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Stories about Local Champions

The Local Champions Blog highlights some of the amazing work our community accomplishes and motivates us all to work better together. We are lucky to work with so many champions who are a model for positive behavior change and influence us to go the extra mile. Our local champions are building connections within the community every day. Filter our stories by categories listed below or browse them all. We hope you’re inspired by the local champions in our community, too! 

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Nearly 5,000 Lbs of Berries Recovered

Nearly 5,000 Lbs of Berries Recovered

Together we can achieve more! In the case of the almost 5,000 lbs of freeze dried blackberries donated to Sustainable Connections by CBB Property Management, this sentiment certainly rings true. With a collaborative effort between six agencies including Windwood...

Farmer toolkit for direct sales and pickup sites

Farmer toolkit for direct sales and pickup sites

We’re acutely aware that getting products to market is challenging now more than ever and we want to help. We’ve been in touch with a number of food delivery businesses and have compiled a list of options for 1) opportunities to sell your products through an...

Business Support for Impacts of COVID-19

Business Support for Impacts of COVID-19

The effects of COVID-19 are being felt locally and globally. We are committed to helping our community navigate the rapidly changing times and provide as much support to small, local, and independent businesses as we can. We are working with Whatcom County's Unified...

7 Things You Can Do to Support Local Businesses Right Now

7 Things You Can Do to Support Local Businesses Right Now

As the COVID-19 situation develops within our community, we would like to take a moment to check in. We encourage you to take care of yourself and your loved ones by observing recommendations from public health officials and staying home if you feel...