What better way to showcase the official Washington State vegetable? Come join the fun at the Annual Walla Walla Sweet Onion Festival on Saturday, July 21, 2018, 9:00 AM 5:00 PM at Crawford Park, 125 W Main
SOME PEOPLE ARE still mad about the whole Washington state vegetable thing. Seems that a vocal agricultural contingent agitated for it to be, of all things, the potato. Sure, potatoes are great, but come on — Idaho owns the potato, and everybody knows it.
Walla Walla sweet onion harvest kicks off next week
Walla Walla sweet onion farmers will begin harvest the week of June 12. “We had a long spring, it was kind of wet,” said Michael J. Locati, chairman of the Walla Walla Sweet Onion Marketing Committee. “Things didn’t really want to grow real fast, so we didn’t start as early as we did last year, but this is more of a normal year for us.”..