Wednesday, September 18, 2019

For true food lovers, especially gardeners, the appreciation for food, be it a beautifully composed dish from a top restaurant or a simple and comforting homemade pie, not only comes from the tastes and smells of the dish, but also how its ingredients came to be and how it brings people together.  Likewise, for beer […]

Monday, September 9, 2019

Melissa Schur wants you to know where your food comes from.  Schur, a fourth-generation farmer at the Glen Park Holstein dairy farm in Leduc, along with her husband Matt, have been coming up with different ways to connect Albertans to the family farm. Schur’s parents Rudy and Karen Gengler own the family farm.  The most […]

Saturday, August 31, 2019

“We have a perfect climate for growing gorgeous and tasty varieties of hardneck garlic” – Garlic Goodness Are you a big fan of garlic?  Lorraine and Kevin at Garlic Goodness farm in Red Deer is the perfect location for you to visit during Open Farm Days. Lorraine and Kevin traded their corporate life for family farm […]

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

EH Farms is one of the host farms participating in Alberta Open Farm Days. Visit Eh Farms on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.   Also at EH Farms, the Mangalitsa Heaven “Snout to Tail” Long Table Dinner will take place Aug. 17 from 6:30 to 10 p.m.. Go to albertafarmdays.ca for […]

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Alberta has an abundance of local ingredients that are used to brew beer, and after the laws changed around small craft breweries, Albertans started to take notice. Since then, craft breweries have been popping up all around the province to help bring this small but awesome industry to the forefront, all while using the most […]

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Join the Prairie Farm Project on Aug. 17 for a one-of-a-kind dining experience  It doesn’t get any fresher than dinner right in the middle of the farm field, where the food on your plate was harvested just hours before. That’s the idea behind the farm-to-plate dinner at Lazy T Farm on Aug. 17, in partnership […]

Sunday, June 30, 2019

    This year will mark seven years of Alberta Open Farm Days, and for two days in August, farms across the province are opening their doors so we can meet the farmers and learn more about what they do, and where our food comes from. It’s a fun weekend, a little educational, and usually […]

Sunday, June 30, 2019

  Lori and Vince Toker operate Rocky Meadows Country Getaway on their farm near Bonnyville. They started a saskatoon U-pick several years ago, and now farm several kinds of berries, offer fruit pies at the café and operate a campsite and mini golf course created from vintage farm equipment. It’s a relaxed country paradise off […]

Sunday, June 30, 2019

  Drive with your windows open in mid-summer along Highway 49 east and you can’t miss the sweet aromas of blooming clover. The area around Falher is prime honey country. It’s here that Charles Paradis found a new home in Girouxville for his bees, transporting them by train from St. Hughes, Quebec over 50 years […]

Sunday, June 30, 2019

George Briggs grew up on a mixed farm near Olds. The family raised cattle and had milking cows, chickens, sheep, pigs, and huge vegetable gardens. It was pitchfork after pitchfork of hard work and when he turned 18, George hit the road to Calgary to get an education and build a career in oil and […]

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