Meet your farmer, chef, grocer, fisher
Join us for a month-long celebration of local food and those who grow, raise, fish, make, and cook it to share with us! All month long we’ll be highlighting opportunities to meet your chef, farmer, fisher, and grocer and experience the unique flavors of our region.
Places to Stay
All Year Long!: Eat local and win! Check in at local farms and restaurants—each stop is an entry to win a local foodie prize.
Discover local restaurants, farms, markets, and hot spots for a taste of Whatcom County’s best foodie experiences. These local businesses use the freshest ingredients sourced from local farms, fishers, and makers in Whatcom County. Visit the unique places that put our region on the map all while unlocking discounts, promotions, and prizes, too!
Meet Local Chefs and Restaurateurs
Sept. 2-8 Restaurant Week: Local restaurants will feature menu specials comprised of 50% or more local ingredients – these specials run for all of September!
Get to know your local farmers markets and grocers
Sept. 23-30 Market Week: Farmers markets are bountiful at the end of summer, and well into the fall – come enjoy, and support your local market vendors!
Win local prizes!
We’re giving away amazing local food prizes all month long! Be sure to follow on @eatlocalfirstnw for the latest and greatest giveaways.
BRING HOME THE FLAVORS OF NORTHWEST WASHINGTON, AND GET A TASTE OF WHAT GROWS HERE!
Thank you to our partner farmers markets for providing some fun, tasty ways to enjoy produce and products you can get at your local farmers market! With the help of some local markets, we’ve got some delicious local recipes for you to try at home!