WE CREATE THRIVING COMMUNITIES THROUGH INNOVATIVE IDEAS, COLLABORATION, AND ACTION.
|Waste & Whatnot - at Culture Cafe at Kombucha Town, Bellingham WA February 11, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Gather with local businesses, organizations, and community members while we discuss innovative ideas about waste, recycling, and more!|
|Green Building Nerds - at Fairhaven Towers, Bellingham WA February 17, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Join your peers, bring your plans, and NERD OUT with Green Building Nerds!|
|Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting - at Bellingham Technical College, Settlemyer Hall, Bellingham WA February 25, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm The Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting is Northwest Washington’s premier food and farming business conference, bringing together over 180 farmers, fishers, chefs, grocery buyers, food artisans, processors, and distributors!|
|Energy Club - at Sustainable Connections, Bellingham WA March 19, 8:00 am - 8:45 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!|
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.
What's in a Name By Maressa Valliant You can walk into Bellingham Cider Company at any time during business hours, and you’ll have a knowing thought—this is where the locals go. It’s one of those places that locals bring their friends and family to make a good...
Good Things Come In... By Maressa Valliant November 2019 Finish this sentence: Good Things come in ___________. Maybe your mind went with: "small packages", "pairs", or "threes". Regardless, in the case of this local business, all of you are correct, AND we'd like to...
Healing people and the planet By Alex Smith November 2019 It’s rare that a delicious food can have a positive impact on the environment. As a conscientious consumer, we try to minimize the environmental impact of the food we eat. Tasty, nutritious food that positively...