Celebrate Lavender

Sammamish Valley Celebration of Lavender and the Arts

Friday to Sunday, July 15, 16, and 17, 2016

Lavender FlowersJuly in the Sammamish Valley brings our fourth annual celebration of Summer!

Celebrate the summer season by exploring the beautiful Sammamish Valley. Visit farms, galleries and businesses to enjoy food and farm demonstrations; listen to music and chat with local artisans. You’ll find a variety of activities that celebrate summer: learn about lavender; sample freshly pressed apple cider; taste farm-fresh food and local wine; and enjoy a peaceful walk in a farm field.

Each location will have its own schedule of events during the Valley celebration. All ages are welcome and some activities are free. Click on the links below for more information and individual schedules on what’s happening throughout the weekend at each farm and business.
Please follow the links for details.

Valley view at 21 Acres21 Acres

Explore the Farm, Visit the Farm Market,  Tour the Green Building
13701 NE 171st St

Self-Guided Farm Walks; Farm and Farm Market open Friday, 11-6 and Saturday, 10-4; Green Building Tour, Sat. July 16, 11 a.m.; Chef on the Farm Dinner Sat. July 16, 6 p.m.

Gathering Fabric Quilt ShopGathering Fabric Quilt Shop

Fabric, Notions, Books, Classes, Events & Retreats for the Quiltmaker, Homemaker, or Textile Artisan!
14450 Woodinville Redmond Road NE

Featuring fantastic designs and wonderful fabric for quilting and home crafting. Shop in store or online for our custom quilt kits. We specialize in making beautiful traditional, modern, baby or holiday kits each day in the store. Come by and plan a project with a palette of fantastic fabric to choose from.

antique wagon at Minea FarmMinea Farm

See a 100-year old cider press at work.
13404 Woodinville-Redmond Road NE

See a century-old cedar press, enjoy fresh-pressed varietal ciders, and shop the 90-year old barn store for apple butter, applesauce, apple chips, Blue Cottage jams, local honey, local eggs and many more local, farm fresh products. Fridays 3:30-6:30 P.M. Saturdays 10-5:00 P.M. Sundays Noon-5:00 P.M.

Spring Herb photoMolbak’s garden + home

Celebrating 60 years!
13607 Woodinville-Redmond Rd.

Saturday, July 16, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Join us for a special day featuring local artists selling their wares, a walk through Molbak’s history, music, food trucks, special hourly sales and a car show!

SAgE – The Sammamish Valley Student Farm

Sustainable Agriculture Education
16215 140th Place NE
River Trail Access

All day Friday and Saturday, July 15 & 16, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Learn about small scale livestock production, incorporating sheep, pigs and chickens down on the farm; Installing and managing drip-tape for a diversity of crops; and, Organic methods for controlling pests.
Workshop Fri. & Sat., noon: “In-Field Solar Powered, Portable Cooling for Small Farms” Learn how to retrofit a shipping container into an efficient walk-in cooler for your produce.

SVFarmSammamish Valley Farm

Sixty-Five Acre Cooperative Farm
16215 140th Place NE
River Trail Access

Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Enter from the Sammamish River Trail. Bring the family, pick up a lavender sprig, help us plant lavender in the Grange Garden, and get tips on healthy growing. Current info available on the weekend celebration and SVA. Walk the farmland trail and learn about the educational partnerships and sustainable growing methods practiced by local farmers and students. Access to 21 Acres, SAgE Student Farm, and Tonnemaker Organic fruit and produce stand from the Trail. Find out more about how you can support the farms in the Sammamish Valley.

Tonnemaker woodinvilleTonnemaker Valley Farm & Woodinville Farm Stand

Farm Fresh Organic Fruit and Produce
16215 140th Place NE

Certified Organic farm-direct seasonal fruit and produce grown sustainably and sold at affordable prices. Open Fri. 10am-5pm; Saturday 9 a.m.-4p.m. & Sunday 11a.m.-4p.m.

WHS Logo 2012Woodinville Heritage Museum–The DeYoung House

A partner in the fabric of the Woodinville community
14121 NE 171st Street

Saturday, July 16; annual ice Cream Social & Museum open, 11am-1p.m.; Sunday, July 17, Open 1-4 p.m. The Woodinville Heritage Society acquires, preserves and perpetuates the artifacts and history of the greater Woodinville area.