Once again, it’s been an early growing season for Whatcom County farmers, with many types of produce available earlier than usual.
Seasonal changes are almost a given for local farms, so call ahead or check websites to see if produce is ready before you venture out.
Farms are in Bellingham unless noted.
For a list of farms outside of Whatcom County, and for more details in our area, go to smallfarms.wsu.edu to search for a farm and crop locator, hosted by Washington State University’s Small Farms Team. Or go to sustainableconnections.org for more about farms, restaurants, grocery stores and other businesses that support local growers.
Copies of the annual Whatcom Food & Farm Finder are available at Bellingham Farmers Market and other locations.
7655 Melody Lane, Ferndale
Opening Memorial day weekend through Labor Day weekend, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
June: strawberries; late June: raspberries; July: raspberries, blueberries, blackberries; August: raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, and late strawberries. Frozen berries available year-round; call for orders.
Bellingham Country Gardens
2838 E. Kelly Road
June through October, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays and by appointment
No-spray strawberry and vegetable u-pick.
6799 Old Guide Road
May 30 through Labor Day, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday
Strawberries (Tillamook, Shuksan), raspberries, blueberries (Dukes, Blue Crop), cucumbers, honey.
Boxx Berry Farm
6211 Northwest Road, Ferndale
May 26 through Sept. 15. Open weekends in December, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
U-pick or we-pick strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, and flowers also carrots, potatoes, corn, onions, garlic, cucumbers, dill, broccoli, cauliflower, beets, tomatoes.
3595 Breckenridge Road, Everson
June 25-August, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily
U-pick and we-pick certified organic blueberries.
Cascade Blueberry Farm
2667 Willeys Lake Road, Custer
Now through October, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily
Lettuce, tomatoes, peppers, celery, beets, carrots, cabbage, squash, corn, pumpkins, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries.
Cloud Mountain Farm Center
6906 Goodwin Road, Everson
Farm stand open mid-June through Nov. 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday
We-pick certified organic strawberries and mixed vegetables. Cherries, apples, pears, peaches, plums and small berries are also available seasonally. U-pick: pumpkins month of October.
Generations Blueberry Farm
2298 Stickney Island Road, Everson
End of June opening through Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday
U-pick and we-pick blueberries; call ahead for large orders.
9222 Benson Road, Lynden
360-354-4547, 360-224-4414, email@example.com
Late June through July 16, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday
U-pick or we-pick Duke blueberries.
1920 Harksell Road, Ferndale
Late June through October
U-pick sweet cherry and pie cherries. Pie cherries are $5 per pound and sweet cherries are $6 per pound.
Haugen Raspberries Inc.
577 E. Pole Road, Lynden
June 24-Aug. 6, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday to Saturday
Meeker raspberries and Duke blueberries.
9531 Garrison Road, Sumas
June 4-25, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily
Puget Crimson and Shuskan strawberries .
Kamm Creek Farm
850 Hampton Road, Lynden
June 20-August, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Red and golden raspberries, blueberries, red and black currents, grapes.
100 feet east of 1792 Bradley Road, Lynden (drive into field next to sign, blueberries on right); Koetje’s farm stand open daily at 909 Front St., Lynden
July 1 through Sept. 15, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday
U-pick and we-pick blueberries (four varieties); please bring containers for transporting home, 24-hour notice for orders.
Koskela Blueberry Farm
943 Piper Road, Ferndale
July 25 through August, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday
We-pick and u-pick blueberries.
U-pick no-spray strawberries, 6010 Siper Road, Everson, open now dawn to dusk
U-pick no-spray raspberries and blackberries, 3959 Mount Baker Highway, Everson, July 1, dawn to dusk
U-pick no-spray blueberries, 7845 Noon Road, Lynden, July 1, dawn to dusk
All three of these locations are self-serve so please bring money or check to make your own change.
4405 Deming Road, Deming
Late June through September, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.
Fresh and frozen blueberries, late raspberries, blackberries, sweet corn. Farm stand, limited u-Pick on blueberries only.