Washington's $2 Billion Apple CropApples were worth more than $2 billion to Washington farmers in 2012, the first crop in state history to cross that threshold, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Northwest Apple Harvest Begins, Big Crop Expected Harvest is underway in Northwest apple orchards, and some growers are expecting a bumper crop.
Apple Farmers May See Boon With Bumper Crops Washington state apple growers, who are already in the midst of a near record harvest, are now looking forward to higher demand and prices for their produce.
Gridiron Grub: Five-Man Team Of BratsIt’s party time and beers and brats are the football fare of choice. Step up the flavor by thinking way beyond mustard and onions with these brat-topping ideas
Gridiron Grub: Big Apple BurgersYou don't have to live in the Big Apple to enjoy the immense taste of it. Even if the Giants aren't your team, Big Apple Burgers will taste great to fans from all regions.
Guide to WA Hard Cider DistilleriesIf you are new to hard cider, it's worth a try. Locally grown apples have put the Northwest on the map for delicious hard apple cider. Here are some of our favorite Washington cider makers.
Best Road Trips in WA October 5 - 7Ready to head out for the weekend? Oktoberfests and beer events, Apples and cider, and art of all kinds, are just some of the great events happening just a short drive away from Seattle.
Guide to Apple Festivals in WA From learning about apple trees, to picking apples and pressing cider, there are lots of fun family activities this fall celebrating Washington's most famous fruit!
Best Free Family Activities in Seattle September 8 - 9 Help the Seattle Center celebrate its 50th birthday, enjoy organic produce and gardening at the Urban Farm Festival, pick apples and squeeze your own cider, and learn more about Japanese Culture! There are some great free activities for you and your kids in Puget Sound this weekend!
Best Fall Food Festivals Around the SoundThe Northwest has bountiful supplies of apples in the fall, along with lots of other fruits and vegetables. Plus, we know our coffee, tea and chocolate. Come celebrate the best of the Northwest at one of these food festivals.