WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. — In a small enclave of independent supermarkets, one is making a difference. In the southern part of Whidbey Island, about 35 miles north of Seattle, is The Goose Community Grocer, which is bringing the community feel back to this area. Opened last summer, the goal of this 20,000-square-foot store is to involve local farmers and artisans and give back to local people. “We have worked really hard to promote local,” said Tyler Myers, president of The Myers Group, ...
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