Applications being accepted for Food to Bank On program

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDSeptember 27, 2013 

New farmers in Whatcom County have until Oct. 15 to apply for Bellingham-based Sustainable Connections' Food to Bank On program, which connects beginning sustainable farmers with business training, markets and mentorship.

Up to three spots are available for the three-year project, which also pays farmers to provide farm-fresh product to those in need.

Last year, Food to Bank On farms delivered produce and meat worth more than $9,000 to area food banks, soup kitchens, shelters and social service agencies.

To apply, go online to

Learn more by contacting Sara Southerland at

Reach KIE RELYEA at or call 715-2234.

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