Roadside Stand Tour
Sunday, September 3rd, 10AM – 4PM
Take a trip through Strathcona County with a purpose. Stop at designated driveways that will be hosting local vendors. From Vegetables and beef to crafts and artisans. Think of it as a farmers market style opportunity that instead of walking from one booth to the next you hop in your car and travel through the beautiful countryside making an occasional stop to purchase from and meet local vendors.
Pick up a passport at your first stop and collect stamps at each stop to enter for great prizes.
Please note for the tour some of these producers will be at sites other than their farms to make it more convenient for you to visit them all. Use the addresses listed here to find them on September 3rd.
Start your trip at 53258 Range Road 214. This is the first stop in the area. This is also the stop where you can register for your Roadside Stand Passport. Have your passport stamped at a minimum of four Roadside Stand stops to be eligible for some great prizes.
53258 Range Road 214
Meat me at Codiak Acres and pick up the beef for your next meal. Locally raised. From sausages to patties, roasts to steaks you will find the next meal of Alberta Beef.
2. Herbal Roots
53271 Range Road 212
Welcome to Herbal Roots Greenhouses!
Small Beginnings at Farmers Markets ( 1997- 2021) to Operating @ our Farm!
Spring: A unique Greenhouse, offering Heirloom / Open Pollinated Vegetable Seeds
And Transplants. Healthy Culinary Herb Plants! ( No pesticides)
Summer: Fresh Beautiful Sunflower( No Pesticides) Bouquets and Bunches of Lovely Lavender
Fall: Garlic ( Russian Red and Softneck)
Potato Harvest ( no pesticides)
Winter and YEAR ROUND:
A Horse Tack Room Transformed into a Cozy Gift Shop Featuring Local Artists/ Crafters
54063 Range Road 214
Stop by and visit Jared and Josie of Fellowship Farms! Here you can purchase local farm products that include pastured pork, select vegetables, salsa, tallow lotion, and more. Learn about the history of their food and farming background, their passion for creating lasting memories around the dinner table, and their curated meat boxes – available online with local delivery to your door at the click of a button.on the farm or find out more about how you can order meat packages online.
54255 Range Road 213
Art by Linda Finstad is best described as eccentric and quirky- both the artist and her art work. She has bern mentioned in the urban dictionary with the word brailleart attributed to her work. From art cards to prints and original pieces Linda works in a multitude of mediums.
54313 Range Road 213
Experience Alberta celebrates and promotes Alberta destinations, products and events. On the roadside stand tour you will find a bit of everything. From local grown eggs to the beautiful bead work by Felisha. If you haven’t picked up your passport you can register at this stop.
Bar OA Farms. A micro cut flower farm, seasonally inspired and locally and sustainably grown. A family owned and operated farm. There is never enough joy or enough flowers in the world. But we have flowers for you at the roadside stand.
54325 Range Road 213
Though many would say coffee is a necessity there are certainly some amazing flavours you will find from this boutique roaster. Grown in the Antiqua Valley in Guatemala and roasted in Sherwood Park this micro lot specialty company not only has great coffee but a great story.
54371 Range Road 205
Elk Island Retreat is a family-owned business established in 1995 by transforming their private property into a nature getaway. Situated in the Beaver Hills dark sky preserve and minutes away from Elk Island National Park, you can choose to stay at their nature oasis in a custom designed yurt, cozy cabin, geodesic dome, or a fully serviced RV site. You can also plan a wedding or group event in their beautiful new outdoor event venue.
54245 Range Road 211
It’s a Sticky Business Farmer Tim has been a beekeeper for ten years who has a passion for sharing his knowledge of bees and honey.
9. Kim’s Essential Lathers
21157 Township Road 542
Kim’s Essential Lathers offers several varieties of handmade artisan soaps made from natural, locally sourced ingredients. The soaps range from unscented, mildly scented to moderately scented. KEL will be debuting medicinal products such as Thyme and Witch Hazel facial bar for the treatment of acne, and a shower puck for the treatment of a cold. Spiced soaps are coming soon too for the holidays.
10. Jams by Barb
21253 Township Road 542, Fort Saskatchewan
Jams and preserves the way that Grandma made them! Be sure to checkout Barb’s Jams and Preserves.
11. Finnegan Acres
54304 Range Road 213, Fort Saskatchewan
Check out a selection of veggies and farm fresh eggs at Finnegan Acres.
12. Tiny Tim Donuts
21336 Township Road 550, Josephburg
Hungry? Tiny Tim mini donuts, taco in a bag, slurpees and other treats are located at 21336 Township Road 550, Right in the hamlet of Josephburg. You won’t miss this roadside stand as you travel along Township Road 550 through the hamlet.