Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Alberta Open Farm Days: Yellowhead County

This post was sponsored by a partnership between Alberta Open Farm Days, Yellowhead County, and Community Futures West Yellowhead.  I received monetary compensation in exchange for this post. As always, all thoughts and options are my 100% my own.  

I have been having the most amazing summer.  You may remember last year when I worked alongside Community Futures West YellowheadYellowhead County, and Alberta Open Farm Days to bring a locally sourced meal to Yellowhead County.  I also visited all of the farms and blogged about my experiences. 
 
 
Leaman Exchange 
 
 
Violet Gardens & Greenhouse
 
 
Wild Country Gardens
Wooden Shoes Dairy
Well I had so much fun last year, that this year I am working with all of those organizations again and this time taking on a leadership role, coordinating the events in my community this August 18/19th. 
I've been working with a really amazing team of individuals that I've learned a lot from! This truly has been an awesome Alberta summer.
You can tour the farms on your own in a self guided driving tour, or you can join a bus tour.  
The bus tour that I'll be curating lunch for is in Yellowhead County -  not only will you get to visit 5 farms, you'll also enjoy a locally curated lunch featuring a pig roast, homemade buns, locally sourced salads and salad dressings made from orchard fruits and garden vegetables, and freshly baked pies featuring sour cherries, Saskatoon berries, and hascaps (honey berries).   Tickets are only $40 a piece and you can get them HERE
 
Stonepost Farms
53312 RR105
Wildwood, AB 
 
 
Ophus Guest Ranch
11422 TWP 
541 MacKay, AB
3 km north of Hwy 16 on Hwy 751
Wild Country Gardens
110118 TWP 55
 
 
Cold Creek Farm & Campground
11102 Hwy 16 West
Wildwood, AB
 
 
U Pick It! 
53520 RR75
Evansburg, AB 
For the Self Guided tour, you are welcome to visit all 5 farms, plus an additional farm all on your own time. 
 
Violet Gardens & Greenhouse
1027 TWP 534 
Wildwood, AB
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1 comment:

  1. Wow Jax, with all your adventures at the local farms and ranches you have had an amazing summer! It's very encouraging to read your blog and hear you invite folks from around the area to come and share the experiences. Come visit us at Ophus Guest Ranch - 11422 Twp. 541 MacKay. We're just 3 kms north of Hwy 16 on Hwy 751. We'll be here to greet you for Alberta Farm Days. Giddy up!

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