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9th Annual North County Pie Day

The 9th Annual North County Pie Day is coming on January 28th at 2:30pm! Once again, this fun and fantastic event will be taking place at the White Clover Grange in Nehalem (36585 Highway 53) and will be a joint fundraiser for Food Roots and the White Clover Grange.

For just $10 at the door ($5 for children under 12) you will gain entry to an exciting pie auction with returning auctioneer, the amazing and funny Susan Tone, followed by an all-you-can-eat pie and ice cream feast! In addition, the incredible Liz Cole will kick off the festivities with her traditional and awe inspiring performance of “Ode to Pie.”

How many pies will be at this event? An insane amount! Fruit pies, custard pies, savory pies, vegan pies, gluten-free pies, perhaps something that’s like a pie but not really a pie (like a tart!) and who knows what else? Pie bakers get a little crazy in the depths of January. In addition to the feast, we have an amazing line up of auction pies from local bakers and restaurants up for bid. You’re not going to want to miss out on this!

It all takes place on Saturday, January 28th from 2:30 to 4:30 pm at the White Clover Grange. Doors open at 2pm so come early for pie viewing and a good seat. There’s nothing better to get you through a winter’s afternoon than bidding on a delicious, locally made pie and then celebrating by eating as much pie and ice cream as you can, all while supporting two great community organizations. Come join us!
  

Get Tickets

If you are interested in volunteering at the event, baking a pie for the feast or auction, or sponsoring North County Pie Day, please contact Joel Caris at joel.caris@foodrootsnw.org or 503-705-7100 for more information.

Many thanks to our wonderful event sponsors:

Valerie Schumann, Principle Broker, Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices

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Manzanita Grocery & Deli

Hans Tonjes, Real Estate Broker

Unfurl in Manzanita

Columbia River Coffee Roaster

Tillamook County Creamery Association


Pruning Workshop — February 4th at the Food Roots Community Garden

It’s the time of year to start thinking about your fruit trees. Join us on February 4th from 1:00-4:00 to learn from Katie & Kevin Shluka of Coyote Gardens. These professional landscapers will lead us through how to prune both first year and established trees, the best practices and common mistakes, and how to spot common coastal fruit tree diseases. The first hour is discussion followed by two hours of hands-on demonstration and experience.

Cost for this class is $10 in advance or $15 day of. Scholarships are available for those who need them. Register in advance by clicking here. Register today; space is limited!

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