Forage & Farm

Introducing Forage & Farm and Stone Wood & Steel Blacksmithing School
Forage & Farm specializes in growing a variety of gourmet hardneck garlic (including our Made in Alberta Award-winning Black Garlic), crafting Pestos and hosting Homesteading classes including the top-rated destination by TripAdvisor – Stone Wood & Steel. 
Stone Wood & Steel has been creating Blacksmith artistry for over 25 years and has fulfilled custom orders for countless satisfied customers. To share his passion for Blacksmithing, James teaches a variety of classes through the homestead school.
Open Farm Day is the perfect opportunity for visitors to come out and see a garlic farm right around harvest time.
Scheduled tours will be held throughout the weekend at the times indicated below:
11 am – Blacksmith shop tour
12 pm – Garlic field tour
1 pm – Blacksmith Shop tour 
2 pm – Garlic field tour 
Visitors can also attend our local artisan market and pick up some culinary treats to enjoy with a picnic. We have several vendors to showcase their local products at our market.
Event Highlights: 
Bring a blanket and have a picnic in our field.
Explore the Mini Market featuring locally made products (Saturday only)
Pre-order a locally curated picnic basket and bring along a picnic blanket to enjoy overlooking the Rocky Mountains.
Please Do Not Bring Dogs!
Visitors will leave with an appreciation of how garlic grows in a northern climate and get a view into a working blacksmithing shop.
James has been mastering his craft of blacksmithing for over 25 years and Cheryl has been named the Garlic Queen. Together, the unique dynamic duo leads a homesteading facility that offers people the opportunity to step away from their busy lives and expand their knowledge base about sustainable farming and craft. 

Join us in August when more than 100 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.

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