Opened in 1906 by Thomas and Eliza Kilby and then taken over by their son, Acton, in 1922, the store and adjoining farm remains a living monument to the 1920's. Walk through the aisles, look through the cases, and marvel at the antiques and novelties that line the walls.
True foodies and chefs love to experiment with their own ingredients. The big chain supermarkets sometimes fails to inspire, so here are a few stops on the Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows Circle Farm Tour that will make you remember why you love to cook with local food!
Plan to spend an entire day at Maan Farms and the kids are sure to fall asleep on the drive home. What began as a family fruit stand has expanded into an adventure playground and winery, sure to entertain the entire family!
Take a look inside a true Farm to Plate market in Chilliwack, where four local businesses are working together to bring the food economy home.
Although we know it makes sense to buy local and we love chefs that align their menu with the season and have relationships with local farms, we often forget to practice this in our own homes.
This family-run, 50 acre farm is everything you imagine it’ll be. Specializing in goat cheese and other goat milk products, Marianne Smith and her family take such pride in their farm that you’ll want to move right in.
As we pulled up to The Fort Wine Company on a sunny Saturday afternoon, we couldn’t help but take a collective sigh. Hills in the background, fields in the foreground and a cozy little winery sitting smack in the middle.