Island Grown Agricultural NetworkFood & Farms in San Juan County
  • May 21, 2018 Posted on Program News, 0 Comment

    FREE Produce Safety Workshop – San Juan Island

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  • May 21, 2018 Posted on Program News, 0 Comment

    FREE Produce Safety Workshop – Lopez Island

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  • February 6, 2018 Posted on Program News, 0 Comment

    Seeking New Farmers in the San Juan Islands, Washington.

    Are you a “new farmer” with less than 10 years of farming experience?  Are you looking for an opportunity to establish a farm?   With ample farmland, a retiring farmer population and a strong local food economy, the San Juan Island archipelago offers many opportunities for new farmers.  Through funding from a USDA Beginning Farmer Rancher Development Grant (BFRG), several local organizations are offering support for new farmers seeking to establish a farm, including accessing farmland, mentoring, technical training, and business development. For more information, contact or call 360-378-0095.

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  • January 6, 2018 Posted on Program News, 0 Comment

    Marketing Tools

    For everyone who missed the marketing workshop last month, here are copies of the presentation and handouts given by Sara Southerland (Sustainable Connections). Marketing Presentation_Island Grown Farmers Marketing Guide Creating Content

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  • December 5, 2017 Posted on Program News, 0 Comment

    Marketing & Social Media Workshop for Farms & Food Businesses – Dec 15th

    Don’t miss out on this fantastic workshop we are organizing with Sustainable Connections.  It is FREE to Island Grown members ($15 to non-members - go to to sign up for Island Grown membership). The workshop will be video-conferenced between San Juan and Orcas libraries. A marketing & social media workshop specifically aimed at farms and food businesses.  Sara Sutherland from Sustainable Connections will be covering: Defining and Knowing your Customer: Exploring your target audience and how to best reach them

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  • September 19, 2017 Posted on Program News, 0 Comment

    Green Drinks Harvest Party!

    Green Drinks, an international environmental networking organization, is holding a special event this Thursday at Brickworks! Hosted by the San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild, this event is open to everyone, 5:30 - 11pm. Community announcements will be around 7pm, (come and hear about the Ag Guild's programs including Island Grown) and a Dance Party starts around 8, featuring a performance by MC Hyphen8d. Beer, wine and non-alc available for purchase.

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  • September 7, 2017 Posted on Program News, 0 Comment

    Harvest of the Month!

    Cucumbers are September’s Harvest of The Month item –the perfect way to enjoy what's local and in season! September is Eat Local Month! This month cucumbers are being harvested all over San Juan County. Pick up a bunch from your farmers market, farm stands and food co-ops. Not sure what to do with all those cucumbers? Dip 'em, slice 'em and dice 'em!  Here are some fresh new recipes to try!  Make it a point to support local growers, and find local cucumbers this week!

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  • August 21, 2017 Posted on Featured,Program News, 0 Comment

    Eat Island Grown – Oct. 22, 2017

    Eat Island Grown The best tastes of the San Juan Islands showcasing chefs, and the farmers that make that food possible!  Using fresh, quality products from San Juan County farms and gatherers, local chefs will prepare delicious samples for you to enjoy.  Come for a bite or make a meal of it.  Locally produced soft and alcoholic beverages will make if a full gourmet adventure.  Tickets start at $2.00 with proceeds benefiting San Juan County farming initiatives. A ...

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  • July 29, 2017 Posted on Program News, 0 Comment

    Afternoon Tea at Sweet Earth Farm

    Join us for a formal afternoon tea with treats at Sweet Earth Farm. All proceeds will go to benefit Island Grown in the San Juans. Reservations Required/Limited Seating. Please pick up a ticket at the Sweet Earth SJI Farmers Market Booth - Saturdays from 10-1pm or email: Suggeseted Donation - $25-$50

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  • July 20, 2017 Posted on Program News, 0 Comment

    Growing a Revolution

    Caring for our soils is something that Island Grown in the San Juans farmers take very seriously. Come and hear author David Montgomery discuss this topic at Brickworks, 150 Nichols Street, Friday Harbor, on July 28th at 6pm. The event is free and is co-sponsored by the San Juan Islands Ag Guild, Griffin Bay Bookstore and the San Juan Islands Conservation District.

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  • July 17, 2017 Posted on Program News, 0 Comment

    Pelindaba Lavender Festival

    We had a fantastic weekend at the Pelindaba Lavender Festival! Thank you to everyone who purchased a local libation to support Island Grown! A massive thank you to San Juan Vineyards, Lopez Vineyards, Westcott Bay Cider, Island Hoppin', San Juan Island Distillery and Kari's Island Elixirs for supplying the booze...!!! And to our volunteer servers! Come and see us again next year...

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  • May 8, 2017 Posted on Program News, 0 Comment

    ‘Chevre means goat, not cheese.’ A report from France by Sunnyfield Farm

    We're excited to announce that Andre Entermann, owner of Sunnyfield Farm goat dairy on Lopez, took an opportunity to explore all things 'fromage' on his recent trip to France. Check out his great blog post here: We're looking forward to sampling the results of his inspirational trip!

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  • April 7, 2017 Posted on Program News, 0 Comment


    Passion for clean environment and local food? Join us at Brickworks on April 20th Earth Day is Saturday, April 22nd, but let’s start celebrating early! If you have a passion for the environment, food, farming, and camaraderie, you are invited to join in April’s Green Drinks hosted by Island Grown in the San Juans at Brickworks (150 Nichols St., Friday Harbor) on Thursday April 20th from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. This is an informal gathering of environmentally like-minded people with the purpose of networking, connecting and having fun! This special ...

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  • April 6, 2017 Posted on Program News, 0 Comment

    New Job Opportunities with the Ag Guild!

    April 6th, 2017 The San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild is seeking an Executive Director and Administrative Manager San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild Executive Director Job Description The San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild (Ag Guild) is recruiting an Executive Director (ED).  The ED will be responsible for managing all Ag Guild operations, administration, programs, and strategic planning and will be the spokesperson for the organization.  Other duties will include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach.  The ED will be the public face of the Ag Guild and will foster and maintain positive relationships with community partners.  The ED reports to ...

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