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Sunday, October 20, 2013

Cranberries and the Ocean!

Today, we are taking a look at cranberry growing and the little town of Westport, Wa. This is the heart of western cranberry growing.  Plus it is a small town built on the Pacific coast. Thanks so much to those of you who looked at yesterday's blog.

 Another beautiful sunny day!

 Ready for harvest!  The previous week-end, they had the Cranberry Festival.  Today it was very quiet.


Ocean spray has a huge plant in Westport.

 This machine picks and bags the berries.


 Then they come on a wagon and pick up the bags.

The fields were this lovely shade of pink.



 Downtown Westport, very much a fishing village with lots of charter boats.

We could hear these guys a quarter mile away!

 Lots of surfers-notice the wet suits! This is not Hawaii!!


I hope you are having a restful Sunday.  Thanks so much for joining me.  Tomorrow it's the Quinault Rainforest!

8 comments:

  1. The process of growing and harvesting cranberries just fascinates me for some reason. Thank you for sharing your getaway with us!

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  2. What a wonderful place to visit! I have seen the cranberry bogs on the cape but did not know that they were grown on the West Coast too.

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  3. Piękne miejsce! Pierwszy raz widzę pole żurawiny.

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  4. Thanks for sharing.
    We have OS bogs here in Wi also. :)
    I wasn't aware they had them on the west cost.
    Look at those seals!
    Marilyn

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  5. i love cranberries! it's almost time for me to start cooking with them!

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  6. Lovely photos. Thanks for sharing. I too, love cranberries and didn't know they were grown in your area.

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  7. Beautiful photos ! Love seeing the cranberries !

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  8. I drink alot of Ocean Spray Cranberry juice,brilliant to see cranberries in the flesh so to speak:)

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