Located in Uptown, Aldrich’s Grocery (940 Lawrence St., 360/385-0500, 7 a.m.–9 p.m. daily) has all the staples, but you’ll also find gourmet specialties and a big wine selection. The deli here (Sally’s) makes fantastic baked goods and the best soups around.
Find fresh fish and other seafood at Key City Fish Co. (307 10th St., 360/379-5516 or 800/617-3474, www.keycityfish.com, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Mon.–Sat., closed Sun.), right next to the ferry terminal. They’ll pack your fish in ice to take home aboard the ferry.
Get baked goods, organic produce, crafts, and flowers at the Port Townsend Farmers Market (360/379-5054) held downtown 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday May–October and in Uptown 3:30–6 p.m. Wednesday May–August.
© Ericka Chickowski from Moon Washington, 8th edition