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Can Whatcom’s Small Farms Help Reconstruct Our Local Food System?

By Jennifer Moon

Editor’s note: This is the first of two articles exploring Whatcom County’s agricultural past and present and current efforts to diversify and strengthen Whatcom County’s food system, from the farm to the factory to the consumer.

Whether Whatcom County’s small farms can provide the foundation for the reconstruction of our local food system is today’s challenge. Before we dive into how farmers are putting on their business hats in the second article in this series, let’s look at some of the history of Whatcom’s farms.

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