AGRICULTURE LIVES HERE

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The Skagit Valley has been supplying the region, state, and world with nearly every crop imaginable since the first commercial harvest of potatoes in 1853. Today, the region cultivates over 80 crops. Genuine Skagit Valley supports the growers and producers of the Skagit Valley. By promoting our distinctive farm-raised flavors, culture, and heritage to the region and the world, we aim to sustain farming for generations to come.

Promote your Skagit grown, raised and made products.

Dive into the rich diversity of Skagit foods and farms.

Bowl of strawberries from Schuh Farms, grown in the Skagit Valley_strawberry shortcake

farmstand fresh

From tote to table, celebrate Skagit’s farm stands this July and August. Greet the growers and discover the diverse and bountiful crops of the Skagit Valley. Visit Skagit’s farm stands for fresh take on fresh foods!

We tip our hats to hands that feed us – the farmers, ranchers, fishermen, millers, bakers, brewers, chefs, and all growers and food producers of the Skagit Valley, Washington.

Featured Story

Rows of cabbage seed growing in the Skagit Valley

Growing Seeds and the history of Pinning Day in the Skagit Valley

Spring is the season of new beginnings. Lambs, calves, and kids, frolic in pastures. Trees full of blossoms promise fruit later in the season. And growers collect and plant billions of tiny seeds to feed the world. But it’s not as simple as just planting seeds. Before the planting begins, seed growers meet to determine…
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Recipe Highlight

Bowl of strawberries from Schuh Farms, Mount Vernon WA

Strawberry Shortcake

Sun-sweetened strawberries shine in this Strawberry Shortcake recipe. Author Rachael Sobczak of Water Tank Bakery exclusively uses Cairnspring Mills Flour in all of her baked goods. The shortcakes are buttery, light, and flavorful. To top them off are the glorious Skagit-grown strawberries of Schuh Farms. Want to get a taste of #magicskagit? A strawberry shortcake…
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