Fall Farmers Market Continues

Celebrate the season and taste the region at the Olympic Peninsula Apple and Cider Festival, October 13-15. Hosted by East Jefferson County cider makers, this three-day event features a Firestarter five-course feast from beloved Chef Deborah Taylor (formerly executive sous chef at Canlis), a robust farmers market, hard cider tastings, an all-ages World Apple Day celebration at Finnriver Cidery, educational seminars including a Home Brew Q&A, and much more.

The weekend festivities are centered around Saturday’s Tasting Festival, which features a spread of northwest cideries and special guest producers presenting traditional and innovative ciders. Guests of the festival will enjoy over 40 regional ciders, live music, cider pressing, apple tastings and pairings, and a lively atmosphere of networking and celebration. The event’s Tasting Festival After Party at Propolis Brewing, features a fire show and dance party. For a truly authentic Pacific Northwest, tree-to-glass experience, go to www.AppleandCiderFest.com.

Plus, the Port Townsend Farmer’s Market is still in full swing as we move into autumn.  One of the largest small town markets in the nation, the Market has over 70 vendors each week including: 40 farms, 4 artisan cheese makers, 3 cideries, artisan bakers, espresso and coffee, herbal salves, soaps, and arts and crafts. Come get your groceries for the week, enjoy a delicious meal, live music and community. Open Saturdays in Uptown Port Townsend 9am – 2pm through October, 10am – 1 pm in November-December.

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