Tulip Valley Talk with Andrew Miller

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By: Andrew Miller

Tulip Valley Farms is paving the way in farming and agritourism innovation. We are bringing together like-minded individuals to build the future of Tulip Valley, Skagit Valley, and farming.Find out more about what's going on, what's coming up, and how Tulip Valley Farms is changing the landscape for farming, business, and agritourism at https://TulipValley.com .

Tulip Valley Talk with Jesalyn Pettigrew of Mossy Gate Flower Farm
#10
05/16/2023

Andrew talks all things flowers, flower business, and parenting with local cut-flower grower Jesalyn Pettigrew, who owns and operates Mossy Gate Flower Farm in near Mount Vernon, Washington.

Check out everything Jesalyn is doing on her website and socials: https://mossygateflowerfarm.com/ and @mossygateflowerfarm


Tulip Valley Talk with Monique Brigham, President of the Sedro Woolley Chamber of Commerce
#9
05/11/2023

Andrew talks with Monique Brigham, the President of the Sedro Woolley Chamber of Commerce about small, rural community economics and development.


Tulip Valley Talk with Steph Rees, CEO & President of Burlington Chamber of Commerce
#8
05/10/2023

Andrew chats rural and community development, tulip festival, and small town life with the City of Burlington Chamber of Commerce CEO & President, Steph Rees.


Tulip Valley Talk with Rebecca Skrinde, Chief Executive Officer of Helping Hands Food Bank
#7
04/20/2023

Andrew speaks with Rebecca Skrinde, Chief Executive Officer of Helping Hands Food Bank located in Sedro Woolley, ahead of the jointly sponsored and first-ever Tulip Valley Farms Neighbors Night!

Learn more about Helping hands at: https://helpinghandsfoodbank.org/

Tulip Valley Farms at: https://TulipValley.com


Tulip Valley Talk with Kate Colvin, University of Idaho Alumni Relations
#6
04/06/2023

On this episode Andrew talks with Kate Colvin, Assistant Director of the Office of Alumni Relations at the University of Idaho. Tulip Valley Farms is partnering with the University of Idaho to host the Vandal Strong Night Bloom event in honor of Ethan Chapin and the students who died near the University of Idaho in November 2022.

University of Idaho: https://www.uidaho.edu/alumni/
Tulip Valley Farms: TulipValley.com 


Tulip Valley Talk with Tim Fry, Our Bellingham App Developer!
#5
04/02/2023

Tim Fry wanted to create an app that would help people really explore areas and support local businesses. Tulip Valley Farms worked with him to create the Tulip Valley App that will help locals and visitors get more from their time in Skagit Valley and help local businesses. It allows for curated offerings and game-ifies exploration of Skagit Valley all on the convenience of your phone!

Learn more: https://www.468insider.com/

Tulip Valley Farms: https://TulipValley.com


Tulip Valley Talk with Chris Staudinger, Disruptive Tulip Festival History
#4
03/27/2023

An entertaining and fascinating discussion with owner/operator of travel business Pretty Gritty Tours, Tik Tok Influencer, and "investigative researcher" Chris Staudinger. Who was the Kardashian of tulips in the 1920s? What was the big catalyst of visitors to see the tulips of Skagit Valley? You don't want to miss this one!

Pretty Gritty Tours is based in Tacoma: https://prettygrittytours.com/ , find him on Tik Tok and Instagram @prettygrittytours

Tulip Valley Farms: https://tulipvalley.com


Tulip Valley Talk with Terry Gifford, President of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Board of Directors
#3
03/23/2023

Terry Gifford is this year's volunteer President of the Board of Directors for the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. As longtime owner and operator of Willowbrook Manor and Tulip Festival board member, she knows the importance of the tulip festival to the community and local businesses. She's been working hard to promote all things tulip festival and Skagit Valley, a great community member, person, and friend!

Willowbrook Manor : English Tea House and Farm Stay

Tulip Valley Farms 


Tulip Valley Talk with Reese Gardner on Ethan's Smile
#2
03/21/2023

Andrew chats with Reese Gardner, who came up with the idea of Ethan's Smile and approached Andrew about making it happen. He is a former co-worker and friend of Ethan Chapin who was one of the 4 victims at the University of Idaho tragedy in November 2022. 

Learn more about Ethan's Smile, order bulbs and/or Ethan's Smile shirts and stickers at TulipValley.com . All proceeds go to the Chapin Family Foundation and are allocated to scholarships, programs, etc. at their discretion.


Tulip Valley Talk with Reese Gardner on Ethan's Smile
#2
03/21/2023

Andrew chats with Reese Gardner, who came up with the idea of Ethan's Smile and approached Andrew about making it happen. He is a former co-worker and friend of Ethan Chapin who was one of the 4 victims at the University of Idaho tragedy in November 2022. 


Tulip Valley Talk with Cindy Verge, Skagit Valley Tulip Festival President
#1
03/19/2023

Andrew speaks with Cindy about the importance and uniqueness of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. 

See what Tulip Valley Farms offers visitors this year and get tickets at TulipValley.com .

Get all the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival events and information at TulipFestival.org .


Connect Skagit #16 -- Randy Howard, Spinach Bus Ventures CFO
#16
03/27/2021


Connect Skagit #15 -- Jeff McDougal
#15
03/22/2021


Connect Skagit #14 -- Amelia Cook
#14
03/16/2021


Connect Skagit #13 -- Don McMoran
#13
03/07/2021


Connect Skagit #12 -- Andrew Miller
#12
02/25/2021


Connect Skagit #11 -- Will Honea
#11
02/19/2021


Connect Skagit #10 -- Blake Vanfield
#10
02/16/2021


Connect Skagit #9 -- Peter Browning
#9
02/11/2021


Connect Skagit #8 -- Lynette Brower
#8
02/09/2021


Connect Skagit #7 -- Erin Long
#7
02/07/2021


Connect Skagit #6 -- Linde Husk
#6
02/04/2021


Connect Skagit #5 -- Jed Holmes
#5
01/29/2021


Connect Skagit #4 -- Jason Easton
#4
01/24/2021


Connect Skagit #3 -- Germaine Kornegay
#3
01/17/2021


Connect Skagit #2 -- Kevin Meenaghan
#2
01/14/2021

In this episode Andrew and Kevin discuss Kevin's leadership experience in the Navy and Leadership Skagit, his love of the area, and how he is coaching and mentoring businesses and leaders in Skagit County and around the world. 


Connect Skagit #1 -- Becky Larson
#1
01/10/2021

Andrew and Becky discuss her journey from growing up in Mount Vernon to her adventures in the Air Force and how her service to the community is making the Helping Hands Food Bank an innovative solution center for a post-COVID reality in Skagit County.