• Water Quality

    Water Quality0

    Where is the bacteria contamination in Whatcom County coming from? WHATCOM FAMILY DAIRY FARMERS AND WATER QUALITY Whatcom's family dairy farmers care about clean water and have made tremendous progress in minimizing impacts from dairy farms. Still, accusations about water pollution from dairies continues. So what is the truth? Here are some quick links toREAD MORE
  • Water Access

    Water Access0

    WATER MANAGEMENT AND THE FUTURE OF FARMING IN WHATCOM COUNTY For there to be a future for farming in Whatcom County, our family farmers need a dependable and uninterruptible supply of water. That’s just common sense. Crop farmers work and invest year round for a harvest payday that can last from a few days toREAD MORE
  • U.S. Trade Representative Asks for Full Evaluation of Raspberry Industry

    U.S. Trade Representative Asks for Full Evaluation of Raspberry Industry0

    Whatcom County is the largest producer of red raspberries in the world, producing over 60% of the U.S. crop. Most local raspberry growers freeze or process their berries. This allows them to ensure that the raspberries are picked at the peak of ripeness, for maximum flavor and juiciness. However, there are concerns about unfair practices

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  • Re Sources Drops Legal Attack

    Re Sources Drops Legal Attack0

    WHATCOM FAMILY FARMERS PUBLICLY THANKS RE SOURCES Whatcom Family Farmers wishes to publicly thank Bellingham-based RE Sources for Sustainable Communities for their decision not to join other environmental groups in an appeal of the recently concluded Pollution Control Hearings Board (PCHB) ruling on the Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) permit. The recent ruling by theREAD MORE