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Explore food this summer with the Celebration of Food Tour in Snohomish County

The Celebration of Food Tour is presented by the Food Revolution of Snohomish County; a movement aimed at encouraging growing, cooking, preserving, and eating real and healthy food.
Mill Creek Central Market fish counter. Photo credit: Lesley Van Winkle.

From an Edmonds Community College press release.

The Celebration of Food Tour is presented by the Food Revolution of Snohomish County; a movement aimed at encouraging growing, cooking, preserving, and eating real and healthy food.

The tour's focus is on growing, cooking, and purchasing local food and features free, family events hosted throughout Snohomish County.

In its first year, the food tour is a continuation of the May 18, 2014, Celebration of Food Festival presented by the Food Revolution of Snohomish County.

Dates and descriptions of tour stops include:

Mother Nature’s Organics June 21st, 11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Celebrate the summer solstice with a fun, free afternoon on the farm.
  • Activities include a farm tour, kids activities, produce stand, and a live band!
  • Please register at www.MotherNaturesOrganics.com.
  • Address: 930 Sunnyside Blvd. N, Lake Stevens, WA 98258

Lynnwood Farmers Market July 3rd, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • Spend the afternoon at the Farmer’s Market for Red, White, and Blue Night!
  • In addition to shopping for fresh produce, there will be a patriotic celebration including games, crafts, and activities for the whole family.
  • Address: Wilcox Park, 5215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036

Biringer Farm July 19th – 20th, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • Experience Raspberry Fest!
  • Bring family and friends and join staff in various activities around the farm.
  • Catch a trolley ride and pluck fresh raspberries right from the vine.
  • Peck away at mile high strawberry raspberry shortcake.
  • Learn more at www.biringerfarm.com.
  • Address: 21412 59th Ave. NE, Arlington, WA 98223

Farmer Frog Olivia Park Site August 14th 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • Stop by Olivia Park Elementary School for a fun gardening experience.
  • Farmer Frog is a nonprofit organization working with local schools and communities teaching people how to grow food in the city.
  • Come learn how a school garden works and join other kids and families in making a free garden art project.
  • Address: 200 108th St. SW, Everett, WA 98204

Whole Foods Lynnwood August 30th, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • Celebrate the bounty of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Events include a cooking demo, tastings, and kids’ activities featuring our favorite local, “From Around Here” products.
  • Address: 2800 196th St. SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036

PCC Natural Markets, Edmonds September 4th, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

  • Walk, Talk, and Taste class — This 90-minute free class and tour leads you through the aisles to discover the many choices in organic produce, sustainably raised products, bulk foods, and much more. You’ll receive a $10 off coupon for store merchandise.
  • Pre-register at 206.545.7112 or at PccCooks.com.
  • Address: 9803 Edmonds Way, Edmonds, WA 98020

Skipley Farm September 18th, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Tour a farm and learn about: edible landscaping, planting an orchard, and holistic farming.
  • Taste some of the 750 varieties of apples!
  • Learn about CSAs and the fresh produce available for purchase.
  • Address: 7228 Skipley Rd., Snohomish WA 98290

Central Market Mill Creek October 9th, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

  • Explore the market with the market’s staff as they explain the produce and specialty items found at Central Market.
  • There will also be cooking demos with recipes and free samples.
  • Address: 15605 Main St., Mill Creek, WA 98012

To learn more about the food tour, visit www.edcc.edu/foodfest/tour.html.

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