About Sumas River Farm

Sumas River Farm lies tucked in between a river and the Cascade Foothills. Here, we cultivate two acres of an old, clay lake bed, maintain native habitats on the north the south and east for windbreaks and pollinators. The western property line is the riparian zone of a 1000 feet of riverfront.

Farm Timeline

1890 three acres, now Sumas River Farm, sold off a 40 acre homestead

1891 Folk Victorian Farmhouse built

1934 Dutch Gambrel barn & chicken coop built, orchard planted by Knight family

1978 Solem family moves to Sumas

2007 Farm Ceritified Organic

2008 Fresh Market farming begins

2009 Barn listed in Washington State Heritage Barn Registry

2010 Community Coop Farm Fund help build the 1st high tunnel

2018 Farmer Helen received The Bright Light Award from Sustainable Connection for her contribution to local farming

A drone video of Sumas River Farm, Middle field, East field and looking north up the driveway. Notice the drone handlers sitting on the garden viewing bench near end of video. 9/9/20