Western Waves Dairy, home of Ferndale Farmstead, is Awarded Drayton Harbor Watershed Steward 2018 Award

‘Drayton Harbor Watershed Steward’ award recognized Western Waves Dairy, home of Ferndale Farmstead, for their efforts to improve water quality in Drayton Harbor.

Ferndale, Wash. – Family-owned dairy Western Waves located in Ferndale,WA was publicly recognized in Blaine, WA for research and practices on their farm that have enhanced water quality for shellfish beds in Drayton Harbor, which is part of the treasured Northwest natural resource ecosystem.

Farm manager Kevin Dougherty and owner Bill Wavrin collaborated with the State Department of Ecology and Agriculture,  Whatcom County Conservation District, and the Federal Natural Resources Conservation Service on their efforts because they firmly believe that stewardship of our natural resources is a community responsibility.

“We are grateful for, and celebrate this recognition of our efforts and wish to thank the many collaborators in our efforts.” says Bill Wavrin “We sincerely appreciate all of our customers and friends that support us in the market through Ferndale Farmstead which allows us the privilege of continuing these efforts in our community through sustainable farming practices.”

Western Waves is home to Ferndale Farmstead, which won 2 national medals for their signature Scamorza cheeses earlier this year.

Ferndale Farmstead’s cheeses, are available at your local grocers across the Pacific Northwest. They are committed to their ‘seed-to-cheese’ process to create pure and authentic products, from their farm to your table!



About Ferndale Farmstead

Within the heart of the Pacific Northwest, in Washington state, three generations of the Wavrin family are proud to present artisan cheese crafted in the Italian tradition.  This happens on our farm in Ferndale. We use only milk we produce from cows we raise, fed from the crops that we grow.  For more information on Ferndale Farmstead, visit their website at www.ferndalefarmstead.com.

Please Contact Nidia Wavrin for all media inquiries at nidia.wavrin@ferndalefarmstead.com