Join Jerry and Gayle on their island adventure to Coupeville, WA — home of the famous Penn Cove Mussels. Every year during the first weekend of March, this small town community on Whidbey Island comes together to celebrate the bounty from the sea with a festival dedicated to mussels.

In this episode, we spend the day at MusselFest learning about mussels, touring a mussel farm, tasting chowders, meeting amazing chefs and laughing with the locals.

Here’s a list of the Coupeville and Central Whidbey participating restaurants:

Gayle Picken

Gayle Picken is a writer and video creator who loves yoga, hiking, kayaking, connecting with people and exploring the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. She founded Day Trips in Washington to inspire you to get out and go on adventures in all of the towns and cities across Washington state.