We create thriving communities through innovative ideas, collaboration, and action.
|Energy Club - March 18, 8:00 am - 9:00 am Meet like-minded folks and energy efficiency experts to learn about local resources to help you save energy at work and so much more!|
|San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit - March 20 - April 16, All Day Four weeks of inspiration, education, and community for farmers, producers, and all those involved in the San Juan County food system.|
|Waste & Whatnot - April 13, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Gather with local businesses, organizations, and community members while we discuss innovative ideas about waste, recycling, and more!|
BUILDING COMMUNITIES & STRENGTHENING OUR ECONOMY
A New Economic Model
-NPR Marketplace, interview with Sustainable Connections
A Local Living Economy
By Mark Peterson It was with great trepidation I listened to the presentation at our last Solid Waste Advisory Committee meeting. The discussion centered around the ramifications of what may come to pass as we looked at the impending closure of a longtime recycling...
Sixteen Delicious Local Treats If you didn’t know, Sasquatch has a sweet tooth, and he loves using the Whatcom Think Local First gift card to buy sweet treats all over Whatcom County. With Valentine ’s Day coming up, we wanted to share Sasquatch’s Sweet 16 with you –...
This is where I feel triumphant through the good deeds of our volunteers and exemplary performance of my coworkers. In a time of need where everything seems to be just that much harder, we have found a way to be successful beyond my wildest expectations.