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Make festival of visiting family farms this weekend

Three greater La Conner family farms will participate in the Skagit Festival of Family Farms this weekend: Roozengaarde, Schuh Farms and Gordon Skagit Farms. Longtime participant Hedlin Family Farms is not on the roster.

Started 20-plus years ago by the Washington State University’s Skagit County Extension program, the event took a break last year, a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

“Last fall there was no vaccine, so we as a group decided it would be better not to encourage people to come,” said Jen Schuh, chair of the Festival board. “Now we have the vaccine and more knowledge about the v...


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