Farms & Markets
Granville Island Market, Vancouver (Canadian Tourism Commission photo)
Farms and markets have been a part of rural British Columbia life for more than 100 years.
Whether it’s the Fraser Valley, Thompson Okanagan region, or Vancouver Island, many farms welcome visitors for tours and demonstrations. Purchase fresh fruit and produce, just-collected free-range eggs, delicious cheese and milk, and much more.
Touring some of BC's best farms can provide a rather tasty education. It’s a chance to learn about organic farming and other sustainable farming practices – and taste a few samples! The Vancouver, Coast & Mountains region has self-guided Circle Farm Tours to follow.
British Columbia also hosts farmers markets in many communities. Most farmers markets take place on weekends from spring through fall, but some places also have winter markets. Markets enable shoppers to meet the farmers and artisans who grew, raised, caught or produced the food for sale. Enjoy this tempting opportunity to taste a bounty of farm-fresh local foods and to browse and buy locally made arts and crafts.
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4329 Bedford Ln
Kelowna, British Columbia
Welcome to Arlo's Honey Farm for an experience that will change your thoughts on bees and the food you eat forever. This is a grass roots experience of bee keeping. A must if you are the slightest bit interested in honey, bees or food. Learn how the tiny honey bee enriches our lives and why we cannot live without them. Close your eyes and relax to the deep hum of these industrious little workers. Enjoy honey tasting in the gift shop and the many products from the hive. Book a tour of the farm to enjoy the bees, the flowers, fruits, vegetables and over 45 different varieties of garlic.
1356 Sumas Way
Abbotsford, British Columbia
Bakerview EcoDairy is the first demonstration farm of its kind in Canada. We show off innovative & sustainable dairy farm practices & invite the public to share in our fun, edu-taining experience. Discover an interactive Learning Centre & movie theatre, an animal exhibit with goats on the roof - get up close & personal with our farm animals. Meet the Vitala cows, our princesses & watch Robby, their robotic milker & our anaerobic (poop) digester at work. Then indulge in delicious sandwiches & treats from Nature's Pickin's & our Vitala Ice Cream (seasonal) on a covered cafe style patio or beautiful picnic gardens.
17208 Bentley Rd
Summerland, British Columbia
Family owned & operated farm since 1912. U-pick cherries (in season), pre-booked tours, fruit stand. RV camping. Proud owners of the world's tallest tripod orchard ladder. Picnic tables for your use to relax under 60 yr old cherry trees. Visit a heritage working orchard. Wander through the orchard or book a tour & learn how your fruit is grown. If you are travelling, place an order. We will have your fruit cooled, packed & ready to go when you are.
Langley, British Columbia
Open mid-June to August 8:00 am-8:00 pm daily.
Driediger Farms Market offers mouth-watering BC farm fresh berries: strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, red currants & blackberries. Homemade jams, syrups, pies & local honey are available & fresh produce too! Check us out on Facebook for regular updates on berries & U-Pick field availability, as well as new arrivals in the farm market. Don't forget to participate in our annual cutest kid contest!
Driediger Farms Market is proud to host the We HEART Langley festival, which features local farmers, processors & vendors working hard to promote family, food & fun benefitting the Langley School District Foundation.
1736 - 248 St
Langley, British Columbia
Kensington Prairie Farm retails an array of specialized alpaca products including roving, yarn, knitting kits, socks, toques, mitts, scarves, shawls, throws (including our luxurious 'Signature' collection), men's & women's apparel & duvets. The farm also features alpaca meat products, artisanal honey, hormone-free naturally raised beef & a small selection of preserves. Farm tours available by appointment only. Country store open year round, Fridays (noon-5:00 pm), Saturdays (10:00 am-4:00 pm) or by appointment.
29 Eastside Rd
Okanagan Falls, British Columbia
Our family has been farming along the east shore of Skaha Lake for over 65 years. We grow over 15 varieties of apples, 8 varieties of peaches along with plums, pears, table grapes, tomatoes, corn and much more. Fruit is picked daily and sold direct from the farm. More than your average fruit stand, it is constructed of straw bales, stucco and reclaimed wood. Matheson Creek Farm is truly a perfect place to experience some of the freshest fruit you will ever have.
403 Lowry's Rd
Parksville, British Columbia
Morningstar Farm is home to Little Qualicum Cheeseworks & MooBerry Winery, where we produce a selection of world-class cheeses & fruit wines to delight the senses. Made from the high quality milk of our own dairy cows, we have artisan cheeses to suit any occasion, meal or light snack. Stroll across the courtyard & visit the winery, where delectable fruit wines pair perfectly with our cheeses. So come visit us - take a look around, sample the different cheeses, taste the various wines, tour the farm & visit all the animals.
We'd love to meet you!
5011 Bella Vista Rd
Vernon, British Columbia
Planet Bee Honey Farm & Meadery - one of the Okanagan's favourite family attractions. You can watch live honeybees busily working behind glass performing their amazing bee dance & producing their numerous nutritional products which can enhance our health & well-being. Join us for in-season, educational presentations on honeybees & marvel at these incredible insects in the indoor glass observatory or the safe & fully screened outdoor honeybee demonstration areas. The Honey Health Boutique, offers numerous educational displays & posters with free honey tasting & a full selection of all-natural bee products; honey, pollen, propolis, Royal Jelly, beeswax & candles. And now introducing Honeymoon Mead.
2250 - 40th St SE
Salmon Arm, British Columbia
Welcome to Sandy Acres Berry Farms, a family owned and operated orchard offering cherries, strawberries, raspberries blueberries and more.
Located right beside the airport, we are a great pit stop, to enjoy the Okanagan sunshine at one of our picnic areas or to stretch out your legs under a nice shaded area.
Pick up some of our fresh seasonal fruit or our homemade syrups and jams, which are made right on site! We also offer farm tours, please see our website or contact us more details and specific harvest times.
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6552 North Rd
Duncan, British Columbia
Averill Creek is a family run 16 ha (40 ac) estate winery on Vancouver Island. Located in the heart of the Cowichan Valley wine region, we are dedicated to producing premium quality wines that showcase our vineyard's unique cool climate terroir.
Set on the south slope of Mt. Prevost, the winery's tasting room & patio overlook the Cowichan Valley, with Cowichan Bay & the Saanich Peninsula visible in the distance. We welcome visitors to bring a picnic to enjoy on the patio while taking in the views. Wines are available by the bottle or by the glass.