Fishing Still Popular in the Islands

As we write this, the island is flooded with warm sun, tiny wildflowers dot the hills and fields, and locals seem to float down the street in shorts and sandals with glowing smiles on their faces. The soothing warmth and clear signals of summer’s arrival puts everyone in a semi-euphoric state of mind.   With […]

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Island Food News: The World’s Most Expensive Spice Now Grown on SJI

The world’s most expensive spice is now being grown on San Juan Island. Saffron, traded and used for over four millennia, now makes its appearance in the Mossy Knoll Garden on Bailer Hill Road. Though associated with climates of hot, dry summers and breezes over semi-arid lands (90% of the world production of saffron comes […]

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Island News

San Juan Vineyards now hosts “Green Drinks.” No, we’re not referring to concoctions mixed with Absinthe, Chartreuse, Crème de Menthe, Midori, Sour Apple Schnapps, or any other voodoo colored beverage. It’s about people, who think green! There is a list of over 400 US Green Drink cities, with monthly gatherings where environmentally-minded people meet over […]

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Coho Listed in Affordable WA

From the keyboard of Stephanie Prima-Sarantopulos: Living in a perpetual “Top 10” travel destination, I tend not to leave the island often, and rarely look at websites like So I was pleasantly surprised to find Coho Restaurant listed in their recent news article on Washington State for Less. Coho was one of five restaurants […]

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Savor the San Juan Islands

Visit the Islands in October and Savor the San Juan Islands.  Coho is participating with 3 for $35 dinners and 3 special events.  For more information click here.

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Fall Foraging Event in Friday Harbor for Foodie Fun

There’s more to the San Juans than whales!  Discover San Juan Island’s wild food scene with a Fall Foraging Fiesta, October 8th through 10th.  This will be an action-packed, fun-filled weekend learning about the Islands, and the sustainably-farmed products available. Friday night we’ll enjoy a presentation from one of the Island’s most passionate foragers.  She forages […]

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