Summer Harvest Day -
Saturday, August 1st!
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, take a farm tour. 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 or enjoy food from a local food truck. Enjoy summer's bounty!
Annual Fall Fruit Festival
Saturday, October 3, 10am-5pm
Sunday, October 4, 11am-4pm
An annual event for more than 25 years, we have over 200
varieties of fruit and fruit products to taste and enjoy. You
can try as many as 25 different pears, 80 varieties of apples,
as well as numerous small berries, kiwis, quince, wine grapes,
table grapes, nuts and more. Live music provides background,
local food vendors will be selling tasty food, 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.
Cloud Mountain Farm Center is hosting a Tilth Producers all-day workshop regarding seed production on July 9th.
About the Workshop:
Come learn from three knowledgeable experts about what it takes to breed and process seeds for many of the delicious varieties of vegetables grown in the Pacific Northwest. Tom Wagner (independent plant breeder and creator of the ‘Green Zebra’ tomato) will speak about flavor testing and variety development for tomatoes, potatoes, and more. Jessica Babcock (Greenbank Farm) will share her knowledge of organic vegetable seed production and processing. An additional presentation by WSU graduate student, Louisa Winkler, will share her research on breeding and growing oats in the Northwest.
$40 for Tilth Producer members, students, and interns
$50 for non-members
Register: Online: bit.ly/SeedProduction
Over-the-phone: (206) 632-7506