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Red Rooster Route continues with Garden Treasures Nursery's corn festival Sept. 7

ARLINGTON — Garden Treasures Nursery in Arlington is the next stop on the Red Rooster Route, and it will be celebrating its free corn harvest on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Corn connoisseurs are invited to come out and celebrate what Garden Treasures Nursery believes to be the best local sweet corn in the country, at their location at 3328 State Route 530 in Arlington.

Garden Treasures Nursery will host a variety of farm-centered activities, in addition to serving up corn roasts intended to make the mouths of sweet corn-lovers water, at their Pozole & Corn Roast Festival that Saturday.

For more information, log onto www.arlingtongardentreasures.com.

This fifth year of the annual Red Rooster Route's celebration of local farms will also host a variety of upcoming fall and winter festivals, including the Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum's "Pioneer Days" on Saturday, Sept. 21, as well as the Fall Pumpkin and Corn Maze Festival from Oct. 1-31 at Foster's Produce & Corn Maze, followed by the Arlington Farmers' Market Handmade Holiday Indoor Gift Market on Saturday, Dec. 7.

The Red Rooster Route is a self-guided tour through the Arlington farming and downtown area, off Exit 208 on I-5, made up of a nonprofit association of small, family-friendly farms that are open to the public during the harvest season.

To learn more about the farms and festivals on the Red Rooster Route, and to download a tour map, you can visit their website at www.redroosterroute.com.

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