Welcome to the 2020 online version of the Small Farm Expo. Although the dates of this event have passed, all the information is still available to you.  We encourage you to continue using the information on this page, as we are unable to host the expo for 2021, but will be back and so excited to see everyone is 2022. This virtual resource fair is a wealth of information and you can explore a map of the exhibitors below and find links to all the recorded talks. Thanks for visiting!

Thank you to our 2020 Barnraiser Sponsors for helping make this online event possible:

CHS   Coastal Realty  WFF

2020 Online Resource Fair Schedule

Over two weeks we posted daily content on our Facebook Expo Event highlighting exhibitors, speakers and WCD programs. Below is the schedule of speakers. If you missed our live talks, you can now watch them either on our WCD YouTube Channel or our Facebook Expo Event. Links to each talk are below.

 April 7 Whatcom County Manure Link; I have manure or I want manure
(Whatcom Conservation District) - now available on YouTube Youtube

 April 8 What's new at the fair? the Farming for Life Experience 
(NW Washington Fair Team)- now available on YouTube Youtube

April 13 Weed'em out: managing noxious and toxic weeds on your farm
(Laurel Baldwin, Whatcom County Weed Control Program) -now available on YouTube Youtube

April 14 Reseed, renew, rebound your pasture
(Molly Pershing, agronomist, Skagit Farmer Supply) - now available  on YouTube Youtube

 April 15 Irrigation planning: are you starting early enough
(Dr. Gabe Lahue, Associate Professor, Washington State University )- now available on YouTubeYoutube

Thank you to our Cultivator Sponsors for supporting these talks:

Country Financial  Grow NW  Lynden Tribune   Whatcom Farm BureauNW Horse Source  NW Farm Credit Services    Skagit Farmer Supply  NW WA Fair

Small Farm Expo Exhibitors

Hosted by Whatcom Conservation District and Whatcom County Public Works, this event is free and open to the public.

Welcome to our virtual Small Farm Expo! The Small Farm Expo offers an opportunity for vendors, manufacturers and exhibitors from across the farming industry to showcase their agri-business products. Please use the map to explore who your resources are in Whatcom and Skagit Counties. Exhibitors have provided short bios and some have even shared some handouts.  Please reach out to them by phone or email if you have any questions.

Click here to get a larger map or a mobile friendly version.

Farm Support and Planning

Aldergrove Dairy Goats
All Breeds Goats Club
Lydia's Flock Icelandic and Shetland Sheep
Skagit Conservation District
Whatcom Conservation District
Whatcom County Noxious Weed Board
Whatcom County Planning and Development Services
Whatcom County Purchase of Development Rights
WSDA Produce Safety
WSU Whatcom County Extension

Financial Resources & Insurance

Coastal Realty
Country Financial
Farm Service Agency
Northwest Agriculture Business Center
Northwest Farm Credit Services
Sustainable Connections
Whatcom Land Trust

Click here for a full list of on local grant opportunities 

Animal Health

Balanced Performance Training and Hoof Care, LLC
Cascadia Veterinary Care
Kulshan Veterinary Hospital
USDA Veterinary Services APHIS
Washington State Dept of Agriculture
WSDA Animal Health

Farm Supplies and Infrastructure

Banner Power Solutions
Ecotech Solar
Elenbaas - retail
Northwest Tractor Services
Scratch and Peck Feeds
Skagit Farmers Supply
The Cool Blue Device Company
Triton Barns
Water Tec
Westside Building Supply
Wild Bird Chalet

Community Organizations and Publications

4-H Whatcom County
Chelsea Green Publishing
Friends of Sunset Farm Park
Grow Northwest
Lynden Farmers Market
Lynden Tribune
Mt. Baker Bee Keepers
Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association
NW Horse Source
Skagit Animals in Need
WSU Irrigation
Ten Mile Clean Water Project
WA Dept. of Ecology
Whatcom Back Country Horsemen
Whatcom County Cattlemen's Association
Whatcom County Farm Bureau
Whatcom County Health Department
Whatcom County Library System
Whatcom County Public Works
Whatcom Family Farmers


See you in March of 2021 at the Northwest WA Fairgrounds for the 6th Small Farm Expo!

see us at the fair

For more information on the event, contact Corina Cheever, smallfarmexpo@whatcomcd.org

“This project has been funded wholly or in part by the United States Environmental Protection Agency under assistance agreement PC-01J18001 to the Washington State Department of Health. The contents of this document do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Environmental Protection Agency, nor does mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation for use.”

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