Local Food on Whidbey Island

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Lists of local food access

Whidbey Island Grown Food Hub: Whidbey Island Grown Cooperative Food Hub brings together over 40 local producers in one online marketplace. 

Farmstands and Farms fabulous brochure from Goosefoot

Farmstands, CSAs, and Farms comprehensive guide from Slow Food Whidbey Island

Between these two guides you will be able to eat local food every day of the year.

Local seeds from Deep Harvest Farm: 150 varieties organic, non GMO, open pollinated seeds adapted for Whidbey Island

Local Harvest list of farms in our area


Whidbey Conservation District: Promoting natural resource stewardship and resilient ecosystems for present and future generations.

Good Cheer Food Bank and Gardens: We now cultivate 1.25 acres on two sites, the Good Cheer Garden and the Big ACRE, and focus on winter production. Each year we grow and abundance of fruit and vegetables and share excess produce with community partners such as Whidbey Island Nourishes, Senior Resources, the South Whidbey School Garden Program, the Coupeville Connected Food Program, and many others!

Slow Food Whidbey Island: Slow Food Whidbey Island is dedicated to educating the palate, connecting the community, and exploring the celebration of food from farm to table.

Growing Veterans: Our mission is to end isolation through creating purpose & belonging. We strive to accomplish this by growing food, community, and each other. 

Washington State University:WSU Extension programs connect the people and communities of Island County with the knowledge base of Washington State University. Excellent resources for home gardeners.

Whidbey Island Nourishes:A volunteer-powered nonprofit organization dedicated to nourishing youth on South Whidbey Island.

Northwest Agricultural Business Center NABC: Provides business development services to farmers and producers of value-added agricultural products

Goosefoot Community Fund: Goosefoot supports our local agricultural community through grants, marketing assistance, and collaborative efforts aimed at strengthening the resiliency of our local food system. 


Organic Farm School: As a learning center, the Organic Farm School trains new farmers to develop and manage small farms focused on ecological, economic, and social regeneration

Farmer Cary: South Whidbey School Farms founder, Cary Peterson, educational videos about gardening, including lots of demonstrations. K-12 program where growing food and eating fresh veggies integrated into culture and curriculum of the school, and it is fully funded by the School District.

South Whidbey Tilth: Welcome to South Whidbey Tilth! Advocating organic agricultural practices since 1982. Cultivating living soil, healthy agriculture and community. Check the website for upcoming classes, and Anza Munchow’s The Farmer’s Shadow is a monthly (first Tuesday) drop-in educational event sponsored by South Whidbey Tilth. Facebook Page

Local Food Challenge: A program to commit to a local food diet for 10 days.