Throughout the weekend, many farms will open to the public to show what they do and educate us on how local farms work. There will also be partnerships between farms and local businesses to create and sell products over the Farm Tour weekend. Pick up a passport for the weekend and if you visit 5 of the farms, then return the passport to the Arlington Farmers Market by August 20th you will be entered into a prize drawing of Arlington Farm Tours merchandise.
We encourage you to check out the following farms throughout the weekend:
The Sunflower Festival at Ninety Farms
The festival will be held at Ninety Farms where families can have fun at a maze, see beautiful flowers, take photos and enjoy something to eat! The price is $10 per person and includes 3 flowers. For more information, visit: https://www.90farms.com/sunflower-festival
Location: 22912 67th Ave NE, Arlington, WA 98223
Hazel Blue Acres
Take a visit to Hazel Blue Acres, where you can pick blueberries, watch cooking demos, and take part in a fun run that will highlight their farmland while raising funds for a high school agriculture scholarship.
Location: 430 Hevly Rd, Arlington, WA 98223
Hazel Blue is also partnering with a number of local businesses for the Weekend. Red Bowl Salsa and Steins will feature Blueberry Salsa for the weekend. Hazel Blue Acres is partnering with Hammond Bread for Blueberry Scones. Hazel Blue Acres is also hosting a Pop Up Bakery on Friday from 10 AM to 2 PM.
Flourish Organic Farm has partnered with the Stilly Diner to decorate the restaurant with local flower bouquets on Thursday August 11th . Stop by the diner to get a bouquet, and enjoy a delicious breakfast, or lunch! The Stilly Diner is a local downtown Arlington favorite that supports the local farmers by using fresh ingredients in their delicious, home-cooked recipes!
Location of Stilly Diner: 223 N Olympic Ave, Arlington, WA 98223
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON A family-friendly farm, Biringer promises to have an array of fun activities for families to enjoy. Biringer Farm has been providing strawberry lovers with the sweetest, juiciest Strawberries since 1948. They now additionally grow world-famous Raspberries, Tayberries, Black Caps, blueberries, and Blackberries for families to pick and enjoy!
Location of Biringer Farm: 21412 59th Ave NE, Arlington, WA 98223
This farm is open to the public during the picking season for you and your children to enjoy. Kids will have fun picking our plump, juicy berries and playing on our playground. The farm also has jumping pillows and train rides (weather permitting and at an additional cost). Kids can also enjoy our barn animals! Bring lunch and enjoy the scenery from the picnic tables. There will be special guests on Sunday! Please click here for prices.
Location: 5628 Grandview Rd, Arlington, WA 98223
Arlington Farmers Market at Legion Park
Visit the Arlington Farmers Market, in downtown Arlington at Legion Park. Multiple vendors and farmers will be at the market and ready to serve the community. Visitors can make a purchase from Hogstead Farm, Grandview, Hazel Blue Acres with Redbull Salsa, Flourish Organic, and Purple Robe. Clear Valley farm will also be hosting a fun event with activities for kids that will help teach how farms function and why they are important! Boeing our sponsor for the fun run will be at the to talk to those interested in employment. Waste Management will have a display talking about being sustainable in our environment.
Location: 114 N Olympic Ave, Arlington, WA 98223
Fun Run at Hazel Blue Acres- Farmland Scurry
There will be a fun run, that is a partnership between the Chamber of Commerce, Boeing, Arlington Runners Club, and Hazel Blue Acres. This run will be through the farms of the Stilly Valley and along the river itself. The Farmland Scurry will be at 9 AM on August the 13th. It will be a 5 K race. The cost is $25, and each entry will receive a T-Shirt and finisher Ice Cream. There will be other prizes also.
The location is Hazel Blue Acres,
430 Hevly Rd, Arlington, WA 98223
Arlington Purple Robe Lavender Farm
This walk-through farm is a relaxing way to spend time just outside of Arlington. This farm is open for u-pick as well as a great place to have a lavender-flavored treat, ice cream, or lemonade. They will be open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10 AM to 6 PM, and Sunday from 12 PM to 6 PM. https://purplerobelavenderfarm.wpcomstaging.com/
Location: 20129 Tveit Rd. Arlington, Wa 98223
Clear Valley Farm
This working farm has been in business since 1951 and was started by the Owner’s Grandparents. It will feature pygmy goats, Aberdeen beef cattle, and chickens. The original farm was There will be activities for the whole family to enjoy. During the festival, they will be open from 11-4 on Saturday and Sunday. 20 acres and today it has grown to 30 acres. The entry fee will be $5 per person. For more information, you can go to http://www.clearvalleyfarm.com/
Location: 727 Lakewood Rd, Arlington, WA 98223
Pretty Flower Farm
The Pretty Flower Farm features sustainably grown flowers and stellar customer service. The flower shed will be open with a you-pick option. The Flower Shed is filled with fresh bouquets, a self-serve flower bar, and other floral-related merchandise. The Pretty Flower Farm is just down the road from Purple Robe Lavender Farm. For more information go to https://www.prettyflowerfarm.com/
Location: 20128 Tveit Road, Arlington, WA 98223
Andrews Hay and Stilly Valley Beef
Andrews Hay has been farming in Arlington for three generations. They have one of the largest haying operations in Western Washington. Many of you saw their tractors during the recent Arlington 4th of July Parade. During the festival, their farm store will be open with the availability of locally grown produce, meat, and hay. https://www.andrews-hay.com/
Location: 4304 SR 530, Arlington, WA 98223
Grandview Family Farm
You will find Grandview Family Farm with their yummy produce at the Arlington Farmers Market. This property has been in their family for multiple generations. They are a small-scale regenerative commercial family. They produce delicious beyond organic vegetables, poultry, eggs, and more! This is the home of Ms. Buttercup who you will find on some of the Farmland Scurry Social Media posts. They will have open hours on Sunday, August 14th. You can find them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Grandviewff/
Location: 9620B Grandview Rd, Arlington, Washington 98223
Permaculture Farm uses organic practices to raise fruits, vegetables and eggs. Fuchsia and Pelargonium Nursery. Open Thursday to Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM and Sunday 12:30 to 4 PM.
Location: 1906 Pioneer Hwy E., Arlington, WA 98223
Garden Treasures Farm Stand will be open during the Arlington Farm Tour Festival. This farm features organic fresh fruits, veggies, and berries. You will also find it stocked with nursery plants and gifts. You will find products here from other local farms, like Hazel Blue’s Blueberries and Clear Valley Farm Beef. They will be open every day till 6:00 PM. You will find them on https://www.facebook.com/gardentreasurescsa
Location: 3328 State Rt 530. Arlington, WA 98223
Hogstead Farm is a dedicated participant of the Arlington Farmer’s Market, they raise their meat ethically and sustainably by being fed from vegetables from their own farm. They will be having an open house on August 13th from 3 PM to 6 PM where you can see how their animals are raised and how they contribute to the Arlington community. You can find them at http://www.hogstead.net/
Location: 13204 19th Ave NE, Marysville WA 99271
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Farm Tour Signs will look like those below.
The Stilly Valley Chamber of Commerce is excited to help promote and support local farms to strengthen the Arlington community. For more information about the weekend, email Diane Krieg at: email@example.com