Snohomish County Farms: Preserving our Roots, Planting our Future
See below for information about Agri-tourism adventures, farmers market locations, events such as the Evergreen State Fair and Snohomish County's Fall Farm Festival, and more! Choosing to buy local food grown or made right here means its fresh, flavorful, and nutritious, and you're contributing to the quality of life we so greatly value here. Your purchases help strenthen the local economy, support your local family farm, preserve the local landscape and foster a sense of community.
Snohomish County Fall Farm Festivals
The farms of Snohomish County welcome the fall harvest with family-friendly activities all through the month of October. There's something for everyone! View listing of 2011 Snohomish County festivals, pumpkin and corn maze farms, and more. View listing for other counties.
How to find What's Fresh Now
To learn what's fresh from the farm right now, visit Puget Sound Fresh, or visit a farmers market near you.
Agriculture Display at the 2011 Evergreen State Fair
The County's 2011 Agriculture Display, located at the west entrance of the Evergreen State Fair, offered chef demonstrations and information about local farms. The display featured over 20 life-size photos of local farmers and FFA members. (View photos.)
Around the Farm
A brief description of Snohomish County's agricultural heritage and stories and photos of the people, places and products that make up Snohomish County's farming community.
On-farm experiences, now called Agri-tourism, are growing by leaps and bounds across the country, and Snohomish County has an abundance of opportunities for you and your family to explore. From farm tours to pumpkin patches to U-Pick fruit and vegetable crops, find out what's happening locally and how you can have your own Agri-tourism adventure. Visit Snohomish County Tourism for more information.
For farmers interested in exploring new business ideas, the North American Farmer Direct Marketing Association includes a wealth of information, whether you're interested in finding or cultivating opportunities, or would just like to know more.
Centennial Farms - Since 2000, Snohomish County has honored 31 farms that have remained in constant production under the same family ownership for 100 years or more.
The Snohomish County Farm Scrapbook is a compilation of photos collected at the 2006 Evergreen State Fair. See if you recognize any of the photos!