Archive of posts tagged "fraser valley"

Fraser Valley Parks: Chilliwack Lake


Saturday, March 20th, 2010 — 2:50pm PST
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Although Chilliwack Lake is in the “604” area code, it isn’t in Metro Vancouver. As such, it is the first entry for my Fraser Valley parks profile series. View Larger Map Metrics: Park size is a whopping 9,258 hectares with 146 campsites and 40kms of trails including a leg of the Trans Canada Trail. Photo […]

Canadian Hazelnut: Circle Farm Tour


Saturday, May 9th, 2009 — 9:21am PST
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The last stop on my Circle Farm Tour last week in Harrison & Agassiz was at Canadian Hazelnut [Google Map]. A team of brothers run the family operation, growing, processing and selling a variety of hazelnut products. We got a tour of the grounds, where their dogs came out to greet us and nibble on […]

The Back Porch: Circle Farm Tour


Wednesday, May 6th, 2009 — 8:06am PST
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The second to last stop on my Circle Farm Tour last week in Harrison and Agassiz was The Back Porch. We stopped by after breakfast to explore some of the antiques, the hand-made pottery, and sample the delicious roasted coffee (fired on-site in a 1919 flame coffee roaster). Dan and Lynda have a lovely home […]

Limbert Mountain Farm: Circle Farm Tour


Tuesday, May 5th, 2009 — 8:34am PST
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Another stop on my Circle Farm Tour last week in the Harrison/Agassiz region was Limbert Mountain Farm, – a heritage farm that offers up fresh organic herbs, teas, garden vegetables, and a tea room / demonstration kitchen for their Simply Fine Foods collection. We met up with owners, Trudie & Claude Bouchard in their kitchen […]

The Farm House Natural Cheeses: Circle Farm Tour


Sunday, May 3rd, 2009 — 2:00pm PST
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Continuing the Circle Farm Tour series from my adventures last week in the Harrison/Agassiz region, our next stop was The Farm House Natural Cheeses. “The family farm is a great thing,” said owner Debra Boyes when we had our tasting. The farm hosts a retail shop so people can come and buy their cheese directly […]

Kilby Historic Site: Circle Farm Tour


Friday, May 1st, 2009 — 8:00am PST
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The next stop on the Circle Farm Tour for my group this week was the Kilby Historic Site in Harrison Mills [Google Map]. Kilby was a bustling whistle stop destination home to thousands at its peak where Mr Acton Kilby ran the general store (1906), post office, hotel, and most elements you’d find in a […]

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