What better way to experience farm gate shopping in the Fraser Valley than by cycling between corn fields, in the shadow of Mount Cheam, with baskets of locally-grown goodness just waiting for a sunny summer picnic by the river? A few years ago John and I got to experience the Agassiz Farms Cycle Tour — […]
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Yesterday Krause Berry Farms in Langley opened its doors for another season that will include U-Pick in their berry fields, their farmgate market, bakery, estate winery, restaurants and cooking school. Krause Berry Farms While the U-Pick isn’t quite ready yet (the berries pop up in June), you can enjoy the market, bakery and estate winery […]
The Abbotsford Tulip Festival is in full bloom, an hour east of Vancouver along Highway 1. I had the opportunity to visit yesterday, and the spectacularly colourful array of 2.5 million petals is definitely worth witnessing. Abbotsford Tulip Festival Photos Just off the main parking lot you’ll find a picnic area and family games, along […]
Mountains to meadows, waterfalls to farm-gate shopping, there’s so much to explore and enjoy right here in the Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley area. Staying local for leisure and vacation time has its benefits, on top of discovering and experiencing your own backyard. Photo by John Bollwitt A recent TD survey found that for Canadian […]
There’s plenty of family fun to be had this month, with spring break just around the corner coupled with two weekends of Easter egg hunts and activities, from Squamish to Fort Langley. Photo credit: jamieanne on Flickr Specific fees and ticket prices can be found by clicking the link in the title of each event […]
“When it’s ugly and raining in the (Fraser) Valley, and you think there’s no where to go or nothing to do, chances are Manning has snow – and it’s a winter wonderland up here.” Robyn Barker is one of the many friendly faces I met this past weekend at Manning Park — a Provincial Park […]