An Afternoon at the Farm – Horse Sense Training and Petting Zoo

I’ll be honest. My family is a city family. We live in the city, work in the city, go to school in the city and spend all of our time in the city. To my kids, the “country” is a place about 20 minutes outside of the city where farmers, cowboys, cows and horses live. The only time they can …

Barr Estate Winery

Barr Estate Winery Tour

Visiting Barr Estate Winery has been high on my list of local businesses to visit ever since I read an article on them last summer. So, when I had the chance to visit this property, I jumped on it! Husband-and-wife team, Rick and Amy Barr, own Barr Estate Winery. They purchased the property in 2002 and have been producing wines …

Horse Hill Berry Farm

Horse Hill Berry Farm Tour

Take a road trip to Horse Hill Berry Farms, a 10-acre urban U-pick farm owned by Jackie and Dave Wilson.  Located on the very edge of Edmonton, this farm is tucked away just off Highway 15, but the experience here is worth the trek.  Jackie and Dave are operating Horse Hill Berry Farms on the very land Jackie’s grandfather farmed …

Kiwis Nurseries

Kiwi Nurseries Tour

Kiwi Nurseries is a family owned and operated nursery just outside of Edmonton on Highway 16. Murray Monroe and his wife Alison moved to Alberta from New Zealand in 1976 and founded Kiwi Landscaping in 1979. In 1990, they purchased the very land the nursery sits on today. Still owned by Murray and Alison, this business truly is all in the …

Experience Recreation, Leduc Style

You can’t miss it. The Leduc Recreation Centre is a 309,000 square foot hub for community activity and involvement located on the southern side of William F. Lede Park and has everything you’d expected from a community centre. The Leduc Recreation Centre is home to a Mix Family Aquatic Centre with a main pool that has six lanes for swimming …