Peninsula weekend: Take a tour of Jefferson County’s wonderful farms

The Jefferson County Farm Tour is the perfect opportunity for a Sunday drive to enjoy the colors of the changing season, with handy stops for apple cider, pumpkin picking and perhaps a hayride.

This is the first year for the tour.

The self-guided tour runs Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., is free and offers an inside look at 10 working farms, plus one in the making.

Some farms focus on sustainable agriculture and education, while others are oriented to offering visitors a fun farm experience.

“Each farm is unique in their approach and what they offer,” said Harvindar Singh, director of the Port Townsend Farmers Market, one of the tour’s sponsors.

For more information about the Farm Tour, check the Web site www.ptfarmersmarket.org or call Singh at 360-379-5610, Ext. 230.

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The rest of the story appears in the Friday/Saturday Peninsula Daily News.

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