WHATCOM — The 13th annual county Farm Tour sponsored by Sustainable Connections is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7-8.

See, taste, feel and learn hands-on what goes into local food production. Visit unique farms and experience the passion and care that goes into it all.

On the slate for Saturday are: Alluvial Farms, Appel Farms, Atwood Ales Farm Brewery, Ferndale Farmstead, Growing Veterans, Matheson Farms, MyShan Dairy, Twin Brook Creamery, Wild Acres Farm and Wright Brothers Farm.

Off the slate for Sunday are Appel, Ferndale Farmstead, My Shan and Twin Brook while on it are Cloud Mountain Farm Center and Rabble and Roost. 

Start at any farm stop listed at EatLocalFirst.org and make an itinerary that works for you. And perhaps take along a cooler to store any purchased farm fresh goodies in.

The tour is free and open to all. Buy $15 VIP tickets at EatLocalFirst.org to get deals and discounts at each farm and to help support farm preservation goals.