Get away this Autumn, we invite visitors to taste the food & farm culture of Lopez, Orcas and San Juan Islands
San Juan Islands, WA…There is no better way to feel the pulse of island culture than to experience its food, and throughout October, the “gourmet archipelago” sets the table to experience the bounty of the islands at its peak. A farm-to-table tasting at historic Brickworks in Friday Harbor, farm tours on Lopez, Orcas and San Juan Islands, a wine harvest festival at San Juan Vineyard, farm dinners, a historic Roche Harbor cemetery tour, a Friday Harbor Ghost Walk, and more. These are just a few of the signature events unfolding this October during Savor the San Juans: A Month-long Medley of Food, Farms & Art.
All three islands will hold special all-day Farm Tours – Lopez Island Farm Tour Day 1 & Day 2 (October 10 – 11), Orcas Island Farm Tour & Soiree (October 4) and San Juan Island Three Farms Walking Tour (October 11). The tours will include activities such sheep shearing demonstrations, a fermentation workshop, a sheep dog demonstration, a cider pressing and great snacks such as fruit and cheese sampling and goodies from an outdoor wood-fired baking house. There will also be a special Farm-to-Table Dinner at The Edenwild Boutique Inn on October 11. On October 25th the Bite of the San Juan Islands will bring farmers and chefs from all three islands for a tasting to showcase the amazing quality of island-grown, organic fruits and vegetables, GMO-free meats, seafood, cheeses, baked goods, wine, cider, beer and spirits.
Grab your spirit of adventure and discover a month-long movable feast for the senses. Savor the San Juans pulls together all the elements of a memorable post-summer vacation getaway, including harvest festivals, art festival, music events and lodging specials at the island’s inns.