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|Spring Sandwich Showdown - April 01 - April 30, multiple days or times All throughout April, sandwich-lovers like you across the region will vote on their favorite sandwich. Will the quality of the bread be superior? Will the cheese and veggie combos outshine the competition? Or do these sandwiches simply have that je ne sais quoi?|
|Waste & Whatnot: What's new with single-use plastics - April 25, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Join us virtually to get caught up to speed with Bellingham’s single-use plastics ordinance. Review the basics, learn what’s new with exempt items, and get tips and resources.|
BUILDING COMMUNITIES & STRENGTHENING OUR ECONOMY
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.
18 of the Best Sandwiches in NW Washington
It’s spring! And while Sasquatch loves foraging for nettles and chickweed as much as the next Bigfoot, there’s only one food they truly crave during this season – sandwiches! Luckily for Sasquatch, and for you, spring is also when the Sandwich Showdown commences. What...
Long Hearing Farm: Farming for the Future, Listening to the Past
Located on 40 acres of Sauk-Suiattle, Upper Skagit, and Stillaguamish lands, Long Hearing Farm grows food to nourish their community and neighbors, listening to the past as well as to the future. As farmer-owner Elizabeth Bragg puts it, “Our mission at Long Hearing...
Whatcom Food System Plan Envisions an Equitable and Resilient Future
Whatcom County is home to rich and abundant ecosystems, a passionate food and farming community, and engaged citizens. Why, then, do so many people in the local food system still struggle to grow, raise, access, and afford healthy and nutritious food? Why, and how,...