Farm Fresh

What’s in Season this Summer

Homegrown in Abbotsford BC!

July 10, 2019

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 this Summer? Keep reading to find out about what to buy, when to buy it and where to pick your own!

Homegrown Produce

During the summer months you can find an abundance of ripe local produce here in Abbotsford. Keep your eyes peeled for strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, cucumbers, peas, peppers, onions, tomatoes, asparagus, greens, rhubarb, corn, zucchini and much more when you visit a local 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

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

 

U-Pick

Want to get your hands in the dirt? Many of our local farm partners offer u-pick experiences! You can pick your own basket of berries at many local farms including Maan Farms along Huntingdon Rd and Vye Rd in Abbotsford. A new addition to u-pick offerings in Abbotsford is Goji Berry U-Pick. This unique crop of superfood is now being grown at Taves Family Farms!

Maan Farms Country Experience & Estate Winery
Strawberries, Blueberries and Raspberries
790 McKenzie Road
www.maanfarms.com

Taves Family Farms
Goji Berries
333 Gladwin Road
Opening date is July 18 with U-Pick available from Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm
www.tavesfamilyfarms.com

RussLynn Blueberry Farm
Blueberries 

28494 Townshipline Road
Opening TBA, tentatively July 22
www.russlynnblueberries.ca

 

 

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