Weekend itineraries: visit a farm

This weekend in Sherwood Park and Strathcona County

Weekend itineraries: visit a farm

Strathcona County has 5 different farms participating in Open Farm Days this weekend, and there’s plenty of activities happening at each place. From live music to pie-making demonstrations and even food samples – you can take part in all of it! Don’t miss out on learning more about where your food comes from at these farms this weekend:

Barr Estate Winery

Chicks N Chaps/Experience Alberta/Bar OA Flower Farms

Fox and Willow and 4 Fox Akers

Pierogerie Farm

Mennonite Heritage Farm

 Head over to our rural recreation page to get more information on each spot and plan your visit.

Photo of food from Apostrophe 9

With Open Farm Days happening, this is a busy weekend here in Strathcona County. If you’re looking for an easy option for dinner, or if you’re looking for something different to try out, then take-out might be the answer you’re looking for. Apostrophe 9 has an extensive menu for you to try out. One suggestion would be to place an order and turn it into a fancy picnic at any of the beautiful outdoor areas we have across the region. This restaurant is take-out only, so treat yourself to an unusual spot while enjoying eating it.

Photo at a Farmers' Market

If Open Farm Days inspires you to support local producers when buying your food, then make sure to check out a local farmers market! There are several that take place across Strathcona County over several days, so it’s easy to support local. Another great thing about markets is that they also have artisans, so you can find everything from fresh produce to hand-made art and unique jewellery.

Ardrossan Farmers' Market

Baseline Farmers Market

Salisbury Farmers Market

Sherwood Park Farmers Market

South Cooking Community League Market


If you’re looking for other things to do this weekend, head to our tourism pages for more suggestions of ways to support local and find your adventure in Strathcona County.


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