Food & Drink

Guide to Raspberry Festivals and U-Pick

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Raspberries love the climate and soil of the Pacific Northwest! If you’ve got a hankering for raspberries, grab your bucket and your kids and get pickin’! Here are some of our favorite spots.

Lynden Raspberry Festival
Friday and Saturday
July 20 and 21
Downtown Lynden, WA
360.354.5995
http://www.lynden.org

Celebrate the largest harvest of raspberries in North America here in Lynden, Washington! Mid-July is the peak time to get your share of Lynden’s bountiful crop of red raspberries (approximately 2/3 of the nation’s total production) while enjoying the summer sunshine and a variety of family-friendly activities during Lynden’s annual downtown celebration. Festival highlights include “Razz & Shine” cruise-in car show, “Berry Fair” Street Market, live music, kids’ activities, Raspberry Festival 5K Fun Run/Walk, 3 on 3 basketball tourney, plus loads of raspberry treats to eat!

Raising Cane Ranch
5719 Riverview Road
Snohomish, WA 98290
360.348.5804
http://www.raisingcaneranch.com

Family owned and operated, this farm established an organic raspberry patch in the Spring of 2010. They grow Tulameen and Cascade Delight varieties of berries which are best picked in July and August. You are welcome to come for u-pick, or you may purchase their berries at the Snohomish Farmers’ Market on Thursday afternoons from 3-7pm and at the Everett Farmers’ Market on Sundays from 11-4 during July and August.

Harvold Farms
32325 NE 55th St,
Carnation, WA 98014
425.333.4185

U-pick big and tasty raspberries and strawberries are available for the picking! Call ahead to be sure the fields are open and find out what is in season!

Mile Post 19 Farm
18997 State Route 20
Coupeville, WA 98239
360.678.3641
http://www.milepost19farm.com

Shop for delicious raspberry jam, raspberry-strawberry jam, raspberry syrup, raspberry-honey-mustard dip, roasted raspberry chipotle sauce, raspberry vinaigrette, wild berry honey, and seedless black raspberry preserves. Plus, U-Pick raspberries with no pesticies only $2/lb! Bring a box to take your berries home. Cash only.

Remlinger Farms
32610 N.E. 32nd St.
Carnation, WA 98014
425.333.4135
http://www.remlingerfarms.com

Come out and enjoy Remlinger’s U-Pick fields for both raspberries and blueberries. The price for each is just $2.00/lb, with no admission fee for the fields, free parking, the first box for picking is free, and portable toilets provided. You can keep a check on the status of the fields by checking their website for updates.

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