At Eat Local First, food news is our favorite kind of media to consume and we want to help keep you abreast of what’s going on in our corner of food and media. From spotlights and profiles that highlight Washington growers and producers that are doing things in new and noteworthy ways, to food industry news that’s of interest to those who have made eating local a way of life, to food press releases from us and our partner organizations, we want to keep you informed about the rich and diverse eating local landscape. Please read on for the latest local food news, contact us if you have a news item to share, and for local food-related happenings, check out our events page!

Support Whatcom Farms and Restaurants during Eat Local Month, a ‘culinary adventure’

August 30, 2023
Whatcom County is full of great chefs, local fishermen and farmers who bring quality food and ingredients to our homes. During “Eat Local Month” this
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Enjoy An Agricultural Adventure on the Whatcom County Farm Tour

August 24, 2023
Contact: Jessica Meyer, Food & Farming Outreach CoordinatorPhone: (360) 647-7093 x 111E-mail: jessicam@sustainableconnections.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2023, Bellingham WA – Sustainable Connections is excited to
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Celebrate ‘Eat Local Month’ with these Washington businesses – New Day NW

August 17, 2023
August is “Eat Local Month” and Sheryl Wiser from Tilth Alliance joins Amity to celebrate the local food producers in our community. https://www.king5.
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Tilth Alliance Launches Campaign To Support Local Food Community In King County

August 7, 2023
By RayJaun Stelly, The Seattle MediumAug. 7, 2023 In an effort to support local farmers and food businesses and foster connections with consumers, the Tilth Alliance,
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Celebrate Local Food During September Eat Local Month 

August 1, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Celebrate Local Food During September Eat Local Month  August 1, 2023, Bellingham WA – Sustainable Connections is excited to celebrate September Eat Local
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August is Eat Local Month King County

July 11, 2023
AUGUST IS EAT LOCAL MONTH KING COUNTY  Tilth Alliance launches campaign celebrating the local food community in King County&
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First-of-the-season berries hit farm stands in Pierce County. You can find them here

June 6, 2023
Strawberry season has begun in the South Sound, a few days ahead of the typical June debut. Spooner Farms in Puyallup, one of the region’
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