Interested in Hosting a meal? Contact Jessica at the EWRRC.
Learning about Place Through Food
Hosted by the Community Engagement Fellows,  Learning about Place Through Food  is on Tuesday, December 10 from 5:30-7:30 pm at the Deming Public Library in Deming, Washington.

Community Engagement Fellows is co-hosting this event alongside Common Threads, East Whatcom Regional Resource Center-Opportunity Council, PeaceHealth, Whatcom County Library System, WWU Community Health Program, WWU Salish Sea Institute, WWU Sustainable Communities Partnership, and York Community Farm.

Learning about Place Through Food is open to all seeking to build and improve place-based education that focuses on local foods and food systems. We hope to include a wide array of people who harvest, grow, process, cook, eat, and teach about local food.

The event will be an active social learning space following the Community Engagement Fellows model. This approach generates relationship-building and knowledge-acquisition about each other's work, and reveals opportunities for collaboration.

We will focus around a series of design clinics (click here for a description) focused on requests for help relate to food education in our region. Those who RSVP will be given an opportunity to submit a design clinic request as the event approaches.

Event Details:

Learning about Place Through Food
Tuesday, December 10, 5:30-7:30 pm
Deming Library
5044 Mt Baker Hwy
Deming, WA 98244
Pizza and salad from North Fork Brewery will be provided

If you would like to attend, please RSVP by Thursday, December 5 using this simple form:

RSVP: Learning about Place Through Food

If you have questions, please contact Travis Tennessen at

Community Meals is looking for volunteers!
Interested in meeting neighbors and helping prepare, set up, or clean up for a community meal? Please contact Jessica Bee at or call the EWRRC at 360-599-3944. 

E-Mail Jessica About Community Meals!

Check out Recipes for the Harvest of the Month here!


Food Lifeline, working in collaboration with the Foothills Food Bank and the Opportunity Council have changed the schedule of the Mobile Food Pantry distribution at the East Whatcom Regional Resource Center! Please see the updated flyer below with more information. 

Saturday, December 7th (doors at 10 AM, distribution 11:30-12:30 PM) & Friday, December 20th (distribution 10 AM - 11 AM)

To volunteer call (360) 599-3944 
English/Spanish/Russian Mobile Food Pantry Flyer
Did you know? The EWRRC property is growing! Building Two will provide a permanent home for the Foothills Foodbank and will offer the community two multipurpose rooms. These rooms will each have their own exterior entrances which will support a more private meeting setting. 

Would you like to know more about the development of Building Two? Please sign up for their e-news by clicking

If you have updates or ideas to share, or want to be involved in any of the projects listed in the Foothills Food Access Plan, please contact us at or call Jessica Bee at (360) 599-3944.

Thank you for your passion and dedication to improving healthy food access in the Foothills Community!

Foothills Community Food Partnership
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