Sammamish Valley Celebrates Summer

Message to our Community

Current gatherings have been cancelled

Due to the circumstances surrounding the current Coronavirus epidemic and Covid-19 restrictions, we regret to inform you that Sammamish Valley Alliance Celebrations have been cancelled.

In its stead we will do everything possible to support the small farms and businesses in our community to ensure their long-term growing season bringing peace, health and happiness to all affected during this unprecedented time.

If you’d like to learn more on how you can support local farms, click here for some great information, provided by 21 Acres, on what you can do to help.

#ThinkLocal

Summer Celebration

Celebrate the season by exploring the beautiful Sammamish Valley. 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 summer: 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 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.

Summer Flowers

2019 Participating locations

21 Acres Sunflowers

Summer on the Farm
13701 NE 171st St.

Take a Walk on the Wild Side! Explore the farm and campus. All ages welcome. Farm Market demos and sampling; Green Building Tour, Shakespeare on the Lawn with Last Leaf Production of Henry VIII. See website for details.

Molbaks Garden and Home

What’s the Buzz: The Importance of Pollinators
13625 NE 175th St

Enjoy a special day of presentations, practical tips and advice on what we can do to help protect bees, butterflies and other vital pollinators in their native habitat. This Molbak’s community event is free and open to the public.

NW Bloom Garden

Permaculture for People
South 47 Farm; 15410 NE 124th St.

Come visit our regenerative nursery and meet the stewards of this farm who take care of the earth and give back to the community. Check website for details.

Off the Branch Farm

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

See a century-old cider 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.

Farm Drive

Sammamish Valley Farm

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

Enter from the Sammamish River Trail. Bring the family. Get current information on the weekend celebration and SVA. Walk the farmland trail to 21 Acres, Viva Farms/SAgE Student & Incubator Farms and the Tonnemaker Organic fruit and produce 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 herbs

BEEvesting!
16215 140th Place NE
Sammamish River Trail Access

Come bee happy with us! Learn about bees and pollinators and kids can make a bee craft. Bring the family, discover Garden history and learn about our Valley’s agricultural heritage with local Grange members.

Tonnemaker U-Pick Flowers

Farm Fresh Organic Fruit and Produce
16215 140th Place NE

Certified Organic farm-direct seasonal fruit and produce. It’s a Cherry Celebration weekend. Farm tours on Saturday morning. Summer specials include organic sweet cherries, veggies & flowers. Check the website for summer weekend hours and information.

Viva Farms

16215 140th Place NE
Sammamish River Trail Access

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 Farmers Market

Open Air Market
DeYoung Park 13680 NE 175th St

An open-air market offering fresh fruit, vegetables, flowers, handmade arts & crafts, and more. Join us for our “Farm Education” event. Details on the website.

Woodinville Heritage House Summer

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

Museum open (Free). The Woodinville Heritage Society acquires, preserves and perpetuates the artifacts and history of the greater Woodinville area.