Skagit Bulbs for Skagit Gardeners: On Sale Now

SVFCBulbsNow is the time to plant bulbs for spring flowers. Freshen up your garden with an assortment of colorful petals. Look for locally grown flower bulbs from Skagit’s own Washington Bulb Company in Mount Vernon.
The Co-op’s Garden Center has put together a colorful collection of locally grown tulips, daffodils, fragrant narcissis, hyacinths, and more from Washington Bulb Company. Click here for a link to the company’s “Bulb Expert Tips.”
  • 10 pack Tulips – $6.99-$8.99 (26 varieties to choose from)
  • 10 pack Daffodils – $6.99-$8.99 (10 varieties to choose from)
  • 10 pack Hyacinths – $8.99 each
  • 10 pack Crocus – $3.99 each

Now in the Deli: Chicken Splitz

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Yummy Espresso Chipotle roasted chicken ‘n’ mashed potatoes. Made fresh in the Co-op kitchen!

Now available in the Co-op Deli To Go case: Chicken Splitz, a family-sized meal to go. For $8.99, you’ll get the Co-op’s own freshly roasted half chickens nestled with some mashed potatoes, all garnished with paprika and minced parsley.

Look for a rotating selection of flavors and seasonings, including Espresso Chipotle, Honey Ginger Glazed, and the Co-op’s own Classic BBQ.

The Co-op cooks roast whole chickens from Draper Valley and their affiliated family farms. Locally sourced, vegetarian fed, cage free, hormone, and antibiotic free! For more information on Draper Valley, read an earlier post of our Farm Tour here.

One of the best things about these meals is the variety — you get dark and light meat, and some bones for homemade stock. Just add a few Deli salads or a fresh greens from the salad bar and you’ve got a well-rounded (gluten-free) meal! Only $8.99 each!

What’s Dipping? Orange Ya Glad It Has Chocolate

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The next scoop could be yours…

OrangeICChocLooking for a new way to satisfy that craving for delicious organic ice cream this summer?

Visit the Co-op Deli and try our latest ice cream sensation: Orange Ya Glad It Has Chocolate. Our ice cream maker, Matt, has infused our lush, velvety dark chocolate ice cream base with fresh Valencia orange juice and zest to create a new, tantalizing treat. It’s simple and satisfying.

Some have likened it to a chocolate dipped Dreamsicle or one of those holiday chocolate oranges that break into segments. Whatever your association, this flavor is rich, nostalgic, and scrumptious. The brightness of fresh, organic citrus meets the decadence of high quality Guittard chocolate.

Why wait? Stop by the Deli and take some home today – Orange Ya Glad It Has Chocolate is available by the scoop, the pint, or indulge in a custom, handmade milkshake!

 

What’s Dipping: Essentially Orange

SVFC_IceCream_Essentially OrangeTry our newest seasonal flavor of handmade ice cream: Essentially Orange. A blend of hand squeezed organic Valencia oranges, freshly grated zest, and pure vanilla ice cream, this flavor will send your taste buds on a trip down memory lane.

Creamy with bright and refreshing flavors, our own Essentially Orange is perfect for warm early summer days It also makes a delicious milk shake! Stop by our Deli and try some today! Now available in hand-packed pints.

 

Buy Local Bulbs: Over 30 Varieties in Stock!

svfcbulbs13Start planning your spring garden with local bulbs from the Co-op’s Garden Center!

Look for 23 spectacular tulip varieties, including parrot-type with ruffled edges, as well as 9 varieties of narcissus (including daffodils and fragrant narcissus) from local producer Skagit Valley Bulb Company, a.k.a. Roozengard. This season brings a fantastic array of well-known types as well as new options for creating enchanting spring flowers in your garden.

Garden Center Manager Nancy has chosen many vibrant colors and great companion planters.  Read more Buy Local Bulbs: Over 30 Varieties in Stock! …