Farm Market Favourites from Abbotsford’s Circle Farm Tour
May 5, 2023
Abbotsford is a place where eating farm-to-table is a regular occurance and we couldn’t be more grateful! The farm markets on Abbotsford’s Circle Farm Tour feature quality poultry, fresh-cut flowers, local produce, seasonal berries, flavoured honey, gourmet ice cream, hand-crafted soaps, and so much more. Whether you’re spending a Saturday morning wandering around the Abbotsford Farmer’s Market in the park or making a trip out to enjoy from delicious ice cream from Birchwood Dairy Farm Market; you’re sure to find a unique experience that will end with something delicious!
Photo Credit: Sharalee Prang via Downtown Abbotsford
The Abbotsford Farm and Country Market is returning to Jubilee Park for their 20th season of bringing fresh-locally produced goods directly from local farmers! In addition, you’ll find live musical entertainment, unique vendors and so much more. This is a truly Handmade & Homegrown experience that is worth checking out on your visit to Abbotsford this spring.
Farm Market Fave: Honey from Festoon Apiary
Abbotsford Farm and Country Market | Jubilee Park, 2552 McCallum Road
Open Saturdays from 9am-12pm throughout May-October
In addition to their Barnyard Adventure and Estate Winery, Maan Farms has a fabulous farm market that is definitely worth checking out! This store is filled with home decor, home-baked pies, their delicious wine and even Mama Maan’s Hot Sauce. You’re sure to find something yummy to take home!
Farm Market Fave: Fresh strawberries!
Maan Farms Market & Estate Winery | 790 McKenzie Road
Open Friday & Saturday from 10am – 5pm and Sunday from 10am – 4pm
This Abbotsford family farm produces delicious, impeccable eggs! At Coligny Creek Egg Co., they’ve been nurturing chickens and producing premium eggs in BC’s beautiful Fraser Valley for over 35 years. AND you can also find them at the Abbotsford Farm and Country Market on some weekends in addition to their farm store in Mt Lehman.
Farm Market Fave: Large Organic Free Range Eggs
Coligny Creek Egg Co | 4808 Mt. Lehman Road
Open Monday to Thursday from 9am–5pm
This family-run, year-found farm market is a truly special spot for any foodie! Inside you’ll find a full-service butcher shop, in-season produce and the best local farm to table products. As a bonus, we recommend checking out their sister store, Lepp’s Bakehouse and Delicatessen in historic Downtown Abbotsford for delicious sandwiches and baked goods!
Farm Market Fave: Market Bouquets
Lepp Farm Market | 33955 Clayburn Road
Open daily from 9am-6pm
In addition to their farm-fresh eggs being picked daily and brought directly to the Egg Store, they offer more than just eggs! This local gem carries locally-produced meat, veggies, bread, honey, dairy goods, and baked goods. If you’re even in need of eggs outside of their regular open hours, no fear! You can utilize their Egg Vending Machine located just outside their market that is available 24/7.
Farm Market Fave: Baked goods from Benanna Bakery
The Egg Store | 1219 Clearbrook Road
Open Monday to Saturday from 9:30am – 5:30pm
Birchwood Dairy Farm is a dairy farm, processing plant, and Ice Cream Parlor all in one! They produce all their fresh dairy products on the farm that are then sold in their farm market. Once you finish enjoying a delicious ice cream cone in either their Ice Cream Parlour or outside at their picnic tables, make sure you say hello to the dairy cows!
Farm Market Fave: Orange Creamsicle Ice Cream
Birchwood Dairy Farm Market | 1154 Fadden Road
For spring, they are open Monday to Saturday from 9:30am – 6pm and Sunday from 10am-6pm
This unique farm market experience is located on the oldest family-run goat dairy in Western Canada and they produce high-quality pasture fed yogurt, milk & cheese. When you visit, you can take their self guided tour of the farm where you’ll find signs throughout the property that contain QR codes that link to videos that will enhance your experience. You’re also going to want to visit the goats who live on the farm!
Farm Market Fave: Blue Capri Aged Blue Goat Cheese from Mt Lehman Cheese Co.
Goat’s Pride Dairy | 30854 Olund Road
Open Monday to Saturday from 9am-6pm
This family farm boasts over 40 years of successful farming and offers the Fraser Valley’s best in their farm market. Stop by for everything you need to create a delicious meal: locally raised chicken, top-quality frozen meats, seafood, gourmet sides and fresh produce. Open year-round and serving ice cream in the summer!
Farm Market Fave: Jam jars
Neufeld Farm Market | 32215 King Road
Open Monday to Saturday from 9:30am-5:30pm
We hope you make some time to visit these amazing local farm markets this season in Abbotsford and if you do, be sure to tag us on Instagram @tourismabbotsford so we can see all the delicious things you pick up!
Feature Photo Credit: Sharalee Prang via Downtown Abbotsford