Farm Days return to Pomeroy Living History Farm

Enjoy the fresh air while exploring the grounds at the Pomeroy Living History Farm in Southwest Washington the first weekend of the month from May through August. Also shop local vendors and purchase food during this family-friendly Farm Days event. The 2021 dates for Farm Days are (all on Saturday and Sunday): May 1-2June 5-6July … Continue reading Farm Days return to Pomeroy Living History Farm

Sip and shop first Sundays at Abbey Road Farm in Carlton, Oregon

A sign at Abbey Road Farm in Carlton, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) Abbey Road Farm is in a beautiful setting of rolling hills in the Willamette Valley, 32 miles southwest of Portland. It's a combination winery, bed and breakfast, and farm where visitors can meet the animals. And they have a gourmet chef who … Continue reading Sip and shop first Sundays at Abbey Road Farm in Carlton, Oregon

2021 Skagit Valley Tulip Festival a mix of virtual, in-person events

Tulips from Roozengaarde Flowers & Bulbs in Mount Vernon, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) Because of ongoing safety concerns and state restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in northwestern Washington State will be a combination of virtual and in-person events. The festival kicks off on Thursday, April 1, with a … Continue reading 2021 Skagit Valley Tulip Festival a mix of virtual, in-person events

Schreiner’s Iris Gardens planning to reopen display gardens this spring

The Reckless Abandon iris from Schreiner's Iris Gardens in Salem, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) In the years before COVID-19 gripped the world, Shreiner's Iris Gardens in Salem, Oregon, hosted an iris festival during bloom season in May, in conjunction with KeizerFEST. Their iris fields and display gardens were open during that time. Last year's … Continue reading Schreiner’s Iris Gardens planning to reopen display gardens this spring

2021 Downtown Vancouver Farmers Market opens March 20

Peaches at the downtown Vancouver Farmers Market in Vancouver, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) Spring is coming! There's no better sign of it in Southwest Washington than when the farmers markets start opening. In Vancouver, the Downtown Farmers Market is opening on Saturday, March 20. Hours are 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. … Continue reading 2021 Downtown Vancouver Farmers Market opens March 20

Pomeroy Farm hosts Anne of Green Gables Tea To-Go March 19-20

Pomeroy Farm's next Tea To-Go on Friday and Saturday, March 19 and 20, celebrates a beloved character from children's literature. This plated tea features assorted savories and sandwiches, desserts, scones, and two teas inspired by the Anne of Green Gables novels. Here's how the Tea To-Go works: Place your order at pomeroyfarm.org and reserve a … Continue reading Pomeroy Farm hosts Anne of Green Gables Tea To-Go March 19-20

Maine Maple Sunday returns March 27-28

Collecting sap from a maple tree in Maine (photo credit: Maine Maple Producers Association) After a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Maine Maple Sunday is returning Saturday-Sunday, March 27-28. This year, more than 100 maple sugar houses will participate. Maple sugar hours are adjusting their hours and purchase options this year, which include … Continue reading Maine Maple Sunday returns March 27-28

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival in Woodburn, Oregon, returns March 19-May 2

Tulips at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) After a year off due to the COVID pandemic, the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival returns from Friday, March 19, until Sunday, May 2. This year, all tickets must be purchased online, and COVID safety protocols will be in place. Season tickets … Continue reading Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival in Woodburn, Oregon, returns March 19-May 2