Wednesday, May 27, 2020

We often think of food as single entities and not as part of a bigger regional story, and so for our fourth week of creating a food collection for The Organic Box we wanted to showcase food that is grown in Alberta with a regional twist with Wheatland County. Wheatland County is a municipal district […]

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Welcome to Chef Inspired Open Farm Days! In collaboration with our farmers, The Organic Box, and chefs from around the province, we bring you a series of mals and videos that bring together Albertan farm-fresh food, inspiration from local chefs, groceries delivered to your home and delicious meals. For 8 weeks we’ve curated bi-weekly meals […]

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

If there is a silver lining that can be seen through the pandemic currently sweeping the globe, it is that many people are looking towards trying their hand at gardening. While I will admit I am somewhat biased to the subject, I couldn’t be more thrilled to see the greater population looking towards local food […]

Friday, April 24, 2020

Open Farm Days creates a unique farm box in partnership with The Organic Box  We are excited to announce a pilot program with The Organic Box. Starting April 24, customers will be able to purchase one of three curated boxes filled with products from the farms you’ve visited over the last 7 years. There are […]

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

There are many ways to shop farm fresh in Alberta, from a farmers market to subscription boxes, but did you know that many farms have a store onsite, will deliver or ship food to you? We’ve created a list of how to shop straight from a farm in Alberta! There are two ways to search […]

Friday, December 6, 2019

    Love Alberta Open Farm Days? How would you like a winter version? Experience life on the farm in winter! See how the animals keep warm and how farmers job is never (ever) done.   December 14-15  Alberta Open Farm Days is piloting a winter program in Strathmore and Wheatland County in south-central Alberta. […]

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 for […]

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