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Farm Fresh Fathers’ Day

Spoil your dad with local treats By Alex Smith It’s a strange time to be thinking about Fathers’ Day, but it’s fast approaching. In normal times, my dad comes to visit and plays in a basketball tournament for old guys.…
Alex Smith
June 5, 2020
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Local Flowers: The How and Why

Photo Credit Diane Padys Photography Celebrating Our Mothers in the Best Way By Alex Smith If you’ve spent any amount of time in sustainably-minded groups, you’ve met that one person. They own a bike but no car, bring jars to…
Alex Smith
May 1, 2020
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How and Where to Safely Buy Local Food

Feeding Ourselves in a Pandemic By Alex Smith Let me just start with the elephant in the room: we’re living in strange times. School closures, stay at home orders, wearing masks in public... It’s far from normal. One consequence is that we’re…
Alex Smith
April 8, 2020
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Wright Brothers Farm

Mixing Traditionalism with Modernity In a world where people’s food choices are becoming increasingly conscientious, the community of smaller, family run ethical farms is an asset that many are seeking out. As we seek out more ethical choices in where…
Alex Smith
March 9, 2020
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Shrub Farm

Tomo and Josh at Bellingham Farmers Market (Credit FotoMataio) Tasty, refreshing, and eco-friendly beverages There are times in life when you just need a drink. Maybe it’s been a long day, maybe you’re celebrating a big accomplishment. Maybe it’s just…
Alex Smith
January 23, 2020
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Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen

And the Award Goes To... By Maressa Valliant January 2020 And the award goes to... Chuckanut Brewery of course! This local gem has been raking in the recognition for over a decade with their traditional European style beers. But what…
Maressa Valliant
January 14, 2020
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Food to Bank On

All photo credits Diane Padys Photography Feeding the Community for 16 Years By Alex Smith January 2020 If you’ve been paying attention for the past 20 years or so, you may have noticed a trend in how people view food.…
Alex Smith
January 6, 2020
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Publication News & Food Atlas 2.0

Publication News & Food Atlas 2.0 Did you hear? The Food Atlas is expanding to be used statewide! The Tilth Alliance and The Local Food Trust are now using the Eat Local First Campaign, and will be working with us…
Maressa Valliant
December 31, 2019
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Marie’s Bees

Pollinators are the unsung heroes of food production, and we've only just begun to get that message out into the world and learn how to protect and nurture our bee population. If you haven't heard of Marie's Bees, let us…
Maressa Valliant
November 27, 2019