Blaine Community Orchards for Resources and Education 

 GreenHouse Project






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Drayton Harbor

Oyster company

Support our local aquaculture -



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our contact list and be advised of upcoming workshops - LINK

Helping to Create Edible Yards in Blaine, Washington

Mission: To provide city wide enhancement and beautification on a multitude of levels by

planting food bearing trees, bushes and vines that offer food to residents of Blaine;

local wildlife food and shelter; soil enhancement and water retention.


Not near Blaine? other class opportunities on our Resources or Classes pages (see links to left)

REALLY passionate about gardening? consider becoming a Master Gardener (link)

Unless noted, all workshops are no charge and held at the Blaine Library in Blaine. Link


We have completed our 19 workshops for Spring 2016! Thanks to everyone who came to share their passion for gardening, attendees and instructors alike - it was an AWESOME session!!

          - kelle a.r. sunter, CORE coordinator



Building a Rain Barrel Workshop (link)
Thurs. April 21, 6-8pm - Birch Bay W/S District Office OR
Sat. April 23, 9:30-11:30am, Blaine Sr. Center
Rain barrels are a form of rainwater harvesting, which is the capture, diversion and storage of rainwater for landscape irrigation. They are a great way to conserve water, save money on your water bill and reduce stormwater run-off. Participants have the opportunity to pre-assemble their rain barrel at the workshop. You MUST register to reserve your space!!!! (link is above), If you have taken the workshop before you will need to call Ingrid Enschede at Whatcom County Public Works -(360) 778-6229 to register. 


May 7, Sat, 10am-3pm - Master Gardener's Annual Plant Sale, Hovander Homestead in Ferndale


April 30, Sat. 9am-12 noon, Birchwood Garden Club Annual Plant Sale at Bellingham Library Meeting Room


August - 2016 Skill Share Faire - Got a skill? want a skill, come and share! Link


If you would like us to come and speak at a community activity or event to help inform your participants about the CORE project, please contact us.

We have had several community meetings to introduce the CORE project. If you have any questions, or would like to volunteer to help with our mission and goals, please do not hestitate to contact us -  or call  360-332-7435

For GLEANING (either volunteering to help pick fruit or having your fruit harvested), please click on "Gleaning" in the left column to go the that page in this website.


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