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Upcoming Sustainable Connections Events

Visit our Events Page for a Full List of Annual Events

Energy Club - at Primer Coffee, Bellingham WA
March 21, 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!
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Smart Business Summit -
March 28, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn how and why purpose-driven businesses succeed. Unlock the power of people at the Summit, and create a meaningful workplace that benefits both employees and our community.
Farm Share Fair - at Boundary Bay Brewery Mountain Room, Bellingham WA
March 30, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Meet local farmers. Learn about local food boxes (CSA), farm fresh, healthy food, in 1 convenient weekly box. Enjoy live music and a pint!
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.
Let's Do Lunch Series April - at Sustainable Connections, Bellingham WA
April 03, 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Come for the networking, leave with experience!
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2019 Eat Local First Food & Farm Finder Launch - at Bellingham Farmers Market, Bellingham
April 06, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hot off the presses! Get the 2019-2020 Eat Local First Food & Farm Finder. The best guide to local food in our area.

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

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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2018 Sustainability Champion Lifetime Achievement Award

Sue Sharpe    The Lifetime Achievement award is given to a local business leader that has taken action to strengthen our community while also representing the principles Sustainable Connections stands for. Sue Sharpe has been an inspiring leader and has committed...

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