A Greener Skagit Directory


Thank you for visiting Shelter Bay’s A Greener Skagit directory of organizations, restaurants, farms and businesses that utilize methods or products that enhance Skagit Valley’s health, beauty and bounty.


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CATEGORY ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION ADDRESS WEBSITE/EMAIL PHONE (360)
           
EDUCATION & ORGANIZATIONS
Backyard Habitat
Fidalgo Backyard Wildlife
(fostering a community living in harmony with nature)
Monthly newsletter of local events and activities.
FidalgoWildlifeHabitat
@gmail.com
299-2579
Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary Program
WA Dept of Fish & Wildlife Certify your efforts to provide habitat for wildlife where you live or work. $5+application.
wdfw.wa.gov/living/backyard 902-2515
Building community resilience
Transition Fidalgo & Friends
(TF&F)
Dynamic, multi-faceted local organization raising awareness of and developing solutions to the challenges of climate change, energy uncertainty, and economic instability.
transitionfidalgo.org  
  7th Generation Suppers
Last Tuesday @ 5:45pm
TF&F
Soup & salad supper followed by community announcements and monthly program that explore tools to help us manage the transition to a low energy-consumption; $5+bring bowl, cup, utensils. Senior Activity Ctr
1701 22nd St
Anacortes
transitionfidalgo.org  
  Time Bank
TF&F
Exchange of skills and services with no exchange of US currency.   transitionfidalgo.org  
  Skill Share Workshops
TF&F
Learn a skill, free; Saturdays 10am during summer. Arts Depot/ Farmers Market
611 R Ave
transitionfidalgo.org  
  Eat Your Yard Workshops
TF&F
How-to classes to transform green grass into a garden of plenty, free. TBA transitionfidalgo.org  
  The Catalyst Monthly E-Newsletter   transitionfidalgo.org  
Composting Skagit County Public Works Master Composter/Recycler Program (no fee); waste reduction, home composting classes. 14104 Ovenell Rd
Mount Vernon
skagitcounty.net/recycle 424-7817
Gardening WSU Extension Service Master Gardener Program (fee); Discovery garden, gardening events, demonstrations 16650 SR 536
Mount Vernon
skagit.wsu.edu 428-4270
Land protection Evergreen Islands Non-profit protecting saltwater islands of Skagit County PO Box 223 Anacortes
evergreenislands.org  
  Friends of Skagit County Protect open spaces, farms, forest, natural heritage; support compact, walkable neighborhoods 110-C N First
Mount Vernon
friendsofskagitcounty.org 419-0988
  Skagit Land Trust Acquires land for protection, assist landowners 1020 S Third
Mount Vernon
skagitlandtrust.org 428-7878
  Skagitonians to Preserve Farmland Farmland protection, advocacy, research, education, and public awareness 414A Snoqualmie Mount Vernon skagitonians.org 336-3974
Mountain ecosystems North Cascades Institute Dynamic eco learning environment for all ages (some fees, scholarships available) 810 SR 20
Sedro-Woolley
  854-2599
Native plants WA Native Plant Society,
Salal Chapter
Education and preservation of native flora Skagit, Island & North Snohomish counties wnps.org 659-8792
Puget Sound NW Region
WA Department of Ecology
Helps communities manage shore lands and wetlands 3190 160th Ave SE
Bellevue
wnps.org 425-649-7000
Raptors Falcon Research Group Support field research, public education and conservation of raptors PO Box 248, Bow 98232 frg.org 757-1911
Renewable natural
resources
Skagit Conservation District Local farmers, landowners, citizens dedicated to maintaining Skagit's natural resources 2021 E College Wy
Mount Vernon
skagitcd.org 428-4313
River management Skagit River System Cooperative Swinomish and Sauk-Suiattle fisheries management and research services 11420 Moorage Wy
La Conner
skagitcoop.org 466-7228
Shoreline stewardship WSU Beach Watchers Education training (no fee) to protect fragile shorelines of Skagit County 11768-A Westar Ln
Burlington
nancyo@co.skagit.us 428-4270
x 223
Tideland habitats Padilla Bay
Interpretive Center
Tidelands Environmental Learning Center, kids and adult classes (no fee) 10441 Bayview-Edison Rd
Mount Vernon
alex@padillabay.gov 428-1558
Watershed protection Skagit Watershed Council Support sustainable fisheries in Skagit and Samish watersheds 815 Cleveland Ave #201
Mount Vernon
skagitwatershed.org 419-9326
ENERGY
Renewable Energy
Installation
Whidbey Sun & Wind Home and business installation of solar electric, solar water heating, wind power 987 Wanamaker Coupeville whidbeysunwind.com 678-7131
Renewable Energy
Purchase
Puget Sound Energy Purchase clean energy to lessen fossil fuel consumption ($4 minimum/month) 10885 NE 4th St
Bellevue
pse.com 888-225-5773
Solar Installation Power Trip Energy Corp Solar installation contractors for home and business Denny Ave
Pt Townsend
powertripenergy.com 643-3080
FARMERS MARKETS
  Anacortes Farmers Market Sat 9am-2pm May thru Oct;
Wed 4-7pm mid-Jun-early Sep
Depot Arts Center
7th & R, Anacortes
anacortesfarmersmarket.org  
  Bow Little Market Thu 1-6pm Aug thru Oct Belfast Feed Store
Bow Hill Rd, Bow
bowlittlemarket.com  
  Burlington Public Market 10am-4pm      
  Concrete Saturday Market Sat 9am-4pm, Jun to Labor Day 45821 Railroad St
Concrete
   
  Island Hospital Farmers Market Tue 11am-4pm, Mid Jun-Mid Sep 1211 24th St
Anacortes
sdupuis@islandhospital.org  
  Mount Vernon Farmers Market Sat 9am-1pm, End of May-Oct Gates & Main parking area Mount Vernon mountvernonfarmersmarket.
org
 
  MV Farmers Market @ Skagit Valley Hosp Wed 3-5pm, Jun-Sep 1415 Kincaid
Mount Vernon
mountvernonfarmersmarket.
org
 
  Sedro Woolley Farmers Market Wed 3-7pm, May-Oct Ferry & Metcalf
Sedro-Woolley
swfarmersmarket@fidalgo.
org
 
  Skagit Valley Farmers Market Fri 3-7pm Summer; produce stand open daily,
free space for vendors
19193 Hwy 534, Conway (just east of I-5) skagitvalleyfarmersmarket
@yahoo.com
422-5142
LOCALLY GROWN/RAISED FOODS CSA = Community Supported Agriculture
Berries Bow Hill Blueberries U/WE-Pick, Wed-Sun, in season,
family farm since 1947, transitioning to organic
15628 Bow Hill Rd
Bow
bowhillblueberries.com 399-1006
Berries Carpenter Creek Farm U/WE-Pick blueberries, in season,
pesticide free no credit cards
20177 E Stackpole Mount Vernon carpentercreekfarm.us 941-9927
Berries Cascadian Home Farm May-Oct
organic berries, fresh produce, ice cream shop
5591 Rt 20
Rockport
cascadianfarm.com 853-8173
Berries Hayton Farm's Homeplace Berry Stand Berries 16494 Fir Island Rd
Mount Vernon
   
Berries Kruse Farms Fresh berries sold at stands in Anacortes and Conway   skagitsun.com  
Berries Sakuma Brothers Farms Online retail shopping for plants, preserves, syrup, tea 17400 Cook Rd
Burlington
shop.sakumabros.com 757-6611
Berries Sakuma Brothers Market Stand Fresh berries and plants 17790 Cook Rd
Burlington
sakumamarketstand.com 757-8004
Berries The Berry Barn Local and regional, fresh pies, fruit, jams, fall veggies 14285 La Conner-Whitney Rd
Mount Vernon
  466-1923
Bread Breadfarm 9am-7pm daily
handmade breads
5766 Cain's Ct
Bow
breadfarm.com 766-4065
CSA Aslan's How Organics 10-wk CSA @ $20/wk, seasonal farmstand organic produce and free range eggs 4991 Chuckanut Dr
Bow
aaron@aslans-how-organics.com 821--0143
CSA GAIA Rising Farm CSA organic fruits and veggies, Oct-Apr
members encouraged to help with harvest
7389 Chestnut Ln
Anacortes
gaiarisingfarm.com 293-2980
CSA Hedlins Family Farms CSA subscriptions, local produce, heirloom tomatoes, farmstand May-Oct 12052 Chilberg Rd
La Conner
Hedlinfarms.com 466-3977
CSA Klesick Family Farm CSA home delivery, organic fruits and veggies, variety of box sizes/costs 18826 Marine Dr
Stanwood
klesickfamilyfarm.com 866-629-5350
CSA Viva Farms CSA subscriptions, farmstand Jun-Oct Rt 20 & Higgins Airport Rd
Mount Vernon
vivafarms.org 707-3223
Dairy Golden Glen Creamery 10am-4pm, Mon-Sat
pasteurized milk, butter, cheese
15014 Field Road
Bow
goldenglencreamery.com 766-6455
Dairy Gothberg Farms Sat, Oct-Dec
goat cheese
15203 Sunset Road
Bow
Gothbergfarms.com 202-2436
Fruit, Veggies Cedardale Orchards 10am-5:30pm, mid-Aug thru Oct
apples, cider, squash
18554 Conway Frontage Rd Conway   445-5483
Fruit, Veggies, Berries Blue Heron Farm & Nursery U-Pick and sales, by appointment,
organic berries, veggies, bamboo, plants
12179 SR 530
Rockport
marblemount.com/
blueheron
853-8449
Fruit, Veggies Dunbar Gardens 10am-6pm, Fri-Sat-Sun, seasonally
home grown/made willow baskets
16586 Dunbar Rd
Mount Vernon
dunbargardens.com  
Fruit, Veggies Gordon Skagit Farms 9am-6pm, mid Sep-mid Nov
pumpkins, squash, gourds, apples, cider
15598 McLean Rd
Mount Vernon
tcgordon@fidalgo.net 424-7262
Fruit, Veggies Jones Creek Farms 10am-5pm Mon-Fri, summer thru Dec
organic tree fruit, garlic, tomatoes and plants
32260 Burrese Rd
Sedro-Woolley
skagitvalleyfruit.com 826-6820
Fruit, Veggies Mother Flight Farm Organic fruit, veggies, farmstand summer months 20482 Skagit City Rd
Mount Vernon
pugetsoundfresh.org 661-6098
Honey Bowen's Apiarie Skagit County wildflower honey available Mount Vernon, S-W, Ana, Concrete Farmer's Markets     961-1793
Pickles, Sauerkraut Pleasant Valley
Farms
9am-6pm thru December; products sold at Hedlin's farm stand and Rexville Grocery; pickles, sauerkraut 13459 Dodge Valley
Mount Vernon
  466-0491
Potatoes Chuckanut Valley Potatoes Mon-Sat 8am-5pm, year round
white, yellow, red potatoes
9255 Chuckanut Dr Burlington   757-6771
Meats NW Homegrown
Ranch Meats
Locally raised, meat market Fri & Sat 10-5 13400 D'Arcy Rd
Burlington
simplegoodandtasty.com  
Meats Skagit River Ranch Local organic meats, farm store Sat 10-6 28778 Utopia Rd
Sedro-Woolley
skagitriverranch.com 856-1372
Meats Skiyou Ranch Local, organic, grass fed beef 26910 Duffy Rd
Sedro-Woolley
Skiyouranch.com 708-3292
Seafood Black Rock Sea Foods (formerly Thiberts) Daily 11am-6pm 8991 Stevenson Rd Anacortes   293-2525
Shellfish Blau Oyster Co Mon-Sat 8am-5pm, year round 11321 Blue Heron Bow blauoyster.com 766-6171
FUEL
Biodiesel College Way Foods Biodiesel fuel 2120 E College Wy
Mount Vernon
  424-3056
Biodiesel Rexville Grocery Biodiesel fuel 1972 Best Rd
Mount Vernon
rexvillegrocery.com 466-5522
Biodiesel Skagit Farmers Supply Biodiesel fuel 1833 Park Ln
Burlington
skagitfarmers.com 757-4055
Electric WA State
Electric Hwy Program
Electric charging station Behind
Burlington Outlet Mall
wsdot.wa.gov  
Heat Craft Stove Bear Bricks, non-wood 900 W Division St
Mount Vernon
  336-2532
Heat Forest Land Services North Idaho Energy Logs & pellets 26700 Pioneer Hwy
Stanwood
  629-3032
REALTOR
Realtor Linda Sanford, Realtor/Broker Certified Eco Broker, Built GreenTM Real Estate Professional, Green Real Estate SpecialistTM, Healthy Home Training for Building Professionals American Dream RE Services,
1202 Commerical, Anacortes
lindasanford.com 202-3303
RECLAIMED BUILDING MATERIAL
Lumber Duluth Timber Co Re-sawn, raw beam stock, custom-cut to order 5715 Gilkey Ave
Bow
duluthtimber.com 391-2269
Used building material Skagit Habitat for Humanity RE Store Used home material 1022 Riverside Dr
Mount Vernon
skagithabitat.com 428-9402
Used building material Skagit Building Salvage Salvaged building material 17994 SR 536
Mount Vernon
skagitbuildingsalvage.com 416-3399
RECYCLING
Appliances Best Buy Free haul-away with new purchase 1851 Marketplace
Burlington
bestbuy.com 888-229-3770
Appliances Lowe's Free haul-away with new purchase 1717 Freeway Dr
Mount Vernon
lowes.com 424-5838
Appliances Skagit River
Steel & Recycling
Non-functional appliances 1265 S Anacortes Burlington skagitriversteel.com 757-6096
Appliances, used Appliance Connection Purchase used large home appliances, $25 delivery, free haul-away with purchase 729 W Division
Mount Vernon
  336-5557
Asbestos removal Environmental Abatement Services   18365 W Lincoln St
Mount Vernon
  755-1085
Bicycles Bicycle Recycling Center Recycle bicycle (free); reconditioned bicycles and electric bike conversions 811 6th St
Anacortes
travellightcycles.com 421-0443
CFL BULBS La Conner Public Library, Skagit Valley Food Co-op, PSE Burlington Office at 1660 Park Lane
Demolition T&T Recovery Full demolition contractor, accepts mixed construction loads 13084 Ball Rd
Mount Vernon
lautenbachrecycling.com/
services/demolition
757-4000
Electronics Goodwill Store TV, computers, monitors, 2nd Sat, 10-2pm 102 Valley Mall Way
Mount Vernon
  848-0646
Electronics Kiwanis Aktion Club Free recycling: all TVs, computers, monitors, kindles; charge for other types of electronics; 2nd Sat, 10am-2pm Port of Anacortes, Bay 32, Seafarers Way & Q anacortesaktion.org
Electronics Shelter Bay Kiwanis Club's small electronic equipment drop-off location 1000 Shoshone Dr
La Conner
shelterbay.net 466-3805
Electronics Shelter Bay Annual recycle event 1000 Shoshone Dr
La Conner
   
Information Recycling Hotline   Skagit County skagitcounty.net 419-7683
Hazardous waste Recycling & Transfer Station Antifreeze, oil base paints, chemicals, fluorescent bulbs, CFLs, lithium, rechg, auto batteries 14104 Ovenell Rd
Mount Vernon
skagitcounty.net 424-9532
Holiday lighting cords ACE Hardware Recycle holiday lighting December only 1720 Q Ave
Anacortes
  293-3535
Household Skagit County Recycling & Transfer Station Cans, glass/plastic bottles/jars, corrugated cardboard, newspapers, magazines, paper, scrap metal 14104 Ovenell Rd
Mount Vernon
  424-3873
Household Waste Management
Residential Service
Place in blue cart and all recyclables should be clean and empty.
Food containers —
paper cups, milk and juice cartons, juice boxes, frozen food boxes.
Glass bottles and jars — all colors and sizes, no caps or lids; labels ok.
Metal and foil —aluminum and tin cans, empty aerosol cans, scrap metal and small metal appliances (limit 2x2x2 ft., 35 lbs).
Paper and cardboard —flattened cardboard (limit 2x3 ft.), newspapers, inserts, magazines, catalogs, phonebooks, paperback books, mail (window envelopes ok), paper bags, food boxes.
  wmnorthwest.com/
skagitcounty
757-4068;
800-592-9995
Metal Skagit River Steel & Recycling Metal 1265 S Anacortes Burlington skagitriversteel.com 757-6096
Motor oil O'Reilly Auto Parts
(all locations)
Dispose old motor oil 1715 Riverside Dr
Mount Vernon
  424-6131
Nursery pots Azusa Farm & Gardens Black plastic nursery pots 14904 State Rt 20
Mount Vernon
azusafarm.com 424-1580
Nursery pots Skagit River Steel & Recycling Black plastic nursery pots 1265 S Anacortes St Burlington   757-6096
Packaging material Handle with Care
Packaging Store
  1969 Park Ln
Burlington
  757-6800
Pharmaceuticals Swinomish
Police Department
Unused pharmaceuticals in original prescription container 1729 Reservation Rd LaConner   438-3211
Plastic grocery bags Most grocery stores Only place to dispose of plastic grocery bags Fred Myer, Haggen, Safeway, The Market    
RESTAURANTS — WORKING TOWARDS ZERO WASTE
  Adrift Restaurant Seafood, burgers, meat selections, salad, breakfast, lunch, dinner 510 Commercial
Anacortes
adriftrestaurant.com 588-0653
  Bob's Chowder Bar
& BBQ Salmon
Fish, shellfish, chicken, soup, chowder 3320 Commercial Anacortes bobschowderbar.com 299-8000
  Calico Cupboard Café & Bakery Specialty cafe featuring baked goods, breakfast, lunch, and to-go menus La Conner, Mount Vernon, Anacortes calicocupboardcafe.com 466-4451
  Gere-a-Deli Breakfast, lunch; dinner Fridays
soups, salads, sandwiches, baked goods
502 Commercial Anacortes gere-a-deli.com 293-7383
  La Conner Brewing Co. Wood fired pizza, soup, burgers, paninis, salads, Mexican fare 117 1st St
La Conner
laconnerbrewery.com 466-1415
  Nell Thorn Restaurant & Pub European, American and pub food 205 Washington St
La Conner
nellthorn.com 466-4261
  Seed's A Bistro & Bar Late breakfast, lunch, dinner; meat, seafood, comfort foods 623 Morris St
La Conner
seedsbistro.com 466-3280
  The Juicy Dog
Take Out
Dogs, burgers, soups, smoothies, freshly squeezed juices; gluten free, veg, vegan options 408 Commercial Anacortes thejuicydog@gmail.com 840-3041
SCHOOL LUNCHES — WORKING TOWARDS ZERO WASTE
Anacortes Mt. Erie
Whitney
       
La Conner La Conner Middle
La Conner High
       
SOIL
Soil, compost Skagit Soils Purchase soil, compost, mulch 13260 Ball Rd
Mount Vernon
  424-0199
Soil, mulch LaConner Waste Water Treatment Plant Purchase soil, mulch M-F, 8-3:30
(go to city hall for punch cards)
12154 Chilberg Rd
La Conner
  466-4314
Worms Kim Johnson $25/lb -- call ahead to order
13913 Avon Allen Mount Vernon    
THRIFT STORES
  Goodwill Industries 9am-9pm Mon-Sat; 10am-7pm Sun 102 Valley Mall Wy
Mount Vernon
  848-0646
  Goodwill Industries Remote Drop-Off Site 9am-6pm, Mon-Sun SR 20 @ Fidalgo Country Inn Anacortes    
  Humane Society Thrift Shop 9:30am-7:30pm Mon-Fri; 9:30am-6pm Sat; 11am-6pm Sun 525 E College Wy
Mount Vernon
  424-5991
  Kiwanis 10:30am-5:30pm Tue, Fri, Sat 420 Ave O
Anacortes
  293-2921
  Lil Bits of Everything Children's merchandise 2000 Commercial
Anacortes
  588-4100
  Red Door 11am-5pm Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat 1019 7th St
Anacortes
  293-8027
  Soroptomist 1:30-8pm Tue; 12-8pm Fri 1107 3rd St
Anacortes
  293-7251
  Spruced Up 10am-4pm Mon-Fri 328 E Fairhaven Burlington   755-1141
  The Salvation Army Family Store 9am-8pm Mon-Sat 1101 E College Wy
Mount Vernon
  424-6441
  Thrifty Kitty 1pm-5pm Tue, Fri, Sat 1003 8th St
Anacortes
  982-2380
  Treasure Chest 5:30-8pm Mon; 1-6pm Thu; 11am-3pm
1st Sat only-50% off
509 E Fairhaven Burlington   755-0369
  Value Village 9am-9pm Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm Sun 825 E College Wy
Mount Vernon
  416-0104
  Vintage La Conner 11am-5pm Tue-Sun 301 Morris St
La Conner
  466-4017
  Walnut Tree 12-6pm Mon & Thu; 12-4pm Fri 713 Puget St
Sedro-Woolley
  855-2337
TRANSPORTATION
Bicycles Travel Light Cycles Refurbished bicycles and new electric bicycles for sale 811 6th St
Anacortes
travellightcycles.com 360421-0443
Bus, long distance Greyhound Bus Long distance bus service 105 E Kincaid
Mount Vernon
greyhound.com 336-5111
Bus, local service Skagit Transit Skagit public transportation 105 E Kincaid
Mount Vernon
skagittransit.org 757-4433
Shuttle Airporter Shuttle Bus service to SeaTac & Bellingham Stops between Anacortes and Burlington
Rt. 20
airporter.com 866-235-5247
Train Amtrak Train service 105 E Kincaid
Mount Vernon
amtrak.com 800-872-7245
Transit guide North Sound Transit Guide Regional public transportation information
  northsoundtransitguide.
com
 
Trip planner Puget Sound Trip Planner Regional public transportation information
  northsoundconnections.
com
 
YARD WASTE
Yard Waste La Conner Waste Water
Treatment Plant
Yard debris disposal, free mulch
M-F, 8-3:30 (go to city hall for punch cards)
12154 Chilberg Rd
La Conner
  466-4314
Yard Waste Skagit Soils Yard debris disposal; purchase mulch, soil mix, compost 13260 Ball Rd
Mount Vernon
  424-0199
Yard Waste/Food Waste Waste Management Residential Service Place in green cart.
Food scraps and leftovers —
meat, fish, dairy, vegetables, shells, bones, pasta, rice, eggshells, nutshells, bread, grains, leftovers.
Food-soiled paper — coffee filters and grounds, waxed cardboard, soiled paper bags, kitchen paper towels, paper napkins, non-coated paper plates, loose shredded paper.
Approved take-out compostable packaging —paper cups, boxes, soup cups, food boats. NO FATS, OIL, GREASE, PLASTIC CONTAINERS AND BAGS!
  wmnorthwest.com/
skagitcounty
757-4068;
800-592-9995
WEBSITES
Asbestos removal epa.gov/asbestos
     
Building green buildinggreen.com      
Clean air, Puget Sound info@nwcleanair.org        
Coal exports and trains
coalfreenorthwest.org        
Drip irrigation irrigation.org        
Electric car charging, I-5 westcoastgreenhighway.com        
Electronic recycling 1800recycle.wa.gov        
Electronic recycling ecyclewashington.org        
Green home guide greenhomeguide.org        
Green household products ifyoucare.com        
Home energy offers
and rebates
pse.com        
Plants, unusual undergroundroots.net        
Recycle clearinghouse earth911.com      
Sustainable living blog sustainabletogether.com        
Skagit farm stands and
producers
slowfoodskagit.org