The 2020 Whatcom County Farm Tour Weekend will take place Sept. 12 – 13, hosted by Sustainable Connections throughout Bellingham and Whatcom County, Washington. Eat, drink, tour, relax and taste your way through Northwest Washington’s beautiful farm land, with views of Mount Baker – your food + farm adventure awaits!
A premier event of September Eat Local Month, the Farm Tour Weekend is the perfect time to make the trip to Bellingham.
Happening both Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., the 14th annual Whatcom Farm Tour highlights 10-12 diverse family-owned farms and provides enriching educational activities at each of the tour stops. One of the longest running farm tours west of the Cascades, it’s an event that draws many from around the region to delight in the magic of local food.
A variety of producers will be featured, including vegetables, beef, eggs & poultry, flowers, dairy, orchards, and more.Tour goers can meet local farmers, learn about growing practices, enjoy hay rides, taste farm veggies and products, meet farm animals, sample wine, and shop for some of the highest quality foods in the state.
In addition to fun-filled farm stops, visitors can stop at featured farmers markets and eat & drink stops along the way, to add to the experience.
The self-guided tour is free, but attendees can purchase a $15 Farm Tour VIP Badge to support the Tour and receive valuable coupons and discounts on farm products at every stop. VIP Badges can be purchased on the day of the Farm Tour at any of the stops.
Bring a cooler to store farm fresh goodies in! Check out the photo gallery from the 2019 Tour!
This summer detailed farm descriptions and a map will be available at EatLocalFirst.org or print Farm Tour/Eat Local Month Guides, will be available starting mid-August in local papers, and at participating restaurants and businesses.
- What: Whatcom Farm Tour Weekend
- When: Saturday, September 12 & Sunday, September 13
- Where: Bellingham and Whatcom County
- More info this summer at: www.eatlocalfirst.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org