The fall season is really a special time of the year in the Pacific Northwest especially with one particularly unique event in Skagit County. It simply should not be overlooked and is of course the Skagit Valley Festival of Family Farms. The event takes place on Saturday, October 7th and Sunday, October 8th, 2017. Plan to arrive between 10 AM and 4 PM to take full advantage of this intriguing and exciting Skagit Valley farm tour.
Truly Unique and One-Of-A-Kind Event
The Festival of Family Farms is a great experience where farmers open their barns and their farm lifestyles to all who wish to attend. This is truly a unique and one-of-a-kind event that simply should not be missed. Imagine becoming involved with the hands-on experience of learning what it takes to actually run a real farm. Whether it is feeding livestock or growing crops, the Skagit Valley farm tour is well worth a visit. Talking with farmers and learning how food moves from the farm to the table is an educational and exciting time for everyone in the family.
Kids Activities and Free Samples
Best of all, this much-anticipated event includes scenic tours, pumpkin patches, educational and animal exhibits as well as corn mazes and a number of farm tours along with harvest markets. There are many fun kids activities and many free samples. Keep in mind that most all of the funding involved with this annual festival is dedicated to producing only the highest quality food products while also sustaining the environment. The 19th annual Festival of Family Farms takes place on October 7th and 8th 2017.
Free Admission and Free Parking
As an added bonus, participants in the event can enter to win a festival basket filled with hundreds of dollars worth of farm goodies by simply filling out a survey. The main mission of the festival is to promote agriculture in Skagit County by encouraging a bond between the community and its farmers. It should also be noted that the Festival of Family Farms is largely funded by donations made by individuals and businesses throughout the community. When traveling through the area, look for orange flags displayed by farms participating in the Skagit Valley Festival of Family Farms. With free admission and free parking, there is simply no reason to miss this great annual festival and all that it has to offer.