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Minter Gardens is Closing

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 — 1:44pm PDT
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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

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 — 12:01pm PDT
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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

Sunday, July 29th, 2012 — 10:16am PDT
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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

Friday, April 20th, 2012 — 10:10am PDT
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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 […]

Thanksgiving Activities 2011 Metro Vancouver & Fraser Valley

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 — 1:05pm PDT
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Thanksgiving is one of my favourite holidays. Our family would gather at my Oma’s house and while the windows steamed up and the aroma of roasted turkey filled each room, we’d head outside to rake leaves. The ample limbs of the lone one oak tree across the street provided enough fuel for the giant leaf […]

Langley Circle Farm Tour: Wineries

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 — 8:20am PDT
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I recently visited several Circle Farm Tour stops with Tourism Langley that covered everything from turkeys to blueberry doughnuts. Three additional stops on this free, self-guided tour in Langley include the wineries. While most think of the Okanagan as BC’s wine country, these have been around for the better part of the last decade. Some […]