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Press Release: Applications Open for Community-Led Workshops at Cloud Mountain Farm Center

1.30.24 Cloud Mountain Farm Center

Cloud Mountain Farm Center is a non-profit farm and education center in Whatcom County dedicated to supporting a resilient, collaborative, and dynamic local food system. They are known as pillars of the agricultural and horticultural community through their on-site nursery and workshops. Cloud Mountain Farm Center’s Community-Led Workshop program kicked off in 2023, amplifying the skills and voices of community experts to widespread support and excitement. Cloud Mountain’s vision for these workshops was to provide folks with the opportunity to deepen their farm-based skills in a setting that was empowering, hands-on, and supportive.

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Cloud Mountain proves fruit belongs west of the Cascades

9.7.23 Cascadia Daily News

On overcast days, Cloud Mountain Farm Center lives up to its name, with low-lying clouds abutting the 20-acre property at the foot of Sumas Mountain. But even on gray, late-summer mornings, color can easily be found at the farm that grows more than 75 varieties of organic fruit in its orchards and vineyards. Honeycrisp apples are ripening into shades of red and yellow, Lynden blue grapes are ready to be harvested, and a number of ornamental flowers in the outdoor nursery space are still putting out blooms. 

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How to Experience Local Fruit This Summer, According to Cloud Mountain Farm Center

8.9.23 Cloud Mountain Farm Center

Cloud Mountain Farm Center, in Everson WA, grows over 75 varieties of fruit in their orchards and vineyards – but they’re not just a production farm. They’re also a non-profit education center and nursery, located on 20 acres at the foot of Sumas Mountain. There are many ways to get involved at Cloud Mountain, but the most delicious one is through their fruit.

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Cloud Mountain Farm Center Hosts Field Day to Build Regional Knowledge of Orchards & Vineyards

6.1.23 Cloud Mountain Farm Center

Cloud Mountain Farm Center, a nonprofit farm and education center in Everson WA, is excited to share that they will be hosting a Field Day on Sunday, June 4th to explore what’s on the horizon for organic management across orchards and vineyards, as well as what it might take to build an organic fruit market west of the Cascades.

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New Farm Skill Series Opens in Whatcom County

4.13.23 Cloud Mountain Farm Center

Cloud Mountain Farm Center is a non-profit farm in Whatcom County dedicated to supporting a resilient, collaborative, and dynamic local food system. They are known as pillars of the agricultural and horticultural community through their on-site nursery and workshops. Cloud Mountain’s fruit growing workshops have been a mainstay of their outreach program, earning loyal customers and glowing reviews for accessible, hands-on, empowering education. Although Cloud Mountain excels in fruit production education, over the past three years staff and board have noticed a local need for a diverse workshop series empowering the community to build farm-based skills in other areas. 

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Cloud Mountain Farm Center Wins Grant to Advance Agricultural Education in Whatcom County

2.22.23 Cloud Mountain Farm Center

Cloud Mountain Farm Center, a nonprofit farm and education center in Everson WA, is extremely excited to announce that they are the recipients of a collaborative Career Connect Washington (CCW) grant. This grant will enable them to pilot a new program called Agricultural Career Exploration in Whatcom (ACE-Whatcom).  

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