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Pi Day: Celebrate the math holiday with a slice of pie

Mar 4th, 2019
Pi Day: Celebrate the math holiday with a slice of pie

by Melissa Stewart Pi Day is coming this month. Celebrated on March 14 around the world, Pi is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant. It is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, approximately 3.14159. As that figure represents a mathematical constant, a represented constant in our home
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Small Farm Expo coming up March 9

Mar 1st, 2019
Small Farm Expo coming up March 9

LYNDEN – The 4th annual Whatcom Small Farm Expo offers something for everyone. Presented by the Whatcom Conservation District and Whatcom County Public Works, the Expo will be held Saturday, March 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds, 1775 Front Street in Lynden. Admission and parking are free; all ages
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Local growers ready for season’s CSA programs

Feb 1st, 2019
Local growers ready for season’s CSA programs

by Grow Northwest Following are local farms offering CSA produce options this year. Please see their websites or call them directly for availability, pricing, and other details. Additional CSA sources confirmed for the season will be listed on our website at grownorthwest.com. To send your farm’s information, please contact editor@grownorthwest.com.  Local farmers offering Community Supported
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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: December 2018

Dec 1st, 2018

Bellingham Farmers Market: Saturdays through Dec. 22. Vendors offering produce, crafts, foods, products, and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Depot Market Square, Bellingham. See bellinghamfarmers.org.   38th annual Holiday Festival of the Arts: Open daily 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 100 artists from the region, live music, and workshops for children on the weekends.
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All about Autumn: Fun farms to visit this fall

Oct 2nd, 2018
All about Autumn: Fun farms to visit this fall

Fall has arrived, and there’s a lot to enjoy in our northwest corner this month. Here’s a look at some seasonal events and farms to visit. Please contact the farm(s) with any questions you may have. Enjoy! Editor’s Note: Farms wanting to share their information for this listing should contact editor@grownorthwest.com. Thanks! Cloud Mountain’s Annual Fall
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Whatcom County Farm Tour: Two days of fun Sept. 8-9

Sep 1st, 2018
Whatcom County Farm Tour: Two days of fun Sept. 8-9

Whatcom County’s 11th annual Farm Tour returns the second weekend in September. The free, self-guided tour is part of the month-long Eat Local campaign, hosted by Sustainable Connections’ Food and Farming Program, with support from local organizations, businesses, and farms. On Saturday, Sept. 8, several farms will open their doors to the public allowing visitors
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Time for the fair: Rooted in agriculture

Aug 1st, 2018
Time for the fair: Rooted in agriculture

by Sarah Eden Wallace We all love the dizzy and delicious fun of the demolition derby and deep-fried Oreos, the midway and Moo-Wiches, concerts and curly fries. But a remarkable amount of learning will also take place at the Northwest Washington Fair Aug. 13-18 in Lynden. Just walking through the barns you’ll discover fascinating facts.
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U-pick berries: Where to go this season

Jul 1st, 2018
U-pick berries: Where to go this season

A favorite time of year! The berries have started, with raspberries and blueberries coming on quickly! Following are some u-pick family farms available locally. Keep in mind some locations have not yet opened for u-pick; blueberries may start mid to late July, depending on varieties and Mother Nature. Please contact the farm prior to visiting to
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Farmers Markets: Where to go this season

Jun 7th, 2018
Farmers Markets: Where to go this season

Farmers Market season is officially here, bringing farmers, food producers, crafters and other vendors together in local communities. Large or small, weekday or weekend, new or long-standing, each market offers its own unique take on the many growers and makers who live and work here. Following is a look at some of the markets taking
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Tis the season: Master Gardener plant sales and more

May 2nd, 2018
Tis the season: Master Gardener plant sales and more

Welcome May! This month brings a variety of plant sales, including the much-loved events from the Master Gardener groups. Have a look at what’s coming up, and all enjoy all the plants!   Birchwood Garden Club’s 26th Annual Plant Sale: Saturday, May 5. Annuals, perennials, indoor plants, veggie starts, pots, books and choice selections from
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