Farm / Happiness By The Acre

Farm Type: Mixed Small Farm

Region

Central

Town

Carstairs

Welcome to our small family farm located between Carstairs & Didsbury!

Our pastured laying hens, heritage breed Kunekune pigs, and free range ducks are quite the characters and love visitors! You’ll also get a glimpse at our grass-fed steers and cattle herd we custom graze for friends. Come learn more about the regenerative farming practices we use!

Saturday ONLY, Aug. 17, 10am-4pm

Event Schedule:

  • 10 am – Farm Gates & Market Open
  • 10:30 am – Livestock Tour
  • 12:00 pm – Livestock Tour
  • 1:30 pm – Livestock Tour
  • 3:00 pm – Livestock Tour
  • 4 pm – Market & Farm Close

Event Activities:

  • FREE livestock tours featuring pigs, chickens & ducks (must pre-book time prior to event)
  • Farmers’ market with local food, farmers & artisans
  • YYC Food Truck – Rocky Roadz Gourmet Mini Donuts
  • Self-guided market garden tours
  • Farm scavenger hunt
  • Kid’s activity tent (nest building craft, colouring & activity pages)
  • Barn quilt painting (contribute a square to our large wood farm quilt)
  • Shop our Farm Store (pastured pork, eggs, duck eggs, veggies, herbs, teas & spices, honey, waffle mix and more!)
  • Picnic table area to enjoy your mini donuts, ice cream or bring a lunch

Know Before You Go:

  • Tours are prebooked
  • Wear rubber boots or runners
  • Dress for the weather
  • NO DOGS ALLOWED! Thank you!
  • Pack a cooler to keep purchases cold
  • Bring cash for purchases

While You’re on The Farm:

  • All guests must check-in
  • Fences are electrified
  • Washrooms & hand-wash stations on-site
  • Cold drinks & water available for purchase
  • Happiness By The Acre
  • Mixed Small Farm
  • Sarah Riedner
  • (403) 923-8293
  • farming@happinessbytheacre.ca
  • https://www.happinessbytheacre.ca/
  • No
  • Saturday, August 17th
  • 10:00am
  • 4:00pm
  • 2168 Township Road 304, Didsbury

  • From QE2:
    Take exit 315, for AB-518 towards Carstairs
    Turn left onto AB-581 W (signs for Carstairs) - 5km
    Continue straight onto Gough Rd. - 110m
    Turn right onto 10th Ave - 1.9km
    Continue onto Township Rd 303 - 2.3km
    Turn right onto Range Rd 20 - 1.6 km
    Turn left onto Township Rd 304
    Drive 3km to Gate 2168 (farm destination is on the right)

  • 51.59158158464955
  • -114.18540087303393
  • Free (Livestock Tours)
  • https://www.facebook.com/HappinessByTheAcre/
  • https://www.instagram.com/happiness_by_the_acre/
  • https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxy9N4M5qZIPjg7Fi6qAv8A

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Price

Free (Livestock Tours)

Farm Details

Host Name: Sarah Riedner

Email: farming@happinessbytheacre.ca

Phone: (403) 923-8293

Date

Start Time: 10:00am

End Time: 4:00pm

Date: Saturday, August 17th

Directions

Address: 2168 Township Road 304, Didsbury

Directions:

From QE2:
Take exit 315, for AB-518 towards Carstairs
Turn left onto AB-581 W (signs for Carstairs) – 5km
Continue straight onto Gough Rd. – 110m
Turn right onto 10th Ave – 1.9km
Continue onto Township Rd 303 – 2.3km
Turn right onto Range Rd 20 – 1.6 km
Turn left onto Township Rd 304
Drive 3km to Gate 2168 (farm destination is on the right)

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