The Lopez Island Three Farms Tour: Bread, Cheese, Soil Fertility and Farm History starts at Midnight’s Farm with a tour and tasting of scones and breads fresh from Barn Owl Bakery's wood-fired oven, followed by a tour of Midnight's Farm state-certified composting facility, the only approved facility in San Juan County, creating compost for improved soil fertility.
At 11:30 a.m., visit Cousins Farm, a beautifully maintained historic farm, to hear about the history of farming in the islands, including stories from Willie Cousins who farmed the land in the early century. Wander Cousins Farm’s abundant garden producing vegetables, fruits, garlic that feeds many families.
At 1:00 p.m., visit Sunnyfield Farm, a beautifully restored historic farm and home to a goat dairy, gardens and fruit orchard. Tour the dairy followed by fresh apple and cheese tasting. This tour is great fun for families. You can bike between farms (about 3-5 miles between each farm), and maps will be provided.
Tickets provide a coupon for fresh baked goodness at Barn Owl Bread, and cheese and apple tasting at Sunnyfield Farm. Other items can be purchased. Tickets can be purchased at Midnight’s Farm on day of event.