What better way to experience farm gate shopping in the Fraser Valley than by cycling between corn fields, in the shadow of Mount Cheam, with baskets of locally-grown goodness just waiting for a sunny summer picnic by the river? A few years ago John and I got to experience the Agassiz Farms Cycle Tour — […]
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Yesterday Krause Berry Farms in Langley opened its doors for another season that will include U-Pick in their berry fields, their farmgate market, bakery, estate winery, restaurants and cooking school. Krause Berry Farms While the U-Pick isn’t quite ready yet (the berries pop up in June), you can enjoy the market, bakery and estate winery […]
2016 Update: This event isn’t happening this year but check out the NEW Abbotsford Tulip Festival from March 25-May 1 and the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival throughout April, 2016! The Tulips of the Valley Festival in Agassiz opens for the season on April 1st, with millions of bright and beautiful petals blanketing the valley below […]
It’s not every day that you get to sit down for dinner with the farmer who supplied the ingredients you are about to enjoy. Last week growers and producers who are members of the Abbotsford Circle Farm Tour were invited to a longtable dinner at Tanglebank Gardens to dine with local media. This unique ‘meet […]
I had just completed my Abbotsford Circle Farm Tour post when I read that Minter Gardens, a Chilliwack Chilliwack Circle Farm Tour location, was shutting down in October. “Minter Gardens has been a huge part of our lives,” Minter said in a press release. “It was a once-in-a-lifetime dream to create one of the most […]
Ever since my first Circle Farm Tour in Harrison and Agassiz back in 2009 I’ve been hooked on these free, self-guided farmgate programs that can be found in Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows, Langley, Chilliwack, and Abbotsford as well. These tours introduce you to the great people who cultivate the bounty that grows in our […]