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5 Reasons to Visit Alberta Open Farm Days

Alberta Open Farms Days are happening this weekend, August 13 and 14, across Alberta and here are five reasons to get out and learn where your food comes from: Discover truly local farms and ranches that open their farm gates to the public on this weekend only. Taste unique culinary offerings at one of the…

10 Alberta U-Pick Farms To Visit Right Now

  We are at the height of summer garden bounty so this week’s Insider List is 10 Alberta U-Pick Farms to Visit Right Now. Find the one nearest you and go! The Jungle Farm just south of Red Deer is known for its big juicy strawberries and they are ready now. Pro Tip: Get a…

Alberta Restaurants Celebrating Food Day Canada

  Today is Food Day Canada and we are sharing the list of great Alberta restaurants participating in showing off Canada’s food.  Food Day Canada engages and inspires people to shop, cook and dine Canadian.  It is a chance for all Canadians to celebrate farmers to chefs to home cooks and everyone in between who…

Top 5 Things To Do In Old Strathcona

  Edmonton’s Old Strathcona is a vibrant inner-city neighbourhood with so much to do it was hard to just stop at our top 5 favourite things to do. Follow the Old Strathcona Mural Map and see some creative mural art and graffiti. There are over 50 walls to explore, and more than enough to get…

5 Great Food Stops for your Road Trip between Edmonton to Jasper

With our new Alberta Food Finder Road Trip edition, you will have access to tons of our recommendations for things to do and places to eat. To get your interest in learning more piqued, here’s 5 Great Food Stops for your Road Trip between Edmonton and Jasper: In Stony Plain stop at Wheet Nothings. People…

Six gifts for Father’s Day

This week we are sharing 6 gifts for Father’s Day featuring Alberta Food Tours. For ONLY $25 purchase him a copy of Food Artisans of Alberta so he can eat life to the fullest. Enjoy a day exploring our self-guided tour route in Canmore or Calgary’s Kensington with Alberta Food Finder for only $45. Take…

Top 8 Places for Charcuterie in Alberta

  If you are going on a picnic, you will need to know theses top 8 places to get charcuterie in Alberta. Our favourite little cheese shop in Calgary’s Kensington, Peasant Cheese (and now in the Mission area too) is our president Karen Anderson’s go to spot for entertaining. Leave your charcuterie needs in the…

Top 10 Burger Spots In Alberta

  The beloved hamburger gets its own day on National Hamburger Day, May 28 so we are sharing our list of the Top 10 Burger Spots In Alberta. In no particular order, they are: The Chuckwagon Café – Featured on Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here this Turner Valley Cowboy Trail staple has our gotta…

Top 10 Chocolate Chip Cookies in Alberta

  Here are our top 10 Chocolate Chip cookies in Alberta.  Foodies around the world will be celebrating Chocolate Chip Cookie Day this weekend so we are sharing our top ten spots for this classic cookie in our province. Did you know STOCK at the Fairmont Banff Springs makes fresh cookies everyday right in the…

10 Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts

Here are 10 last minute Mother’s Day gifts every mom would love. The Mother’s Day collection of macarons from Ollia Macarons and Tea. For the spicy mom the Hot Mama collection of hot sauces from Crystal’s Can Co. Take her to Mother’s Day High Tea at the Calgary Farmers Market. Tickets for the Deane House

Top 7 Alberta Lamb Producers

This week we are sharing our Top 7 Alberta Lamb Producers.  We have over 2000 sheep farms in this province.  Find the one nearest you to eat local and like and Alberta Insider. Order you customized box of lamb products right to your doorstep from Lazuli Farms in Camrose. Learn more about their operations on …

Top Alberta Garlic Growers

Here are some of the Top Alberta Garlic Growers because today is National Garlic Day. Fifth Gen Gardens – Grower Kristin Graves is famous for her Garlic Goddess Dip and Smoked Black Garlic. Located near Wetaskiwin, you can order online or join her CSA. Forage and Farm – Cheryl Greisinger, located in Millarville, won a…