The Chrysalis Inn & Spa is proud to say it supports local business. Supporting local business builds a stronger community and stronger economy. From the products we use in the hotel and spa to the food we serve at Keenan's we strive to use local resources. We are also proud to be part of Sustainable Connections Eat Local Campaign too.
See just a few of them below!
The Chrysalis Inn diligently pursues different methods to reduce its energy consumption. With continued efforts in sustainability and zero waste, the following represents our areas of focus.
Founded in 2012 by Bellingham native David Vitt, we are one of the fastest-growing breweries in Whatcom County, highly regarded for making delicious and well-balanced ales and lagers.
Offer outstanding consistent, quality driven beers and beverages.
Prepare the best familiar and creative locally and globally influenced Fresh American cuisine.
Maintain an environment for our guests and employees that is inspiring, friendly, and lively.
Independently owned and operated, we've been making great handcrafted beer and fresh, local food for the Bellingham community since 1995. Boundary Bay Brewery houses a Taproom and family-friendly Bistro, located in a restored historic 1922 warehouse in Downtown Bellingham, across from the Saturday Farmer’s Market.
Our family came from Colombia, South America, one of the largest coffee producers in the world, and settled in beautiful Bellingham, WA in January of 2000.
Bellingham Coffee Roasters was founded in 2006 by Fernando and Emma Torres. Their goal; to source, roast, and brew the finest coffees from around the world.
The Spice Hut creates spice blends and loose leaf tea medleys sourced from the finest ingredients worldwide. The quality and flavor of the products we create in our flavor work shop in Bellingham, Washington are among the best in the world.
Our Co-op was one of the many food co-ops begun in the 1970s that gave birth to and nurtured the market for natural food. Like most other consumer food co-ops, the Community Food Co-op began literally with nothing but the energy of the people involved.
BelleWood Acres is owned and operated by John and Dorie Belisle, who, with their family, planted the initial orchard in 1996. With more than 25,000 fruit trees, the orchard is one of the largest U-Pick operations in western Washington
Chocolate Necessities has been importing the finest Callebaut Chocolates for use in our gourmet truffles and solid chocolates since 1986. We believe you won't find a smoother, creamier milk chocolate or richer, more layered dark anywhere.
Chef Christy Fox’s 22 years background in regional fine dining lends a hand to the ultimate sensorial experience. “Truffle making is part of the dance”, says Chef Fox, using a blend of local organic spices and bright flavors along with THEO fair-trade, organic, non-gmo chocolate, Chef Fox added, “making small batches at time, gives extra care and attention to the terroir of each chocolate truffle”.
Since 2004, HydroPeptide has revolutionized skin care through the power of peptides as messenger molecules that work on a cellular level to increase hydration, visibly reduce lines and wrinkles, and enhance skin’s natural luminosity
As the leaders in spa linen innovation, we understand the importance of a luxurious touch. The decadently soft, high-performance fabric used in Comphy sheets took years to develop. There are imitators, but there simply is nothing else that feels and lasts like Comphy.
Organic Male OM4 is the first complete skin type and condition-specific men's line to launch in the US. In 2008 Founder and CEO, Mike Bruggeman, was set on busting the myth that all men's skin is created equal.
To us, local means food that is grown, raised or produced in Whatcom, Skagit, Island & San Juan counties. When you buy local food at a grocery store, make the effort to head to the farmers market or choose a restaurant or food artisan that guys local, you should feel good! You are eating in support of families, our community, and lots of hard work done behind the scenes to get our food from seed to plate.
Rising from humble beginnings to become the manufacturers of Americas best selling Omega-3 supplements, the Barlean family attributes their sucess to faith, hard work, ingenuity and above all, unwavering integrity.
Owners Tim and Grace Lukens Tim and Grace Lukens started with two goats in 1999 to have milk and dairy products in case the Y2K computer bug actually came about.
When the commerce of the world did not come to a stop at the turn of the millennium, they started making goat milk soap as a way for the goats to pay for themselves. Soon they were selling the goat milk soap at the Bellingham Farmers Market and people asked them to make goat milk lotion as well.
No Regrets~ We are a Craft Brewery, and as such, we are not subject to mass production of watered down cereal. We take pride in each and every ingredient we put into our beer. We care, we live, and we share the spoils of our desires.
When we are successful, our friends are among us to reap the benefit. As we grow, we want to grow prudently, with honor.
Washington's Nooksack Valley in the northwest corner of the state provides a long, mild growing season for the production of varietals favored by Mount Baker Vineyards. Chasselas, Madeleine Angevine, Muller-Thurgau, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Siegerrebe are grown at the winery.