Tour Whatcom County farms on Saturday

Published on Wed, Sep 7, 2011
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Connect food to farm by touring Whatcom County farms during the fourth annual Whatcom County Farm Tour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 10.

 Participating farms include:

• Heritage Lane Farm, 9333 Guide Meridian Road
• Dakota Creek Winery, 3575 Haynie Road
• Camelot Ranch Alpacas, 3405 Bay Road
• Twisted S Ranch, 2530 Douglas Road
• Boxx Berry Farm, 6211 Northwest Road
• Bellewood Acres, 231 Ten Mile Road
• Bellingham Country Gardens, 2838 East KellyRoad
• Cloud Mountain Farm Center, 6906 Goodwin Road

• Farmer Ben’s, 1461 VanDyk Road

• Edelweiss Dairy, 1519 Timon Road

 Directions and biking loops can be found at www.eatlocalfirst.org.

The farm tour is part of Sustainable Connections’ first-ever Eat Local Month, and is just one of a number of events in September celebrating local food producers and restaurants.

Author Amy Pennington will speak at Bellingham’s Village Books at 7 p.m. September 9 on her book “Apartment Gardening: Plants, Projects and Recipes for Growing Food in Your Urban Home.” Pennington will also give a cooking demonstration at the Sustainable Connections booth at Saturday’s Bellingham Farmers Market.

A number of other events are planned for September. Visit www.eatlocalfirst.com for a full listing.