Vern Coffelt and his flock
Thomas J. Story
FARMS TO VISIT
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Coffelts Farm. Sheepskins, fruit, lamb, and beef for sale on almost 200 acres just off one of the island's most scenic roads. Closed Sun; 1071 Crow Valley Rd.; 360/376-4357. Also Sat May-Oct; Orcas Island Farmers' Market (see below).
Lone Cow Farm. Stock up on fresh eggs, flowers, orchard fruits, and Linda Wales's apricot-amaretto jam. By appointment; 1969 Orcas Rd.; 360/376-3705.
Maple Rock Farm. Specimen maples and a wood-fired outdoor bread oven make this an especially picturesque spot. 3-6 Fri or by appointment; 845 Pinneo Rd.; www.maplerockfarm.com or 360/376-6080.