Local Stories

Hop History, From Farm to Brewery

The fields in Sumas Prairie are budding with rows of vibrant, green hops to accommodate an exploding craft beer industry. Before the craft beer scene, decades ago, hop fields covered the Fraser…

Explore Abbotsford’s Circle Farm Tour

Long summer days are on the horizon which means more time for a leisurely journey through the countryside. And what better way to truly explore the country and Abbotsford’s deep agricultural roots…

Celebrate the Holiday Season with CFT

From winter spiced cider to fresh greens and florals, there are so many local products to enjoy this season.  To help you find unique gift items or artisan foods to put on…

Hands-On Learning with CFT

From meeting farm animals to learning about where our food comes from, kids are sure to love these agri-educational experiences. Get back to basics and connect with the land by exploring one of…

Abbotsford Rice Paddies Thriving

For five years Masa and Yukiko Shiroki have farmed rice paddies in Abbotsford. In the summer if you venture behind EcoDairy off Sumas Way, you’ll find the husband and wife team knee-deep…

How to Spend Mother’s Day in Abbotsford

An elegant high tea experience, relaxing spa day, window shopping, and much more. We’ve come up with a list of fun things to do with your Mom this Mother’s Day because at…