For more information on Bellingham, check out our Local Guide, and be sure to enjoy your day before you head back north to your cozy getaway at the Oostema Farmstead. We will keep the light on for you.
SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2023 AT 9 AM – 3 PM
Our annual Easter celebration is always a great way for families to launch their Spring, get out of the house, enjoy some fresh air, and have lots of fun.
• Grab a tasty lunch or cider donuts at our Ten Mile Cafe
• Kids and the family take a free photo with the Easter Bunny
• Enjoy live music
• Tractor train rides out to the orchard
• Shop for plant starts
• Kids play fun games on the Bunny Trail ($5 12 and under)
• Adults can grab a cocktail, hard cider, or beers on tap or check out our farm-made Spirits in our distillery tasting room.
Bring your friends for a fun day on the farm this Spring.
Experience the country charm of Bellewood Farms located in Lynden, WA. Their farm store, distillery, gift shop, and café’ features tasty goods from local farms in the Pacific Northwest. Visit their country market, where you’ll discover locally grown products, including local wines, hard ciders, gourmet cheese, and much more. You’ll love our premium quality seasonal fruit, grown right here on their farm—the largest apple and pear orchard in Western Washington.
Bellewood Café & Bakery features breakfast and lunch with tasty homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, espresso, beer, and ciders on tap.
Their award-winning craft distillery was the first farm-to-bottle apple distillery in Washington. Enjoy complimentary sips in their tasting room, where they serve the world’s smoothest vodka, gold medal gin, and delicious aged brandy.
Located about a 15-minute drive from Oostema Farmstead Inn, BelleWood Farms is home to Northwest Washington’s most extensive apple orchards. You can pick your apples and pumpkins from their pumpkin patch, and their farm market features fresh, locally grown fruits, plus products made on the farm. They also have a gift shop full of various local things, like wine, hard ciders, cheese, meats, to name a few. They also carry Woods Coffee, Holmquist Hazelnuts, Anytime Toffee, and my favorite Hemplers meats. The shop is open from 8 am to 5 pm.
Families can save money picking their apples while their children have fun learning about local agriculture at Whatcom County’s Bellewood Farms & Distillery this fall.
The public can choose from 22 varieties of apples in the orchard or the store at the 62-acre Bellewood Farms.
U-pick hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, beginning Sept. 5 through Oct. 31. Bellewood Farms is located at 6140 Guide Meridian, about halfway between Bellingham and Lynden.
“It’s good for everyone to know where their food comes from and how things grow,” said Eric Abel, president of Bellewood Farms. “Even if they don’t pick their own apples, they can enjoy the free apple bin train ride through the orchard and farm. When children reach dead ends in the free corn maze, they’ll see signs with answers to agriculture questions and will receive a prize when they return with the answers.”
Did you know? They also have a great café.
There is a spectacular view of Mt. Baker. Go on in and relax, enjoy your coffee while admiring the beautiful scenery that surrounds it. The café features a fabulous breakfast and lunch, including Eggs Benedict, omelets all day, homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, fruit/cheese plates, homemade apple pie fresh bakery goods. They do serve Woods coffee, espresso, wine, local beers, and ciders on tap. The café is open daily from 8 am to 2:30 pm.
You can also grab food to go for take-out orders. Call (360) 318-7720.
Did you know? They also give Farm Tours. Schedule an educational field trip and experience a working apple farm firsthand.
Of course, Bellewood Farms also has baked goods and an assortment of gifts. The Ten Mile Cafe, serving lunch and made-from-scratch cider donuts. A unique addition for this weekend will be a pop-up store presented by Van Wingerden Home & Garden, offering flowers and plants to bring the feeling of spring home with you.
For more information about Bellewood Farms, call (360) 318-7720 or visit bellewoodfarms.com.
FARM TO GLASS DISTILLERY TOUR
We are Washington’s first true “farm-to-glass” distillery and are proud to be growers of the premium quality fruit that go into our award-winning brandy, vodka, and gin. Try them for yourself in our free Tasting Room. Open Wed-Sun 10 am to 5 pm.
Enjoy small samples of the products, learn about the process, and shop for home bar necessities and drink ideas. Tastings are always free. All ages are welcome in the tasting room.
After your tour, the bistro serves a selection of drinks made with BelleWood spirits and fresh farm salads, sandwiches, and tasty treats.
Bellewood Farmstead & Distillery is a must-stop on your trip to Lynden. This place is busy with all sorts of events going on around the Apple and Pumpkin season in the fall.
There’s always fun at Bellewood Farms! You’re invited to attend any of their year-round events or create your own-they offer a beautiful venue for your next private party, corporate meeting, wedding, or farm experience.
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