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Farm Fun

Farm FunLocal 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

Meadows Family Farm
Farm Fun at Meadows Family Farm

I love a good pumpkin patch. There’s a personal element to picking from a patch rather than a pile at the grocery store; you can compare for size, colour, shape, and I look forward to visiting a new farm each year. Fortunately, there are many pumpkin patches and farms to
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Pumpkin Patches
Pumpkin Patches Across Metro Vancouver

Nothing screams Fall like big ole’ pumpkins and corn mazes.  Grab your boots and your camera and head out to one (or more!) of the farms below. There’s nothing better than Fall days spent picking pumpkins, winding through corn fields, saying hello to the animals and sipping warm apple cider.
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Chilliwack Corn Maze
Chilliwack Corn Maze Family Nights

Greendale Acres (aka the Chilliwack Corn Maze) is hosting a series of Family Nights on Thursday evenings in September and October. Admission is $12 and in addition to enjoy the fun activities on the farm, there will be live music from local artists from 5-7pm. Chilliwack Corn Maze Family Nights:
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Family Farm Days
Family Farm Days

Family Farm Day at the London Heritage Farm in Steveston returns this year on Sunday, August 7th from 11AM to 4PM. Enjoy a day full of exciting displays and activities such as pony rides, birds from OWL (Orphaned Wildlife), rabbits from Rabbitats, LEGO building, lace-making and weaving, and so much
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Chilliwack Fair
The Chilliwack Fair – Entertaining Families Since 1873

The Chilliwack Fair is a family-friendly agricultural exhibition, offering all the traditional classes, exhibits and entertainment you expect from a classic fair. The Fair is an opportunity to celebrate the unique culture and heritage of the community and much more! This event is all about affordable fun so come experience
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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 into
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Aldergrove Fair Days
Aldergrove Fair Days

From the tractor pull and fast draw competition to midway rides and great food, there’s something for everyone at Aldergrove Fair Days. Get ready for Unique World-Class Fun, including: Show ‘n Shine car show antique tractor pull fast draw World Championships fun midway games and informational displays 12′ x 20′
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Southlands Heritage Farm
Southlands Heritage Farm

Bring your family to the farm! Southlands Heritage Farm is excited to introduce city-kids to farm life. You are welcome to visit the chickens, ducks, and horses. If you bring some grain you can feed the chickens (please make sure you DON’T feed the horses). Reservations to visit Southlands Heritage
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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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