Agassiz Featured Farms & Stops
The Agassiz tour starts once again by the Ag Hall in Agassiz, 6800 Pioneer Ave.
We are pleased to have Prospera Credit Union as lead sponsor for this years event. Find them at registration handing out information and seed packets.
Once your registered its time to hit the road. Choose one of three routes East, West or North.
*Please note farm stops have not been confirmed yet, below is a sampling and could change. We are doing our best to work with local farmers to create a diverse and interesting route. All will be confirmed in June.
East- Your first stop is the Agassiz Harrison Museum, located in the old CPR rail station this building has a long history in the community. We have invited members of the Deroche and Agassiz Farmers Market to set up a market on their grounds. Visit this years exhibit Harrison- A working Lake, or wander through their agriculture barn and see antique farm machinary before heading to UBC Dairy & Research Centre and the Agassiz Research and Developoment Centre where you learn about present day practices.
Heading West first stop after enjoying a windy country road is Bileena Holsteins, 3rd generation farmers offering the lastest in robotic milking. Come see this new way of milking cows, allowing them to be milked when they want to. 24/7. After the dairy farm head towards Hammersley Farms, enjoy you-pick blueberries, perinnals, a walk through their gardens, seat down for delicous hamburgers or preuse through their mini-market. Picking up fresh produce.
These are just some of the farms you will experience, along with, a nursery, farm-raised Coho Salmon, organic grown veggies, fresh eggs, homemade pies and roasted coffee from 1919 flame roaster.
Which ever direction you choose we look forward to sharing a piece of country living with you. Remeber to bring enough cash as most farms are not equiped with credit card machines.
And the shopping shuttle is a free service, offering to pick up your purchases at the farms and bring them back to registration for you.