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 Alberta wines.  Join Rick and team at his cottage winery. Stop in and stock up. From the original, The Barb (rhubarb wine) to the latest addition The Jewel (sour cherry) purchase a bottle, enjoy walking about this working farm that is home to sheep, goats, donkeys and sometimes cows.  Sign ip for scheduled guided tours that will take place at 1 and 4 pm. To sign up in advance call 780-819-8466

Pierogerie 21333 Hwy 14 Sherwood Park

Using traditional recipes this certified organic farm uses time honoured recipes to hand craft Polish foods. Having recently acquired approval to cook and serve from the farm their kitchen will be ‘open’ for you to purchase not only frozen cabbage rolls and pierogis to take home but also a freshly prepared meal to eat at the farm.  Delicious and made with love.

Carla Lehman Photography – 25- 50106- Rg Rd 200 Beaver County

Carla Lehman is an award winning photographer whose work has been recently chosen for display in the prestigious PPOC National Salon Exhibit .  Carla invites you to her acreage where you can utilize her sets to capture images with your own cell phones or book to have a professional portrait or mini photo session.  Call for pricing and to pre book a professional photo 780-918-6241 If you didn’t pre book you can take your chances on a first available space on the day of if you so chose.

The Sour Moose 5015-53 Avenue Tofield

New to the Tofield scene is the sweetest store east of Edmonton. This little candy shop is the perfect treat stop. From unique sweet candies to those difficult to find Bugles spend some time discovering your old favourites and perhaps some new favourite candies and treats.

Beaverhill Lake Nature Centre 5020-46 Avenue Tofield

Built in 1996, this facility combines the natural and cultural history of Tofield, interpretive information about Beaverhill Lake, tourist information, local artists display and more.

Maple Park Farm 18311-Twp Rd 502 Tofield

What would Mother’s Day be without a stop at a greenhouse?  This small family farm opened their greenhouse in the spring of 2005. In 2019 they received the BMO Family Farm Award .  They have a passion to grow and a driving desire to give back. They are involved in many community collective projects. Discover the beauty of spring at Maple Park Farm and perhaps take home a few veggies and flowers to grow in your gardens that will remind you of this drive in the countryside.

Lamberry Farm  51220-Rg Rd 213 Sherwood Park

Why and frankly how does one set about to start farming?  That’s a great question to ask Gwen when you stop at Lamberry Farm. Walk the land and hear her dream for the property. You will no doubt be back in Saskatoon season to pick berries but on this trip on this day it’s farm fresh eggs (while they last) that you will want to take home with you. Bring a cooler and stock up.

Wildwood Perennials 26- 52009- Rg Rd 214

Perennials are the best way to celebrate summer year after year!  At Wildwood Perennials you will find just what you need for that. A little out of the way but in a beautiful subdivision not only will you be able to find the answers to what you could and should be planting you will wish you could come home to the beauty of country living every day.

Dr Dean Mackenzie’s Bee Hive  52148 Rg Rd 222

Dr. Mackenzie is renowned for his work with bees. Not only will you see a working hive but Dr Dean’s knowledge and his work using bees in reclamation projects in the Fort Mc Murray /Fort Chipewyan area and with Bee Clean in urban areas is making a difference in our world.  This is a contact you want to make if you too care about the future of our province’s natural health.

• Pack a picnic basket or purchase lunch at Pierogerie.  Take the afternoon to enjoy a country drive.  Please note if you are coming by motorcycle all roads are hard surfaced with the exception of the last few miles to Maple Park Farm and Carla Lehman Photography.
• Washrooms are located at Barr Estate Winery and Beaverhill Lake Nature Centre.
• Along the way you will find other points of interest you may wish to discover on this trip or your return trip to these amazing stops. Bring a cooler.
• Remember to fill in the  contest entry forms for a chance to win some great prizes from our participating tour hosts.

Check out more upcoming events including the Ardrossan Roadside Tour August 18 and Josephburg September 1.