A self-guided farm tour of Agassiz’s & Harrison Mills Farm Country
1. Agassiz-Harrison Museum & Agassiz Visitor Information Centre
Housed in a Canadian Pacific Railway Station built in 1893. The museum records, both local CPR history & includes records relating to the Agassiz Harrison area. The gift shop offers crafts, collectible & books. The Visitor Information Centre provides information on the local & surrounding area. “A taste of Canadian history with a small-town flavour!”
May to October | Daily 10 – 4 (Sun 1 - 4 ) 7011 Pioneer Avenue | 604.796.3545 firstname.lastname@example.org. The Back Porch
Dan & Lynda invite you to visit their pottery & basketry studio, or watch coffee being roasted in a classic 1919 Flame Roaster. Head out to the barn for antiques & collectibles & other home or garden décor items. Character buildings, chickens, goats & of course our family vegetable gardens make this a fun & relaxing experience.
OPEN Thurs – Sun 11 – 5. Closed Easter Sun. & Dec. 25 to Mar. 3 6116 Golf Road | 604.796.9871 | email@example.com. The Farm House Natural Cheeses
We make a large range of artisan cheeses & dairy products from the rich pure milk of our farm’s own cows & goats. Watch the cheesemaking process through the viewing windows & enjoy a stroll around the farm to visit the animals where they live & work! The shop also offers farmraised meats & vegetables, local & regional food products & quality gifts. Check our website for special events on the farm.
Daily 10-5 | Closed Easter Sun, Dec 25 & 26 & first 2 weeks of Jan 2016 5634 McCallum Road | 604.796.8741
firstname.lastname@example.org | www.farmhousecheeses.com4. Hammersley Farms
“Bringing you the Berry Best” - The Neels family specializes in bringing you spray-free raspberries and blueberries in season, as well as jams, berry sauces & vinaigrettes. Call ahead to see if our u-pick is open. Visitors to Hammersley Farms are welcome to wander through our beautiful display gardens. We have over 120 varieties of reasonably priced perennials for sale. Come see what’s blooming!
Cash Only. No Pets. Closed Sundays May & June Sat 9-5, July & August Mon-Sat 9-5, Sept. Sat 9-5 2320 Bodnar Road | 604.796.3762
www.hammersleyfarms.com | email@example.com. Kilby Historic Site
A 1920s living history site features our 1906 general store museum, post office and Manchester House Hotel. Enjoy costumed interpreters, children’s activities & working heritage farm with friendly farm animals. BC’s Museum of Rural History! And just down the road is our 28 site campground and boat launch.
See website for hours of operation. 215 Kilby Road, Harrison Mills 604.796.9576 | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.kilby.ca6. Tasty Chicken Farm
Visit for the tasty meats and eggs; stay and wander for the scenery. We pasture our animals on a small acreage between a hazelnut orchard, a towering hillside and lush, reclaimed wetlands. Plan ahead to take home never-frozen Thanksgiving turkey, and chicken in July, Sept & October. No GMOs, no additives, non-medicated, supplemented with certified organic feed, halal certified.
Pre-Order online, in-season | www.tastychicken.ca Mon, Fri & Sat 10 - 5 | Sundays 2 - 5 in July & Aug Open May 22 - Nov 14 | 1800 Ashton Road | 604.796.9347 Please call ahead to swing by any other time.7. Sparkes Corn Barn
You can’t leave the Corn Capital of BC without the best corn you’ve ever tasted! Our corn is picked daily, & field ripened for the highest quality & freshness, guaranteed! Our season begins in July with our Peaches & Cream and as soon as we can, we have our famous Sparkes Triple Sweet Jubilee variety in the corn barns for the rest of the season. Sweet & Crunchy!! Look for the small green & yellow hip roofed barn on Hwy #9.
Drive Thru June-Sept. Hwy #9 turn off to Agassiz 604.819.3078 | email@example.com | www.chilliwackcorn.com8. Agassiz Farm Fresh Market
This will be the sixth season for our authentic; community based Farmers’ Market featuring fabulous vendor-produced goods. Visitors will find a variety of fresh, local veggies, fruits, plants, meats, baked goods, arts and crafts. Our mission is to support our local economy, foster a community of sustainability and educate consumers. Motto – Make it, Bake it, Grow it
June 4 - Sept 10 | Every Thurs 3 - 6. Located in the heart of town, at the parking lot in front of the Museum/Visitor Information in the old CP Rail Station at the tracks. 7011 Pioneer Street | firstname.lastname@example.org. Flower Stand
Pickup your fresh cut, local tulips and hyacinths at our road side stand.
Open Daily | January – Mother’s Day Dawn till dusk | 1694 Tranmer Rd | 604.796.3496
email@example.com | www.tulipsofthevalley.com10. Tulips of the Valley - Tulip Festival
Our 10th Annual Tulip Festival opens sometime in April 2015. Check website for exact dates. Wander around our 30 acres of tulips and enjoy local food and products. Take home some fresh cut and potted tulips when you leave. Don’t forget your camera and dress appropriately for the weather. Parking is located about a 1 km walk from the fields.
Check website for exact dates. Chowat Road, Seabird Island | 604.796.3496 | firstname.lastname@example.org