Farm / Rural Roots Farmer Showcase at George Pegg Botanic Garden 2022

Farm Type: Producer Market, Chef dinner and concert

Region

North

Town

Gelenvis

Welcome to our 4th Open Farm Days event! Our goal is to introduce visitors to the wonderful
range of agricultural producers in our region. We are known for a fun family full-day event
including a vendor market with local food producers, artisans, and entertainers followed by our
magnificent delicious local food inspired chef dinner, with a dynamic performance of local
singers and songwriters to complete your day! All of this happens at the historic George Pegg
Botanic Garden.

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Outdoor Local Food Market – 10:00 am- 4:00 pm

An outdoor showcase of local food producers with vendor tables and family-friendly activities.

  • Market vendors including vegetables, meat, eggs, fruit, cut flowers, beeswax products,
    mushrooms, coffee beans, garden signs, and more!
  • Face painting, lawn games, farm safety scavenger hunt, and crafts
  • Meet our local 4H members and find out what 4H is all about
  • Take a tour of the historic Garden and farmstead buildings
  • Buy food on site or bring a picnic lunch
  • At about 3:00 PM join Chef Lindsay for a walk around the market to meet the vendors
  • Enjoy the Country Fair theme
  • Free admission

Outdoor Dinner & Concert 5:30 pm- 9:00 pm

Enjoy an exceptional meal prepared by Chef Lindsay Porter, from Edmonton’s restaurant The
Common. The Asian-inspired dinner combines ingredients grown by local producers. With open
air seating, each course is served picnic-style. While enjoying dessert, musician Erin Haley
presents a 45-minute concert. From busker to show-opener, meet musician Halle May Hobbs.

This is an all-weather event

Dinner & Concert tickets for sale on the George Pegg Botanic Garden website www.pegggarden.org
$87.50/person

  • To allow our diners to spread out, for this “Posh-Picnic” please bring your own chairs, table,
    and utensils.
  • Would you prefer to reserve a picnic table? A limited number are available- contact us at
    PeggBotanicGarden@gmail.com
  • Indoor seating available in case of rain

 

Sunday, August 14, 2022
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Step back in time with a walk through this historic farmstead. See some of the tools and equipment used
by our pioneer farmers. Bring your favourite recipe as we celebrate Prairie Pies.

Visit the George Pegg Garden website for details [http://www.pegggarden.org/events]

  • Tours of the homestead and historic Garden, antiques displays
  • Lawn games & prizes
  • Free admission

Accessible washrooms, grassed paths throughout the site

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Farm Details

Host Name: Denise O’Reilly, Lorraine Taylor

Email: PeggBotanicGarden@gmail.com

Phone: 780-785-2622 or 780-203-0331

Date

Start Time: 10:00 am for producer Market Saturday, Followed by ticketed event for chef dinner and open air concert 5:30 to 9 pm; Sunday Garden Tour & Anniversary Celebration

End Time: 4:00 pm

Date: Saturday August 13th & Sunday August 14th

Directions

Address: 56015 Range Road 43 Lac Ste Anne County

Directions:

The Pegg Garden is 2.5 km north of Glenevis, Alberta, off Highway 43

From Edmonton: 50 minutes northwest of Edmonton.
-Travel west on Highway 16
-Exit north onto Highway 43
-Turn north at the Glenevis intersection (Range Road 42A)
-Follow the signs to Pegg Garden

From Whitecourt:
-Travel east on Highway 43.
-Turn north at the Glenevis intersection (Range Road 42A)
-Follow the signs to Pegg Garden

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