These posters are now available online for download, adding another great promotion & education resource for Washington’s farm-to-school programs.
Our Definition of “Local Food”
“Local” can mean different things to different people. When we say “local food” we are referring to food grown within a four-county region: Whatcom, Skagit, Island, and San Juan Counties. This is the same definition used by Sustainable Connections in their Eat Local First Campaign.
What does “local” mean to you?
Click this interactive map to see many of Whatcom County’s farms and what they grow.
Bellewood Acres has been selling apples to schools for many years and kids love them! In this video, farmer/owner Dorie Belisle talks about the many threats to Whatcom County farms like Bellewood Acres and the importance of community understanding and support.