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Savor the San Juans offers month-long festivities

Oct 4th, 2014 | Category: Food

New Bite of the San Juan Islands Oct. 26

SAN JUAN –  Farmers, winemakers, distillers, brewers and chefs from around the San Juan Islands will come together for a range of offerings including a harvest dinner held in a garden, meet-the-producer farm tours, wine tastings in a vineyard, a harvest happy hour, a chili cook-off and more during Savor the San Juans: A Month-long Medley of Food, Farms & Art.

On San Juan Island, ARTSTOCK welcomes visitors to wander Friday Harbor galleries, enjoying local art and food on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4-5. The San Juan Island Farmers’ Market, Farm Parade and Chili Cook-off will be held on Saturday, Oct. 11, followed by the annual Oktoberfest at the fairgrounds that evening.

On Saturday, Oct. 26 the Bite of the San Juan Islands (sponsored by a new cheese and wine shop, San Juan Island Cheese) will bring farmers and chefs from all three islands together at Brickworks, a new gathering space in a historical brick factory in Friday Harbor.

The Orcas Island Farm Tour includes brunch and a self-guided farm tour to Maple Rock Farm, Black Dog Farm, West Sound Farm and Coffelt Farm on Oct. 5.

Orcas Island’s Doe Bay Café will host a Harvest Happy Hour in the Doe Bay Garden on Oct. 4. The Heritage Harvest Feast on Orcas Island also takes place that day.

The Lopez Island Farm Tour invites you to visit three farms and includes cheese sampling and goodies from an outdoor wood-fired baking house on Oct. 4.

Jones Family Farm will host a Community Pig Roast on Lopez Island Oct. 5.

In addition, Lopez Island Vineyards and San Juan Vineyards are hosting a Harvest Festival, and Pelindaba Lavender Farm is offering a Farm Tour and Distillation Demo in Friday Harbor Oct. 4, 11, 18, and 25.

For more information, visit www.visitsanjuans.com/savor.

 

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