Agassiz Farms Cycle Tour
Family Friendly Event
Saturday July 25th
The leisurely self-guided Agassiz Farms Cycle Tour provides an educational and culinary experience exploring many farms; some that are open to the public for this day only!
The tour gives you a rare chance to meet the farmers, learn about agriculture, and pick up fresh produce in the spectacular Fraser Valley. The cycle tour is approximately 25km along flat public roadways. Start and finish your slow cycle any time between 9am-4pm.
Please bring cash as most farmers are unable to accept credit cards.
Agassiz - Harrison Museum | The museum is housed in the original Canadian Pacific Railway Station built in 1893, making it one of the oldest existing wooden stations in British Columbia www.agassizharrisonmuseum.org
Agassiz - Community Gardens | Crops are grown following basic principles of organic gardening in an environmental responsible and sustainable way.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Research Centre | Highlights will include a cake cutting, ice cream, samples of fresh berries, and opportunities to learn about plants, soils, bugs, and more!
Cabin Fever Country | We welcome Kim Duncan, of Cabin Fever Collectibles, (or better known as the amazing fudge maker) to this year's Cycle Tour.
Farmhouse Natural Cheeses | After sampling, be sure to buy some cheeses to take home or, gelato and cold drinks to refresh you for the rest of the tour. www.farmhousecheeses.com
Golden Eagle Farm | This sustainable Coho farm is supplying a wholesome fresh salmon year round for its customers to enjoy. Come learn all about raising fish on land.
Hammersly Farms | Our family specializes in bringing you spray-free raspberries and blueberries in season, as well as jams, berry sauces and viniagrettes. www.hammerslyfarms.com
Honeyview Farms | It is a great honor to have Honeyview farm participate in the Agassiz Farms Cycle Tour. Honeyview farm is the largest apiary in BC, with hives located in the Fraser Valley and Northern Alberta. www.honeyviewfarm.ca
Prospera Credit Union | As lead sponsor of the Fraser Valley Farms Cycle Tours, Prospera will be giving away free seeded paper so everyone can grow and enjoy their own fresh herbs at home. More info: www.prospera.ca
Sparkes Corn | Sparkes corn is picked fresh and delivered directly from our fields to our convenient drive-thru stands daily, ensuring it comes to you ripe, fresh, and full of flavour! We guarantee it! www.chilliwackcorn.com
Tasty Chicken | Cycle by and feel free to wander and enjoy our reclaimed wetlands. On the menu this year: BBQ chicken, roasted vegetables and lavendar mint ice tea. Also with ice cream, smoothies and lemon loaf slices. www.tastychicken.ca
The Back Porch | Lynda has been a full time potter for the last 30 years and a willow basket maker for over 20 years, so be sure to check out the studio and showroom. Dan is a full time artisan coffee roaster, offering certified organic and origin coffees. He works with an antique Royal #5 roaster dating from 1919 and there’s always coffee on.
Yangbing Family Farm | Yangbing Family Farm has returned again this year with their pea shoot farm. Enjoy different ways to prepare pea shoots or just relax in the shade of their trees.
UBC Dairy & Research Centre | Did you know that calves are smart animals that can be potty trained? Or that cows are more active when they are ready for breeding? Are you curious about how technology can be used to detect ill animals and those close to calving or breeding? Research at the Dairy Centre is providing information for dairy cattle farmers worldwide.” www.landfood.ubc.ca/dairy_centre
Miellie Meadows Organics | Miel, Claus, Sage and Jade welcome you to our first year on the Agassiz Cycle Tour. We are excited to share our certified organic products and produce and chat about organic and sustainable agriculture. Enjoy the natural beauty of the farm while munching on a rosepetal shorbread by the pond, or sipping one of our homemade refreshments including Kombucha tea.
Hoogendorn’s | This family farm milks over 200 Holstein cows. This stop allows visitors a rare glimpse into how milk is produced, and shows the large, modern clean facilities in which the cows live, decked out with all kinds of features to enhance cow comfort.