Archive of posts tagged "agassiz"

Tulips of the Valley Festival in Agassiz 2012

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2014 Tulips of the Valley Festival Info The Tulips of the Valley Festival in Agassiz is in full swing with more colours popping from millions of bulbs on Seabird Island. When I visited a few years ago, there were 30 different varieties growing along 40 acres of land. The festival’s website is updated daily with […]

Sturgeon Fishing on the Fraser River in Harrison

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My only other official fishing trip was about a year ago at Sonora Resort and while I didn’t catch a thing, it was a fun morning out on the water. Looking forward to exploring Harrison Lake, its river, and venturing down to the Fraser River, I began yesterday’s fishing excursion with my group at the […]

Good Morning From Harrison

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Last night I enjoyed great company, fabulous music, and hazelnut-crusted halibut in the Harrison Hot Springs Resort’s legendary Copper Room. The preserved dining experience from the heyday of the supper club is complimented by an illuminated dance floor brought to life by the sounds of the Jones Boys. From Sinatra to Buble, women in their […]

Canadian Hazelnut: Circle Farm Tour

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The last stop on my Circle Farm Tour last week in Harrison & Agassiz was at Canadian Hazelnut [Google Map]. A team of brothers run the family operation, growing, processing and selling a variety of hazelnut products. We got a tour of the grounds, where their dogs came out to greet us and nibble on […]

The Back Porch: Circle Farm Tour

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The second to last stop on my Circle Farm Tour last week in Harrison and Agassiz was The Back Porch. We stopped by after breakfast to explore some of the antiques, the hand-made pottery, and sample the delicious roasted coffee (fired on-site in a 1919 flame coffee roaster). Dan and Lynda have a lovely home […]

Limbert Mountain Farm: Circle Farm Tour

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Another stop on my Circle Farm Tour last week in the Harrison/Agassiz region was Limbert Mountain Farm, – a heritage farm that offers up fresh organic herbs, teas, garden vegetables, and a tea room / demonstration kitchen for their Simply Fine Foods collection. We met up with owners, Trudie & Claude Bouchard in their kitchen […]