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Hootenanny to Benefit the Co-op’s Farm Fund

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Hootenanny to Benefit the Co-op’s Farm Fund

Time: September 6, 2015 from 6pm to 9:30pm
Location: Boundary Bay Brewery Beer Garden
Street: 1107 Railroad Ave., Bellingham
City/Town: Bellingham
Website or Map:
Phone: 360-724-8158 ext. 314
Event Type: fundraiser
Organized By: Karl Meyer
Latest Activity: Aug 25, 2015

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Co-op Farm Fund Hootenanny Benefit

The Hootenanny is back by popular request. Join the fun and support local farms! The Community Food Co-op is happy to co-sponsor this lively, fun community event with Sustainable Connections as part of Eat Local Month.

Sunday, Sept. 6 (Labor Day weekend)

Boundary Bay Brewery Beer Garden

6 p.m.: Doors open

6:30–7:30 p.m.: Square dance with caller John Hatten and “The Great Big Taters,” an ensemble of some of Bellingham’s best old-timey musicians. Join in or enjoy from the sidelines (this was a huge hit the last two years; beginners and all ages welcome).

7:30–8 pm: Farmer recognition and awards.

8–9:30 pm: Dance to The Penny Stinkers!

$5 to $20 donation at the door. All ages, everyone welcome.

The Hootenanny is also the kickoff event for the Co-op’s “Let’s Grow It!” fundraising campaign. The Whatcom Community Foundation has generously pledged to match every dollar donated to the Co-op’s Farm Fund up to $15,000. Co-op Farm Fund donations are accepted at Co-op registers, Industrial Credit Union locations, or online at There’s no better time to join the campaign. “Let’s Grow It” today and raise $30,000 for our local, sustainable food and farming community!

Eat and drink local goods throughout the night (available by purchase)—delicious local Boundary Bay BBQ!


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