Celebrate the Fall Harvest

Sammamish Valley                                           Fall Harvest Celebration

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, September 21, 22, and 23, 2018

Thank you to Amanda Schuster for her artistic donation.

Celebrate the season by exploring the beautiful Sammamish Valley during the annual Fall Harvest Celebration. Visit farms and businesses to enjoy food and farm demonstrations; take a class; chat with a farmer; enjoy farm inspired art. You’ll find a variety of activities that celebrate the fall: learn about local farms; sample freshly pressed apple cider; taste farm-fresh food and local wine; dig in some soil and take a walk in a peaceful farm field.

Each location will have its own schedule of events during the Valley celebration. All ages are welcome and most 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.

Participants and activities are subject to change. Follow us on Facebook for current information @sammamishvalley.

21 Acres

Autumn on the Farm
13701 NE 171st St,

Saturday September 22: Explore the farm and campus. All ages welcome. The Crop Walk for Hunger begins at 9 a.m.; Farm Market demos and sampling, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Native Plant Sale with Eastside Audubon (featuring Bats Northwest, Rent Mason Bees and WA Native Plant Society), 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Kids activities 11 a.m.-3 p.m. including The Falconer and Seattle Recreative; Green Building Tour 11 a.m. See website for details.

Crop Walk for Hunger

Annual Crop Hunger Walk
21 Acres, 13701 NE 171st St.

The annual Crop Hunger Walk will be held at 21 Acres this year. Registration 8:30 a.m.; walk begins 9 a.m. A three mile loop on the farm to raise funds to relieve hunger in our community and abroad. A portion of the funds benefit Farms For Life and YMCA Food Stability Programs. Join them after “Autumn on the Farm” and a game of Vegetable Jeopardy.

Gathering Fabric Quilt Shop

Autumn Collections to Celebrate the Harvest
14450 Woodinville Redmond Road NE

Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday,11a.m.-4 p.m. Top collections featuring: ‘Autumn Friends’, used for quilts, table toppers and décor items. Come by and taste the delicious array of fabric and project ideas for fall. Many free patterns in the shop.

Molbak’s garden + home

Local Roots
13625 NE 175th St

Saturday, September 22, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. A Celebration of Northwest Food, Art and Music. Join us for a store-wide celebration. Annual Tacoma Glassblowing Studio’s Glass Pumpkin Patch; Shop from local artists and crafts people and enjoy tunes from Jason Crockett and Abraham Neweult of the Sunshine Junkies (music 11-3). See website for details as they become available.

antique wagon at Minea FarmOff the Branch 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, fine chocolates, 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.

Phil.Tom.press2016Sammamish Valley Farm

Sixty-Five Acre Cooperative Farm
16215 140th Place NE –Grange Garden
Sammamish River Trail Access

Saturday, September 2, 11 am – 3 pm. Enter from the Sammamish River Trail. See a 100 year-old cider press in action. Bring the family. Get current information on the weekend celebration and SVA. Walk the farmland trail to 21 Acres event, SAgE Student & Incubator Farms and the Tonnemaker Organic Farm Stand. Learn about the educational partnerships and sustainable growing methods practiced by these local farmers and students. Find out more about how you can support the farms in the Sammamish Valley.

Sammamish Valley Grange

Fall Apples
16215 140th Place NE –Grange Garden
Sammamish River Trail Access

Saturday, September 22, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. It’s all about apples. Help with pressing juice and more. Come hear about our Youth Grange Campers summer experiences. Bring the family and learn about our Valley’s agricultural heritage with local Grange members.

Tonnemaker woodinvilleTonnemaker Valley Farm 

Cider Press Annual Event
16215 140th Place NE

Sunday, September 23, noon-4:30 p.m. Family-friendly, hands-on event. Wash, chop, press and drink the freshest apple cider you will ever taste! Free to all, and a glass of fresh-pressed cider (or hot cider) is also complimentary. The farm stand and u-pick flower fields will also be open and farm tours available at the top of each hour for anyone who would like a walking tour, weather permitting. Also hoping to have the pepper roaster going! Farm stand open Friday 10-6, Saturday 8-4:30 and Sunday 10-4:30.

SAgE Sammamish Valley Student Farm

Open House, Viva Farms – King County Farm Incubator
16215 140th Place NE
Sammamish River Trail Access

Friday and Saturday, September 21 & 22, 10 a.m. -4 p.m. Come learn how farm incubators provide land and other the critical resources for the next generation of farm and food businesses. Self-guided walking tours, literature and volunteer opportunities at the Student Farm plot will be available.

Woodinville Arts Alliance

Art on the Farm for Kids
16215 140th Place NE –Grange Garden
Sammamish River Trail Access

Saturday, September 22, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Kids will enjoy connecting with local artists from Woodinville Arts Alliance as they experience art on the farm. It’ll be all glass, art and fun creating unique glass ornaments.