Preserving the heart of Whatcom County
fair, farm and food heritage

  • Showing beef cattle at the fair can be nerveracking but ‘every year, you’ll get better’

    Showing beef cattle at the fair can be nerveracking but ‘every year, you’ll get better’

  • Jerseys are this FFA student’s jam. How growing up on an organic dairy farm feeds into that.

    Jerseys are this FFA student’s jam. How growing up on an organic dairy farm feeds into that.

  • With tough cowboy boots and a soft heart for cows, 4-H’er shares critter-care tips

    With tough cowboy boots and a soft heart for cows, 4-H’er shares critter-care tips

  • With 11 years of showing under his belt, this 4-H’er shares tips on handling Holsteins 

    With 11 years of showing under his belt, this 4-H’er shares tips on handling Holsteins 

  • In the family way: Raising a daughter and 1,400 cows like her parents did before her

    In the family way: Raising a daughter and 1,400 cows like her parents did before her

  • For farmer Larry Stap, family-owned and -operated is about the cows, the cream and the conviction of his faith

    For farmer Larry Stap, family-owned and -operated is about the cows, the cream and the conviction of his faith

  • Grandpa’s Guernseys’: Dairy family’s roots run deep in Whatcom County

    Grandpa’s Guernseys’: Dairy family’s roots run deep in Whatcom County

  • Meet Brianna DeBruin: Cow whisperer, herdswoman and TikTok queen

    Meet Brianna DeBruin: Cow whisperer, herdswoman and TikTok queen

  • From Pacific Northwest cows to hungry children in Eurasia: Milk powder’s path

    From Pacific Northwest cows to hungry children in Eurasia: Milk powder’s path

  • For decades, this devoted fair fan camped out to get the best grandstand show tickets

    For decades, this devoted fair fan camped out to get the best grandstand show tickets