Community Co-op hosts Farm Fund benefit

The Community Food Co-op’s second annual Farm Fund Hootenanny kicks off at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave. All proceeds benefit food and farming projects in Whatcom and Skagit counties.

People who attend can “eat local” throughout the evening (by purchase), such fare as homemade chili, cornbread, salad and cider There’s also a square dance with an ensemble of some of Bellingham’s best old-timey musicians. Also, local farmers will share information about innovative projects supported by the fund.

Suggested donation: $5 to $20. Details: 360-734-8158.