From oysters to olive oil to organic produce, visitors to Oregon’s North Coast now have a one-stop shop for many of their favorite hand-grown and handmade provisions.
Earlier this year, a collective of 10 local craftsmen, fishermen and farmers opened a tiny retail shop in Garibaldi, right off Highway 101.
It’s called SOURCE, and it’s become a hotspot for souvenir shopping, product sampling, take-and-go meals and even pop-up dinners.
Open from noon to 6 p.m. on weekends, SOURCE offers samples from many of their producers, which include: CS Fishery, Jacobsen Salt Co., Nevor Shellfish Farm, Brickyard Farms, NorthFork 53, Moonlight Mushrooms, Oregon Olive Mill, Bennett Family Farm, Nehalem River Ranch, Grumpy Dog Shrub Co., and Barnworks Custom.
A local blacksmith, leatherworker and woodworker use the space as well, selling some of their goods at the shop.
With a mission to connect people with the freshest provisions from the North Coast region, they sell and take orders for catch from their small fishing boat, a 24-foot hand-built commercial fishing dory.
Depending on the season, they harvest Dungeness crab, lingcod and wild clams. They host a farm and fish stand off Highway 101 in Garibaldi, and a booth at the Manzanita Farmers Market on Friday nights, June through September.
Photo courtesy of SOURCE