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Twin Sisters Farmers Market is Opening this Weekend!
Support your local farmers market this weekend for the opening day of the season. Twin Sisters will be located at the IGA Parking Lot in Nugents Corner and the North Fork Library in Maple Falls this Saturday, June 1st! Find them on Facebook to learn more. 

 

Kids Days of Summer at the EWRRC!
 
This is our 6th year of partnering with the Mt. Baker School District and the USDA to offer Kids Summer Activities at the East Whatcom Regional Resource Center with breakfast and lunch served. This is at no cost to families but we do accept donations for Foothills Food Bank. Extra special this year: we will have Common Threads Farm teaching essential cooking skills classes with youth encouraged to create their own recipes for the first three weeks! We are very excited to have such an innovative and fun program this year!
 
Our program runs Monday-Thursday 9 AM-12:30 PM starting June 17th through August 8th  with no service on July 4thChildren ages 1-18 are welcome to attend, drop-off after enrollment and sign in is okay for children 5 and up, those under 5 must attend with an adult.
 
We are seeking teen and adult volunteers for the program especially July 8th through August 8th. Call us at 360-599-3944 to get more information or get started! 
 
Our theme for 2019 is Well Being! We will focus on nourishing activities from gardening, to cooking, to confidence building and talent sharing. Hope you and your youth can join us. We welcome pre-registration! Please call 360-599-3944 Monday through Friday between 8:30-4:30 PM to learn more. Youth are welcome to attend any or all of the program. We are located at 8251 Kendall Rd Maple Falls, WA.
 

Whatcom County Library Master Gardener Programs


Your Fall Gardening Starts Now
Vegetables for fall must be started early before lower light levels and cooler temperatures slow their growth. Learn from Whatcom Master Gardeners in this free session about cool weather crops, perennial vegetables, and protective covers and how to prepare your garden for winter.  Program is sponsored by an Ellen A'Key King County Master Gardener Foundation Grant.
Deming: Saturday, July 13th 11:00-12:30 PM
North Fork: Saturday, July 20th 11:00-12:30 PM

 

Please Note: There will be no community meal in June. 
Interested in Hosting a meal? Contact Jessica at the EWRRC.

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 Jessica_Bee@oppco.org or call the EWRRC at 360-599-3944. 

E-Mail Jessica About Community Meals!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED, and NEW SCHEDULE!


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. 

JUNE DISTRIBUTIONS:
Saturday June 1st (doors at 11:30 AM) & Friday, June 14th (doors at 10 AM)


A NEW SCHEDULE WILL BEGIN IN APRIL
we will be transitioning to distributions on the FIRST SATURDAYS and THIRD FRIDAYS of each month, beginning Saturday, April 9th!

To volunteer call (360) 599-3944 
 
English/Spanish/Russian Mobile Food Pantry Flyer
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 foothillsfoodpartnership@gmail.com or call Kelly Vogel, FCFP Communications Coordinator, at (360) 599-3944.

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

Sincerely,
Foothills Community Food Partnership
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