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Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival 2013

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The Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival is happening this weekend out in the Fraser Valley, celebrating the best of what the season has to offer. This is the 109th Fall Fair and 65th Corn Festival in Agassiz, an amazing tradition of family fun, entertainment, 4-H exhibits, corn husking, educational displays, and much more. Friday […]

Harrison Hot Springs Resort and The Copper Room

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. I previously partnered with Harrison Hot Springs Resort for a recent contest giveaway. Our meal was compliments of the resort. Views are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Hitting the Trans Canada Highway and heading east from Vancouver you used to pass a sign at Hope that said “Gateway to Holidayland” however for me, Holidayland starts 20 minutes sooner with the turnoff to Highway 9. The Agassiz-Rosedale Highway (Highway 9) bends across the Fraser River and eventually turns into Hot Springs Road, leading […]

Minter Gardens Photowalk

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On the way back from Harrison Hot Springs Resort earlier this week my friend and I took a quick detour before hopping back on Highway 1. Coming from Agassiz, we turned right at the roundabout on Highway 9 (Agassiz-Rosedale Highway) and stopped into Minter Gardens for lunch at the Envision Garden Cafe. Prior to heading […]

Tulips of the Valley Festival 2013

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2014 Tulips of the Valley Festival Info The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival attracts crowds south of the border but in our own backyard, the Tulips of the Valley Festival paints Agassiz with all the colours of the season. Opening April 17, 2013 the festival here only lasts as long as the blooms, which is about […]

Garlic Festivals in Agassiz & Richmond

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Sweet summer berries may be ripe for the picking but a bold bulb is also ready to be harvested. Grab some garlic scapes, garlic pesto, garlic powders, garlic sauces, garlic blends, and more fresh from the farm at two garlic festivals happening around the region this month. Edible Vancouver Garlic Festival at Limbert Mountain Farm […]

Slow Food Cycle Farm Tour in Agassiz

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Disclosure: Review — I was not paid to write this post. Our registration was covered by Tourism Harrison. This did not effect the outcome of the content and we paid for our own purchases along the tour. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Our local Slow Food chapter, part of an international organization that has built a network of small-scale sustainable farmers, recently hosted a cycle tour of participating farms in Agassiz, BC. Slow Food (as opposed to fast food) is farm-to-table, supporting local growers. We had spent the night at the Harrison Hot Springs Resort, about 90 […]