FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions About Open Farm Days
What do I wear?
Open Farm Days will be happening rain or shine. Please wear sturdy footwear, dress in layers and include rain gear, bug spray, a hat and sunglasses.
What do I need to bring?
You’ll want to bring cash and a cooler to buy and store some of the tastiest produce and products that will be available for purchase on some of the farms. You may also want to bring a camera, backpack and a water bottle.
Can I bring my pet?
For everyone’s safety, please leave all pets at home.
Where are the washrooms?
Not all farms will have facilities available, so plan ahead as much as possible.
How long should I plan to spend at each farm?
To maximize your visit, plan on scheduling at least one hour per stop.
Where should I stay if I want to enhance my experience with an overnight country stay?
Visit Alberta Country Vacations www.albertacountryvacation.com and/or www.reserve.albertaparks.ca for options.
How much does the event cost?
Each farm will be offering free admission on August 14th & 15th (depending on the day(s) they are open), although some farms may charge a fee for certain activities, such as a corn maze, wine tasting and horseback rides.
For information on how to get the most out of your Open Farm Days experience, read our blog post with tips and tricks for having a great experience.
Join us in August when more than 80 farms, ranches and ag-tourism operators open their gates and invite visitors to share in local stories, see on-farm demonstrations and purchase locally grown and produced products.