Welcome to Vashon's original organic nursery and farm store. Nestled amidst ten lush acres on Vashon Island in Puget Sound, the Country Store & Farm is a step back to a time when service came with a smile and reputation was everything. For over five decades our family-run store has prided itself on its Northwest know-how and practical quality. We continue to sell products that will nourish your livestock, grow your garden, clothe your family, and stand the test of time.

Visit us on the island and pick your own organically-grown berries or wander the store for name-brand clothing and local specialty products. Can't get to the island? We've hand-selected our favorite products for sale on our website. If you don't find what you are looking for, let us know and we will see what we can do...


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Canning Season

September 08, 2014

Yes, it's still canning season! There's something about that little bit of nip in the air that triggers a nesting instinct to prepare for the winter. There has been a frenzy of activity as customers come in to stock up on canning supplies for pickling and preserving. We particularly love these Le Parfait French canning jars. They come in a wide range of sizes and are perfect for handling the heat of canning and providing an excellent seal. Customers tell us that the wide mouth make working with the jars much easier. The old fashioned look and feel make it a container worthy of gift-giving with a lifetime of usefulness long after the contents have been devoured. The touted health...

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Blueberries

July 24, 2014

Our U-pick blueberries are in abundance right now. Come by and pick enough to eat fresh along with some to enjoy later. Freezing berries is easy and there is no need to thaw them if you use them later in baked products. Freeze the berries without washing (if you wash them before freezing, their skins become tough). To freeze, remove the stems, package tightly in freezer bags or containers, leaving 1/2 inch of headspace. Seal airtight and freeze. When you remove them from the freezer just rinse in cold water and use immediately. Canning is a bit more involved, but yields berries that can be used just like fresh ones in muffins, pies and cakes. Sort, wash and stem berries before...

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