We will have various equipment options for visitors to see and ask about. We will also have information about what grains we grow and samples of them from “seed to consumer”.
**There has been a lot of rain in the past couple of days. We would recommend rubber boots for your visit.**
Brett & Terra Adams
Don & Linda Adams
Adams Land & Livestock is a 4th generation Century farm (1915-2015) in Starland County. We are stewards of a total of 7200 acres and are passionate about our livelihood. We have grown crops ranging from hemp, corn, canary seed, faba beans, peas, durum, wheat, barley, canola and flax.
We own and operate one of Starland Counties larger private solar array systems with a 30-kilowatt capacity. Our farm has always been progressive and we pride ourselves with our efficiency.
Note: Our name implies we have cattle, which we do not. We haven’t had cows since 2000. However, we have recently started a small apiary (honey bees).
While you’re in the area, be sure to also visit Cloverleaf Colony Farming (northwest of Delia) and Flaghill Ranch (north of Craigmyle).
We will provide a free 30 minute tour that includes our greenhouses, water storage, root vegetable gardens, chickens, geese and an edible outdoor mushroom installations by Fungi Akuafo Inc.
This year, we also have a naturalist doing nature walks and a local historian doing a talk on the history of Bergen.
See details for these events here: https://www.akesifarms.com/openfarmdays/
We will have honey for sale and will be showcasing some local artists!
Aquaponic farms combine aquaculture and hydroponics. We grow cherry tomatoes for local grocery stores and markets in our area. Our farm is eco-friendly, never using any plastic in any of our product packagings; plus we recycle 99.75% of our water. This unique system allows us to grow the highest yields of produce per plant. We offer tour tasting and activities during Alberta Open Farm Days. We have spent years perfecting this self-sustaining farming practice to work for us. Come see what tomatoes look like that is 15 feet high and covered from top to bottom with tomatoes. See how the fish live in big pools all inside a building giving us complete control over our systems.
Discover Alberta Rail & Agriculture History at Aspen Crossing!
Event Page Link Here!
We welcome you to see and experience a part of Alberta seldom seen, only 45 minutes SE of Calgary. With a commitment to entertain, enliven as well as enlighten, visitors from around the world an opportunity to see up close and personal Alberta’s agricultural landscape that make it one of Canada’s 2nd largest agricultural producer and one of the world’s most productive agricultural economies
SHORT ASPEN CROSSING RAILWAY TOURS
1 hour in length train experience on the full size excursion train that hosted THE POLAR EXPRESS™! Tickets for the 1-hour teaser excursions will be available for purchase at the door, August 17th. Departures will be at 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM
Adults: $25.00. Children: 25 months – 14 Yrs. $15.00. Children 24 months or under: are free!
Lots of Free Parking
FREE ELEVATOR TOURS
Take a visit to the Mossleigh Grain Elevators with a personalized tour guide to share local history and how these prairie grain elevators played a pivotal role in the farming community of yesteryear. Tours times 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM
Come Celebrate Our Railway & Agriculture Ties!
Aspen Grove Nurseries is home to a nursery with old town styled store fronts, the Country Market at Aspen Grove and many rescue animals. On August 17 & 18 we will be having Tractor rides ($), Apple Tastings (free), Smore Cookout ($), Fruit Tree pruning Demo, Fruits of the Prairies Discussion, Old Time Confectioneries ($), Concession with proceeds to Pet Food Bank of Parkland County, Handmade Vendor Market, Apple Bobbing ($).
Mid August is the best time of year to visit our farm as our mazes have reached full height and full bloom.
The U-pick gardens are bursting with fresh Certified Organic Flowers & Vegetables.
During the Open Farm days Weekend visitors can enjoy free face painting from 12:30-3:30 and wagon ride tours of our gardens.
Self-guided pollinator walk - learn about the plants bees are attracted to.
Apiary workshop -
Saturday 11:00 & 2:00 Sunday 12:00 & 2:00
$10 adults $7.50 children & seniors
Meadery workshop -
Saturday 12:00 & 3:00
Sunday 1:00 & 3:00
$10 adults $7.50 seniors
Tasting of all honey made products including mead.
Shopping for honey, honey related products, and mead.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a bee? Have you ever wanted to learn about beehives or where that honey in your kitchen cabinet comes from? Christy Creek Honey will answer all your questions and keep you as busy as a bee! See things you won’t bee-lieve, experience a day in the life of bee farmers Rob and Joanne as they show you the ins and outs of bees from larvae to queen.
Think you’ve got what it takes? Suit-up and see the bees up close! If that’s too much for you, don’t worry, Christy Creek honey has got you covered! Learn from afar with special bee-free trainer hives or participate in bee and nature related activities! But, don’t bee sad when it’s over, you can take a piece of this experience home with you, buy some of their very own Christy Creek Honey!
ATTENTION: We ask that you please leave your pets at home, there are animals here that might not play well with other animals. We would also greatly appreciate it if you call us in advance, prior to your arrival.
*For additional safety, it is recommended for this experience to wear full length pants (no shorts) and rubber boots.*
Our Farm Store will be open both days, all day. There will be hand spinning demonstrations during the day, using our Alpaca Fibre. Someone will be available to talk Solar, Geothermal and Organic Farming. Nature walks with our Miniature Donkey. Opportunity to take photo's with the Alpacas.
Come visit us for Open Farm Days!
Visitors can come out to the sugar beet field to walk through it, go on a scavenger hunt, see some demonstrations, plant a sugar beet, eat some ice cream and more sweet treats!
Come join us for Open Farm Days! Participants can come visit the horses, chickens and cattle. Take a walk through the cattle handling system and check out the technology we use in our cattle operation. See what cattle eat, find “a needle in a haystack”, check out our haying equipment.
We will also have a small farmers market featuring beef from our farm & local vegetables, as well as refreshments.
Custom Woolen Mills is a small, family owned and operated woolen mill located near Carstairs, Alberta, Canada. Using sheep's wool purchased from local farmers and turn-of-the-century industrial revolution machinery, we produce carded wool, yarns, machine knit socks, 100% wool fill bedding, and hand-knit garments. Come tour through the mill and learn how wool from the farm becomes clothing, see some of our historic machinery in action, walk through our natural dye plant garden, shop our little gift shop, or try your hand at needle felting - a fun wool craft for kids and adults alike!
Be sure to dress appropriately for your trip to the country; the tour of the mill and the gift shop are indoors, but everything else is outside. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring a hat if its sunny. If it is raining, you may want rubber boots and a raincoat - our parking lot can get a bit muddy.
Take part in Open Farm Days at Eau Claire Distillery with a tour, BBQ lunch and a horse-farming demonstration. The day will begin with a tour through the Eau Claire Distillery where you will learn about the checkered history of Turner Valley, the distillation process featuring our German-made copper stills, and a tour through the dunnage barrel room. Then, enjoy a BBQ lunch behind the distillery in the Distillery Gardens before learning how Eau Claire Distillery uses horse-farming practices with a live demonstration!
12 p.m. – Tour of Distillery
1 p.m. – BBQ Lunch
2 p.m. – Traditional Horse Farming Demonstration
*Tastings available for $8.50. Please ask for this on the day of the event.
Grab your tickets at: https://eauclairedistillery.ticketspice.com/open-farm-days
Please dress comfortably for the outdoor farming demonstration.
Come shop in our quaint open-air Country Store! We have fresh local seasonal produce, all-natural beef, pickles, preserves, jams, handmade fruit pies, beef pies, frozen soups, fermented vegetables and lots more. Don't forget your cooler!
Come to EH Farms! There will be tractor wagon rides that will give visitors a farm tour to visit the Mangalitsa up close.
We will have a small farmers market with locally made products and fresh produce. Our Mangalitsa Heaven meat store will be open to buy Mangalitsa frozen products.
Mountain Rhino donuts will be here selling their amazing product. We will have pony rides for the kids (fee applies).
Our Mangalitsa Heaven Meatshop will be open to buy a variety of frozen cuts and fresh rendered lard.
We will have the CorryBoys entertaining us with their fiddles and we will be serving/selling some delicious Mangalitsa goulash for lunch.
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Farmer Dell raises sheep for wool and meat using permaculture principles. Learn about wool and how the sheep are used to improve the land and benefit vegetable production. Pet sheep, see chickens, watch spinning, do wool crafts. Concession with lamb sausage, eggs and snacks. Raw fleece, yarn and wool products for sale.
This day is all about fun learning. For people that don’t have a farm to visit in the family, this gives you an opportunity to come learn about all kinds of farming and the research behind smart farming. You can take a wagon ride and see lots of different crops in small plots under research. You can climb on large machinery. You can talk to 4H leaders, federal and provincial scientists working on all kinds of things. You can taste and or buy grown and made in Alberta food products.
Our BBQ is $5 and includes Taber corn! Mark this day on your calendar and join us for a fantastic few hours in the sunshine.
We ask people to register for the wagon rides as the wagon has a maximum capacity.
Farmers if you have a story to tell our urban neighbours, consider joining us as learning station in the field. We also have a booth for Ask a Farmer. Come tell us why farming is the best job in the world.
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Come to Fifth Gen Gardens and learn about a farm that has been in the family for 5 generations! Tour the beautiful vegetable gardens and learn how this family farm has evolved through history, and continues to evolve! Farm tours will be at 1:00 pm and 3:00 Pm. There will be Yoga on the Farm at 10:30 ($15/person).
There will be fresh garden produce for sale, so bring your cooler bags!
Come learn more about raising cattle and our grass fed beef program. Our ranch will be open to visitors to go on guided tours through the cows and calves and walking tours around the farm yard. Looking forward to sharing our passion for beef and sustainable agriculture.
All cuts of Grass Fed Flaghill Ranch Beef available for purchase during open farm days, limited supply of coolers and ice available at the ranch to take your treasures home. Bathrooms and complimentary cool beverages available at the ranch for visitors!
While you’re in the area, be sure to also visit Adams Land & Livestock Company (near Munson) and Cloverleaf Colony Farming (northwest of Delia).
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Learn all about bees and honey at Good Morning Honey on Open Farm Days!
Start with a tour of our honey extraction facility. On this tour you will learn all about bees and our beekeeping practices. You will also see live honey extraction and taste our honey!
Have you ever wanted to put a bee suit on and get up close and personal with a bee hive? Hop on our wagon ride and spend some time getting to know our bees (bee suits provided!).
Other activities include beeswax candle making and beeswax food wrap making stations.
We will have a BBQ and self guided games as well!
Please join us for a fun and informative visit to our 4th generation family farm! We grow 3000 acres of wheat, barley, canola, peas and faba beans. Come out and learn about sustainable farming practices, technology use in modern farming and see how our farm is powered by solar energy!
You will have the opportunity to enjoy these scheduled activities:
Farm Tour at 11:00 am (approximately 40 minutes)
Fun Scavenger Hunt to challenge all ages following the tour.
Depending on numbers, tractor rides may be provided following the scavenger hunt for those wishing to participate.
Our farm will be open for general visiting between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm.
Feel free to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy it at the farm. Coffee, tea, water and juice will be provided. (Please note, no additional food will be available)
We look forward to welcoming you to our farm!
Come and see Southern Alberta’s horticultural village!
Join us on August 17 to explore our village of horticultural companies. We offer a variety of gardening products, workshops and more. We have a variety of livestock animals from turkeys, chickens, peacocks, donkey and alpaca’s for you to view. We will tour the chicken and turkeys for you to explore and learn on egg production.
There will be a variety of food and artisan vendors onsite for you to explore while enjoying a relaxing stroll through our garden and nursery center.
Expand on the horticulturists? Do you know who is attending and what is happening?
Free, drop-in tours at 10am and 1pm.
***CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER***
This is a community potato day event to showcase home grown Alberta produce, and promote local grown fresh potatoes. Potatoes are a thriving industry in Alberta, come and see how they are grown and lifted just for you. 1 mile north of the Perry Potato Domes near Chin, AB.
See pasture raised chickens and cow-calf intensive grazing first hand with pasture tours. Enjoy a self-guided tour of our market garden & cut flower garden. We may also have u-pick flowers (weather & season permitting). Farm store on-site with Alberta made goods, veggies & eggs for sale. Coffee, treats, and activities for kids, including a farm scavenger hunt
Do you want to learn what makes a regenerative, eco-friendly farm? Come join us as we travel by horse drawn wagon to explore how the animals work with us to naturally achieve this. Upon returning to the main yard you are invited to sample our on-farm produced sauerkraut and kombucha.
Saturday: Horse drawn wagon rides at 5:30, 6:30 and 8:00 pm
Sunday: Horse drawn wagon rides at 3:00, 4:30 and 6:00 pm
At the HGB Bison Ranch you can take a seated wagon ride out to the pastures to observe bison close up. Tour the handling system to learn how we sort, weigh and tag the bison. Watch and learn as Elders from the Pikani Nation work on tanning a fresh bison hide the traditional native way.Enjoy a grilled bison smokie or hot-dog and check out the Meat Shop and local Native Arts and Crafts. Feel free to walk around the gardens and water features and relax in the tipi for a bit. People of all ages are welcome. Washrooms are available.
Come and enjoy picking fresh vegetables and berries, show your kids how their food is grown, talk to your hosts about gardening practices and just wander around taking in the sights and sounds of the country.
U-pick hours: 9am - 7pm
Farm Store: 9am - 7pm
Major shopping in 2 story antique shop carrying a huge collection of local and international items, many with a farming focus. Farm gate sales of free range eggs, beef and pork. Tours to view cattle, horses, baby pigs. Hens, ducks, etc. Picnic tables
Certified Organic Grass Finished Beef, Poultry & Egg Production, Live Music and Family Dance on Saturday, BBQ Burgers, Ice Cream Treats, Berries, Flowers & Trees
Please join us for tours of beef cattle, cows, calves, and laying hens.
Experience live barn dance music both Saturday and Sunday.
Pet cats, kittens, and chicks.
Tour of our beaver dam.
Demonstrations of our electric fencer, holistic planned grazing, and regenerative farming practices.
Traeger Smoker Grill cooking demonstrations.
View flowers, pick raspberries.
Purchase BBQ burgers and ice cream treats to eat on site.
Pre-orders of frozen beef and pastured eggs to take home.
Visit our website for all the latest Open Farm Days information.
Sat: 11-5pm, Sun: 1-5pm
An opportunity to see where the calves are born... including a tour of the calving barn along with what we do with the calves when they are born. The tour will also allow you to follow in the footsteps of a newborn calf to see all of the places they live throughout their life on our farm.
Come experience a working tree farm and learn from Murray, Alison and Ashleigh who have been in the industry for over 50 years.
Visit the chickens and goats, participate in a kids scavenger hunt/nature activity, and walk through thousands of Perennials, Shrubs and Trees. You may get a chance to see some equipment in action, including our Tree Spade fleet!
Bring your picnic basket and blanket for an old fashion relaxing day at Kleskun Hill Museum, a historic agricultural museum on the Edson Trail.
Tour the pioneer log buildings.
Learn about history, horticulture and farm life in the early 1900’s.
Old fashion kids games.
Historic Village tours will be starting at 11:00am and 1:00pm
Campground and hiking trails available.
Celebrate Open Farm Days with local food and farm producers at Kneehill County's: Growing Kneehill - Country Market at Horseshoe Canyon. Surrounded by an amazing landscape you'll meet, learn and purchase from remarkable local farm and food producers, artisans, and agri-toruism operators from Kneehill County and surrounding areas.
11:00am Annual Pincher Creek Parade on Main Street
12:00 - 4:00 Open Farm Days 'Lunch with the Pioneers' and Outdoor Farmer's Market at Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village - $12.00 / person includes meal and Tour through the gardens and 28 Heritage buildings on site.
Join us for Wool Mania at the Michener House. Learn to card and spin wool and participate in our rainbow knitting bee at the Museum. This is a free drop-in activity all day for Open Farm Days. Michener House Museum and Blacksmith Shop Museum
Five generations of history, pastured poultry, holistically managed cattle, solar panels. Organized farm tour starts at 2:30pm.
Farm-to-table dinner by The Prairie Farm Project at 6pm, $75.00/ticket, 12 and under free.
Tickets available at our website through Eventbrite: https://www.lazytfarm.ca/
Join us for family-friendly activities including wool carding, petting zoo, wild blueberry picking, garden tours, low ropes course, tea testing, exploring the bird town of Featherton, hobby horse course, interpretive trails and more!
Come visit Little Cherries on the Prairie!
Little Cherries is a family owned and operated u-pick/we-pick prairie fruit orchard. Cherries are the featured fruit, with 7 different varieties, all with different purposes, and all delicious! As well, there are saskatoons, haskap, raspberries, apples, pears, and plums. Come join us on Open Farm Days!
Llama mamas? Shiny black chickens with black chicken meat? Tiny horses? Goat in a wheelchair? Come see what the hay is going on at Macor Farms! Your host Jaqueline Marsh will guide you as you discover all kinds of animals that live at Macor Farms. Dog person? Get ready for some ruff play. Cat person? No need to be catty. Feeling sheepish? Relax with the sheep. Maybe you’re in the mood for some muddin’? The piglets are always ready to play! No matter who you are, there is something for you here at Macor Farms! Just be ready for some horsin' around! Ducks, geese, turkeys, cows and fun included.
ATTENTION: We ask that you leave please your pets at home, there are already plenty of animals to see here that might not play well with other animals.
Come tour an amazing farm in the heart of the city. Meet the farmers, explore a veggie labyrinth, go through a tunnel of pea vines, taste fresh greens, smell herbs, meet six backyard hens, check out our worm compost, and say hi to an urban beehive.
Come to our farm store where the greenhouse can be viewed through the windows. We are offering group learning experience tour through the tomato and basil greenhouses for a fee. We are also planning to have sunflowers in bloom. Tours through the sunflower field may be available for a fee.
You will be offered self or guided tours of the museum. Take a step back in time and view vintage agriculture equipment and their uses. We are hoping to have some demonstrations on how some of the equipment works (this depends on volunteer participation).
Piper Creek Gardens features a perennial food forest, a native plant pollinator garden (So many wildflowers!), as well as private garden plots managed by the city of Red Deer's Community Gardens program.
Previously a family owned farm, this plot of land is transforming into a teaching space where urban and rural come together on the edge of the city.
Come out for Open Farm Days August 17& 18 from 1-5pm for a BBQ and learn about what’s next for the Piper Creek Restoration Agriculture Project. You’ll get some great ideas for how to bring biodiversity into your own yard, maximize garden yields, and also discover a beautiful picnic site that is open from May-October
Want to learn more? Visit www.rethinkreddeer.ca or https://www.facebook.com/pipercreekrestorationagriculture/
Come to Ponderosa City for Open Farm Days and experience a traditional western village!
Check out their culinary events below:
Prime Rib Dinner Saturday August 17th - for tickets call (780) 388-3088
Pancake Breakfast and Cowboy Church on Sunday August 18th
Come enjoy the kids' corn mazes, petting farm, and farm amenities on Sunday with no entry fee. Extra fees apply to train rides, face painting, gem mining, and purchasing farm fresh vegetables at the Farm Market, Handmade Fudge, Woodfired Baking and Breads, and good farm food showcasing what we grow! Fire-roasted Farm Lunch
Welcome to Premium Sausage in Seven Persons. Our store is situated in a small town off of the number three highway. We will be having store tours through our unique store, and have video presentations showcasing our sausage making process. We will be running a Toonie Taster BBQ where you can purchase a variety of our sausage for a great price. Tours are at 11:00, 12:00 and 1:00. The BBQ is running from 10:00-2:00.
Fun activities for all ages! We have 12 alpacas you can hand feed. Visit our studio for fashions made from their amazing fiber. Try your hand at hand carding and needle felting. Display of the fiber process from shearing to yarn. Demonstrations of spinning, rug hooking, knitting machine.
Guided tasting of 3 samples of our spirits- of your choice (can purchase bottles, retail items or a full tasting including all 5 of our spirits to sample). We will be displaying a full distillation demonstration.
Here at the Red Brick Farms, we are passionate about educating people on the importance of local food security. Your experience at the farm may include a hands on tour of our CSA, Community Garden, and Orchard. We will have composting demos, a BBQ, and lots of activities for the kids.
Join us on August 17 & 18 at our newly established fiber mill near Rosebud. We will be hosting hourly tours of our modern day processing plant. We will have a sheep shearing demonstrations where you will learn where the wool comes from to the final processing of wool.
We will have our stand open for wool purchases and a variety of wool samples for you to explore and learn!
Come visit us from 10 – 5pm and while here be sure to visit Rosebud for their Farmer’s Market on Saturday and visit the many shops and services available throughout our summer village. The view is stunning this time of year!
We ask that you refrain from bringing family pets to our farm as a courtesy to our working farm dogs.
Visit our Facebook & Instagram and website for more details.
Local food, local producers, gathered in one place - the historic George Pegg Botanic Gardens, 56014 RR 43, near Glenevis Alberta.
We are showcasing local food artisans and farmers during a day market event running from 9-4. Admission and grounds access is free, petting zoo, and kids events will be a small fee.
Producers will be selling beef, pork, chicken, turkey and other protein products, eggs, artisan bread, condiments and coffee, organic produce, flowers and berries, and other fresh market garden products.
Collette's Kitchen will bake fresh pizza and Culina To Go will provide lunch items. Plenty of selfie ops around the historic gardens.
We will also have a petting zoo, ice cream, and local artists!
The ticketed chef catered dinner will be by Brad and Cindy Lazarenko from Culina and will feature exclusively producer goods from the day and cocktails from Black Diamond Distillery and Bent Stick Brewing. Tickets online through Eventbrite.
Several Greenhouses have also come together to provide us with flowers for the grounds! The greenhouses include MoJo Garden Center and Diner on Hwy 43, Deherdt Greenhouses in Barrhead, Pots and Pansies Greenhouse in Mosside, and Alice Szybunka in Cherhill.
Come out and see also the local Fair, which runs down the road in Darwell as well as a Tractor Pull. Lots to see and do.
Various tours will be available throughout the day including: Farm/fruit tours (please note that some orchards require walking about 1 mile round trip), Winery & Distillery. Tap room will be open. Please feel free to bring your own picnic lunch.
We are a 36,000 square foot greenhouse located east of Didsbury. We grow two different types of cucumbers, eight types of tomatoes, hot peppers, bell peppers, butter lettuce, and kale. We also grow 12 acres of field vegetables.
What sets us apart from other greenhouse and garden growers is that we grow all our vegetables WITHOUT the use of synthetic pesticides. Our kids can walk into the greenhouse and eat fresh veggies right off the vine.
We will provide tours of our facility and educate you on our growing practices. We will also have kittens and chickens for people to pet. We will also have our vegetable market open for you to purchase fresh vegetables!
Come to the Smoky Lake Ag Complex and enjoy the Farmers Market - Food Day Event for Open Farm Days!
There will be full farmers market booths, food demonstrations (perogies, cabbage rolls, bannock), and a LIVE bee hive!
There will be a variety of food for sale at the farmers markets booths as well!
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Somerset Farms is a small U-Pick pumpkin farm located south west of Stony Plain, AB.
We love all pumpkins and strive to grow approximately 10,000 a year! This year we are growing 32 varieties of pumpkins and winter squash.
Come on out during Open Farm Days for a walking tour of the pumpkin patch, look at the planting sled we use, see some of the weird varieties, learn how we grow them, sample some purée (if our pumpkins are ready) and enjoy the country setting!
Join us on August 17 & 18! We will have our family owned and operated farm and processing facility open for tours. Come and learn about our farming practices that support a healthy environment for our free-range pigs located just 5 minutes north of Rosemary.
You can also tour our processing and retail shop in Rosemary to learn more about the variety of foods we process and sell. Our meat shop is like stepping into a mini farmer’s market! We will have product for sale at the store for you sample and purchase! We look forward to seeing you!
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Discover Spruce Park Ranch and our award-winning Country Store & Coffee Shop. Explore antique, vintage and current farm equipment; visit some of the animals; shop in our store; sip on lattes and iced tea lemonades; devour locally-made baking or ice cream treats from our Snack Shack. Sample our pepperoni sausages, make a farmhouse sign to take home, and visit the little outdoor market showcasing the talents of people in the community.
Join us for a fun filled and educational ALPACA event. See the alpacas in their natural environment, feel their shorn fleeces, tour the fibre mill where the fleeces are made into yarn or watch the talented hand spinners make yarn from the raw fibre. For the little and big kids learn how to make felted soap. To complete your visit to Sunnyhill Alpacas and Twisted Sisters there will be a market place where you will have the opportunity to purchase the yarn and rovings that are made on the farm and a variety of finished products.
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Kids can visit and brush mini ponies. Tour of the farm to see other farm animals that live here...horses, great Pyrenees dog and 2 cats. Wild birds are in abundance.
Country store on site with many hidden treasures to purchase.
Have you been wondering about what The Honest Box is about? For open farm days we are opening our gates.
We will be providing tours of our property for anyone who is interested, showing people what we are all about!
We run a market garden supplying many different types of vegetables to our local community. We also raise chickens, turkeys and cattle that will all be viewable for the event.
For open farm days we are sourcing local cheeses and meats including bison from HGB Bison Ranch for purchase as part of a cold picnic lunch. We also will supply vegetables, microgreens, Fresh B.C. Fruit and U-Pick experiences.
Prizes and Games will be running for kids during both days. Local companies will also be set up for the weekend showing off some of the unique products and services that are available in our great community. We are very excited about educating people about many different aspects of farming and what unique farming experiences and challenges we have come across.
We have many great neighbors also doing open farm days including PaSu Sheep Farm that allow for an awesome visit.
We can be googled as The Honest Box for exact location.
Fruit and vegetables are never fresher than when you pick them yourself. Come take a tour through our vegetable gardens to experience a garden in Central Alberta. Enjoy a taste of some of our vegetables. Make sure you come with coolers so you can pick more to take home and enjoy with your family dinner.
Come and see how we produce the top quality Alberta chicken that you find in your local grocery stores and your favourite restaurants. Learn about raising chicks from day one and all about the Alberta chicken industry. Our doors are wide open. Come see our baby chicks.
Our family will guide you along an interactive walking tour which will include a pasture walk, chore demonstrations, wagon ride and viewing of turkeys, horses, cattle, and chickens. We will have free samples of our meat products as well as the opportunity to purchase some to enjoy later!
Come tour the Troubled Monk Brewery!
Tours at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, on Saturday, and 1pm, 2pm, 3pm on Sunday.
Guests will tour the facility, learning first hand how beer and spirits are produced and packaged at Troubled Monk.
Opens mid-July with raspberries and young/early veggies. Veggies available Tuesday to Sunday 1-6 pm until September long weekend. Open only on weekends in September and October while availability lasts. Custom picking and pick up orders available (extra charge), but subject to availability.
Come to Upper Green Farms! We will be offering field tours, potato equipment tours and washing and bagging facility tours.
We will also have a U-pick where you can dig your own potatoes!
There will also be potatoes pre-washed and bagged available for purchase.
Witness fibre and dairy goat demonstrations including dying and spinning of mohair. Opportunity to purchase mohair products, socks, saddle blankets, and perennial plants. Cold drinks available on request.
Wild Country Gardens is a Fruit Farm in the Wildwood Area, that will offer our Open Farm Days visitors a chance to take part in a guided tour of our farm. The tour will include: Our Fruit Orchard, Vegetable Garden, Garlic Patch, Pepper Garden, Herbal Teas Gardens and Honey Bees and our Onsite Farm Store (sampling and tasting of our products) We will also be offering an Farm to Table Lunch (advanced tickets only) Saturday the 17th from 10:30 to 1:30.
Come visit us for Open Farm Days! We are an Off Grid - no line coming in at ALL - Homestead, who's value is to raise food for our own table and offer the extra bounties for purchase.
There will be hourly Off Grid Farm Tours including solar and wind power systems & an earthen green house, as well as animals. You will also be able to see honey, meat & family dairy goats. We will also provide information about homestead animal production.
Visitors will be able to cuddle & view our animals while enjoying the serenity of our Homestead. Farm products will be for sale.
Use our online trip planner to map out your journey!
Step #1: Choose Your Host Farms
Visit the host farms page to start adding locations to your trip. Click the green “Add to Trip” button on each farm you want to visit.
Step #2: Review Your Trip
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Step #3: Getting Directions
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Join us on August 17th or 18th when more than 100 farms, ranches and ag-tourism operators open their gates and invite visitors to share in local stories, see on-farm demonstrations and purchase locally grown and produced products.