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Experience Harvest Season!

Seattle Tilth’s Annual Harvest Fair Celebrates Local Bounty

Find out about Seattle's urban farm festival!

Aug 13, 2014

After an especially hot Seattle summer, local farms and gardens are overflowing with colorful and delicious produce. Experience the amazing flavors of summer! Seattle Tilth’s Harvest Fair invites you to participate in fun activities to enjoy harvest season and glean some ideas and inspiration to take advantage of the bounty. Now in its 27th year, this family friendly festival is on Saturday, September 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Meridian Park (4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle).
 
Seattle Tilth’s Harvest Fair
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Saturday, September 6; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Meridian Park (4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, Seattle)
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Join in the fun! Press cider from local apples, enjoy tasty food, nuzzle a goat or chicken, make an herb crown, listen to live music and join the parade. Local and organic farm stands will be overflowing with fres
h produce at the height of harvest season. The Harvest Fair is a great place to stock-up on fresh foods, farm crafts, native and edible plants, garden supplies and sustainable goods. You can also learn tips for  canning and cooking -- or bring goods to trade at the barter organized by Backyard Barter.

See the full schedule of activities and the list of participating farmers, vendors and organizations.

 Activities include:

  • WorkshopsChef Magic
  • Live music
  • Local food trucks and tents
  • Organic farmers market
  • Urban farm demonstration
  • Sustainable vendors
  • Kids parade (noon)
  • Barter (1-3 p.m.)
  • Canning and cooking demonstrations
  • Cider pressing
  • DIY herb crowns
  • Seed swap
  • Raffle
  • Kids crafts in the children’s garden


Volunteers are needed to help make it all happen and volunteering is a fun way to participate. Sign-up to volunteer!Urban Livestock Howdy

Thanks to our fantastic sponsors including PCC Natural Markets, Big Dipper Wax Works and media sponsor KUOW. Admission is free b
ut donations are encouraged at the entrances to help cover event costs.


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Celebrate harvest season! Enjoy tasty food, live music and family friendly activities at Seattle Tilth’s Harvest Fair on Saturday, Sept 6, in Wallingford. http://seattletilth.org/special_events/special_events/seattletilthharvestfair

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About Seattle Tilth
Seattle Tilth inspires and educates people to safeguard our natural resources while building an equitable and sustainable local food system. We have been providing hands-on education in organic agriculture for 36 years. We believe that all people deserve access to healthy, nutritious food and that changing the way in which we grow, cook and eat food has the potential to transform people’s lives as well as the communities in which we live. Seattle Tilth offers classes in organic gardening, urban livestock, permaculture design, food preservation, teacher trainings and kids summer camps. Find out more at www.seattletilth.org.

 

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