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We advance a regenerative local economy that builds community, strengthens food systems, catalyzes climate solutions, and expands access to housing in NW Washington.

Holiday Promotions
Holiday Promotions -
November 10 - December 31, multiple days or times
Sustainable Connections makes supporting local businesses easy and fun with Think Local First Gift Cards, Passports, Event Calendars, and a First Friday Maker’s Market. If Sasquatch can shop locally, so can you!
Lummi Solar Mixer: Energize Your Business
Lummi Solar Mixer: Energize Your Business - at Lummi Indian Business Council, Bellingham WA
December 11, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Solar and Energy Savings for Lummi Owned Businesses! Northwest Indian College and the Community Energy Challenge are teaming up to help Lummi businesses save energy...
Farm to Table Trails
Farm to Table Trails -
December 31, multiple days or times
Eat local and win! Check in at local farms and restaurants—each stop earns you points to win local foodie prizes. Get out there and EXPLORE! Don’t forget to check in!
Eat Local First Trade Meeting
Eat Local First Trade Meeting -
February 06, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm


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

Fall and Winter CSAs: Harvest Bounty Year-Round

Fall and Winter CSAs: Harvest Bounty Year-Round

Boldly Grown Farm There’s a chill in the air and the rains are here – autumn has finally come to Northwest Washington. And while we’re relishing in the chance to break out our favorite teas and coziest sweaters, we can’t help but reminisce about glorious summer days...

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