It’s hard to believe that in the land of plenty, so many families go hungry. In Whatcom county, fresh food is everywhere. And yet for many families, food is hard—if not impossible—to come by. We’re putting an end to this.

For the past 40 years, we have served as a hub, connecting our neighbors and emergency food providers with a steady supply of nutritious groceries, fresh food and a smile.

Please note: We will be closed on Monday, May 30 for the Memorial Day holiday.

Need food? We’re here to help!

BFB Food Distributions (non-holiday schedule)

At 1824 Ellis Street:

  • Mondays & Fridays from 11:30am-3:00pm & Wednesdays 1-6pm


Mobile Food Bank at Alderwood Elementary: 

  • Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm. Alderwood Elementary is located at 3400 Hollywood Avenue.


Food4Tots Campaign

Each month, more than 250 infants rely on Bellingham Food Bank for food. Food4Tots makes it possible for us to feed our tiniest neighbors.

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Our Gleaning Project

Small Potatoes’ volunteers annually glean more than 200,000 pounds of produce from local farms and then we deliver these fruits and vegetables to area food banks, soup kitchens, and feeding programs.

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Slanted Door Farm

My Favorite Time of Year

This really is my favorite time to eat in Whatcom County. Our local vegetable bounty has landed, weeks early,...

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