What’s in Season this Fall

2019-09-17T13:57:47-08:00September 9th, 2019|Farm Fresh, Homegrown, Uncategorized|

Abbotsford shines in harvest season: from crisp apples to the perfect pumpkin you can find the best of everything homegrown in our local fields.  Our agricultural roots run deep and the fertile farmland that surrounds Abbotsford provides us with fresh produce all year long. Stop by a local grocer to find the perfect [...]

What’s in Season this Summer

2019-07-16T20:09:54-08:00July 10th, 2019|Farm Fresh, Homegrown|

Our agricultural roots run deep and the fertile farmland that surrounds Abbotsford provides us with fresh produce all year long. Stop by a local grocer to find the perfect locally grown pepper, parsnip or plum or simply pull up to one of the many roadside stands dotted throughout the back roads for [...]

Hop History, From Farm to Brewery

2019-07-10T20:15:28-08:00June 29th, 2019|Farm Fresh|

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 Valley, but due to low demand, the hop crops were replaced. Today, they have come back full circle and are [...]

Explore Abbotsford’s Circle Farm Tour

2019-07-10T20:16:08-08:00June 29th, 2019|Farm Fresh|

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 than through a self-guided Circle Farm Tour Plan your day Created as a way for locals and visitors to explore working [...]

Celebrate the Holiday Season with CFT

2019-07-10T20:16:54-08:00June 29th, 2019|Farm Fresh|

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 your table this holiday season, we invite you to come explore Abbotsford’s Circle Farm Tour. Here are ten ways you can [...]

Hands-On Learning with CFT

2019-06-29T01:45:31-08:00June 29th, 2019|Farm Fresh|

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 our local Abbotsford Circle Farm Tour partners. Bring the farm inside at EcoDairy Explore the science behind farming in the state-of-the-art Discovery [...]

Abbotsford Rice Paddies Thriving

2019-06-29T01:45:36-08:00June 29th, 2019|Farm Fresh|

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 in the flooded fields, weeding. “It’s day-in day-out weeding until September,” said Masa. Although possible to weed the four acres [...]

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