A non-profit helping to build a diverse, sustainable community through affordable housing, sustainable agriculture, and other dynamic rural development programs.
An amazing variety of seeds
well acclimatized to our island. Organically and lovingly grown in a beautiful garden by Hummel Lake. Seed catalogs available in the Village or by request at
468-3150. Seeds sold at
Blossom Grocery and Sunset.
Center for the historical ecology of the Salish Sea. In our opinion Russel Barsh and Madrona Murphy know everything you need to know about anything.
Offering local, organic and non-GMO products. We are so lucky they are able to fit so much goodness into such a small space. Also they seem to stay open even during the worst snow storms, which comes in handy for those of us who have cross-country skis and/or live in town.
Super Natural Farm
(Community Supported Agriculture)
Blake Johnson and Julie Bottjen
Incredibly delicious and nutritious produce and meat available through CSA or at the Farmers' Market. The CSA gets the cream of the crop (pun intended) in abundance and we recommend signing up as soon as possible. Brochures are available at Blossom and about the village.
You can contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org
Chicoaji and the LISH
(Lopez Island Shared Use Kitchen)
Randall and Annie Waugh
Spicy heaven in a bottle.
Randy is also working hard to get a community kitchen off the ground. One of the many reasons we love and support him. Take his survey on the LISH website to help him on this journey!
(Lopez Island Farm Education)
Garden Program helps k- 12 students learn appreciation for nature, nutrition, community, land stewardship and the environment.
and Juice Bar
Friday Dinner 5:30pm-7:30pm
Fresh, Organic and Local Food lovingly prepared by hand.
Wraps, salads, fresh juice, smoothies and cookies.
The Locavores host an evening meal at the school once a month using locally produced food. They also host movies and events supporting agriculture, sustainability and local living.
Lopez Island Family Resource Center
Helping families and the community in so many different ways. They also organize a wide variety of amazing classes throughout the year.
Sage and Nathan
Awesome organic sourdough bread by subscription (468-3492). Also available at Islandale Store, Vortex Cafe and Juice Bar during the week and at Vitas on Saturdays.
Also freezer bread (if you're lucky) at Midnight's Farm.
Where would we be without it?
Learner and FoodMasters have been a huge inspiration for us. They offer great classes throughout the year and organize community events. The goal of FoodMasters is to help strengthen and add resiliency to the local food economy. www.islandfoodmasters.org
(Farm Education And
Sustainability for Teens)
Educating teens in a wide variety
of practical skills.
A fantastic venue for great events on Orcas. Always warm and welcoming to Lopezians.