Notes from the Island — Sept. 24

Posted September 24, 2022 at 9:30 am by

  • It was a rough day for Fri­day Har­bor High School sports yes­ter­day. The foot­ball team lost 41–0 at Merid­i­an High School in Belling­ham and boys soc­cer lost 3–1 at Coupeville High School.
  • High school girls soc­cer takes on Mariner High School at noon today at Linde Com­mu­ni­ty Fields. Vol­ley­ball plays Gran­ite Falls in a road game at 2 p.m.
  • For the first time in 24 years, Sweet Retreat is clos­ing for a week so that the staff can take some well-deserved time off. It’ll re-open on Mon­day, Oct. 3.
  • There’s a Grange-spon­sored cider press­ing event hap­pen­ing today at Sweet Earth Farm — 16 Sweet Earth Ln., just off West Side Road — to wel­come new Grange mem­bers. Any­one is wel­come to attend. The press­ing starts at 3:15 p.m., but you can also arrive ear­ly for the 2 p.m. tour of the farm. If you have extra apples of pears, bring them with you.
  • Salt­wa­ter Farm is host­ing an open house tomor­row from 2–6 p.m. for peo­ple inter­est­ed in host­ing an event there, or just curi­ous to see what the prop­er­ty looks like.
  • San Juan Island Food Co-op now has kiwi berries from Mitchell Bay Farms and French fin­ger­ling pota­toes from Glad Acres.
  • Thanks to our adver­tis­ers for their con­tin­ued sup­port of the San Juan Update — includ­ing San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre.

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