Alberta Open Farms Days is an annual event that lets you see where your food comes from and meet the people who produce it. In Stettler, the event is called Taste of the Heartland, an appropriate name since it literally is a chance to taste the food produced in Alberta’s heartland, one of the most productive agricultural regions in the province. The day starts with fascinating educational tours of local farms where you can meet agricultural producers, ask questions and see their farms up close. It’s a chance to learn what it takes to produce the food we eat and what farmers are doing to ensure long-term sustainability, productivity and…
Stand in the middle of a field of sunflowers and you might just find your happy place. In Alberta, Canada the Bowden Sunmaze is the best place to get a sunflower selfie and experience the joy of these humble flowers.