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Rabbit Fields Farm

Food is unique in its ability to bring together people of all backgrounds. There’s something about eating that helps us overlook differences and recognize that on a deep level, we’re all just humans moving from one meal to the next.…
Diana Meeks
April 26, 2018
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Keenan’s at the Pier

I have a terrible memory. It's common for friends, family, even past boyfriends to ask - eyebrows held high, “how can you not remember that?!” Dates, places, and events slip into obscurity. Some, but not all. I remember the first…
Diana Meeks
April 24, 2018
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Farm Fresh Workplaces Come to Life

One of the things we love most at Sustainable Connections is helping to make more local food connections. For the last 7 years, we have been connecting local employers with local farmers in the Farm Fresh Workplaces program, to get…
Diana Meeks
March 30, 2018
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Pollen Folly Farm

Next time you drive down Mt Baker Highway, I want you to try something. Take the time to notice and count the number of places you can buy fresh produce. I know, it’s hard to take your eyes off of…
Diana Meeks
March 29, 2018
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The Rome Store

The Rome Store, on Mount Baker Highway, is more than a hundred years old. In 1915 the store was moved, atop giant rolling logs, from Goshen to its current location. It’s easy to imagine it as a bustling community hub,…
Diana Meeks
March 29, 2018
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Homeskillet: Wild, wonderful, and a little bit weird

If you don't know these two, I'd like to warmly introduce you to Kirby and Tina White, owners of Homeskillet. Antartic dwellers, world explorers, artists, community builders, and comfort food extraordinaires. In 2012, they opened Homeskillet to instant fanfare--there's been…
Diana Meeks
February 23, 2018
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Appel Farms

Take a moment to think about the word 'values'. It's come to be used in a number of ways and can invoke different ideas, feelings, and emotions. Values can be a light that guides us, or they can be a…
Diana Meeks
February 2, 2018
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Dandelion Organic Delivery

Garlic parmesan shrimp scampi, veggie Thai curry with coconut rice, spicy buffalo wings and homemade ranch dipping sauce…scrolling through Pintrest feels exciting and wildly aspirational at the same time. If I’m lucky I can pull off one “fancy” recipe a…
Diana Meeks
February 2, 2018
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2018 Sustainability Champion Awards

Thank you to Julien Scherliss for these great photos Congrats to our 2018 Sustainability Champion Award Winners!   Sustainable Connections awarded four Whatcom County businesses and two individuals Sustainability Champion Awards last Thursday for their deep commitment to making a…
Diana Meeks
January 30, 2018