Archive of posts tagged "fraser valley"

Maan Farms August CornFest

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When I married a nice Midwest man from Iowa I had no idea that with that union, I would soon begin to learn many things about corn. From the late summer aroma of sweet corn to processes like detasseling. While his Iowa corn is grand, I still love our fresh Fraser Valley corn and thanks […]

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 […]

Love Global Mini Golf Tournament 2013

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BC’s only mini golf tournament returns to Cultus Lake this summer, raising funds for Love Global‘s international school development projects. This family event will bring together 200 participants (in teams) who will compete to become mini golf champions. Enjoy a full day of mini golf, raffle prize giveaways, lunch, and games and a visit from […]

Harrison Hot Springs Resort and The Copper Room

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. I previously partnered with Harrison Hot Springs Resort for a recent contest giveaway. Our meal was compliments of the resort. Views are my own. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Hitting the Trans Canada Highway and heading east from Vancouver you used to pass a sign at Hope that said “Gateway to Holidayland” however for me, Holidayland starts 20 minutes sooner with the turnoff to Highway 9. The Agassiz-Rosedale Highway (Highway 9) bends across the Fraser River and eventually turns into Hot Springs Road, leading […]

Tulips of the Valley Festival 2013

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2014 Tulips of the Valley Festival Info The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival attracts crowds south of the border but in our own backyard, the Tulips of the Valley Festival paints Agassiz with all the colours of the season. Opening April 17, 2013 the festival here only lasts as long as the blooms, which is about […]