Winter CSAs

The weather has gotten cooler but many farms still offer Whidbey Island Grown products. You can get a share of this delicious cool-weather bounty by signing up for a local Winter CSA. Community Supported Agriculture is a cooperative relationship between a farmer and consumers; consumers commit to buying a crop “share” and growers commit to … Read more

Whidbey Island Farm Tour Relaunch

With the harvest season upon us, you may be curious to know about the status of the Whidbey Island Farm Tour, which usually happened around this time of year. From 2006 to 2015, the Whidbey Island Farm Tour successfully held 10 annual farm tours that raised awareness of the island’s farms and farming practices, and … Read more

Whidbey Island Grown Week

Friday, September 29 – Sunday, October 8 WIGWEEK is 10 day celebration of local products, services, and experiences. Each Whidbey Island Grown member is asked to organize at least one idea, special offering, event, or celebration. This collaborative collection will be marketed together to increase their overall impact. Check our website calendar for a complete … Read more

Goosefoot Farm Stand Guide Ready

Summer is here, which means fresh, local food is becoming more abundant up and down Whidbey Island. Aside from farmers markets and local stores like The Goose Community Grocer, locally grown veggies, meat, flowers, and more are available directly from farms at roadside farm stands and farm stores. The updated Whidbey Island Farm Stand Guide supports Whidbey’s … Read more

Goosefoot Boosts Whidbey Island Grown

Pictured left to right at the Bayview Farmers Market are: Mervyn Floyd, Slow Food Whidbey Island; Marian Myszkowski, Goosefoot; Steve Williams, Foxtail Farm; Sandra Whiting, Goosefoot; Hal Jackson, Hunters Moon Farm; Lis David, Orchard Kitchen; and Loren Imes, Quail’s Run Farm. The Whidbey Island Grown (WIG) brand re-launch just got a big boost from the Goosefoot … Read more

Activity Update January 2017

PAST
-Whidbey Island Grown (WIG) was created in 2009 by farmers, buyers, and residents.
-A set of standards were established for producer members as well as brand standards for members to incorporate into their marketing.
-A website, Facebook and Twitter accounts were established.

Penn Cove Musselfest – March 4-5, 2017

Join us for the Penn Cove MusselFest—Coupeville’s March tradition. “Bold, briny and blue,” the world famous mussels will be the centerpiece of two days of festivities, including chowder tasting and mussel eating competitions, farm tours and activities for all ages featuring locally-flavored fun. Visitors to the festival, a tradition now in its 31st year, should … Read more

Tasty and Romantic February Getaway

Glasses of Red Wine

This year’s Red Wine and Chocolate tour on Whidbey Island is offered on two weekends, February 11-12 and February 18-19. This annual event takes place at five venues, where local winemakers and distillers will be pouring a selection of exquisite hand-crafted wines and spirits paired with specially selected artisan chocolates. A great way to break up the winter blahs, treat your … Read more