WE CREATE THRIVING COMMUNITIES THROUGH INNOVATIVE IDEAS, COLLABORATION, AND ACTION.

Upcoming Sustainable Connections Events

Visit our Events Page for a Full List of Annual Events

Solarize for Smart Business -
April 01 - June 12, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us for lunch to learn about the benefits of energy efficiency and special incentives available for your business to go solar. Sign up for a lunch workshop in Lynden, Mt. Vernon, or Anacortes and take advantage of special pricing for a limited time.
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Pop Up Happy Hour -
April 24, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Join Sustainable Connections for some local brews, networking, and a fun time.
Let's Do Lunch Series: May - at Sustainable Connections, Bellingham WA
May 01, 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Topic: How Women Can Support One Another In The Workplace. Come for the networking, leave with experience!
Solarize For Smart Business- Mt. Vernon - at Skagit Valley Food Co-op, Mount Vernon WA
May 02, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Learn why now is the time for your business to go solar!
Farmer Chef Meet & Greet - at Sustainable Connections HQ, Bellingham WA
May 08, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A spring networking event for farmers and food businesses focused on connecting business to business for more sales of specialty crops.
Energy Club - at Primer Coffee, Bellingham WA
May 16, 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!

Member Events

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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.

Local Champions

Bellingham Technical College

Let Your Tastebuds Travel the World with BTC Culinary Students! BTC is a Bellingham gem that is serving affordable and delicious local fare for a good cause.

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Twin Cedars Farm

Meet Twin Cedars Farm, totally dedicated to sustainable agriculture and growing delicious local food. “We start with the seeds, and decide what to grow based on flavor and cooking performance,” he says. “From there it’s a matter of making sure the soil has the right nutrients to produce a good final product…”

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Lost Giants Cider Co.

For the love of all things Bellingham… you need to get to know Lost Giants Cider Co. Pull up a chair and get to know friends and co-owners Chris Noskoff, Brad Wilske, and Abe Ebert.

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OUR WORK WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE WITHOUT YOU!