Eat Local Month connecting community and farmers

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Eat Local Month connecting community and farmers

KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. – September is Eat Local Month and tomorrow is the 6th Annual Whatcom County Farm Tour.

Sara Southerland with Eat Local First says the tour and other events this month connect the community with the local producers of their food during the peak harvest time.

Play Sara Southerland on eating local

The free, self-guided tour takes you through eight local farms, two wineries and the Bellingham Farmer’s Market.

Eat Local Month encourages people to eat at independent restaurants in their community, especially ones listed in the Eat Local Month Guide.

Copies of the guide are available in most local grocery stores.

For more information about the farm tour and other events, visit www.eatlocalfirst.org.