11-4 both days-Open air Mini Farmers Market with various vendors. Antiques, collectibles, honey, wood crafts, doily art dream catchers, fresh veggies, locally made sausage, & more.
Photography area will be open- bring your camera and take some amazing photos using our backdrops and photo props.
Special area focusing on up cycled/recycled gardening.
Picnic baskets available to enjoy a picnic lunch on the grounds. Please call to pre-order 780-305-6310
Cold drinks and snacks available. $$
Located just East of Edmonton in Strathcona County you will find Chicks N Chaps and Bar OA Farms. Chicks N Chaps is a line of condiments including Kickin Honey Mustard, Grainy Beer Mustard, and Dilly Horseradish Mayo developed by Experience Alberta. Ingredients in our mustard and mayo are sourced from other local growers and producers from around Alberta. Taste a sample of our mustards, learn about what we put in them and why, and purchase a little jar to take home.
Bar OA Farms is a micro flower farm growing distinctive, hard-to-find, environmentally sensitive flowers. During your visit you can participate in one of our garden tours which will start at 11:30am and 2:30pm. Learn why we grow flowers, how we grow them and why local flowers are a better choice over imported blooms. You can purchase flowers from the Flower Bar or purchase a ticket to participate in our hand tied bouquet workshop that starts in the barn at 3:00pm. For the littles and little at heart we have floral cookie decorating kits available for purchase.
On the farm you will find a number of photo opportunities including the flower gardens, a tractor, horses, and straw bales.
Have you ever heard of Bunnock? It’s a fun game thought to be created by Russian soldiers that needed to entertain themselves whilst posted in remote areas of Siberia. We will have two sets of the game set up so families can play.
Other free activities for the kids include rock painting, and seed planting (for the first 40 kids on a first come first serve basis).
Pop Up Shops at the farm include:
Funky Mango Food Truck – pick up lunch from the truck and have a picnic on the grass while watching the horses graze.
Fifendekel Pie Shop Café – purchase a handmade pie, including Peach Pie the August feature flavour
Fox and Willow Home Décor – browse beautiful home décor items and find something new to spruce up your house for fall
A paint night will be held on Saturday, August 14 from 5:30-9:00 pm overlooking the Blindman Valley. The meal will include a full, 5-course dinner with ingredients being sourced from within 1 mile. The menu includes: bruschetta on sourdough baguette, Hungarian chilled cherry soup, mixed green salad, bison steak bites with cherry barbecue sauce, chicken bites with pear relish, and a choice of 3 desserts: haskap scone tarts, raspberry sandwich cookies, English cherry possets. All courses will be served while the paint night proceeds. Local artist, Dawn Derrien from Boho Apothecary, will be leading a very unique painting experience. In keeping with the theme of local and farm fresh, she will be featuring egg tempera paints reminiscent of Michelangelo's Renaissance paintings. Cost is $125/person and can be e-transferred to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Little Cherries on the Prairie, RR1 #40306, Bentley, AB, T0C0J0. Products will be available for purchase the night of the event: locally milled flour, cookie mixes, jams, sauces, sourdough bread, and possibly honey.
"Enjoy a tour of our market gardens and greenhouse, learning about organic and chemical-free growing as well as water sequestration and innovative design. Participate in our vegetable scavenger hunt for a chance to win prizes! Meet your Meat with a walk amongst the pasture and animals on Saturday all day! And then on Sunday, meet our local vendors during our mini-market with featured products in our store, including soap, bread, woodworking, sewing and metal artisan items. We'll have something for everyone to enjoy and look forward to meeting you!
Take a step back in time to stroll down our mini replica of an Old West street. Purchase a refreshment at the Sasparilla Saloon or a bag of candy from Liam’s General Store. Check out the jail at the Sheriff’s office, the many antique tools at the Blacksmith shop or pay a visit to the Olde Trappers cabin at the end of the street. Stop in at the Trading Post to pet one of our Nigerian kid goats. As you Head down Bourbon St., there are many stops along the way to meet more farm critters.
When you come to MJ Bender Farms you will be able to experience a wide variety of farm life. We have free range chickens that lay eggs, several sheep, some horses, cows, and even a llama. The main focus of our farm however, is the grain operation. Here you can see the variety and size of equipment that we use and some of the processes for value added. On our farm we take great pride in caring for the land and to be good stewards of what we have been given- this plays out in every area of our management. Visiting our farm, you will get the experience of many aspects of grain production, the joys of keeping small livestock as well as the benefits of bringing our products to the table.
Come out to MJ Bender Farms with your family to discover what farm life is all about.
Our tours will consist of:
-viewing farm equipment used in our grain operation
-observe a demonstration of our home grown wheat being processed into flour
-learn how our vegetable garden is grown
Additional activities include:
-petting and feeding our sheep, horses, cows, and chickens
-purchasing home baked goods made from our homegrown, stoneground flour
Beverages will be available
No pets allowed
We are known for our deliciously plump saskatoonberries. There are 3 varieties, to which you will receive adequate description on how to reach them.
We explain to first-time pickers, just how easy it is to pick the berries, giving easy tips for best-picking practices. Seasoned pickers are welcomed and freely continue to their picking spot for the day, as they are aware of how it all works.
A new feature of our Upick experience will be further education on saskatoonberry history, potential recipes and further uses.
Keep an eye out for further offerings in the coming months.
Greg Rosch is the son of Csilla and Josef Rosch, long-time Prairie Berry owners. Greg and his wife, Carly, are now continuing the family legacy by reviving the Prairie Berry Upick experience. They look forward to welcoming you soon!
- This has been a family-run saskatoonberry farm and u-pick since 2004, run by Csilla & Josef Rosch
- The berries are as natural as can be, and can be eaten straight from your bucket
- We are very low-key and focus on being customer-centred and family-oriented
- $3 per lb
- $2 per ice-cream pail, if you do not bring your own container
- Container is pre-weighed before picking
WHAT TO BRING:
- Bug spray
- Water (but we do also sell out of our mini shop)
- Hat and sunglasses
We are known for our inviting peaceful atmosphere
We have used fieldstone and natural items to landscape a pond and rock river
Airbnb/Cabin tour as well barn loft set up for wedding to view.
Balcony looks over the ranch.
We will have wagon rides being pulled by a tractor towards the lake turn into the the bush along a trail (Saskatoon berries hang over the trail/wild strawberries on the edge) and back along the open hayfield.
We will have vendors. Crafts, Health, Food.
You will have access to the vegetable garden.
We have peacocks, chickens/roosters, horses, blue-eyed cats, livestock guardian dogs, sheep/lambs
Rosemary Community & Agricultural Society & Village of Rosemary
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The Village of Rosemary is pleased to host the Brooks Farmer's Market for Open Farms Days! Come down with the whole family and enjoy the Food Trucks and learn about Leaf Cutter Bees & the role they play on the farms in the Community of Rosemary.
Rosemary is known for Leaf Cutter Bees & Alfalfa Seed farming. Brooks Farmer's Market will provide a local shopping experience for produce & goods.
Leaf Cutter Bee display & activity
Petting Zoo, featuring White Barn Fun Farm Animals
Several local Food Trucks will be on-site during the day.
Tour of the Historic Berube House (according to public health indoor capacity restrictions) featured in the Alberta Archives
Tour of the Beeyard
Tour of Fallaway Farms Market Gardens
Nature's Table Walk of some of the Natural Edible Plants in the Aspen Parkland
Sheep Herding demonstration and Lamb Visit
Bees and Teas Event on the veranda with a choice of teas-with honey of course- and Saskatoon scones for $5 per person
Market Garden and Wildflower Bride Honey sales
Wildflower Bride Farms looks over an amazing view of valley and woodlands and natural waterways of the Aspen Parkland. The Historic Berube House, built in 1906, is a favorite of many visitors to the farm. The busiest workers on the farm are the hardworking bees, gathering nectar from the Aspen Parkland to create a beautiful wild floral honey. Other friendly residents of the farm include our rescue cows and our flock of sheep. Our sheepdog, Hudson, will gladly demonstrate the sheep round up! Don't miss the innovative and child friendly market garden from our partners at Fallaway Farms. After enjoying the tour of your choice and your visit to our 1940's reconditioned barn, we invite you to enjoy local teas and saskatoon scones on the original veranda of the historic house. Tea and scones- with honey of course- will be $5 per person. Our Bucket Families will be able to refill their buckets from the farm tank and see what the new season honey tastes like!
We are the Bonneau family, 3rd generation farmers near Bonnyville, AB. We raise Angus beef to feed the local community from our farm to your table.
We like our visitors to have fun and learn about where their food comes from.
*Pasture & cattle tours
* Horse rides, bees & ag information booth
* Bale maze
* Scavenger hunt, door prizes, kid draws
* Cow patty bingo $
* Pop-up Farmer's Market $
* Pumpkin patch
* Variety of animals for viewing
* Live music by local artists
* Local beer & distiller $
* Refreshments, food truck, and bannock on-site $
* No ATM on-site & No pets please