If you are new to the region, or fourth generation, there is one way certain to discover the true flavor of our homeland, its heritage and its resources. Go to the fair.
Opportunities abound. The NCW District Fair in Waterville runs through Sunday, and if you hurry there is still plenty to see. The Chelan County Fair at Cashmere and the Okanogan County Fair run simultaneously Sept. 5 to 8. See one or both.