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Big News! Big Changes!

Category : About Food Sources, Book and Movie Reviews, Whatcom Locavore Basics

Photo of Bellingham HeraldIt’s official. Tomorrow (April 1, 2014) my last Whatcom Locavore column will be published in the Bellingham Herald. (No, this is not an April Fool’s Day joke.) It’s just two weeks short of being exactly four years since I started writing weekly articles for them.

Every week I wrote an article, created and tested an original recipe, and my daughter Joan took a beautiful photo to show Herald readers what local food was all about. It’s been an interesting ride, and the Herald has been a wonderful venue for spreading the word about eating local in Whatcom County. Continue Reading

2013 Wild Mushroom Show

Category : October, Wildcrafting

2013 Wild Mushroom ShowEvery year in October the Northwest Mushroomers Association (NMA) hosts a Wild Mushroom Show at Bloedel Donovan Park in Bellingham. It is a unique event, and a remarkable demonstration of the diversity of nature. It’s also really fun!

Members of the NMA gather fresh examples of as many varieties of mushrooms as possible which grow wild in our area. Tucked in with moss to help keep them moist, hundreds of mushrooms are displayed in trays. Labels identify the Latin names, common names (if any), and icons indicating edible or poisonous varieties. Continue Reading

Fairhaven Farmers Market

Category : Events, Fairhaven

June 2, 2010
12:00 pmto5:00 pm
June 9, 2010
12:00 pmto5:00 pm

Buy direct from farmers and other producers, artists, and craftspeople on Wednesdays June through September in Fairhaven.

Directions to Fairhaven Village Green:
From I-5 North or South exit on Old Fairhaven Parkway,go west to 12th street and turn right to Harris Avenue, go left on Harris two blocks and turn right, the Village Green is on your right.

Bellingham Farmers Market

Category : Bellingham, Events

May 1, 2010
10:00 amto3:00 pm
May 8, 2010
10:00 amto3:00 pm
May 15, 2010
10:00 amto3:00 pm
May 22, 2010
10:00 amto3:00 pm
May 29, 2010
10:00 amto3:00 pm

Buy direct from farmers and other producers, artists, and craftspeople on Saturdays April through Christmas.

Directions to Depot Market Square:
Downtown Bellingham on Railroad at Chestnut
From I-5 North or South exit on State Street, from South I-5 go left at end of off ramp and continue to State and James Intersection, go left on State and follow to Chestnut, right on Chestnut and look for market on the right.  From North I-5, follow off ramp to first light which is State and turn left, follow to Chestnut and turn right, look for market on the right.