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The Whidbey Institute is as rich and complex as the thousands of individuals and organizations we serve. Here, we strive to show the variety of people, experiences, work, and perspectives that engage here.

Most of these quotes are excerpted from past news articles and annual reports.

Cultivating Place

We collaborate with nature and one another to learn how to better relate to our planet, our built environment, and our human communities.

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Learning, Sharing, Growing

Whidbey Institute is a deliberately developmental organization, growing into our best selves for over four decades.

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Small Team, Big Work

Our staff and board are hardworking, responsive, and committed. Here’s a behind the scenes look at how we serve.

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Nurturing Community

The Whidbey Institute is a vibrant community, strengthened and defined by those we serve.

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