Festive Farm Stores to Stock Up for the Holidays!

2022-11-17T12:21:51-08:00November 17th, 2022|Farm Fresh, Homegrown|

Preparing for the holidays requires careful planning and knowing where to go for the freshest ingredients to create all your favourite holiday dishes. Our local farms are bursting with abundance throughout the year, making our farmers’ markets the perfect place to collect your local produce and create your own tasty creations. [...]

Six Flower Experiences in Abbotsford

2022-07-28T12:14:01-07:00July 28th, 2022|Farm Fresh|

What better way to welcome in a new season than to experience the natural beauty it has to offer. That’s what makes Abbotsford a great place to visit in the summertime: not only do so many of our yummy berries come into season, but an array of stunning flowers also fill [...]

Abbotsford’s Berry Picking Guide

2022-06-30T16:38:34-07:00June 30th, 2022|Farm Fresh|

Abbotsford is well known for our many farms—especially our berry farms. In fact, Abbotsford is the Raspberry Capital of Canada! This makes summer an exciting time in our city, as there are so many different berry fields to spend the day picking in.  Make sure to check out each farm’s website [...]

Farm Stands Worth Checking Out in Abbotsford

2022-04-25T18:12:21-07:00April 25th, 2022|Farm Fresh|

Spring is here and it's a great time to take to the country roads in and around Abbotsford! Whether you're looking for farm-fresh eggs, fresh-cut flowers, local honey or even seasonal tubers, you’re sure to find just the farm stand you’ll need. We recommend just going for a drive along the farm [...]

Kick Off Spring at a Local Garden Centre

2021-03-23T16:28:23-07:00March 23rd, 2021|Farm Fresh|

The days are getting longer, the sun is shining brighter, birds are chirping, and flowers are blossoming. That can only mean one thing: spring has sprung in Abbotsford! As we’re spending time closer to home you may be thinking about sprucing up your yard, or perhaps picking up a new hobby in [...]

What’s in Season this Fall

2019-09-17T13:57:47-07:00September 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

2019-07-16T20:09:54-07:00July 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

2019-07-10T20:15:28-07:00June 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 [...]