Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteering? Whether you want to offer behind-the-scenes support or get your hands dirty in the garden, your commitment will help beginning farmers thrive. Just let us know how you would like to help.

Volunteer Opportunities

Cloud Mountain Farm Center operates both annual and perennial cropping systems as well as a retail nursery. Our annual organic vegetable production is on 5 acres of tractor cultivated scale and includes row crops, high tunnels, and leafy greens production. Our perennials include 5 acres of conventional and organic fruit trees and vineyards that include pome/stone fruit and table/wine grapes. Our retail nursery offers both fruit and ornamental plants. We offer workshops to the community throughout the year and host an annual Fall Fruit Festival. Visit our Whatcom County Volunteer Center webpage to see current opportunities.

Updates From the Farm Blog

Our 42 acre production farm, orchard, and nursery provides an unparalleled learning environment and opportunity for applied research. Learn about some recent updates on our Farm blog.

Eager for Spring

Eager for Spring

The last few weeks have thrown the weather at us, hasn't it? Cold, snow, then wet, wet, wet. But once in a while the sun peaks out and reminds us that spring is just around the corner. We took advantage of a little of that sunshine to walk around the farm- here are...

How We Produce Fruit Trees

How We Produce Fruit Trees

Cloud Mountain Farm Center is ramping up for a new nursery season! And February through early April is the best time for planting bare root fruit trees. Fruit trees are produced by grafting variety wood to rootstocks, then field growing the resulting trees until they...

Holiday Thoughts

Holiday Thoughts

Are gardeners on your holiday shopping lists this year? We have some ideas that might help. Winter Interest for the Garden- some plant suggestions Hint: a gift card can work towards adding plants, or you can order for spring pick up. Let us know if you're ordering...

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