Archive of posts tagged "circle farm tour"

Abbotsford Circle Farm Tour Dinner

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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 […]

Minter Gardens is Closing

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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 […]

Abbotsford Circle Farm Tour

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Disclosure: Review — Circle Farm Tours are free (excluding any extra tours or purchased products at specific locations). Our experience was facilitated by Tourism Abbotsford along with Vancouver Coast & Mountains. Views are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]