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Upcoming Sustainable Connections Events

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Earth Day Social Media Challenge -
April 16 - April 23, All Day
We’re hosting a social media contest to celebrate Earth Day 2018. Snap a photo or take a video of you doing one of the sustainable practices below this week to be entered to win The Ultimate Earth Friendly Prize Pack.
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Toward Zero Waste Workshop: Restaurant Strategies for Safely Donating Prepared Foods - at Sustainable Connections HQ, Bellingham WA
April 24, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Let's Do Lunch Networking Series - at Sustainable Connections, Bellingham WA
May 02, 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Do it yourself vendor booth with the RE Store
Cascade Cuts Plant Sale - at Cascade Cuts Nursery, Bellingham WA
May 19, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  Cascade Cuts, an amazing local nursery, opens to the public one day a year for this Food & Farming Program fundraiser!   Saturday, May...
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Birchwood International Market -
June 29, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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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