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Farms & Markets
EP Orchards is a family owned soft fruit orchard. We grow organic peaches, plums, nectarines and apricots. Come and enjoy our U-Pick or buy fresh fruit which we have picked for you. We welcome families, campers and groups. We look forward to seeing you.
From one small berry stand, Maan Farms has grown into a place with something for everyone, whether you want to sample the fresh berries, fruits and vegetables, enjoy the delicious ice cream and jam, make some new friends in the critter corral, get lost in the fall corn maze, enjoy a free wine tasting, whiz by on the zip-line or simply stop by for a visit in the family picnic area. But some things have not changed. Maan Farms still grows the juiciest red strawberries in the Fraser Valley, and we are always happy to greet everyone who stops by, whether they are a familiar face or a first time visitor. Fall attractions include daytime corn maze, pumpkin patch, free pumpkin carving station, haunted evening corn maze, & moonlit hay-wagon rides.
Driediger Farms has been your destination for delicious BC Strawberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, Raspberries and Red Currants since the 1960’s. Although our farm has grown over the years we continue to bring our community the best of BC berries, both in our market and from our upick fields. Driediger Farms is located on 72nd St in Langley BC, just 5 minutes off Highway 1, making it an easy stop when you are heading in or out of town and a convenient local market for your daily needs.
Open from the last weekend in April to the last weekend in September this Farmers’ Market offers a unique experience of a permenant outdoor marketplace including vendor booths, a food barn, a bandshell for local music and a miniature train that runs during the Sunday market. You will find fresh, local, organically grown produce, meats and eggs as well as fresh baking and preserves. There’s plenty of ready to eat food to keep you satisfied as you listen to live music, enjoy local craftspeople and relax around the stage or the children’s sandbox. For a relaxing experience to help you get a good sense of what Powell River community feels like, join us from May-Sept on Saturdays from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm and Sundays from 12:30 pm – 2:30pm at 4365 McLeod Road. Plenty of parking available including 10 handicap spots close to the entrance.
Farms & Markets, Wineries & Wine Tours, Accessibility
Planet Bee Honey Farm & Honeymoon Meadery offers an authentic and memorable experience into the world of the industrious honeybee. Learn about the amazing world of the honeybee – or stop by to sample our numerous floral varieties of honey and browse the gift shop. Our Honeymoon Mead, or honeywine, has been produced on site since 2011, and is available for complimentary sampling at the tasting bar from 9am-4pm daily. At Planet Bee our mission is to educate people on the importance of the honeybee through sharing their world and amazing products which can enhance our well-being.
Breweries, Distilleries & Cideries, Dining & Culinary Tours, Farms & Markets, Wineries & Wine Tours
The Comox Valley is a treasure trove of natural splendor and amazing gourmet food and drink. Join us for a pleasant afternoon exploring the abundance of regional delights. Along a scenic drive we will visit charming wineries, artisanal distilleries and farms. Then savour a picnic of local cheese, seasonal delicacies and local delights in a spectacular natural location. Then an epic waterfall!
Breweries, Distilleries & Cideries, Farms & Markets, Accessibility
Voted BC’s Best Market of 2015 byt the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets! 100’s of varities of veggies and fruits, meat, poultry and eggs, fish and seafood, baking of all kinds, preserves, honey, yogurt and cheese, healthy body products, hot ready to eat food, wine, cider and spirits. Our Markets have become the Comox Valley’s destination for local food. Fresh food, fun, discovery, and connecting with your local farmers and food producers. We produce our weekly Markets to create healthy food networks that sustain our land, our community, and our bodies. The Comox Valley Farmers Market Association hosts a year round Saturday Market, plus extra markets through the summer on Wednesdays and Sundays. Check the website for the ‘next market’ or for more info.
Farms & Markets, Wineries & Wine Tours
Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery was liscenced in 2003 as the first Meadery in Western Canada. At our oceanside honeyfarm we hand craft the highest quality Meads (Honey Wines) from local honey. Meadmaker Bob Liptrot has kept bees since the age of 6 and has been making mead for over 35 years. Come taste our award winning meads and honey. In 2014 we became the new Economusee on Vancouver Island. Tugwell now boasts a museum quality exhibit, interactive displays, and a self guided audio tour. October – April -Saturday – Sunday 12-5pm May – September Wednesday – Sunday 12-5pm Closed January
Over 20 years ago, the Taves started the Applebarn Pumpkin Farm in Abbotsford, BC, with the dream of providing a farm-fun experience centered around the gifts of fall. Every year, we open our doors to our communities who can’t wait to pick local apples (U Pick Apples with 8 varieties including Jonagold and Honeycrisp, explore the the best pumpkin patch ever, navigate the Corn Quest Maze, ride the tire swings, bounce on the jumping pillow, pet the barn animals, bump around on a hayride, ride a pony and so much more. From our family to yours, we invite you to experience A Taste of the Country.
Farms & Markets, Hostels
Located in Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, 10 minutes drive from Duncan, Cowichan Valley Hostel is a free range, organic functioning hobby farm with emus, pigs, rabbits and more. Free WiFi is provided on site. All guests share a full size kitchen and bathroom, common area and household facility. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea from the common patio, with a view of the garden and animals. Cowichan Valley Hostel also offers bikes for hire to explore the area, and suggestions of trails. Free parking is located on site. It is 18 minutes’ drive to Lake Cowichan, where guests have access to the Trans Canada Trail, Cowichan River and Skutz Falls. The nearest airport is Victoria International Airport, which is 21.1 miles from the property.
Farms & Markets, Bed & Breakfasts
We welcome you to our refurbished former schoolhouse bed and breakfast in Fairfield Island, Chilliwack BC. We currently are offering two large self contained suites. Each suite comes with small kitchenette, bathroom, dining, lounge area and free wifi. Continental breakfast is included. Situated on a 4 acre alpaca farm in the beautiful countryside and yet close to all amenities.
Farms & Markets, Bed & Breakfasts, Campgrounds & RV Parks
Come to Saturna Island and take a step back in time at Breezy Bay Bed & Breakfast. Our beautiful and rustic 1890’s home, still a working farmhouse, is situated on a fifty acre organic farm, approximately 2km from the ferry. Our home was restored last in the 1970’s keeping as much original character and charm as was possible. The evidence of its long and diverse history emanates from every room. We offer four unique guest rooms, a library, large common rooms and a breakfast sunroom for vacation getaways or longer stays. Our wholesome, gourmet breakfasts are homemade using local produce; with some ingredients coming straight off the farm.The driveway is lined with Maple, Linden, Hawthorne, Walnut Trees and century-old Lombardy Poplars for almost a furlong and the house itself is nestled amongst Orchards, Flowers, Scented Lindens, and more. A wide veranda overlooking the orchard stretches along the length of the house; an ideal environment for reading, relaxing, and/or bird-watching. Also on the property are short hikes, a pond and private beach, suited for kayak launching or sun bathing.
Dining & Culinary Tours, Farms & Markets, Wineries & Wine Tours
Established in 1959, Covert Farms Family Estate Winery is located in Oliver, BC on 650 acres of benchland. Winemaker Gene Covert is a 3rd generation farmer who worked this land with his father and grandfather. Our certified organic estate vineyards are influenced by the majestic McIntyre Bluff and managed with biodynamic practices. We craft our estate wines with minimal intervention, using natural fermentation when possible to focus on vineyard and fruit. Our white wines display purity of fruit and a crisp natural acidity coveted by growers, and low yields result in terroir-focused artisan reds that are luscious and age-worthy. Those who love recreation dually appreciate our location at the gateway to the iconic Okanagan landmark McIntyre Bluff, which makes a great place to picnic, bike ride or hike. Secrest Organics at Covert Farms operates our seasonal fruit & vegetable stand, and visitors can get their hands dirty in the u-pick section – selecting ripe produce under the summer sun.