Gravenstein Apple Celebration, Hood River Fruit Loop, August 18-19th
Gravensteins are considered some of the best apples around by many, but their season is early and short. That's why the Hood River Valley celebrates their quick performance with their very own celebration next weekend.
Head to the Hood River Valley to sample these exquisite apples and the products they make from them, like jams, ciders, syrups, dried fruit and baked goods. While you're at it, taste some wine, sample home made barbeque, visit baby alpacas, pick farm grown flowers, listen to live music, browse hand made quilts, shop for antiques, tour orchards or just enjoy the gorgeous summer views in the shadow of majestic Mt. Hood.
The Hood River Fruit Loop is a tour of over two dozen fruit stands, wineries and farms through the Hood River Valley and these Fruit Loop farms sell Gravensteins and will celebrate this weekend:
#2 Pearl’s Place 1860 Hwy. 35
#3 The Gorge White House 2265 Hwy. 35
#6 Smiley’s Red Barn 2965 Ehrck Hill Road
#7 Rasmussen Farms 3020 Thomsen Road
#8 Grandma Mary’s Fruit and Produce 3017 Hwy. 35
#11 Cody Orchards Farm Stand 3475 Graves Road
#14 Packer Orchards & Bakery 3900 Hwy. 35
#15 Draper Girls Country Farm 6200 Hwy. 35
#16 Aubert Fruit Company 6955 Hwy. 35
#18 Mt. View Orchards Inc & Fruit Stand 6670 Trout
Creek Ridge Road
#24 A & J Orchards, LLC 4600 Kenwood Drive
Visit the Fruit Loop website for details on what each farm will offer as part of the celebration and where to find each farm.