Archive of posts tagged "farm"

Langley Circle Farm Tour: Wineries

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Langley Circle Farm Tour

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

My first Circle Farm Tour was two years ago in Harrison Mills and Agassiz and yesterday I was able to complete another thanks to Tourism Langley. The concept behind the Circle Farm Tour is simple; it’s a self-guided road map with around a dozen locations for you to visit. What all of the stops have […]

Where to Pick Strawberries

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s that time of year when fresh locally-grown berries are ready for picking and adding to your salads, cereal, yogurt, desserts, smoothies, and just about anything else. Here in Vancouver, we’re lucky to be in such close proximity to the Fraser Valley region where strawberries are currently at their peak. Video by: Fraser Valley Strawberry […]

Coquitlam Farmers Market Celebrates 15th Season

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The following is a guest post contributed by Amber Strocel from TheV3H.com and Strocel.com. The Coquitlam Farmers Market is kicking off its 15th season this Sunday, May 8 from 9:00am-1:00pm. It’s the second oldest market in the region, opening just one year after the Vancouver market at Trout Lake. It happens every Sunday, rain or […]

Maplewood Farm in North Vancouver

Comments 72 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The other day I traveled about 10kms away from my home in downtown Vancouver and ended up at a 2.5 hectare farm on the North Shore. Maplewood Farm‘s rural heritage in a rapidly expanding urban setting is a rarity and I wanted to learn more about their history, experiences, and educational programs. Operated by the […]