AGRICULTURE

agriculture imageThe Skagit Valley is one of the United States’ most fertile regions, offering a diverse bounty of crops and value-added agriculture, aquaculture, and forestry products.  Skagit County is also a center for the Pacific Northwest’s local food movement and agriculture sustainability initiatives.  The Skagit Valley Value-Added Agriculture Innovation Partnership Zone nurtures partnerships to enhance the local agricultural industry, promoting innovative approaches that combine research and technology producing new jobs and a robust economy centered on the valley’s rich agricultural resources and heritage.

Leading Businesses  

  • Sakuma Brothers Farms
  • Washington Bulb Co.
  • Skagit Valley Malting
  • Sakata Seed USA
  • Taylor Shellfish
  • SeaBear
  • Trident Seafoods
  • Cascadian Farms