Farm / Shipwheel Cattle Feeders Ltd.
Farm Type: Feed Lot
Shipwheel Cattle Feeders Ltd., a 4th Generation family farm in Taber AB, that currently operates a 5500 head feedlot and we have a summer grazing operation. Shipwheel produces 3 types of compost, honey, fruit, eggs and we are experimenting with a garden. We are very a very dynamic, diverse, company that has a focus on regenerative agriculture.
Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate shoes !
There will be free walking tours of the farm. The walking tours will be around 45 minutes long and will begin at 11 AM, 12 PM and 1 PM. The tour will include the feedlot, pasture raised chickens, bee hives and vermicompost. See booking tool below
A food truck will be on site from 11-2 to purchase food and there will be activities for kids.
The Green Mercantile is a small farm store located on the Shipwheel Cattle Feeders Ltd. yard. The Green Mercantile features individual frozen cuts of beef, worm casting compost, honey and veggies all produced on our farm. The Green Mercantile also sources other local (within 200 Km of Shipwheel) items such as Crystal Springs cheese, baking from Homestead bakeshop and other goods and products from local artisans.
Please do not arrive before 11am. This gives staff enough time to do morning chores before you arrive.