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 hay ride, play with farm animals and more

Berry Picking in Metro Vancouver
U-Pick & Ready Picked: Berry Fields Around Metro Vancouver

You know summer has arrived when the berry fields around Metro Vancouver open. You can take your kids out to the berry patches, teach them about how fruit ends up on our table, get them to help pick the berries (inevitably they will add both over and under ripe berries
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Port Kells Pumpkin Patch
Port Kells Pumpkin Patch

  A visit to the Port Kells Pumpkin Patch, at Port Kells Nursery, is a tradition for many Metro Vancouver families. While COVID has thrown a bit of a wrench into the usual activities rest assured that the pumpkin patch is positively brimming with orange gourds ready to be transformed
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Taves Family Farm Applebarn
Taves Family Farms (AKA Applebarn) Is the Definition of Fall Fun!

A visit to the Taves Family Farm (aka Applebarn) is an absolute must-do Fall activity for our family. We’ve been visiting since our boys were small, and now, even as they are knocking on the door of teenage-hood, a visit to the expansive fields is Abbotsford is still a treasured
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Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes
Pumpkin Patches Across Metro Vancouver

Nothing screams Fall like a big ole’ pumpkins and corn mazes. I love taking the kids out to the pumpkin patch, winding our way through the mile-high corn fields, picking apples, and saying hello to the animals. There are oodles of options across the Lower Mainland. Please make sure you
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Eagle Acres Dairy
SaFarmi Anyone? Experience Fall Fun at Eagle Acres Dairy (Pumpkins Included!)

From the creators of the highly successful Spring SaFarmi comes a Fall SaFarmi, filled with pumpkins, that you don’t want to miss! With expansive pumpkin fields to a barn filled with friendly critters, Eagle Acres Dairy in Fort Langley is our favourite destination for Fall Farm fun. Did you know
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Chilliwack Corn Maze
Chilliwack Corn Maze Family Night – Kids Go FREE (Discount Code)

Yes the weather is gross, but why not grab the kids and get outside and make some memories. On Thursday September 24, the Chilliwack Corn Maze is hosting Family Night. In addition to live music performances by Greg Neufeld, admission is FREE for the kids! That’s right, you get all
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UBC Farm | A Bit of Country in the City

The UBC Farm stretches across 24 hectares of integrated farm and forest lands on the South Campus of UBC’s. The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems manages the university’s farm.  The Centre offers a wide range of interdisciplinary learning, research, and community programs. This is your chance to bring home local fresh produce right from an
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EcoDairy in Abbotsford
Up Close & Personal with Cows at EcoDairy in Abbotsford

Love milk? When out in the Fraser Valley, be sure to set aside time to visit the EcoDairy. Working in partnership with Vancouver’s Science World, EcoDairy educates visitors about how milk comes from the cow into the jug in your fridge. We’ve visited the red barn for farm-fresh produce, delicious
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Maplewood Farm
Maplewood Farm

Maplewood Farm is home to over 200 domestic animals and birds! The farm provides a unique experience, incorporating enjoyment, education and the rural heritage of their 5 acre setting. You can feed the chickens and ducks, feed the bunnies (bring your own fresh fruits and veggies), see the feeding of
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BC Farm Museum Sign
BC Farm Museum

The BC Farm Machinery and Agricultural Museum features British Columbia’s largest collection of pioneer artifacts. The kids will love riding on the Museum’s pedal tractors. While a number of the displays are for eyes-only, ask a volunteer to show your kids the vegetable sorting machine and the egg sorting machine.
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