Farmer Facts

Holmquist Hazelnut Orchards-We’re Nuts About Them

As you know, the Anacortes Food Coop does its best to bring you the most local products possible. From an orchard in Lynden WA, the Holmquist family brings us their wonderful hazelnuts and the many products they make from them. They are a fifth generation family orchard, starting when John Victor Holmquist came to the… Continue reading Holmquist Hazelnut Orchards-We’re Nuts About Them

Artisan Anecdotes, Farmer Facts

Badger Mountain Vineyards- Setting the Standard

  Badger Mountain Wines began on an 80 acre estate in the Columbia Valley in 1982. After only six years, founder Bill Powers, and his son Greg made the decision to move their vineyard in an organic direction after spending some time growing grapes for Chateau Ste Michelle. 1988 was the first year they produced… Continue reading Badger Mountain Vineyards- Setting the Standard

Farmer Facts

Mt Erie Gardens – Dedicated to beautiful food

When naming his farm, Keith commented, "it isn't big enough to be called Mt Erie Farm, it is more of a garden." Keith Lungren of Mt Erie Gardens is one of our favorite farmers at the Anacortes Food Coop. He has been a tremendous supporter of the Coop - bringing us veggies for our members sometimes… Continue reading Mt Erie Gardens – Dedicated to beautiful food