Farm / Medieval Manor Gardens

Farm Type: Regenerative, Native Plants, Garden Produce, Rare and Heritage Poultry, Sheep, Educational Experiences

Region

North

Town

Parkland County

Our focus is connecting people back to the land through nature and regenerative agriculture experiences

We offer workshops and tours and provide related products to inspire action in better stewarding the environment we live in and share with others.

Throughout Alberta Open Farm Days Medieval Manor Gardens will be providing:

  • nature tours and tours of our greenhouse, poultry operations, horses, sheep, and field management.
  • Our Dragon Wagon mobile market stand will be open.
  • Monique Collins of Dragonfly CreeAtions will be offering indigenous experiences.
  • Our band, Blue Dragon, will be providing a variety of musical entertainment on the Saturday afternoon starting at 3 pm.

Though there is no charge to attend and our gates will be open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm both the Saturday and Sunday,

We recommend that people book their spots for tours and the musical entertainment ahead of time to avoid possibly being turned away if we are at capacity.- Check back for booking link

Schedule:

*There is a maximum cap of 20 people for each tour and activity with the exception of the musical entertainment, the Dragon Wagon and general admission.

Saturday

10:00 am Dragon Wagon open

10:30 am Greenhouse tour 

11:00 am Smudging with Dragonfly CreeAtions

11:30 am Fowl Language Poultry Tour

1:00 pm Guided Nature Walk including meet and greet with Drago the Tiger Salamander

2:00 pm Wild Teas with Dragonfly CreeAtions

2:30 Back Country Skills with Cyngen

3:00 pm Blue Dragon and other potential musical entertainment. (Dragon Wagon will close during musical performance, but be open during intermission) On property shuttle service available to stage area. We have a few extras but would be grateful if you brought your own chair!

4:00 pm Main gates close to any new entries

Sunday

10:00 am Dragon Wagon open

10:30 am Greenhouse tour 

11:00 am Meet and Greet Saphira, the Curly Horse

11:30 am Fowl Language Poultry Tour

1:00 pm Guided Nature Walk including meet and greet with Drago the Tiger Salamander 

2:00 pm Back Country Skills with Cyngen

3:00 pm Mystery activity! Perhaps you will get introduced to our new Wiltshire Horn Sheep, or maybe you’ll learn how to make flower/seed paper. You won’t know unless you sign up!

4:00 pm Dragon Wagon and main gates close

  • mmgardens
  • Regenerative, Native Plants, Garden Produce, Rare and Heritage Poultry, Sheep, Educational Experiences
  • Dawn Watts
  • (780) 278-5073
  • dawnw@mmgardens.ca
  • https://mmgardens.ca
  • Yes
  • Saturday, August 17th and Sunday, August 18th, 2024
  • 10:00 am
  • 4:00 pm
  • 6112 Highway 16, Gainford

  • Approximately 1 hour west of Edmonton on the north side of Highway 16. Just east of the Yellowhead Trading Post and just south of Lake Isle.

  • 53.58498
  • -114.77331
  • No charge for entry but items for sale at varying prices
  • https://www.facebook.com/medievalmanorgardens
  • https://www.instagram.com/medievalmanorgardens/

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Price

No charge for entry but items for sale at varying prices

Farm Details

Host Name: Dawn Watts

Email: dawnw@mmgardens.ca

Phone: (780) 278-5073

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Date

Start Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 4:00 pm

Date: Saturday, August 17th and Sunday, August 18th, 2024

Directions

Address: 6112 Highway 16, Gainford

Directions:

Approximately 1 hour west of Edmonton on the north side of Highway 16. Just east of the Yellowhead Trading Post and just south of Lake Isle.

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