We will have various equipment available for visitors to see and grain samples to look at. During this time of year there is not an active harvest, but there are still many exciting things to see on the farm.
We are a tilapia fish farm with an attached horticulture greenhouse to help filter our water also known as Aquaponics. We farm cherry tomatoes, cucumbers and much more. All of our produce is organic, we recycle 99.75% of our water without any fertilizer or pesticides. Come see how auquaponics work!
Curious about where your food comes from? Come out to the farm and check out how we raise our pigs, cows and of course "The Gypsy Chicks" our pastured egg producers. All the animals work together to improve our land. We can't wait to show you around!
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 - 1pm & 3 pm $10 adults $7.50 children & seniors
Meadery workshop a-2pm & 4pm $10 adults $7.50 seniors
Tasting of all honey made products including mead.
Shopping for honey, honey related products, and mead.
A 2 hour tour of our regenerative farm. Topics will include:
-Soil health and nutrient dense food
-Integrated livestock systems
- And many other ecological farming practices
Our pork, beef, berries, eggs and tea will be available for purchase
Participants can come visit the horses, chickens and cattle. Climb up in the equipment we use to plant and harvest our crops. Products available for purchase in a market style atmosphere. Pasture walk for those interested will be from 3-4pm
Open to the public 11am to 5pm offering a free tour and tasting of the distillery at 1pm and 3pm. Offering an artisanal and farmers market at the distillery gardens throughout the day as well as livestock and farming demonstrations. We will also offer a culinary event that night from 6pm to 9pm.
Tractor, wagon ride giving a farm tour to visit the Mangaslitsas up close.
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 as well we will have for sale hot food made with Mangalitsa.
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.
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Come and visit our family owned and operated Apiary. Activities include: hive visits, honey extraction, beeswax candle making, honey tasting, and even a wagon ride! Learn all about the amazing honeybee!
We are a 4th generation family farm in central Alberta. Our crops include wheat, barley, canola, peas and faba beans. Activities will include crop and farm machinery tours, tractor rides, and a scavenger hunt for children and families. Coffee, cold drinks and snacks will be provided to all guests.
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.
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.
At HGB Bison Ranch there is an opportunity to learn and observe Bison close up. Enjoy a tour of the pastures for a unique close up experience with these native majestic animals. There will also be a Hydraulic Bison Handling System Demonstrations. Take a walk through the bison handling system to see how our bison are sorted and weighed.
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 - 8pm
Farm Store: 10am - 6pm
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
Tour of beef cattle, cows, and calves
Tour of laying hens
Tour of fish pond
Pet cats, kittens, chicks, rabbits, and lambs
Flowers, and barn dance music
Barbecued burgers, and ice cream treats
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!
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.
We will showcase and introduce our local farms to our urban neighbours in one area: Our Agricom pavilion! We will have farm animals, vegetable tables, small workshops that farmers can showcase and teach skills and a BBQ sourced from those local providers.
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
There will be a tour of the farms included in "The Prairie Farm Project". Join us for an outdoor market filled with local produce and handcrafted products. After the tours and market, we will have entertainment with a traditional BBQ style dinner with all local food prepared by a well-known chef.
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 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.
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
Our processing days are on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday so we cannot tour production. However we can give tours of our facility and front/back of store. We can offer samples and tour our building which is a grain elevator. We have pictures and some antiques on display in our Grain Elevator.
Fun activities for all ages! We have 6 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.
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.
Tour of grain farm: Machinery, possible combine/tractor/truck rides if we are harvesting
Tour of cow calf operation
Milking a Dairy cow demonstration and taste sample milk if allowed. (Hobby)
Small laying hen tour and take home fresh eggs. (Hobby)
Garden Tour (Hobby)
Farmers from the Area will be showcasing their farms and fresh products in the splendor of the George Pegg Botanic Gardens on Saturday until 4 P.M.. In the evening, there will be a gourmet meal by Chef Gurus, featuring picked that day produce and local meats.
9-4 For Farmer Showcase and Market, and 5-9 PM for invitation only Culinary Event
36,000 square foot vegetable production greenhouse. 3.8 acres of vegetable garden. We will give tours and chat about local Alberta vegetables. Visit our website to see who we are and what we do. We will also have kittens and chickens for people to pet!
On the farm, we will have a petting/viewing area with pigs and sheep. Farm equipment on site. We will have food sampling available at the farm and a picnic area and a mini farmers market. Spragg's Meat Shop will be open in Rosemary for meat sales and tours of processing facility
Discover Spruce Park Ranch featuring our award winning Country Store & Coffee Shop. Explore the equipment used in years past and currently on the farm, visit some of the animals, shop locally in our store, plus the little outdoor market showcasing the talents of local community people.
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.
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.
Join our family for a relaxed day in the barnyard of our family ranch. Casually explore the barn and gardens, meet the animals, let your kids roam with ours, sip lemonade, and shop for grass-fed beef, eggs, honey, and history books. Most importantly, connect with the people growing your food. Bring your curiosity and questions!
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.
Come to West Grow Farms and learn about how aeroponics works! We will give an overview of aeroponics and how we provide fresh chemical and pesticide free food all year. Our produce is always in season!
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.
Hourly Tour Off Grid Farm Tour including Solar, Wind & Earthen Green House along with Animals. Honey, Meat & Family Dairy Goat & Homestead Animal Production & Information. Visitors will be able to cuddle & view our animals while enjoying the serenity of our Homestead. Farm products will be for sale.
Activities include (on a rotational basis): Historic Work Horse Barn & Hay Wagon tour. Homestead Cabin Replica & Historic Orton School tour. Rope making demonstration. Horse Shoes fame instruction & game. Simulated Cow Milking. Western Line Dance instruction & Dance. Lunch concession. Season dependent - combine rides
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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.