Across the nation there are over 2300 “farm-to-school” programs that are bringing more fresh, healthy, and locally produced foods into school cafeterias, reinvigorating local and …

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Healthy eating has a profound impact on a child’s ability to learn, and creates positive attitudes and behaviors. So what makes a meal healthy and …

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There is growing interest in connecting fresh and local foods with school lunch programs.  With childhood obesity, diabetes, and other nutrition-related diseases on the rise, …

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It’s April! Perfect time to think about including more fresh local food in your diet:


  • Pick up a copy of the 2014-15 Whatcom Food & Farm Finder food-farm-finder2which includes a wealth of information about what makes Whatcom County so special, including u-pick and farm stands, seasonal local events, organic farms and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farms, as well a new Culinary Agritourism Map.


Growing Washington customer James Lupori put together a beautiful slide show of the veggies he received in his “Local Choice Food Box” last summer.

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Understanding the True Cost of Food

This video by the Lexicon of Sustainability explains in a clear and simple manner the real costs of the food we buy.