The Community Food Co-op will host its Farm Fund Hootenanny Benefit from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Firehouse Performing Arts Center, 1314 Harris Ave. in Bellingham.
The all-ages event will feature live music, art and dancing. Entry is granted with a suggested donation of $5 to $20, with all proceeds directly benefitting Whatcom and Skagit counties’ food and farming projects.
Since 2000, the Farm Fund has worked in partnership with Co-op shoppers and the community to provide more than $122,000 in grants, micro-loans and training for local farmers using sustainable and organic practices.
More information is online at www.communityfood.coop.