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Antique Tractor and Machinery Gas and Steam Show coming up

Jul 1st, 2018

LYNDEN – The annual Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Gas and Steam Show is coming up Aug. 1-4. Visitors can see displays of cars, trucks, tractors, and engines, and learn how equipment was used in farming and logging. Activities will be available for kids of all ages, including threshing demonstrations, daily parades, steam powered
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Skagit child nutrition fundraiser set

Jul 1st, 2018

SKAGIT – 1095 Skagit, a child nutrition coalition that raises awareness for three meals a day for 365 days a year, presents a “Fun & Awareness Fundraiser At The Farm” on Saturday, Aug. 4-7 p.m.  The family-friendly event offers something for everyone, including food, music, games for kids and adults, and a planetarium. The “Galloping
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Annual Field Day July 12

Jul 1st, 2018

MOUNT VERNON – The WSU Mount Vernon NWREC Annual Field Day will be July 12 and is a free event open to the public at 16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon. Beginning at 3 p.m., faculty and graduate students will host a walking tour of some of the nearly 150 acres of active research plots
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Squatch Food Waste campaign launches

Jul 1st, 2018
Squatch Food Waste campaign launches

BELLINGHAM – Sustainable Connections announces the new Squatch Food Waste campaign which will help individuals and businesses “squatch” their food waste, and rescue 30,000 pounds of prepared foods in order to re-route it to Whatcom families in need. Thanks to a grant from the Department of Ecology, Sustainable Connections is expanding their Toward Zero Waste
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San Juan offers new farmer support

Jul 1st, 2018

SAN JUAN – Are you a “new farmer” with 2-10 years of farming experience?  Are you looking for an opportunity to establish a farm?  With ample farmland, a retiring farmer population and a strong local food economy, the San Juan Island archipelago offers many opportunities for new farmers. Through funding from a USDA Beginning Farmer
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Northwest Raspberry Festival July 20-21

Jul 1st, 2018

LYNDEN – The annual Northwest Raspberry Festival will be held in Lynden July 20-21.  The event includes music on two stages, food, kids’ activities, basketball tournament, classic automobiles, 5k fun run (Saturday morning), raspberry treats, crafts, beer garden, raspberry wine tasting and more. Participants can shop at Lynden’s downtown merchants and street vendors at the
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Strawberry festivals: Berry Dairy Days and more this month

Jun 7th, 2018

COUNTY – The strawberries are ready, and local communities are preparing their annual celebrations. The following events are taking place this month: • The 87th annual Marysville Strawberry Festival will be Saturday, June 9-17. Activities and entertainment include rides, children’s activities, arts, crafts, parades, a car show, live entertainment, Berry Fun Run, talent show, strawberries
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Imagine This! Tour set for June 23

Jun 5th, 2018

WHATCOM – The 16th Annual Imagine This! Home & Landscape Tour will be June 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Highlights from the tour include the United States newest and most northerly Net Zero Energy home certified by the International Living Future Institute. Another stop showcases a low-impact method of packing clay-rich earth, straw,
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Annual Llama/Alpaca Information & Education Day coming up

Jun 5th, 2018

BELLINGHAM – The 11th annual Llama/Alpaca Information & Education Day will be Saturday, June 23. A day of workshops and education about alpacas and llamas is free to anyone that currently owns or is interested in owning these animals. RSVP is required to attend. A group of caring owners and speakers will discuss care, basic
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Orcas garden tour includes six stops

Jun 3rd, 2018

ORCAS – The annual Orcas Island Garden Club presents its annual tour on Saturday and Sunday, June 23-24 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The theme is “Hidden Orcas Treasures,” and includes six gardens to explore a variety of special places: whimsical garden art, ornamental and flower garden amidst a cedar forest, flower and veggie
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