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Sustainable Connections Events

Whether it’s our popular annual events, monthly meet ups, networking series or educational workshops, we like to make it a better party. View our current events or scroll down to see our popular annual events for businesses and the community at large.

May 2021

Missing Middle Housing
Missing Middle Housing -
May 17, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
What is “missing middle” housing? In this FREE virtual event hosted by Bellingham For Everyone, we will discuss what "middle" housing forms are, how they contribute to creating equitable and affordable communities, and why these housing forms are missing from cities all across the US including Bellingham and Whatcom County.
Farm + Food Connections
Farm + Food Connections -
May 18, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
A connection event for farmers and food businesses, our biannual “Farmer–Chef Mixer" is a well-loved, well-attended meet-up brimming with conversation!
Energy Club: District Energy in Bellingham
Energy Club: District Energy in Bellingham -
May 20, 8:00 am - 9:00 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!

Jun 2021

Waste & Whatnot
Waste & Whatnot -
June 08, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
We’ve all heard the ugly statistic that 30-40% of food is wasted in the US – let’s all do what we can to shrink that number to zero! Join us with some local food waste reduction experts as we learn some fun recipes to use up your commonly thrown away items.
Virtual Climate Action Book Club: Drawdown
Virtual Climate Action Book Club: Drawdown -
June 17, 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Sustainable Connections is making Climate Action Book Club a regular thing, so mark your calendars for the third Thursday in February, June, and October!   This June, we will be discussing Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming by Paul Hawken.

 

MEMBER EVENTS

May 2021

Waffles in Paradise celebrates Syttende Mai, Norwegian Constitution Day – May 15 at 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Missing Middle Housing – May 17 at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Farm + Food Connections – May 18 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Energy Club: District Energy in Bellingham – May 20 at 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Fourth Sundays: Audubon at the Museum – May 23 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Jun 2021

Waste & Whatnot – June 08 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Edible Everson - A Farm to Table Bicycle Tour with Bike Northwest – June 12 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Virtual Climate Action Book Club: Drawdown – June 17 at 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Juneteenth Celebration – June 19 at 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wild Whatcom Summer Camps – June 21 - August 20 at multiple days or times
Estuaries to Oysters - A Conservation Ride with Whatcom Land Trust and Bike Northwest – June 26 at 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Jul 2021

Barley to Brewery Bicycle Tour with Bike Northwest – July 10 - July 11 at 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Bike to Brew Galbraith Mountain Tour with Bike Northwest – July 17 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Edible Everson - A Farm to Table Bicycle Tour with Bike Northwest – July 24 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Estuaries to Oysters - A Conservation Ride with Whatcom Land Trust and Bike Northwest – July 31 at 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Aug 2021

Olympic Rainforest Discovery Adventure with Bike Northwest – August 14 - August 21 at multiple days or times

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Our events are made possible with the generous support of these sustaining members