From fields of fragrant lavender to endless rows of berries you can pick yourself, Abbotsford is a farm tour capital. As part of the Fraser Valley’s Circle Farm Tour program, Abbotsford offers a wide selection of farms with activities suited to the whole family. With a rich history in agriculture, Abbotsford’s seasoned growers offer learning, participation and shopping experiences that will stay with young observers for a lifetime.
Abbotsford Farm and Country Market
Abbotsford’s original farmer’s market! Running from 9am until 1pm on Saturdays in May through December at Jubilee Park in Historic Downtown Abbotsford. Local producers with in-season vegetables and fruits, processed foods, unique arts and crafts, live entertainment, prize giveaways and events.
Applebarn at Taves Family Farms
Bring your loved ones to the Applebarn for fall family fun. Enjoy cold-pressed apple cider, hayrides, pony rides, our corn maze, U-Pick apples, our pumpkin patch, petting barn and goats, Farmville, pedal karts, jumping pillows, and so much more! An Abbotsford favourite for 29 years!
Visit Birchwood for a real working dairy farm experience! 50 flavours of gourmet ice cream and frozen yogurt, farm fresh milk, cream, and assorted cheeses. Enjoy a light lunch inside or at the outside picnic area. Please call ahead to book birthday celebrations or educational farm tours. Open 7 days a week.
Campbell's Gold Honey Farm & Meadery
Try the delicious honey wines, flavoured and natural honeys, beeswax candles, tasty honeycomb, beeswax ointments and tinctures, honey soaps, beeswax & honey hand creams, gifts and much more! Seasonal educational tours by appointment only. Pre-scheduled groups or education tours, 5 or more - $8 per person.
Offering a unique, highly interactive learning environment, the EcoDairy experience has been developed in partnership with Science World British Columbia. Take a barn tour, meet the cows, watch a robotic milker in action and try your hand at milking our mascot cow, Vicki. Explore the farm animal exhibit and picnic grounds with a stunning view of Mt. Baker.
Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery
The Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery offers self-guided and guided tours, educational programming, birthday parties, and fishing instruction all related to BC’s freshwater ecosystems, including live fish aquaria. Guided tours and Learn to Fish are by appointment only; please call if you wish to set up a booking.
Goats Pride at McLennan Creek
A family run goat farm producing goat milk, yogurt, and artisan goat cheese. Visit their farm store to purchase their products along with honey, goat milk soap, eggs and more. Stop by during their operating hours for a self guided tour and to visit the goats. Educational farm tours for groups are also available by appointment. See website for hours.
Lepp Farm Market
The Lepp family is passionate about sharing the best crops from their own Abbotsford farm & Okanagan orchard, their Lepp family raised meats, the freshest local produce, top quality cooking ingredients & expert food knowledge. Stop by for a weekend breakfast or lunch at the Farmer’s Table Cafe & let their friendly staff help you find exactly what you need.
Maan Farms Country Experience & Estate Winery
Providing amazing berries, award-winning u-pick fields and a true country experience has been the Maan family’s passion for three generations. Their farm also boasts a pedal go kart race track, zip-line, playgrounds & a petting zoo. Stop by Mama Maan’s Country Kitchen for home-cooked local food & fresh baking daily. Visit the Estate Winery for a free sample of their award-winning berry and grape wines.
Mt. Lehman Cheese Company
Since 2013 the Mt. Lehman Cheese Company has strived to provide high-quality handcrafted cheese using fresh milk from local farms & with as few other ingredients as possible. Specializing in goat and water buffalo cheese. Located at Goats Pride Dairy. Stop by their farm store on site to pick up your cheese or look for it at local retailers like Lepp Farm Market.
Nature's Pickin's Market
Nature's Pickin's Market features farm fresh fruit and vegetables, locally raised meats, dairy and their very own U-Pick berries. Come by and experience the unique grocery shopping experience at the market. You can also grab a sandwich from their deli and enjoy it in on their back patio area with stunning views of Mt. Baker.
This family farm boasts over 40 years of successful farming & offers the Valley’s best in their farm market. Stop by for everything you need to create a beautiful meal: locally raised chicken, top-quality frozen meats, seafood, gourmet sides and fresh produce. Open year round and serving ice cream in the summer!
Rockweld Farm raises SPCA certified, organic fed, medication free chickens & eggs. They sell eggs and chicken, whole or pieced, sausages, pot pies, Jamaican patties, smoked/brined birds and pieces, chicken jerky, pepperoni, and bone broth at their farm store on their property. Visit their website to see a list of farmers markets where you can find their products throughout the Lower Mainland.
A small heritage blueberry farm in west Abbotsford, Russlynn Blueberries sells fresh handpicked berries straight from the farm, picked the same day or the night before. All of their berries are Bluecrop, one of the best tasting and sweetest varieties of blueberries in the Fraser Valley. Stop by their farm with a picnic to enjoy at their shady picnic area amongst the blueberry bushes!
Tanglebank is a multi-generational family farm and boutique garden centre and bistro, where they strive to create an experience of outdoor inspiration. Whether you’re strolling through the colourful gardens, enjoying fresh, local ingredients in Brambles Bistro, shopping in the gift shop or picking out plants for your own home, Tanglebank is passionate about providing unique, quality items that inspire and encourage people to cultivate beautiful lives.
The Valley Food and Farm Collective
This market is hosted weekly from May through September on Thursday’s from 4:00 – 8:00 PM, and on the last Thursday of the month from October until April at the newly renovated Rail District Community Market. In addition to featuring amazing local vendors they have created a unique free community space featuring: a kids area and activities, local music, workshops, demonstrations and special events.
Tuscan Farm Gardens
A family-run farm featuring breathtaking lavender fields and patches of wildflowers. Walk through the beautiful sprawling gardens for beautiful photo ops and visit their store to shop natural handcrafted body care, soaps and teas, and of course, lavender ice cream! Open weekends in June and July, visit their website for more details.