Advocacy and Caring for Children – Labor of Love 2019
Auction Ends: Feb 25, 2019 08:00 PM PST

Art

Original Artwork - 10" x 10" Canvas titled 'Road to Edison'

Item Number
376
Estimated Value
$100 USD
Sold
$38 USD to vio9
Number of Bids
2  -  Bid History

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Item Description

“Road to Edison”. Let this original acrylic on canvas panel be an inspiration!!

Original artwork by ACC's own Cassie Maloney, a member of St. Bridget Circle makes you want to pack up the car for a weekend road trip. Be inspired to find this road, or one of your own.

Edison Washington has a lot to discover...from Food and Wine Magazine:

Just 70 miles north of Seattle, hidden out among the prairie-flat farmland that sits between the dramatic Cascade Range and the inland waters of the Pacific Ocean, little Edison, Washington is hardly even a town, really—it's more a collection of people (barely over 100 of them, according to the last census), clustered in a small settlement tucked into an elbow of a lazy slough, right before it empties out at the coast. So how does a place like this become one of the best places to eat in the Pacific Northwest? And why does almost nobody outside of the region know very much about it?

Edison's story goes way back, and it's really the story of the Skagit Valley, an agriculturally-rich region that's fortunate enough to be just a little too far from downtown Seattle to become just another suburb. Whether grown (or created) on land or pulled out of the water, Skagit's probably got it, somewhere—oysters, beer, fresh produce, cheese, beef, tulips—you name it, it's probably been a thing around here for a long time. (Fun fact: The now-ubiquitous Cascadian Farm brand came from here.)

Over time, Edison, which enjoys one of the most pleasant locations in the valley, out of the shadow of the mountains and right along mellow Samish Bay, has become a magnet for the types of people who like the idea of life in a place like this—artists, artisans, bakers, urbanites-turned-farmers. In recent years, those numbers have grown to the point where it's reasonable to ask, just how many more places to eat (or buy food) can one tiny town support?

Today, with just one main drag, Edison manages two very good bakeries (Breadfarm, perhaps one of the West Coast's best, and the charming Farm to Market Bakery, on the edge of town), multiple breakfast joints (there's the eclectic Tweet's Café, or the classic Edison Café, great for French toast), a popular taqueria (Mariposa), thoughtful, farm-to-table dinners at The Rhody, sizzling steaks, chilly Samish Bay oysters and dancing on the weekends at the classic Old Edison.

 


 

 

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Unframed.  The size is 10”x10”.

Donated By:

Cassie Maloney