It’s the season for giving thanks for all the blessings and bounty around us. Of course, in Sumner, that includes rhubarb pie. It’s not quite rhubarb season yet, but frozen rhubarb makes great pie! Click here to review recipes for your Thanksgiving pie! Too many family members joining you for Thanksgiving? Click here
The valley around Sumner grows more than just rhubarb. Tree farms are another great industry. Within Sumner, trees are sold at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church and McLendon Hardware. For a full list of U-Cut tree farms, click here. And, enjoy this new video featuring Red Barn Tree Farm, located just south of Sumner. Any adventure
The 2012 USDA Census of Agriculture finally came out, and the numbers confirm Sumner’s reigning status as Rhubarb Pie Capital of the World. Washington State still has 175 acres harvesting rhubarb for fresh market, by far the most in the nation. The next highest is California at 52 acres. And, of those 175 acres, 92.5%
Are you a Seahawks or Sounders fan? Sumner is a great option for catching the home games. The Sounder train takes you straight from Downtown Sumner to CenturyLink Field, avoiding the hassles of parking and traffic. Plus, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Sumner will take you to Sumner’s train station for a complete
Sumner has been busy lately, getting ready for the 2015 U.S. Open, which will held next June in nearby Chambers Bay. Late in October, the Puyallup/Sumner Chamber of Commerce hosted Susan Lacz of Ridgewells Catering, the caterers for the Open, at The Old Cannery to meet local vendors, food producers and business leaders.
Thank you for a great, first-ever Sumner Front Yard Fair! Again, here were the awards for the eighteen yards who signed up to participate. We plan on doing this again, so watch City of Sumner newsletters, website and e-news for more information on this fun way to see our town and celebrate its beauty.
The 2014 U.S. Open is getting underway, which means it’s only a year until the 2015 U.S. Open is here in Pierce County. Sumner is a great location for enjoying the Open. We are located near the Chambers Bay Course with convenient access to Open parking and shuttles. We’re planning fun ways to get you
Apparently, June 9 is National Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie Day. (We thought that was EVERY day!!) If you’re in Sumner to celebrate, stop by one of our many restaurants featuring rhubarb pie or crumble. If you’re not lucky enough to be near Sumner, here are some recipes to make your own. At least here in the Pacific