Women In Horticulture Week

Jolene KisilevichAgTourism, Announcement, Bon Accord, East of Edmonton, Farms and Markets, Gibbons, Greenhouse & Garden Centres, Local Food, Northeast of Edmonton, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

May 26 – June 7, 2024 Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Association                                   Contact:   Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Association  Tam Andersen  780-909-6601 May 1st Sturgeon County, AB – The Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Association is celebrating Women in Horticulture Week, May 26-June 7 – 2024, recognizing the significant contributions of women in horticulture and agriculture, as well as their evolving roles in shaping the industry. Female farm …

Celebrate Mom with a Scenic Countryside Tour!

Jolene KisilevichBeaver County, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Culinary Trails, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Farms and Markets, Greenhouse & Garden Centres, Highway 14, Local Food, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Tofield

Roadside Stand Tour 2024 – Sunday, May 12th 10AM – 4PM Looking for a unique Mother’s Day adventure?  Hop in your car and treat Mom to a scenic journey through the countryside.  Using Hwy 14 East of Edmonton as the ‘spine’ drive from one charming vendor to the next, exploring the countryside with a difference. Create unforgettable memories with Mom this Mother’s Day with our scenic drive-to-market experience. Barr Estate Winery  51526-Rg Rd 231 Sherwood Park Yes, we do have …

Go Eat…it’s Alberta Food Week and Open Farm Days

Jennifer Filip2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Culinary Trails, Desserts and Sweets, Drink, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Farms and Markets, Local Food, Meat Markets, Northeast of Edmonton, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures, Uncategorized

Table of Contents Farmers Markets Open Farm Days Northeast of Edmonton East of Edmonton Southeast of Edmonton Alberta on the Plate This week, from August 13th to 20th, head out to your local markets, restaurants, and farms during Alberta Local Food Week! Farmers’ Markets are happening all summer around Alberta and are perfect to stock up on fresh foods. Don’t forget to stop by farm tours, breweries and distilleries, ending your day with a delicious meal with fresh ingredients at local restaurants. Alberta Local Food …

Top 25 Things to Do in the Lac La Biche Region

Rebecca Isbister2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Fashions, Fishing, Highway 28, Highway 55, Indigenous Attraction, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Local Food, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Seasons, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures

Home to pristine wilderness, gorgeous provincial parks, and beautiful lakes, perfect to see the night sky, search for wildlife and birds, or enjoy the vast network of trails via hiking, quadding, or ATVing. If you’re interested in visiting an incredible indigenous art gallery, Lac La Biche is a hidden gem full of fun things to do and see. Getting to Lac La Biche Lac La Biche is located about 215 kilometres northeast of Edmonton, Alberta off Highway 55. Or, if …

Shop & Save on our Shopping Trails!

Rebecca IsbisterBoutiques, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Fashions, Gifts, Local Food, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Shopping, Winter Adventures

Christmas is here, which means it’s that time to stock up on items your loved ones are looking for. Our updated guide highlights the regions’ retailers, antique shops, and quilt shops. Pick one of our three shopping trails – Northeast, East, or Southeast – and enjoy shopping for the perfect gift this Christmas season. Let’s fight inflation together by shopping and supporting local! Northeast Moose Wood Acres in Thorhild County – foodies, you’ll want to make a stop here. With local  products ranging from honey, quality chicken, …

October’s Beautiful Roadtrips and Fall Festivals

Rebecca Isbister2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Golfing, Local Food, Northeast of Edmonton, Parks & Trails, Photo Contest, Photo Contest 2022, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton

Hit the road for the most colourful time of year! Check our Itineraries and Roadtrips page for ideas, or go to Trip Ideas for recent articles. It Still Feels Almost like Summer, Doesn’t it? Some great ideas for Roadtrip Adventures… 15 Fabulous Trip Ideas to Keep Summer Going We published over 20 Roadtrip Adventures in 2022 to keep you having fun! Pick a Roadtrip Adventure… Any Highway, Anytime.. Take a Highway 28 roadtrip – go back 250 million years, grab your clubs, visit scenic provincial parks, hundreds of lakes, or …

How We Loved “Local” in the Beautiful River Town of Athabasca

Jolene Kisilevich2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Athabasca County, Drink, Eat & Shop, Fall Adventures, Highway 2, Highway 55, Local Food, Northeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

… Travel with Kevin and Jolene on a Go Northeast Alberta Roadtrip Adventure! The first time you arrive, it’s a little unexpected and a pleasant surprise as you drive toward downtown on Highway 55. The beautiful sweeping view of the Athabasca River and the downtown Athabasca scene makes us feel like we are far away or somewhere special, as if we are back in Idaho where the beautiful river towns are a sight to behold. You won’t see many towns …

10 Fun Things to Do in Strathcona County and Vegreville

Rebecca Isbister2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Highway 16, Local Food, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Water Adventures

Head east of Edmonton for farm-fresh eats, fun festivals, and pretty parks. Written by Karen Ung Enjoy farm-to-fork dining and nature in Strathcona County and Vegreville. With Sherwood Park as your base camp, explore Strathcona County’s many parks, meet the makers at the farmer’s market, and fill up on local-grown goodness at eateries around town. In Vegreville, take a self-guided mural tour of historic downtown and do some shopping, paddle under the World’s Largest Ukrainian Easter Egg (Pyskanka), and attend …

Making the Most out of a Daytrip: Strathcona & Lamont Counties

Rebecca Isbister2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Antique Tour, Attractions, Bruderheim, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Fall Adventures, Farms and Markets, Flea Market, Glamping, Golfing, Highway 15, Highway 16, It's Time To Go, Lamont, Lamont County, Local Food, Mundare, National Park, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Quilt Shop, Roadside Attraction, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

Updated August 1st, 2023 With summer starting to wane, you’ll want to make the most of it and enjoy some daytrips and getaways while there is still time! The Strathcona & Lamont Counties are within a 40-minute drive from Edmonton, yet they have some of the best and safe family-fun activities. Read on for ideas to plan your getaways in these neighbouring regions! Highlights Take a Biosphere Break at the Beaver Hills Biosphere Reserve A standout and hidden gem – …