This is your chance to see, hear, smell and taste Alberta on one great day! Alberta Open Farm Days is an unique way to experience real farm life, participate in some great workshops and demonstrations and see where your food comes from.
Check out northlands.com/alberta-open-farm-days/ for a full schedule of free events and to sign up for the paid tours and workshops, which include:
- Rural Farm Morning Bus Tour ($5 per person) – Sturgeon County with visits to Sprout Farms Apple Orchard and Erdmann’s Gardens
- Rural Farm Afternoon Bus Tour ($5 per person) – Strathcona County with visits to Galloway Seeds Ltd and Barr Estate Winery
- Fermentation 101 Culinary Workshop ($40 per person) – Learn the basics of Fermentation, including how to make Sauerkraut and Chutneys
- Fermentation and Kombucha Culinary Workshop ($40 per person) – Learn about what Kombucha is, how to make it and what the benefits of this unique beverage are!
9:00 a.m.Urban Farm Tour – Tour the Northlands Urban Farm
9:00 a.m.Rural Bus Tour – Sturgeon County Rural Bus Tour, Featuring Sprout Farms Apple Orchards and Erdmann’s Gardens & Greenhouses.
9:00 a.m.Kids Activities – Free Kids Programming, including Face Painting, Games, Crafts and more
9:30 a.m.Demonstration – Beekeeping 101
9:30 a.m.Culinary Workshop – Fermentation 101: Sauerkraut & Chutney
10:00 a.m.Demonstration – Urban Hens in Your Backyard
10:30 a.m.Demonstration – Cider Making – Ancient Technology, Modern Delight
11:00 a.m.Urban Farm Tour – Tour the Northlands Urban Farm
11:30 a.m.Demonstration – Squirmy Wormies Indoor Composting
12:30 p.m.Demonstration – Farming In Your Backyard
1:00 p.m.Demonstration – Urban Hens in Your Backyard
1:00 p.m.Rural Bus Tour – Strathcona County Rural Bus Tour, Featuring Barr Estate Winery and Galloway Seeds Ltd.
1:30 p.m.Urban Farm Tour – Tour the Northlands Urban Farm
1:30 p.m.Culinary Workshop – Fermentation & Kombucha
2:00 p.m.Demonstration – Farming In Your Backyard
2:30 p.m.Demonstration – Cider Making – Ancient Technology, Modern Delight
3:00 p.m.Demonstration – Squirmy Wormies Indoor Composting
3:30 p.m.Demonstration – Beekeeping 101