Washington State University Extension

San Juan County


Remote and Beautiful

Important Industries

Tourism and Natural Resources

Island Grown

Local Produce at Its Best


Traditional and Diverse

Our Mission:
Extension promotes lifelong learning, self-sufficiency, and a livable environment by providing research-based education to individual, families, and diverse communities.


Who Are We?

WSU Extension in San Juan County is a partnership between Washington State University and San Juan County government to bring valuable research-based information to the residents of San Juan County. Our local programs include:

  • Small Farms/Agriculture Education – providing support for local ag systems.
  • WSU Master Gardeners – providing information in home horticulture, plant diagnostics, identification of weeds, plants, insects, and diseases, and composting.
  • 4-H Youth Development/Mentoring – coordinating opportunities for youth development, 4H clubs, and cultivating positive youth experiences through a new 4-H mentoring program.
  • Food Safety & Preservation – providing research-based, quality information in how to preserve home-grown harvests through canning, drying, and other methods of food preservation.

Upcoming Events

 Public Invited to Meet WSU San Juan County Extension Director Candidates on

Friday, February 19th, 2016

On Friday, February 19th, community members are invited to presentations to be given by the current candidates seeking the WSU San Juan Extension Director position. This event is open to the public and no RSVP is required. The person chosen will serve as the lead administrator for WSU Extension county operations in San Juan County and is responsible for overall management of the local Extension office.

The interview schedule on Friday, February 19th is:

11-11:45 Kristen Rezabek

12-12:45 Brook Brouwer

1-1:45 Erica Bates

2-2:45 Justin O’Dea

For more information, contact Kristina Bayas, WSU Extension San Juan County 360-378-4414

2016 Annual Native Plant Sale

Preorders being taken now! Order early for best plant availability. Click image for complete plant sale & order details.









San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit 2016

(click images below for complete details on each event)

Ag Summit 2016Taste of SJs MixerDr. Courtney White







All Things Apples | Friday February 12, 9:30am – 2:30pm | $35

(click link above for detailed workshop agenda)

All Things Apple poster








All Things Ruminant |February 12 9:30am – 2:30pm | $35

(click link above for detailed workshop agenda)

All Things Ruminant poster







WSU Extension in San Juan County

Location: 221 Weber Way LL  Friday Harbor, WA 98250   (lower level of Skagit Valley College)

Phone: 360.378.4414

Office Hours: 8:00 – 3:30 Monday – Thursday; Closed Fridays

Fri 12

Agricultural Summit 2016

February 12 - February 13
Sat 12

Native Plant Sale

March 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
San Juan County, 221 Weber Way Suite LL, Friday Harbor, WA 98250, (360) 378-4414
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