Farm Fun

Local farms produce our food, and many of them provide us with entertainment too. Visit a farm and pick up fresh food, enjoy a hayride, play with farm animals and more.

Prairie Gardens Mother's Day
Mother’s Day in May at Prairie Gardens

Prairie Gardens is celebrating Mother’s Day all month long with picnics and farm adventure packages. Enjoy time together at a private picnic site with a delicious Prairie Picnic, in the great outdoors, on their family farm. Then, join an interpretive program and tour around the greenhouses and farm. After the
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Somerset Farms
Find Outdoor Fun All Year Long at Somerset Farms

Make a trip to the countryside to visit Somerset Farms to enjoy the great outdoors with your family. Opened all year long, Somerset Farms offers u-pick pumpkins in the Fall, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the Winter, and 5 private hiking trails, campfires, and picnics all year long! Your furry
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Prairie Gardens
Prairie Gardens and Adventure Farm

Prairie Gardens and Adventure Farm is a fun, affordable day out for families. This working 35-acre family farm includes greenhouses, a garden centre, seasonal fruit and vegetable U-Pick and 7 acre Corn Maze. It’s the place for gardeners, families and fun! Attractions that appeal to kids include a Petting Farm,
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Feeding a horse at Dreamcatcher Ranch
Our Family Farm Adventure to Dreamcatcher Ranch

My girls love reading their Old MacDonald book and pointing out all of the animals. So when I heard about Time on the Land at Dreamcatcher Nature Assisted Therapy Ranch in Ardrossan, I knew we had to go! As soon as I asked my girls if they wanted to visit
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Take A Livestream Tour Of This Alberta Farm

Are you curious about what farm life looks like in central Alberta? Bring farm education home with a virtual tour from Chatsworth Farm! This family-owned farm is home to a variety of animals like cattle, sheep, turkeys, ducks and chickens … as well as some adorable kittens! Submit any questions
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Kraay Family Farm
Farmtastic Fun at Kraay Family Farm

Looking for a day of adventure? Head South to Kraay Family Farm, home of the world famous Lacombe Corn Maze, and plenty of other farm-tastic fun activities! The maze is a huge draw to the farm, and this year the design celebrates the kindness of Albertans during the pandemic. There
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U-Pick Berry Farms in the Edmonton Area

When the harvest is ripe for the picking, head out on a family adventure to one of these u-pick berry farms in the Edmonton area! I have some pretty sweet and sticky memories of taking my 3 small kids to a strawberry farm for the first time many years ago.
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alberta open farm days 2020
Take a Walk on the Rural Side With Alberta Open Farm Days

Alberta Open Farm Days is a province-wide event for foodies, farmers and families. Albertans are encouraged to come meet their rural neighbours to share stories, see demonstrations, and learn more about the farmers who grow their food. Admission is free, though some farms may charge for extras, like corn mazes
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Farm Adventure at Prairie Gardens
A Farm Adventure at Prairie Gardens

A few years back, I participated in the Tour de l’Alberta – a one-day cycling event that, at the time, wound its way through a region North of Edmonton. There were a number of families that opened their farms to serve as pit stops for cyclists along the way. Word
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Prairie Berry Farm
Hit the Saskatoon Jackpot at Prairie Berry Farm

“Long days in the sun picking Saskatoon berries!” is a quote from a book my daughter loves, and one she repeated over and over again on our afternoon at Prairie Berry Farm. She loved zipping between the rows, pausing at one tree to pick it clean before deciding she suddenly
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