods and redistribute them but where a large gap exists is prepared edible foods that need to be redistributed in a much shorter time frame.

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