Skye Butler, 2, Wenatchee, at right rides his trike while his grandmother Lisa McKenzie pushes a stroller with his brother, Thaiden, 10 months. They were at Walla Walla Point Park on Monday. Weather for the rest of the week is looking sunny but cooler with highs in the high 70s.
Pluots and donut peaches seem somewhat exotic to the average fruit lover. But at Tiny’s Organic, an East Wenatchee-based farm operation, the two premium fruits are some of the company’s biggest sellers ... well, if you don’t count apples. Tiny’s sells fruit and fruit products at the Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market and about a dozen farmers markets in the Seattle area. The company also runs a popular CSA (community supported agriculture) program in the Wenatchee Valley and Seattle.
For the last three years, members of Rio de Vida, Wenatchee’s Spanish Foursquare Church, has grown organic fruit and vegetables at the site, including tomatoes, chilies, peppers, tomatillos, cherries, blueberries, and corn. They sell the products at the site and also give much of the crop to the area needy. Balbina Macias washes tomatoes after they are picked at a garden at the corner of Grant Road and S. Nile Ave., in East Wenatchee.