Farming and Local Food in the Islands
People think of Friday Harbor as a fishing village, but it was actually a farming island back in the day as well. In fact, it was the cherry capital of Washington State as an old banner in the courthouse states. And as you will see all over the island there are apple trees, many of them over a hundred years old and still providing fruit.
Local enthusiasm has grown in recent years to preserve, support, and encourage farming in the islands. One thing that many visitors comment on is the feeling of peace and happiness they experience as … read full article