New pizza restaurant and wellness store open, local meal subscription comes to Whatcom

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Here’s a roundup of the latest retail and restaurant activity around Whatcom County:

New pizza restaurant in Lynden

All Time Pizza opened on Wednesday, Feb. 1, and serves pizzas, calzones, salads, sandwiches and wings. The restaurant also has an all-you-can-eat pizza and salad buffet available daily. Customers can dine inside or order food online to pick up at the restaurant.

The new restaurant is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily and is at 8874 Bender Road in Lynden.

Living Pantry opens new location

Living Pantry, a natural goods health and wellness store is expanding its reach into Fairhaven, where its third storefront will officially open on Thursday, Feb. 9, according to owner Shawna Morris.

“Our Fairhaven location will specialize in refills of natural home and body care products. We are really excited to be able to serve the Fairhaven and campus communities by bringing the Living Pantry to the neighborhood,” Morris wrote in an email to The Bellingham Herald.

The store will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and will be at 1132 Finnegan Way.

The shop also has storefronts in Bellingham and Blaine. The Blaine store is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday and is at 684 Peace Portal Drive. The Bellingham storefront is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and is at 2400 Yew St.

Local meal subscription service

Plantage, a new local meal-subscription service, has launched in Bellingham after a three-month soft opening.

Chris Wilson is the owner and chef behind the new service and has been a private chef for three years. She says her cooking experiences helped her create her new business. “The knowledge gained in utilizing 100s of recipes to please my clients helped me transform the service to fit the needs of anyone looking to save time while eating high-quality, nutrient-dense foods at home,” Wilson wrote in a news release.

The meal subscription service will focus on plant-based, organic, locally sourced meals and strive to be a zero-waste company. The menu will change each week for subscribers, “with an emphasis on seasonality and a variety of cuisines... hand-crafted from whole-food, high-quality, organic ingredients,” the news release states.

Customers can subscribe online and pick up their packages from the storefront. Plantage is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, and is at 2138 Grant St. in Bellingham.

Cloud Mountain Farm reopens

Cloud Mountain Farm Center, a nonprofit farm in Everson, reopened for the 2023 season on Thursday, Feb. 2. The farm has a nursery and hosts community workshops to “focus on educating and empowering consumers and home gardeners to grow and tend edible and healthy ecosystems,” according to a news release.

There will also be new workshops this season on plant identification, site design and native plants.

The farm is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday as is at 6906 Goodwin Road.

NW Fair ticket blitz announced

The Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden is coming back Aug. 10-19 and discount tickets will be available again this year online through the annual ticket blitz 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, May 12. Fair tickets will be discounted $2 for single day and $10 for 10-day admission. Carnival wristbands will be $13 off.