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Farmstand Fresh

Visit Skagit’s farm stands for a fresh take on fresh foods

Visit Skagit’s farm stands all year! Though the Farmstand Fresh 2021 celebration of July and August has come to a close, many stands and farm stores are open well into the Autumn or year-round. Discover the diverse and bountiful crops of the Skagit Valley by exploring its produce stands and farm stores throughout the countryside. Meet your farmer and connect to an exceptional agricultural community growing over 80 commercial crops on farmland with unsurpassed vistas of the San Juan Islands, Olympic Coast Range, and North Cascades.

Farmstand Fresh!

Farmstand Fresh highlights farm stands from across the valley in annually July and August. Visitors gain access to local chefs offering personal Zoom calls filled with tips and tricks on cooking and preserving. Shoppers at participating stands can sign up for a free 15-minute Zoom session provided by a local chef. Plus, they can enter to win gift certificates to Skagit Valley restaurants. Genuine Skagit Valley encourages our visitors and locals alike to explore farms, savor the fresh flavors of Skagit, and connect to a local chef for some virtual kitchen inspiration!

Farm Store sign at Mesman Farm in the Skagit Valley Washington

Need help planning an itinerary? Make it a weekend of exploring the farms of the beautiful Skagit Valley. Open-fields, velvety ice cream, sweet corn, fresh-picked flowers, farm tractors, and friendly exchanges await.

Farm stands interested in participating in 2022 are welcome to get more information here or can email Marketing Director, Blake Vanfield.

Farm Stands

Blackburn Gardens farm stand in Mount Vernon, Washington_visit Skagit
Blackburn Gardens
Within walking distance of downtown Mount Vernon, find owner Laura Ward’s micro-urban farm and flower stand. Bouquets, cut flowers, produce, and plant starts are offered April through September. On just under 1 acre of city land, the growing magic happens!

M-Sat 10-duskDirections

Blanchard Mountain Farm_visit Skagit's farm stands
Blanchard Mountain Farm
Blanchard Mountain Farm grows WSDA certified organic vegetables, unique herbs, cut flowers and specialty crops; including many Italian varieties! Owners Linda Versage and Walter Brodie are committed to enhancing their farm’s ecosystem and sharing it with visitors and wildlife.

Daily 10-6 (June-Oct)Directions

Bow Hill Blueberries in Bow, Washington_visit Skagit's farm stands
Bow Hill Blueberries
Established in 1947, Bow Hill Blueberries is the oldest family-run blueberry farm in the Skagit Valley. Co-owned by the Matheson and Ranz families, they sell heirloom, Certified Organic blueberries and award-winning jams, pickles, juice, powders and more.

Daily 10-5Directions

Golden Glen Creamery logo
Golden Glen Creamery
All-natural, handcrafted cheese, butter, and dairy from the herd of Holstein, Guernsey, and Jersey cows. Dairy, creamery and farm store owned and operated by Norma Ruiz and family in Bow, Washington.

Monday – Friday 10-4Directions

Harmony Fields farm stand in Bow, Washington
Harmony Fields
Harmony Fields produces artisan, farmstead sheeps cheese at their farm and creamery in Bow, WA. In addition to their fresh cheeses, they sell grass-fed lamb, organically-grown herbs and yarn.

Wed & Sat 9-5 (April-Sept)Directions

In Tended Fields
In Tended Fields harnesses biodynamic practices to grow organic foods and flowers with minimal inputs and water. Founded on the pillars of food as a tool for healthy living and farming as a tool for fulfillment, the result is delicious nutrient-rich fruits, vegetables, and pies (!) available from July through September. 

TH-Sun 9-6Directions

Island Hospital Farmstand
Island Hospital has partnered with Schuh Farms and Water Tank Bakery to provide produce, fresh cut flowers, baked goods, and honey. Located in the 24th Street courtyard at the hospital, the farm stand is open to hospital employees and the public.

Farm Stand: Tuesdays, 11-4Directions

La Conner Gardens
La Conner Gardens
Margy & Chris Dariotis’s beautiful roadside stand greets visitors and locals alike with organic fresh produce and flowers. They specialize in gourmet varieties of garlic and are located in La Conner. Products include rhubarb, Mojito mint, Elephant garlic scapes, fresh oregano. Open April to November.

Daily dawn to dusk – April to NovemberDirections

Mesman Farm, Est 1905, La Conner Washington, visit Skagit's farm stands
Mesman Farm
Established in 1905, the 5th generation of Mesman Farm continues their family’s diary farming tradition in La Conner, WA. Their farm store hosts 100% organic and pasture-raised beef, lamb, and pork. Both classic and specialty cuts are regularly stocked in addition to farm fresh eggs. Weekly meal boxes of select cuts are available as well.

TH-Sun 11-5Directions

Mossy Gate Flower Farm
Mossy Gate Flower Farm
Mossy Gate Flower Farm is a woman-owned, seasonal cut flower farm. With sustainably grown blooms April through October, owner Jesalyn Pettigrew specializes in tulips, daffodils, dahlias, sunflowers, zinnias and much much more! Offering wholesale cuts, arrangements, roadside stand and DIY buckets.

Daily (March-Nov)Directions

Perkins Variety Farm Stand
Perkins Variety Farm Stand
Nestled amongst apple orchards in Sedro Woolley is a collective honor stand featuring Skagit-based family farms and producers. Perkins Variety Farm Stand offers an array of products including cut flowers, herbs, micro greens, veggies, eggs, nursery starts and more! Currently featured are; Myconic Organics, Coriander Farm, Mossy Gate Flower Farm, Father Daughter Farm, and Cascade…

Daily 9-6 (March to November)Directions

Samish Bay Cheese_Bow, Washington_visit Skagit's farm stands
Samish Bay Cheese
Samish Bay Cheese features organic farmstead cheese, yogurt, and other dairy products. At their farm in Bow, WA owners Suzanne and Roger Wechsler raise organic beef, pastured pork, veal, and lamb. Also find artisan foods, beer, wine and other beverages at their Farm Store.

Mon-TH 11-5, Fri-Sun 10-5Directions

Schuh Farms in Mount Vernon Washington_visit Skagit's farm stands
Schuh Farms
Fresh produce, seven types of berries, pies, baked goods, fresh fruit shakes, canned goods, eggs, plant starts, flowering baskets and fresh flower bouquets available at the farm store and area farmers markets. Open daily from April through December.

Daily 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, April-DecemberDirections

Skiyou Ranch in Sedro Woolley, Washington_visit Skagit farm stands
Skiyou Ranch
Skiyou Ranch is a 4th generation family farm raising Certified Organic, grass-fed beef. Nestled along the Skagit River in Sedro Woolley, WA, owners Tarie and Lon Benson are dedicated to raising healthy animals in a sustainable environment for their family and yours.

MWF 3-6Directions

Wax Wing Farm in Mount Vernon, Washington_visit skagit's farm stands
Waxwing Farm
Waxwing Farm is a Certified Organic, small scale, diverse vegetable farm. Owners Arielle Luckmann and Taylor Barker focus on providing exceptional produce directly to their Skagit Valley community.

W 9-5, Sat 10-2 (May-Oct)Directions

Chefs & Culinarians

Hands on Homemade
Leah Brooks is a cooking enthusiast, cookbook author and former director of a children’s cooking school in San Francisco. By making cooking fun, approachable and healthy, Leah is changing the way kids (and adults!) see food. Her food blog, Hands on Homemade, weaves seasonal ingrients on hand into flavorful, memorable meals. Leah looks forward to helping the community create delicious meals from the bounty of Skagit Valley farmstands.
Island Hospital
As a clinical dietitian at Island Hospital in Anacortes, Amber Phillips brings her passion for making fresh food approachable and nourishing to the healthcare market. She received her MS in Nutrition from Bastyr University, all the while, working as a farm assistant for a world-renowned farm-to-table restaurant. Amber taught nutrition and cooking to people of all ages, from toddlers to elders. Today, she continues educate and develop Skagit-grown, fresh food initiatives at Island Hospital.
Max Dales
For over 7 years, Executive Chef David Peterson of Max Dale’s Steak & Chop House has been preparing much more than award-wining steaks. He brings over 30 years of professional experience into the kitchen, 15 of those in the Pacfici Northwest. Chef David’s flavorful and fresh dishes continue to draw new fans and long-term patrons alike to Max Dale’s.
Nell Thorn Waterfront Bistro & Bar
After 23 years in the food industry, Managing Partner of Nell Thorn, Albie Bjornberg has experience in nearly every facet of restaurant operations. Before directing restaurants in Canada and the U.S., he worked for 8 years in kitchens and graduated magna cum laude from Le Cordon Bleu in Portland, OR. Albie is also a certified sommelier, curating the extensive wine list at Nell Thorn – a bonus with both cooking and pairing tips!
Rachael & Bread
Rachel Sobczak has been integral to the Skagit food and school garden community since the early 2000’s. As a baker and food educator, she offers hearth-style breads and pastries, online baking workshops and a Bread CSA through her bakery, Rachael & Bread. For four years she has been the driving force behind the La Conner School District’s school garden and food education program – teaching all to know your food from seed to stomach!
Terramar Brewstillery
Mikael recently joined Terramar as bar manager of its future distillery tasting room. After years working as a chef and pastry chef from Maine to California, he decided to hone his skills on the bartending side of the house, working at Slough Food and Jack’s in Bellingham. Leaning on his culinary background, Mikael creates unique cocktails and small plates that highlight the farmed and foraged terrain of the Skagit Valley.
The Fairhaven
Michael Miller graduated from the culinary arts program at Seattle Central Community College in 1995 and has worked in restaurants and hotel kitchens for the past 25 years. Michael, and his partner, Jennifer, have recently opened their first restaurant together, the Fairhaven, in Burlington. Balancing innovative flavors with familiar dishes, the Fairhaven already has a loyal following.
WSU Skagit County Extension
From the ground up to the canning jar, Jennie Goforth educates Skagitonians on how to grow, cook and preserve food. She is the Program Coordinator for Ideas for Healthy Living at Washington State University Skagit County Extension, leading valuable programs to increase the health and resilience of the Skagit community. Her popular courses include Thriving on a Plant Based Diet and Food Preservation.

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