Downtown Long Beach’s Drop Anchor restaurant is a community staple and a popular dining option for visitors. Once the location of Dooger’s, the restaurant took on a new life when Edward Hillard, also known as Eddie, took over the business in his senior year of high school.
For five generations, Taylor Shellfish Farms has been a staple of aquaculture in the Pacific Northwest. Even as they’ve become the country’s largest farmed-shellfish producer, the Taylor family hasn’t neglected what makes them successful: the health and happiness of their workers and the coastal ecosystems they farm.
Harmony Soapworks has the uncanny ability to transport you places: to a lavender farm, the seashore, an old-growth forest, breathing in the flora and mists … all without leaving the tub. Despite her penchant for the craft, for owner, Diana Thompson, soapmaking wasn’t always the plan.
The oldest hotel in Washington State is a gorgeous, landmark structure that sits in Tokeland, a peaceful village that overlooks Willapa Bay. Built in 1885 as a home to Elizabeth Brown and her husband William Kindred, the Tokeland Hotel has been welcoming travelers for well over a century.
Located in the heart of the Long Beach Peninsula, North Jetty Brewing is the place to be if you’re looking for a friendly face and a cold, tasty beer. Home-brewing was at first a hobby, but Michelle and Erik Svendsen have combined their excitement for craft brewing with a desire to create a space for the community to gather, have fun, and connect with one another.
On the shores of Willapa Bay, the folks at Pedigree Cats are hard at work building gorgeous, custom catamarans. As their website states, “We do not build catamarans to sell, we build each client their dream.” Kelly Habersetzer and her amazing crew are hands-on, so you won’t get an empty sales pitch here.
Located in the beautiful Naselle River Valley, Fred’s Homegrown Produce gives Pacific County restaurants and residents a chance to enjoy the benefits of fresh, local produce. The farm is also home to a salmon habitat restoration project that spans nearly 20 acres.
WooHoo Winery’s welcoming atmosphere, variety of wines, and gorgeous location attract visitors from all over the US. For owners, Donna and Mike Franks, making wine started out as a hobby. Their passion for wine and desire to be self-employed sparked an idea that grew into a full-time business.