Farm Fresh

What’s in Season this Fall

September 9, 2019

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 locally grown pepper, parsnip or plum or simply pull up to one of the many roadside stands dotted throughout the back roads for your fruit and veggie fix. Want to know what is grown in season in Abbotsford? Keep reading to find out about what to buy, when to buy it and where to pick your own! 

 

Homegrown Produce

During the autumn months you can find an abundance of ripe local produce here in Abbotsford. Keep your eyes peeled for apples, beans, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, carrots, corn, peppers, onions, potatoes, pumpkinssquash and much more when you visit a market. Not sure what’s in season? Staff at these local green grocers are very knowledgeable and are happy to help you find your perfect produce! 

Lepp Farm Market
33955 Clayburn Road
Open 9am-7pm Daily
www.leppfarmmarket.com

Neufeld Farms
32215 King Road
Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm Sunday 11am-4pm
www.neufeldfarms.ca

Nature’s Pickin’s
1356 Sumas Way
Open 9am-6pm Daily
www.naturespickins.ca

U-Pick

Want to get your hands in the dirt? A few of our farm partners offer fall u-pick experiences. You can pick your own pumpkins or pluck apples and plums right from the tree at these local stops:

Maan Farms Country Experience & Estate Winery
Pumpkins
790 McKenzie Road
www.maanfarms.com

Taves Family Farms
Apples and Pumpkins
333 Gladwin Road
www.tavesfamilyfarms.com

Willow View Farms
Apples, Pears & Pumpkins

244 McCallum Road
www.willowviewfarms.com

 

Farmers Markets

A trip to one of our local farmers markets allows you to chat with local farmers, learn more about their offerings, and take home a variety of products for your next home cooked meal.

Abbotsford Farm and Country Market
Montrose Ave north of George Ferguson Way in Downtown Abbotsford
The market will be moving to Jubilee Park starting July 27th!
Saturdays 9am-1pm
www.afcm.ca

The Valley Food + Farm Collective’s Market
2518 W Railway Street at the Rail District Market
Thursdays 4pm-8pm
www.raildistrict.ca

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