Free Agriculture Energy Upgrades For Small Farmers

Puget Sound Energy is partnering with the Whatcom Conservation District in piloting a new program called Agricultural Energy Efficiency Program.

This program is focused on farmers in North Whatcom County. Their goal is to save small farms money and energy by upgrading lighting and equipment for free.

PSE is looking for ten small farms to join this program.

If you are interested or have questions, please contact Nick at or (360) 922-4204.

2017 Scholarship Winners

Whatcom County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce its 2017 Scholarship Winners.

Dana Ebe


Austin Lenssen

 Whatcom County Farm Bureau awarded a $1250 scholarship to Dana Ebe, the daughter of Greg and Mary Ebe. Ebe is graduating from Ferndale High School and will be studying in Civil Engineering this fall at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California. Ebe stated "I am drawn to engineering because I would find it very rewarding to find solutions to issues in my community or projects in my future job."

Austin Lenssen, the son of David & Heather Lenssen, was awarded a $750 scholarship by Whatcom County Farm Bureau. Lenssen is graduating from Whatcom Community College and will be studying landscape, nursery, and greenhouse management at Washington State University. Lenssen said "I want to be a greenhouse manager growing flowers, bushes, and trees to sell for personal and commercial use in Northwest Washington."