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Festivals at the Center 2015


 New! Speaker Series for Local Farmers

Summer Harvest Day - Sunday Early August, Date to be Announced!

Come join us for this open farm event and learn about the many programs at Whatcom County's own nonprofit education farm center. Explore the farm and orchards. Taste freshly picked fruit and vegetables. Experience the rain garden propagation demos. Learn about the farm intern program, crop research trials, the value of Integrated Pest Management and about local beekeeping and honey. Create a picnic with fresh produce from the farm stand and Gusto Pizza. Enjoy summer's bounty!






Cloud Mountain Farm Center is hosting a speaker series this winter and spring designed for local farmers. Experts on a variety of subjects will provide presentations and question and answer sessions to help inform farmers on topics of interest and importance. These donation-based sessions will be hosted at Cloud Mountain beginning February 19th and offered once a month through June.

February 19th    12:30pm – 2:30pm
Farmland Designation, Conservation and Access
Chris Elder, Purchase of Development Rights Outreach Coordinator, Whatcom County

March 19th         3:00pm – 5:00pm
An Overview of Vegetable Pathology in Cucurbit, Solanum, and Brassica Crops: Prevention and Identification
Jeff Dodson, Vegetable Pathologist at J Dodson Pathology

April 9th        1:00pm – 3:00pm
Organic Reduced Tillage

Doug Collins, Extension Faculty with WSU’s Small Farms Program and an affiliate faculty with the WSU Department of Crop and Soil Sciences

June 18th        2:00pm – 4:00pm
Pollinators and Beneficial Attractants

Eric Mader, Xerces Society and Jim Myer, Cascadian Home Farm

Annual Fall Fruit Festival October 3rd & 4th 

An annual event for over two decades, we have over 200 varieties of fruit and fruit products to taste and enjoy. Live music provides background, and Julia's Pumpkin Patch is open for u-pick or we-pick pumpkins and gourds. Admission fee goes to support educational programs at Cloud Mountain Farm Center.

Sat. 10am-5pm

Sun 11am-4pm

$3.50/person, $9 carload