FOOD AND FARMING CONFERENCE: Sustainable Connections invites all food businesses, artisans and growers to the NW Washington Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Bellingham Technical College.
The meeting brings together 180-plus farmers, fishermen, food artisans, restaurants, grocers and others interested in sourcing local ingredients or selling local food.
Early bird ticket registration ends Friday, Jan. 18, and is $45 for Sustainable Connections members and $55 for non-members $55.
General admission prices for Sustainable Connections members is $60, non-members $70. More information at sustainableconnections.org/events.
HOUSE PLANTS: The Skyline Garden Club presents “Indoor Gardening with Unusual House Plants” at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at Christianson’s Nursery. Presentation begins at 1:30 p.m. at the Skyline Beach Club building, 6041 Sands Way, Anacortes. Cost is $5 for non-members. All welcome. 615-430-5437.
GROW YOUR GROCERIES: Join a 12-part series on all aspects of home gardening for food production at WSU Skagit County Extension, 11768 Westar Lane, Burlington. Classes are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays from Feb. 5 to April 30. $15 per class of $130 for the series.
AT CHARLEY’S: Charley’s Greenhouse, 17979 Highway 536, Mount Vernon. RSVP: 800-322-4707 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AT CHRISTIANSON’S: Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon, christiansonsnursery.com, hosts numerous activities. RSVP: 360-466-3821, 800-585-8200 or at the nursery.
AT THE CO-OP: Skagit Valley Food Co-op, 202 S. First St., Mount Vernon, hosts numerous workshops. RSVP at the store or 360-336-5087, ext. 136.