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Events: October 2012

Oct 4th, 2012 | Category: Events

Evening Meals at School: Thursday, Oct. 4. Sponsored by Lopez Locavores. Enjoy a satisfying meal using as much locally-grown food as possible. 5:30 to 7 p.m. By donation; Multipurpose Room, Lopez Island Schools, 86 School Road, Lopez Island. Visit

Lynden Pumpkin Festival: Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 4-6. The Lynden Pumpkin Festival begins at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, and continues from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Fairway Shopping Center in Lynden. Free admission. Includes Giant Hay Maze and a children’s hay hunt courtesy of Bogaard Hay (11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday). Kids also can decorate a pumpkin from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fairway Center. Limited supplies. Call (360) 354-5995.  Sponsored by the Lynden Chamber of Commerce.

Sno-Isle Food Coop Annual Meeting/Party: Friday, Oct. 5. All Co-op Owners are invited. Family friendly event. Prizes, food, live music and meet your Board candidates. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Free. Floral Hall at Forest Park, 802 E Mukilteo Blvd, Everett.

Shellfish Hatchery Tour: Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6. Drop in for a tour of the hatchery, learn about the local shellfish industry or purchase fresh clams and oysters from the Sweetwater Shellfish Farm’s harvest site. Free. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sweetwater Shellfish Farm, 203 Shoreland Drive, Lopez Island. Visit

Friday Harbor Fall Farm Parade: Saturday, Oct. 6. Parade starts at 2:30 p.m. at SJC Fairgrounds on Argyle Avenue, and ends at Brickworks, 150 Nichols Street

Harvest Chili Cook-Off: Saturday, Oct. 6. Brickworks heats up as six of Friday Harbor’s finest chefs go head to head to create their best chili from local foods. Come taste their delicious dishes and cast your vote for the 2012 Brickworks Chili Cook-Off King or Queen. $15 (adult) or $8 (child under 12) buys you ample chili, cornbread, fresh-pressed apple cider, and dessert. The Brickworks beer and wine garden will be open for business, and music will be provided. 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Brickworks, Friday Harbor.

30 Breweries, 2 Days: Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6. Located on the pier over-looking the Guemes channel in Anacortes. Festival seating with food vendors. Prize give-away both Friday & Saturday for best “German Costume”. 1st & Commercial, Port Warehouse, Anacortes. 1 and 2-day tickets available. Call 360-293-7911. 21 and older, must have ID.

Pumpkin Day: Saturday, Oct. 6. The Master Gardeners and Veggie Patrol (a class of children and parents) have grown fields of pumpkins to be given away to the community between 9 a.m. and noon. Hovander Homestead Park, Ferndale.

2nd annual Dirty Farm Trek: Saturday, Oct. 6. This year’s race includes both a 10k and 5k obstacle course full of mud, obstacles, riddles, and surprises, as well as a kids mini race. 2 p.m. Deming Log Show Grounds, east of Bellingham. For more info or to register, visit

Cloud Mountain Fall Fruit Festival: Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 6-7. Over 200 varieties of fruit to try, live music, cider, pumpkins and more. Saturday hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cloud Mountain Farm, Goodwin Road, Everson. Per person or carload. Visit

Fall Festival: Saturday, Oct. 6. Join Laurel Farm & Western Supply for their fall festival. Giant pumpkin contest and more. 325 W. Laurel Road, Bellingham. Call (360) 398-1216.

Stormwater Management: Saturday, Oct. 6. Do you know where your stormwater is? Or more importantly, where it goes? We’ll learn about local  stormwater challenges and take a short tour of part of the Fidalgo Bay stormwater system. 10 a.m. to noon at the Anacortes Farmer’s Market, 7th St & R Ave.

Add Fall & Winter Color to Your Landscape: Saturday, Oct. 6. Discuss the best trees, shrubs, perennials, herbs, and hardy annuals for a colorful fall and winter garden. Covers planting, fertilizing, and gardening in containers for fall and winter color. 2 p.m. Free. Bakerview Nursery, Bellingham.

14th annual Skagit Valley Festival of Family Farms: Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 6-7. Visit 14 farms in Skagit County. Hands-on-experience. Festival activities include educational exhibits, farm tours, harvest markets, free samples, kids activities, corn and hay mazes, animal exhibits, pumpkin patches, shopping, scenic tours, and more. Visit

Fix-It Day: Saturday, Oct. 6: Bring your broken appliance or item that needs a repair (without a major rebuild) to the Anacortes Depot between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. A repairman will let you know if they can make a successful repair that day or if it will take up to a week. Participants will be charged for the cost of parts and asked for a generous donation. Co-sponsored by Transition Fidalgo and Friends and the Anacortes Farmers Market to help Deception Pass State Park.

Common Threads Farm and School Garden Collective Potluck and Cider Pressing: Saturday, Oct. 6. Meet behind 1715 Ellis Street, Bellingham (next to the creek). If you have apples to share, please bring some for the cider press, Bring containers to take cider home as well.  Any sort of potluck dish is welcome. Starts at 2 p.m. All welcome. Visit

3rd Annual Washington Young Farmers Mixer & Viva Farm Tour: Monday, Oct. 8. The Washington Young Farmers Coalition is teaming up with Viva Farms and Happy Little Farm. Potluck, spit-roast, and dancing with the Tuckborough Stringband, farm jokes and celebration. 5 p.m. Happy Little Farm, 18385 Torset Road, Conway. Bring friends, a potluck dish to share, your dancing shoes, and a tent if you plan to stay overnight. A Tour of Viva Farm is also available at 2 p.m. Mount Vernon.

Gluten-Free Baking for Dummies: Wednesday, Oct. 10. Dr. Jean Layton will share recipes and tips for gluten-free baking. Includes vegetable-filled calzones with gluten-free wholegrain pizza crust dough (both with and without cheese); apple turnovers with vegan pie crust; and cinnamon pull-apart bread. Cost is $35 per person. 6 to 8:30 p.m. (360) 383-3200.

Energy Efficiency and Deep Energy Reduction in the Home and Small Business:
Wednesday, Oct. 10. With Steve Hoffman, NW Center for Sustainability and Innovation (NWCSI. Steve Hoffman will provide a brief update on energy issues, and discuss ways to make homes and businesses more energy-efficient. Steve will also introduce a new Short Course in Energy Sustainability, which uses experiential learning to help folks understand key energy issues better, or get ready for a new career in sustainable energy. 6:30 p.m. Skagit Valley Co-op, Room 309, Mount Vernon.

Lecture by David Arora: Thursday, Oct. 11. Presentation by author of Mushroom Demystified. Sponsored by Northwest Mushrooms Association. Free. 7 p.m. 100 Arntzen Hall, WWU, Bellingham.

18th Annual Whatcom Studio Art Tour: Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12-13 and Oct. 19-20. Various artist studio locations through Whatcom County. Visit with local artists and see their work space from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Visit for a map and more information.

Ferndale Harvest Festival: Saturday, Oct. 13. Celebrate the closing day of the Ferndale Public Market and the kick off to fall. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Includes pumpkin painting for kids, chalk drawing and scarecrow drawing, pumpkin carving, dog costume, ugly truck, pumpkin baking and more. Market vendors, food, face painting, balloon animals and music all day at the market. For more details, email

Sample the Apple and Pear Harvest: Saturday, Oct. 13. Event is a great chance to try out the later apples and pears. Sampling will take place in the Western Washington Fruit Research Foundation’s Fruit Garden, Mount Vernon. There will be no sampling in the WSU Field Orchards. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be talks on cider, and apple diseases and pests (more information to be added soon.) Free to WWFRF members, and open to non-members at $15 per person of $30 per family. Harvest a few samples of the various fruit varieties. Sweet apple cider will be available for tasting. Visit

Harvest Festival Parade and Celebration: Saturday, Oct. 13. Join Friends of Island Library in the Harvest Festival Parade and help us build a library. Check out the FOIL Octoberfest Beer Garden at the Harvest Festival; serving sausages, home-made pretzels, and sauerkraut along with the beverages. Proceeds benefit the Island Library Remodel Project. The parade begins at Beach School and finishes at the Grange for the festival. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lummi Island Grange Hall, Lummi Island.

Sky Valley Farm Festival: Saturday, Oct. 13. Celebrate our hard working agricultural community and heritage. Explore three farms and the joys of farm life, from rope swings and hayloft climbing, to pony rides, wagon rides, pumpkins, corn mazes and fresh food. Local chefs will present demos all day on how to transform fresh produce into a fabulous feast. All ages will find their inner cowboy at this festival. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Three Farms (clearly marked) along the lower Fern Bluff Road, between Sultan and Monroe, off US Hwy 2. Rivers End Cattle Ranch, Groenevelds Dairy Farm, and Stockings Nursery and Garden. Call 360-793-0983.

Apple ID: Thursday, Oct. 11. The Snohomish County Fruit Society meets at the Sno-Isle Libraries in Everett to solve apple mysteries. All welcome. Learn to use Apple ID program to identify that mystery apple in your backyard or area. 7 p.m.

The Wheel of Fungi: Thursday, October 11. Free public lecture by David Arora, author of “Mushrooms Dymystified.” 7 p.m. 100 Arntzen, Western Washington University. Free auto parking in Lot C after 4:30 p.m. For more info visit

Whatcom Weavers Guild 13th Annual Fibers & Beyond Show: Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12-13. The season’s best arts and crafts show! Demonstrations of weaving and spinning plus great items for yourself, home and gifts. Demonstrations scheduled throughout the 2-day event. Free admission. Fox Hall at Hampton Inn, Bellingham.

Harvest Festival at Gaia Rising Farm: Saturday, Oct. 13. Children’s events include art projects, a scavenger hunt, visiting the animals, rowing on the pond, cranking the corn sheller. We will be demonstrating threshing and winnowing grains. Enjoy music and poetry, and fresh cider as it comes from the press. 1 to 5 p.m. Gaia Rising Farm is working and educating to provide local food security and community resilience. We are a short walk or bike ride from the ferry, located at 7389 Chestnut Lane on Guemes Island. For a ride, call (360) 395-8993. For more information, call (360) 293-2980 or visit

Mama’s Garden Harvest Festival: Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13-14. Pumpkins, crafts, animals, food, fun and more. Photographs available. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mama’s Garden, Route 9, just north of Acme.

Rooftop gardens: Saturday, Oct. 13. Local green roof owner and LID specialist Brad Gluth will discuss green roofs, rain gardens, pervious pavements, and other low impact development techniques. Low impact development involves storm water management techniques that reduce, slow and filter storm water runoff in a manner similar to that provided in natural settings. 10 a.m. to noon at the Anacortes Farmer’s Market, 7th St & R Ave.

Mosaics for Garden & Home: Saturday, Oct. 13. Constance Funk returns to Christianson’s to teach an interactive class on her mosaic techniques for garden and home. Participants will learn about design, products, safety and methods for this art form that has endless possibilities for expression.  A class guide with invaluable resources will be provided to get you started on your own projects at home. Light refreshments will be served. Class fee is $35. Reservations required. 1 to 5 p.m. Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon. Call (360) 466-3821 or visit

Fall Color Walk with John Christianson: Saturday, Oct. 13. Come see the glorious fall colors of leaves and berries at the 11-acre English Garden of La Conner Flats, adjacent to Christianson’s Nursery. John Christianson begins the tour in the Schoolhouse Garden, and then takes you past the llamas, sheep and chicken coop on the way to the mature garden at La Conner Flats. Complimentary. 1 p.m. Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon. Reservations required. Call (360) 466-3821. Fall Harvest Tea at the Granary at La Conner Flats is available after the walk. This tea features scones, fruit, tea sandwiches and desserts. For reservations, call (425) 765-0046 by Oct. 10 ($21 per person).  Space is limited.

Fall Mushroom Show: Sunday, Oct 14. This free show will feature over 150 wild mushroom species on display, a mushroom dehydrator demo, and a film on mushroom identification. Books, t-shirts, cultivating kits, and wild mushrooms will be available for purchase. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Floral Hall, Forest Park, Everett. For more info, visit

Northwest Mushroomers Association: Wild Mushroom Show: Sunday, Oct. 14. Touch, smell, learn, enjoy! Lots of mushrooms on display and information from knowledgeable mushroomers. Kids enter free, adults $5. Noon to 5 p.m. at Bloedel-Donovan, Bellingham. For more info, visit

Feed Your Immune System Well with Karl Mincin: Monday, Oct. 15. Natural flu prevention update and complementary care for everything immune, from colds to cancer. 6:30 p.m. Room 310, Skagit Valley Coop, Mount Vernon. Free. Call (360) 336-2616 or visit

Know and Grow Workshop: Fall Garden Tasks: Tuesday, Oct. 16. Local Master Gardeners will cover what can be done now to care for your garden and answer your questions. This workshop is free of charge and open to the public. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. 1 to 2:30 p.m. WSU Mount Vernon NWREC.

A BEE C’s of Beekeeping: Thursday, Oct. 18. This class will cover bee biology and lifecycle, beekeeping and resources. Instructor Pat Ray will show a year of beekeeping in a slide show. 7 to 9 p.m. Alger Community Hall. Free. Sponsored by Chuckanut Transition.

Annual WCC Craft and Antique Show: Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 18-20. Over 100 crafters on site at the Lynden Fairgrounds. Music, food and more. Admission applies. Free parking.

Apple Fest: Friday, Oct. 19. Skipley Farm, 7228 Skipley Road, Snohomish. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Enjoy cider pressing, music, horse rides, fireside feasting, and “merriment within the rows and rows of fruit and vegetable harvesting.” Rain or shine without worry (the greenhouse is a cover!).

Starting a Veggie Garden from Scratch: Saturday, Oct. 20. Give your crops a huge jump start with some prep work in the fall, and Ani Gurnee of Aulos Design will show you the easiest and most fertile ways of getting your soil ready. Wear gardening shoes and clothing, as much of the class may be outdoors. Class fee is $5. 11 a.m. Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon. Reservations required. Call (360) 466-3821.

Bow Little Market Harvest Market & Belfast Feed Store Annual’s Open House: Saturday, Oct. 20. Come check out the Bow Little Market Harvest Market featuring local music, a pumpkin patch, kids’ activities, a food swap of preserved or frozen food and end-of-season produce, and a cider press (bring your apples!). Information will be available on creating buying groups, bringing producers and consumers together for a more intimate food-buying experience. All this will happen in conjunction with the regular market and Belfast Feed Store’s Annual Open House.  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more info visit

3rd Annual Community Cider Press Day: Saturday, Oct. 20. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Caretakers House in Fairhaven Park, Center for Local Self Reliance. Bring your apples, pears and some empty containers to take home your fresh cider.

Breadfarm Open House: Saturday, Oct. 20.  Breadfarm will be one of 55 bakeries participating in The Bread Bakers Guild of America’s 2nd Annual International Bakery Open House. Tours at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. by reservation only. For more information, visit

Fiber Fusion Northwest: Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 20-21. Two days of fiber, education and fun. Open to the public and free of charge. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Evergreen State Fairgrounds Commercial Building #400, 14405 179th Avenue SE, Monroe. Vendors, classes, demonstrations, alpaca fleece judging, mohair judging, fiber arts competition, fiber and equipment buy-and-trade, a live fiber-animal exhibit, a spin-in, and more. For more information, contact Lisa Lewis at (360) 391-7308 or

1st Annual Sauerkraut Saturday: Saturday, Oct. 20. Susan Hymas, of Daylight Harvest Foods, will be presenting an ongoing workshop of how to make and preserve this staple of fall cuisine. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hannegan Farm and Home, Hinotes Corner, Lynden. Offering cabbage from Hopewell Farm available to purchase, the shredders to get it processed, you just have to bring a crock or suitable container. Call Hannegan Farm and Home for more information at (360) 389-5268.

Harvest Time Cider Press: Saturday, Oct. 20. Celebrate Harvest Time in Skagit County with an old time cider pressing, popcorn, face painting and games. Enjoy our special exhibit “Harvest Time.” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Skagit County Historical Museum, 501 S. Fourth St., La Conner. (360) 466-3365.

Lake Whatcom Railway Autumn Trains: Saturday, Oct. 20. Lake Whatcom Railway, Acme. Admission applies. $20 for adults, $10 for children (ages 2-17), under 2 are free. See the colorful woods of Whatcom County on the Lake Whatcom Railway!  Tickets by reservation only. Call (360) 595-2218 or (360) 441-0719 or visit

Making Hard Cider Workshop: Saturday, Oct. 21. In this 3-hour workshop, we’ll demonstrate the basic procedures for fermenting fresh cider into hard cider. We’ll look at equipment needs, discuss apple varieties and blends, yeasts and sanitation. Tasting some hard cider, too. $20 per person. 1 to 4 p.m. Cloud Mountain Farm, Goodwin Road, Everson.

Hopewell Grange 100th Anniversary: Sunday, Oct. 21. Catered lunch at 1 p.m., followed by a special program. Reservations required. Hopewell Grange, Everson. For more information, call Gary at (360) 671-3689.

In Organic We Trust, Pickford Film Showing: Monday, Oct. 22. The documentary, “In Organic We Trust,” follows Director/Producer Kip Pastor on a personal journey to answer commonly asked questions about organic food: What exactly is organic? Is it really better, or just a marketing scam? Info and treats in the lobby at 7 p.m., movie at 7:30 p.m., followed by discussion. Pickford Film Center, Bellingham. Hosted by the Community Food Co-op and Common Threads Farm.

Washington Food Day: Wednesday, Oct. 24. Food Day seeks to bring together people of all walks of life to push for healthy, affordable food produced in a sustainable, humane way. A variety of events will take place across western Washington and beyond. For more information and events, visit

Arlington’s First Harvest Dinner: Wednesday, Oct. 24. 6 p.m. Local organic menu is $16. Tickets at For more information, visit

1st Annual Haunted Depot: Saturday, Oct. 27. The Anacortes Community Theater and the Anacortes Farmer’s Market are teaming up to bring you the Haunted Depot event. Only $5 admission. Family friendly haunt from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Spookier haunt (13 and up) from 6 to 10 p.m. This is an opportunity to support ACT and the Farmers Market, as well as the Anacortes Food Bank. Bring a non-perishable item for the food bank, get $1 off admission! At the Depot, in Anacortes. For more info, visit

Worm Bins! Vermicomposting with Callie Martin: Wednesday, Oct. 24. Worm your way into composting. Learn how easy it is to compost your food scraps by harnessing the work of worms in our upcoming vermicomposting classes. Class participants will learn the basics of worm bin design, care and feeding.
Callie Martin is the Waste Reduction Community Education/Outreach Specialist for Skagit County. She is a lifelong practitioner of healthy soils and organic gardening.
6:30 p.m. Room 309, Skagit Valley Coop, Mount Vernon. Free.

Homeopathic Self Help with Mona Hall: Thursday, Oct. 25. This class will introduce you to several important aspects of homeopathy.  6:30 p.m. Skagit Valley Co-op Room 309. Free.

Hedgerows and Habitats: Saturday, Oct. 27. Hedgerows can create near-impenetrable privacy barriers and provide habitat for birds and insect pollinators. Ani Gurnee of Aulos Design describes how to turn a peripheral area on your property into a hedgerow with varied heights, colors, densities and textures. Class fee is $5. 11 a.m. Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon. Reservations required. Call (360) 466-3821.

Cooking Ahead: Saturday, Oct. 27. By keeping your freezer stocked with pre-made meals, you’ll save time and money while maximizing taste and nutrition. Kathleen Bander takes you through the whole process from planning and shopping to constructing the meals, sharing creative tips for every step. Registration required. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Community Food Co-op (Cordata Store), Bellingham. Cost is $49. Call (360) 383-3200.

Fall Clean-up for Your Garden and Landscape: Saturday, Oct. 27. 10 a.m. at Bakerview Nursery & Garden Center, Bellingham. The end of the season “things to do” before winter arrives. We’ll discuss hanging basket and tender bulb storage, composting, mulching, and more.

2012 Harvest Seminar: Tuesday, Oct. 30. The WSU-NWREC Graduate Student Committee invites you to attend the 2012 Harvest Seminar: A closer look a local and regional food systems. 5 p.m. WSU Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center, Mount Vernon.

Hometown Halloween & Pumpkin Roll: Wednesday, Oct. 31. Trick or Treating on Olympic Avenue in Arlington sponsored by downtown businesses. Costume contest at Legion Park. Pumpkin Roll on Olympic Hill.


Savor the San Juans 2012: Celebrate the food, art and culture of the San Juan Islands during this month-long celebration. The growing list of special events and offers includes: A Culinary Celebration, 3-Course Dinners for $30-$35, Oct. 1-31; Artstock: A Fall Festival of Art, San Juan Island, Oct. 6-7; Oktoberfest, San Juan Island, Oct. 6; Oktoberfest, Lopez Island, Oct. 13; The Great Island Grown Festival ~ Celebrating Farms & Food, various dates & islands; Farmers’ Markets on Orcas & San Juan Islands, Saturdays; Lopez Vineyards Harvest Festival, Lopez Island, TBD; San Juan Vineyards Harvest Festival, San Juan Island, Oct. 20; Historic Friday Harbor Guided Walking Tours, San Juan Island, Saturdays; and more. Includes a variety of workshops and other events. For more information, visit

Fall Pumpkin & Corn Maze Festival: Open daily throughout October. Pumpkin sling shot, kiddie hay maze, farm animal barn, fall harvest barn & tractor-drawn wagon rides, daytime “Hidden Gnome” corn maze, family-friendly night maze every Saturday in October from 5 to 9 p.m. (bring your own flashlights; boots are recommended). Harvest Bonfire new this year. U-pick/we pick pumpkin patch. Free admission; some activities require fees. Foster’s Produce & Corn Maze, 5818 State Route 530 NE, Arlington.

Biringer’s Black Crow Pumpkins and Corn Maze: Open through October. Admission to corn maze. Enjoy a hay bale maze, kiddie slide, skeleton graveyard and picnic in the old covered wagon. Wagon rides to U-Pick pumpkins, decorative gourds, corn stalks, fresh apple cider and apples. 2431 Highway 530, Arlington. Call (360) 435-5616.

Stoney Ridge Farm Fall Fun: Open Thursday through Saturdays through October, featuring rides, pumpkins, food and more. Admission applies. Stoney Ridge Farm, Van Dyk Road, Everson.

Farmers Markets

Anacortes: Saturdays through October from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the new Depot Plaza next to the Depot Arts Center, 7th & R Avenue. For more information, contact Keri Knapp at (360) 293-7922 or visit

Bayview: Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Oct. 27 at SR 525 and Bayview Road, Whidbey Island. Visit or call (360) 321-4302.

Bellingham: The Bellingham Farmers Market is held each Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Depot Market Center, Railroad & Chestnut through mid-December. Visit

Bow Little Market: Thursdays through Oct. 4,  from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Belfast Feed Store, 6200 N. Green (south of Bow Hill Rd. along Old Hwy 99). For more information, contact Patty Sweaney at (360) 724-3333 or, or visit

Coupeville: Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through October at Alexander & 8th Street (behind the library). Contact Pat Tennant at (360) 678-4288.

Everett: Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Oct. 7. Located in the parking lot at the Marina, Port Gardner Landing, 1600 Marine View Drive, Everett. Visit

Ferndale: Located on the Riverwalk Park along the Nooksack River, open every Saturday through mid-October. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call (360) 384-3042 for more information.

Mount Vernon: Saturdays through Oct. 20 in downtown Mount Vernon at Gates and Main Street by the Skagit River. Visit

San Juan: Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Brickworks building, Sunshine Alley and Nichols Street in Friday Harbor. Open through Oct. 20. Visit

Sedro-Woolley: Wednesdays through mid-October from 3-7 p.m. at Hammer Heritage Square, corner of Ferry and Metcalf Streets. For more information, visit

Snohomish: Thursdays from 3 p.m. to dusk through Oct. 11. Located at 1st Street and Cedar Avenue. Visit

South Whidbey Tilth: Open Sundays 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through October, 2812 Thompson Road and State Route 525. Visit or call (360) 730-1180.

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