5 Places You Can Visit in Lacombe County during the harvest season.

Summer is the perfect time to get outdoors and explore the beautiful landscapes of Lacombe County. From picking fresh produce to walking through sunflower fields, there are plenty of activities to help you relax and forget the stress of everyday life. Here are five places you can visit on a sunny day to create some unforgettable moments with your family.

Deep Roots Farm Store

The Deep Roots Farm Store is a must-visit spot for anyone looking to discover locally-grown produce. This family-owned farm cultivates organic garlic on its acreage, and its store also offers fresh meat along with various garlic products. The Deep Roots Farm Store is the perfect place to stock up on all your favourite fresh and organic local foods.

Ellis Bird Farm

Ellis Bird Farm is a birdwatcher’s paradise, with over 140 species of birds spotted on the property. Take a relaxing walk through the picturesque gardens and see if you can spot the elusive purple martin or the vibrant hummingbird. Make sure to stop by the gift shop to pick up some souvenirs, including birdhouses, books, and artwork.

Billyco Junction

The raspberries and vegetables u-pick at Billyco Junction are the perfect outdoor activity for the whole family. You can pick your own fresh and organic veggies right from the fields. This locally-grown produce is the perfect addition to your summer snacks and desserts. 

Sunflower Valley Farms

Experience the beauty of nature and get lost in a sea of sunflowers at Sunflower Valley Farms. Whether you are looking to hike the family-friendly trails or just capture precious family moments, Sunflower Valley Farms has everything you need to create unforgettable memories! Make sure to stay until sunset to catch the golden hour in the field.  They will open for ten days in mid-August, depending on the weather forecast. Make sure to check out their Instagram/Facebook for updates.

Faheys Fruit Stand

Faheys Fruit Stand is the perfect place to stock up on all your favorite snacks. This family-owned and operated fruit stand offers a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as homemade jams, jellies, and pickles.

After a long day of exploring Lacombe County, we know you’ll want to recharge your batteries. Here are some places you need to remember if you need to eat, refresh, and rest:

Milly Oak Cafe: This local-owned restaurant in the City of Lacombe serves up delicious coffee and baked goods, as well as fresh breakfast and lunch options.

Cilantro and Chive: This popular restaurant is a great option for lunch or dinner. It is known for its locally sourced ingredients and creative dishes. Try their famous burgers or share some small plates with your family.

Totally Gluten-Free Bakery and Cafe: Whether you’re gluten intolerant or not, you won’t be able to resist the sweet treats at this bakery. From cupcakes to bread, everything is gluten-free and delicious. Make sure to take home some goodies to savour later.

Best Western Lacombe Inn & Suites: Looking for the perfect place to unwind and rest after a day of exploring Lacombe County? Best Western in the City of Lacombe offers spacious rooms that are perfect for families and solo travellers.

So what are you waiting for? Plan your trip to Lacombe County this season and create some unforgettable memories with your loved ones.

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