Day 1: In the evening arrive at Tacoma’s Hotel Murano for a hosted wine and cheese reception. You will quickly find Hotel Murano is a glass-art inspired hotel featuring works from many international glass artists. Feel free to explore the public art on display throughout the hotel.
Day 2: Make sure to grab some protein this morning before you hit the farms with breakfast at BITE located in the hotel.
Head to the edge of Tacoma for the first farm tour, Terry’s Berries. This 25 acre organic farm grows more than just berries; you will also discover they grow a variety of root vegetables such as parsnips, carrots, turnips and more! Make sure you get some berries to go.
As your make your way to the next farm, make a stop in Puyallup for lunch at Comfort Food Café. A local Puyallup favorite, Comfort Food Café prides itself in offering diners with locally sourced foods from surrounding farms.
Next, head to Wilcox Farms a sustainable 1,500 acre farm known for its high quality, farm-fresh eggs. Go on a tour of this 100 year old farm which includes the farm’s original home. Make sure to pick up a few eggs before you leave, you’ll find out why.
Make your way back to Tacoma and pay a visit to Gallucci Learning Garden, one of Tacoma’s several community gardens. Get your hands dirty and learn how urban farming is connecting its community with healthy food alternatives.
For dinner, Maxwell’s Speakeasy + Lounge is a must. Known for their unique menus and locally sourced ingredients, it is the perfect ending to your agricultural adventure.
Day 3: Head to BITE in Hotel Murano for breakfast which will be prepared by the Executive Chef from the products you picked up at yesterday’s farm tours! Fresh Wilcox Farms eggs are on the menu or if you prefer, a yogurt parfait with the berries you picked at Terry’s Berries!
*This tour will require significant lead time, advanced reservations required.