Salmon Viewing in the Snoqualmie Valley

Fall is such a lovely time of year in the Snoqualmie Valley with harvest, festivals, and pumpkins galore! But did you know there’s something else really special about this time of year? Salmon! Salmon are a keystone species in the Pacific Northwest for a number of reasons. Native people in this region consider them part
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Fall Festivals and Pumpkin Patches in the Valley

The best guide to all the pumpkin farms and festivals to choose from in the Snoqualmie Valley this fall – you’re sure to find one that’s perfect for you! Each farm/festival is a little different, offering a diversity of activities from petting zoos, hayrides, haunted houses, cider-pressing, storytelling, nature-crafting, farm tours, rides, and festive food and drink.
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2020 Guide to U-Pick Berry Farms

Summertime means berry time! Visiting a u-pick farm is a fun, affordable way to enjoy fresh-picked strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries.  It is also a great way to support local farms. We’ve compiled a list of Snoqualmie Valley farms that let you pick your own, plus some tips so you get the freshest berries possible. And
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Working Together to Recreate Responsibly

Thanks to the sacrifices that Washingtonians have made over the last several weeks, some public lands will reopen for day-use only starting on May 5. While we’re all feeling excited to have some new opportunities for outdoor recreation, it is essential that we recreate responsibly so that lands can stay open for continued use. As
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From the Farm: Adapting During COVID-19

Many of us are facing what seems like an endless list of unknowns during the COVID-19 outbreak, and the same is true with farmers. Snoqualmie Valley farms are having to take unprecedented steps to stay in business when many of their income sources are limited or effectively gone. Because of these reduced sale outlets, as
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Guide to 2020 Farm Stands

Interest in local food has skyrocketed as our community bands together to help support the small, independent businesses in our region that are being affected by the COVID-19 closures. With farmers markets closed and restaurant sales low, Snoqualmie Valley farms need our support now more than ever. In this two-part blog series, we’ll help you
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Guide to 2020 CSAs

Interest in local food has skyrocketed as our community bands together to help support the small, independent businesses in our region that are being affected by the COVID-19 closures. With farmers markets closed and restaurant sales low, Snoqualmie Valley farms need our support now more than ever. In this two-part blog series, we’ll help you
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The Snoqualmie Valley Wine Experience

It’s no secret that the Snoqualmie Valley is home to picturesque mountains, fields and rivers, an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, and friendly towns and farming communities – but did you know the Valley is also home to nine wineries? These family-owned establishments have come together to form an unofficial alliance to help support one
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Get Out and Give Back in the Valley this MLK Day

The upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (Jan. 20) marks the 25th anniversary of the day of service meant to celebrate the civil rights leader’s life and legacy. Observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day on, not a day off,” MLK Day is the only federal holiday designated as a
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U-Cut Christmas Tree Farms in the Snoqualmie Valley

Cutting your own Christmas tree is a festive family tradition and a great way to support local farmers. The Snoqualmie Valley has many Christmas tree farms, from Duvall to North Bend. Use our guide to find the one that’s best for you.   Tips: Saws are provided, don’t bring chainsaws Most farms do not allow
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