Open Farm Days 2017

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Events | Comments Off on Open Farm Days 2017

Alberta Open Farm Days is a unique opportunity to learn where Alberta food products come from. The Chinook Honey Farms will be participating with some very exciting workshops. Visit the Chinook Honey Company pollinator walks and learn all about the plants bees are attracted to, or pay to drop-in on apiary or meadery workshops. In addition, at 1pm and 3pm, you can also book an apiary workshop for $10 adults, and  $7.50 children and seniors,which includes a discussion of bees and beekeeping, and open hive demonstrations weather permitting. For adults, meadery workshops are also available at...

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Horde At The Hive: 2017 Wrap Up

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Events | Comments Off on Horde At The Hive: 2017 Wrap Up

Horde at the Hive had another amazing year! We had around 2000 people visit us in total, despite the awful snow/hail mix we got on Sunday. We are already making plans for next year, and hope to make it even bigger and better. For now, here is a slideshow of this years highlights: _ Videos: Please like &...

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Horde at the Hive – 2017

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Events | Comments Off on Horde at the Hive – 2017

  Date: May 13-14th 2017 Where: Chinook Honey Company Box 12, Site 14, RR1 Okotoks, AB T1S 1A1 Time: Saturday – 10 am – 5 pm Sunday – 10 am – 5 pm Travel back in time and experience the fascinating world of Norse culture by taking a trip to our Viking Village for some genuine family fun! Come cheer on epic displays of live-action battle reenactments (kids get to do mock battles too), throughout the weekend. In the Viking Village revel in tales from Storyteller Calum Lykan and watch smithing demonstrations by Nick Goetz. Then take a stroll through the crafters market and enjoy such...

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Farm and Foodie – Local Farm Events and Markets

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Events | Comments Off on Farm and Foodie – Local Farm Events and Markets

  Special Events: Saskatoon Farms U-Picks: Aug 14- ? – Saskatoon Farms $2 Grazing fee/person. Pick sour cherries or black currants. Old Time Ranch Rodeo Sunday, August 20 – Bar U Ranch Not your regular rodeo! Cowboys from working ranches compete in events that display everyday skills on the range. See the amazing working partnership between rider and horse as our teams rope, ride and wrestle for a chance to take home a silver trophy buckle. Alberta Open Farm Days August 19-20, 2017.  -Various Farms During Alberta Open Farm Days many farms open their doors to visitors;...

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Colouring Contest

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Events | Comments Off on Colouring Contest

  Have a little artist in your family? In our colouring contest anyone under the age of 12 can use their artistic abilities to enter for a chance to win a prize! To enter print and colour the page, and either snap a photo and send using the form below or bring it into the store for us to see. The deadline for entries is April 17, 2017, and winners will be called or e-mailed soon after then. Contestants must be able to drive to our location to pick up prizes; we can not ship them to your home. There are two age groups for prizes, 6 and under, and 7-12. The prize for 6 and under is a bee...

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Horde at the Hive Vendor Application

Posted by on Jan 27, 2017 in Events | Comments Off on Horde at the Hive Vendor Application

Horde at the Hive is an annual event held at Chinook Honey Company. During this weekend, visitors can learn all about the world of vikings, sample mead, and more! This years event will be held on May 13th and 14th, 2017, 10AM-5PM. We accept a wide variety of vendors; including food trucks, artisan crafts, and more. If you are interested in joining us as a vendor, please fill out the form below. We will get back to you as soon as possible. The deadline for vendor applications is April 30th. Use the tag #HordeAtTheHive on your social media posts so we can see your photos and share. Horde at...

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