Bainbridge Island Harvest-Fair-poster-2010 at the Johnson FarmIs this Sunday's Harvest Fair on your calendar?  If no . . . maybe it should be. Sponsored by Friends of the Farm, this is a favorite fall event for our family.  A terrific way to kick off fall and the weather this weekend is forecasted to be sunny and 70 degrees.  

Sunday, September 26th

11am to 6pm

at the Johnson Farm on Bainbridge Island

Shuttle Service is available – for driving directions click here.

Some of the highlights of the day include:

  • Bring your own apples and learn to make apple cider right in the fair orchard
  • Meet our local farmers
  • Enjoy yummy food with a focus on local – (I love the homemade marshmallows)
  • Local master gardeners on hand for tips and advice
  • Watch Elizabeth Resager in her famous sheep shearing demonstration (always mezmerizing)
  • Check out the 4-H petting zoo
  • Sample local beverages at the beer and wine garden
  • Take a tractor or horse-drawn wagon ride
  • Ride the land slide, young’uns only please
  • Enter the biggest zucchini contest (enter by 3 pm)
  • Enter the pie contest (enter by 1 pm)
  • Pony rides

There is a donation entrance.  For even more info on the day and photos from previous years, click here. (The lil' blonde one at the cider press is my daughter – three years ago – she looks so small).  Hope to see you there this year – I'll be there . . . with my camera!

Again, click here for driving directions.

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