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Farm Celebration to Benefit the Community Food Co-op’s Farm Fund

Benefit/Fundraiser

The seventh annual Farm Celebration to Benefit the Co-op’s Farm Fund is right around the corner. Join the fun and support local farms! The Community Food Co-op is happy to co-sponsor this lively community event with Sustainable Connections and kick off Eat Local Month in grand fashion—a month dedicated to celebrating all the folks who work hard every day to provide us with local food. Enjoy some rollicking live music by the Penny Stinkers, a dance performance by Estrellitas de Bellingham a multicultural Latino dance group, mariachi music by Mariachi Bahía Azul - de WWU, farmer recognition and awards, and Boundary Bay Brewery beer and local barbecue—all to benefit the Community Food Co-op’s Farm Fund. 100% of proceeds directly benefit sustainable, organic food and farming projects in Whatcom and Skagit counties. 4 p.m.: Doors open. 4:30–5:30pm.: Music and Dance performances by Estrellitas de Bellingham, multicultural Latino dance group; and mariachi music by Mariachi Bahía Azul - de WWU. 5:30–6 p.m.: Farmer Awards and Farm Fund and Eat Local Month info presentation. 6–8p.m.: Dance to the Penny Stinkers. (Additional entertainment including fun kid activities, a tractor photo booth, and a $100 raffle.) With the support of our enthusiastic community of local farm lovers, the Farm Fund continues to grow. Since 2000, the Co-op’s Farm Fund has distributed $375,000+ to more than 70 local farms, and food and farming organizations.

Dates in your area:
Bellingham's Backyard - The Beer Garden at Boundary Bay
• Sun 9/1/19 at 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM