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; including Chinook Honey Company! Visit us for an open-hive demonstration and more!
  • Millarville Fair 
    August 19 & 20, 2017 – Millarville Race Track
    The Priddis & Millarville Fair is one of the last, great, old-time Agricultural Fairs in Canada.
  • Castle Mountain Huckleberry Festival
    Aug 25, 2017 to Aug 27, 2017
    Castle Mountain, AB
  • Okotoks Pro Rodeo
    Friday, August 25, 2017 – 6:30pm
  • The Threshing Bee
    Sept 10, 2017 – Sheppard Family Park, High River
    See how farming used to be done with antique farm equipment. Visit the petting zoo, see rope making and quilting and more!
  • Heritage Park Harvest Sale
    Sept 8-10, 2017 – 10 am-5pm – Heritage Park, Calgary
    Fresh fruit and vegetables sold at old-time prices. Proceeds go to the Alberta Children’s Hospital, the park, and Calgary Community Kitchen.
  • Harvest and heavy horse weekend
    Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17 – Bar U Ranch
    See the “gentle giants” of the horse world bring in the harvest at the Bar U Ranch field, and don’t forget to check out modern driving skills as teamsters guide their animals through a timed obstacle course in our Chore Horse Competition.
  • 2017 Ag for Life Harvest Gala
    November 3 @ 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm
    BMO Centre, Calgary Stampede, Calgary, Canada
    Enjoy a delicious selection of locally produced foods as you visit Alberta inspired food stations.

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