A Food Lover's Guide -
Whidbey and Camano Islands

Food treasures at a farmer's market.

Here is our guide to the many food adventures you can have on Whidbey and Camano Islands.

Who doesn't love good food?  Fresh food, prepared with skill and presented with pride is a true joy.  Whether it's simple comfort food or a culinary adventure, you'll find it on our islands.

This is a guide to the many food adventures on Whidbey and Camano Islands.



People eating lunch together


Fresh cherry and grape tomatoes in small baskets for sale

Farmers Markets

Penn Cove Mussels cooking in a large wok

Penn Cove Mussels

More than simply great restaurants, there's a wonderful heritage of flavor here.

Food Events


Oak Harbor Pig Fest - August 9


Wine & Spirits Tours - 3 Times a Year

The crowd at Musselfest

Musselfest - March 7 & 8


Whidbey Island Grown Week - Late Fall


  • How I Fell in Love with Penn Cove Mussels

    There was nothing appealing about mussels to this food and travel writer. Then something happened that changed everything. Read Her Story...

  • Camano Island Honey

    Camano Island Honey has about 1.5 to 2 million bees busy pollinating plants on the island and making honey. But, it all began because one woman's garden was not doing very well. Now, she's responsible for an estimated one-third of the island's honey bees! Watch the Video...

  • A Food Tour of North Whidbey Island

    The north end of Whidbey Island is a perfect balance of upscale and casual dining, and plenty to keep a food-lover very busy. See where to eat on North Whidbey Island...

Whidbey Island Grown is an island-wide collaborative of people and businesses working together to produce and promote the finest locally grown and locally produced food, products, services, and experiences.

Visit Whidbey Island Grown
  • A Food Tour of South Whidbey Island

    Combine amazing food with the laid back atmosphere on Whidbey Island's southern end, and you have the makings of a great weekend! Find Great Places to Eat on South Whidbey...

  • The Local Flavor at Mutiny Bay Distillery

    First there was a blueberry farm. Then someone opened a distillery next to it. You will want in on what happened. Learn more about Mutiny Bay Distillery...

  • Grape Harvest in the Rain

    While a sommelier can tell you what tastes are in a wine, he or she cannot tell you what all really goes into a wine. That's especially true when with the community that grows at harvest time. Learn more about a community harvest...

While you're exploring Whidbey and Camano Islands, don't forget your "inner artist."  There are lots of galleries and other shops to explore.

Learn more!