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Join the Anacortes Farmers Market each Saturday from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm!

You'll find handmade items like soap and honey, fine arts & crafts, candles, clothes, jewelry and more!
Pick up some homegrown produce such as veggies, fruits, eggs, meat and fish while you relax to live music in the background!

Bring the kids along for kids activities that take place from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.

There will have hot food options available as well as an outdoor cafe. You can find the master gardeners plant clinic indoors or relax and enjoy the sculpture garden and madrone grove next door! 

It's truly fun for everyone  - see you there!

When: Saturday's until October 26th, 2019 at 9:00 am

Address: 611 R Ave, Anacortes, Washington 98221

Phone: 360-293-7922 
Email: info@anacortesfarmersmarket.org

The Skagit County Master Composter/Recycler Program offers free workshops about composting!

Learn to turn yard and garden debris, even kitchen food scraps, into rich, soil amending compost for your lawn and garden. Compost helps break up clay soils, drain and retain water, and feed your soils naturally over the long term. 

All clinics are FREE and open to the public. Clinics will be held rain or shine, bring your gardening attire, & dress for the weather!

When: Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Phone: 360-416-1575

Email: calliem@co.skagit.wa.us

Address: Skagit County Public Works 1800 Continental Pl, Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Come join the monthly work party at Walker Valley ORV park! The community is in need of volunteers to perform maintenance in the ORV area.This is a great opportunity to give back to the park that so freely gives to our community! 

When: Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at 8:00 am
Address: 18652 Peter Burns Rd, Mount Vernon, Washington 98274

Sign up for a night time excursion into the magical, underwater world of bioluminescence! In the summer months, when the bay begins to heat up from the suns energy, these plankton give us a spectacular light show!
 Explore the nooks and crannies of South Bellingham Bay, and watch plankton at work right under your boat! The bio paddles often sellout quick, so if you are interested, make sure to reserve a spot early! 18+ only, please!
 When: Friday & Saturday, August 30th and 31st, 2019 -  9:00 pm - 12:00 am.
 Address: 555 Harris Ave, Bellingham, WA - Phone: 360-714-8891

You are invited to come celebrate the opening of Habitat for Humanity's third store! This event is FREE and family friendly! The ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 10:00 am. The first 50 customers will receive a free swag bag! Complimentary refreshments will be available to all guests as well as live entertainment and a kids tile decorating contest! 

When: Saturday, September 7th, 2019 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Address: 17020 Smokey Point Boulevard, Arlington, WA 98223 

Join your host, Larry Korn, for a week long natural farming immersion at Ananda Farm on Camano Island. Vegetarian meals and camping space is provided for the week. Attune to the spirit of Masanobu Fukuoka and natural living as an integrated approach to life and agriculture. Participate in classes, discussion, philosophy, and the hands-on practice of natural farming. The farm currently has around 10 resident-stewards at the farm, alpacas, goats, dogs, cats, chickens, and a few acres of garden-orchards filled with thousands of plants, crawlers, and fliers. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends and learn a TON! Don't miss out on the fun! Cost is $375 – $675 (sliding scale).

RESERVE YOUR SPOT HERE!

When: Saturday, August 31st (2:00-5:00 pm arrival), through Saturday, September 7th, 2019 at 1:00 pm.
Address: 732 Haven Pl, Camano Island - Phone: 360-387-0575

Fall is the time for foliage and the perfect time to give your containers a fresh face! Join Rachel Zeutenhorst, knowledgeable plant expert from T & L, to learn all about how to revamp your containers with festive fall foliage. She'll teach you all about the best plants to combine together for dramatic color and texture to liven up your pots for the fall season. 
This is a wonderful class you won't want to miss that will help you create your very own one-of-a-kind, unique fall containers. This is a FREE class, so be sure to spread the word!

When: Saturday, September 21st, 2019 at 10:00 am
Address: 3915 Sunnyside Boulevard, Marysville, WA - Phone: 425-334-2002 

Wangari Maathai (1940 - 2011) Renowned Kenyan social, environmental and political activist and the first African woman to win the Nobel Prize. She founded The Green Belt Movement in 1977

French children’s book author Franck Prévot and illustrator Aurélia Fronty tell her remarkable story in Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees  - You can learn more at Brain Pickings in Maria Popovas's article "Planting trees as resistance and empowerment" 

Photo credit : The Green Belt Movement

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