Grandview u-pick farm offers apple festival

GRANDVIEW — Bill’s Berry Farm, a new u-pick farm, will hold an apple festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 24.

The festival will feature hay rides and apple cider. The farm is owned by Bill and Julie Michener.

The Micheners also operate a 70-acre commercial fruit farm that produces blueberries, cherries and apples.

Festival-goers also can purchase pumpkins and fall ornamentals and go on pony rides and barnyard train rides for children. Musician Melina Kastle from Aberdeen will perform today.

The u-pick farm will be open Monday through Friday by appointment. For more information, call 509-882-3200 or e-mail