Farms of Saanich, Saanich Peninsula, Western Communities and Salt Spring Island
Janice and Robert Maxwell
6325 Oldfield Rd, Saanichton
Phone: 250-652-1968
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.fieldstonefarmvictoria.com
North on the Pat Bay Highway, take
the Keating Cross Rd exit. Turn left
onto Oldfield Rd and look for the
roadside signs on the left: “U-pick”
and “Fieldstone Farm.”
U-pick Raspberries and Cherries
Unsprayed fruit (if necessary an organicbased spray to combat Spotted Wing
Drosophila). Tulameen and Cascade
raspberries, phone ahead for picking
times in July. Bring your containers.
Sweet and sour cherries also in July.
Parking – down farm road.
We hire pickers – phone for interview.
Bob and Verna Duncan
724 Wain Rd, Sidney (Deep Cove)
Phone: 250-656-4269
Email: [email protected]
Demonstration orchard and nursery. Over
300 varieties of fruit trees to choose from.
Specializing in dwarf fruit trees, citrus
and subtropicals – heritage and family
favourites including unusual, connoisseur
and hard-to-find varieties. Many varieties
of fruit trees, including apples, pears,
plums, grapes, kiwi, quince, lemons, limes,
oranges, pomegranates, feijoa, figs, olives,
cherries, peaches, apricots, nectarines,
medlar, persimmons and other unusual
fruit trees and berries. Marmalade made
from our OWN citrus and jams from our
OWN fruit. Open 10 am–5 pm Mon, Wed,
Fri, Sat. Closed Sun, Tues, Thurs.
2834 Island View Rd, Saanichton
Phone: 250-652-0016
Wednesday to Saturday, 9 am–5 pm
Direct from our farm – Farm-fresh
eggs, a wide variety of farm-grown
vegetables including Rhubarb, Beans,
Lettuce, Broccoli, Celery, Melons, Winter
Squash, and other vegetables in season.
Bedding Plants – Annuals or perennials
Cut Flowers – A great selection of
Fresh and Dried when in season.
We also have the best selection
of gourds and pumpkins for your
fall decorating!
3968 Glanford Ave (off McKenzie), Victoria
1 km north of Uptown Mall
Phone: 250-479-4783
Family farm operated since 1960. Local
produce picked daily in our greenhouses.
TOMATOES: Big Beefsteak, Tomatoes
on the Vine, Heirloom, Roma, Red and
Yellow cherry tomatoes, Green tomatoes,
Canning tomatoes and Tomato Hanging
Baskets. Others: Crispy long English and
Mini cucumbers. Sweet Red and Yellow
Peppers, Hot red Cayenne and Green
Jalapeno Peppers. Eggplants, Beans,
Sweet basil. Scarlet runner beans. Fuzzy
melon, Winter melon, Bitter melon and
More seasonal vegetables. You can find us
at farmer’s markets as well us at our farm.
We look forward to your visit!
Open Daily 10 am–6 pm, May 1–Oct 31.
4150 Blenkinsop Rd
Phone: 250-477-5713
Web: www.galeyfarms.net
Minutes from downtown Victoria, our third
generation family farm grows berries and
veggies to perfection with rich soil, compost
and integrated pest management. June–Oct:
Fresh strawberries, raspberries, blueberries,
nugget potatoes, baby bunch carrots, and
many more of your local fresh favourites.
Sept–Oct: Hop a hayride to our Pumpkin
Patch, ride the train over a mile of track,
visit the corn maze and petting farm. We are
the perfect place for birthday parties, school
tours and special events. For spooky fun, it’s
the Festival of Fear both adult and family
friendly activities for the Halloween season.
“I am honoured to be
your voice in Ottawa for
local food security and
748 Market St., Victoria
Victoria: 250-384-3382
250-657-2000 | elizabethmaymp.ca
9711 4th St., Sidney BC V8L 2Y8
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Farms of Saanich, Saanich Peninsula, Western Communities and Salt Spring Island
H. Dheenshaw & Family
6929 Veyaness Rd, Saanichton
Phone: 250-652-0182 Fax: 250-652-0033
Buy direct from the farmer at our
family farm. We specialize in farm
fresh seasonal ready-picked berries:
Strawberries (spring and everbearing),
Boysenberries, Blackberries,
Blueberries, Raspberries, Loganberries
and Tayberries. Produce in season:
Berries; Rhubarb; 15 varieties of Squash
like butternut, zucchini, spaghetti,
acorn, buttercup; Beets; Leeks; Garlic;
Pumpkins. We offer succulent Seasonal
Berries. Bring the family for readypicked berries. Roadside Stand open
7 days a week during strawberry
season, 9 am–6:30 pm. Minutes from
the Pat Bay Hwy off Keating Rd.
Call ahead to place orders.
Fresh Daily
800 Benvenuto Ave
Brentwood Bay BC
Raphael, Kelsie and Baby Olivia
6621 Oldfield Rd, Saanichton V8M 1Y1
Phone: 250-208-5130
Strawberries, Garlic, Preserves,
Pesticide-Free, and U-Pick. Come out
and taste our fresh pesticide-free produce!
We grow super sweet Junebearing and
Everbearing Strawberries, Red Russian
Garlic, Fresh Peas, Vine-Ripened Melons,
African Squash, Prune and Peach
Plums, Summer Squash, Walla Walla
onions and more. Try out our delicious
homemade preserves! We also have
U-PICK. Please call ahead for picking
times. Open seasonally beginning in June.
741 Haliburton Rd, Cordova Bay
Phone: 250-658-0758
Web: www.haliburtonfarm.org
Email: [email protected]
Certified Organic IOPA/COABC #1305
Quality certified organic vegetables and
fruit, herbs, plant starts, flowers. Please
visit our website for Farm Stand Opening/
Closing time and dates. Look for our
produce at Moss St Market, 10 am–2 pm
starting mid-April. Also at Victoria
Downtown Public Markets. Orders taken
for weekly pick-up Food Basket.
Visit our website for details on our Food
Basket program, work parties, farm tours,
volunteering and a map to the farm.
21 · Happy Valley Lavender &
Herb Farm
Lynda & Michael Dowling
3505 Happy Valley Road, Victoria V9C 2Y2
Phone: 250-474-5767
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.happyvalleylavender.com
Come wander our Lavender & Herb farm
from April through August! Visit our
Nursery & little Gift shop for Veggie starts,
Lavender & Herb plants and on to seasonal
fresh/dried Lavender plus Lavender
products & soaps… Open weekends
10 am-5 pm. No admission fees. Bring
your friends for a picnic, bring a camera,
dress in purple & blue: please leave dogs
at home. 2014 is our 26th year to celebrate
beloved Sweet Lavender…Bloom season
starts late June/early July with Harvest
Sunday set for July 13, 2014.
22 · Hazelmere Farm Stand
1215 Tatlow Rd, North Saanich
Phone: 250-656-7651
Email: [email protected]
Come visit our farm stand! We are a
family operation serving the Peninsula
for over 25 years. We specialize in a wide
selection of fresh quality vegetables like
beans, peas, lettuce, squash, kohlrabi,
broccoli, rhubarb, onions, pumpkins and
zucchini. We have lots of basil, perfect
for your pesto-making needs. Our awardwinning scarlet runner beans are a local
favourite. We have an abundance of fresh
flowers, including asters, zinnias and
sunflowers. Dried flowers also available,
including statice, strawflowers and sealavender. Open daily dawn to dusk year
round. See us at the Thursday Sidney
Market and the Saturday Country Market.
Everything Fresh!
Local produce, herbs, flowers,
plants, bread, coffee, crafts & more
Saturdays 9 am – 1 pm
June 7 – October 11
* June 7 only – Pioneer Park, Brentwood Bay
Live Music
Saanich Fairgrounds – 1528 Stelly’s Cross Rd
peninsulacountrymarket.ca 216-0521
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Farms of Saanich, Saanich Peninsula, Western Communities and Salt Spring Island
1910 Meadowbank Rd, Saanichton
Ph/Fax: 250-652-3251
Email: [email protected]
Producers of “Naturally Raised Organic
Meats”: Beef – Chicken – Pork – Lamb –
Turkey & Raw Natural Pet Food!
All products naturally produced. Free
range, not confined like commercial barns,
no antibiotics or growth stimulants, no
‘force-fed’ diets. Third generation farmers,
professional training in food production
and processing. We follow HAACP criteria
to ensure a top quality, food-safe product.
Products produced seasonally (Spring/
Fall): advance/minimum orders required. If
you have health or humane concerns about
today’s foods & long for the same quality
foods your grandparents had, consider our
Naturally Raised Organic Meats! Thanks.
25 · Madrona Farm
David and Nathalie Chambers
4317 Blenkinsop Road, Victoria V8X 2C3
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.madronafarm.co
Madrona Farm is a 27 acre organic farm
located 12 minutes from downtown
Victoria. Our philosophy: we pick daily,
we sell, you eat, daily. Eating foods
closest to being picked is necessary
for optimum health. WE practice
“Agroecology”, 16 acres is under
cultivation and the rest is forested.
WE grow 103 crops over 12 months,
that’s right, due to our fabulous soils
and slope we grow food all year long!
Open Wednesday to Saturday 11 am
until dusk, 12 months a year. Real
food for you to enjoy.
Brian, Daphne, Michael, David and Sarah
1129 Chalet Road, North Saanich
Phone: 250-655-3093
Email: [email protected]
“Taste the difference”
Kildara Farms is a Certified Organic
family-run farm producing eggs, chicken,
pork, apples, fruit, heirloom tomatoes,
strawberries, vegetables and salad greens
available year round at Thrifty Foods,
Market on Yates and more. Weekly Box
program pick up at the farm. Farm stand.
Weddings and special events.
Exit Pat Bay Hwy onto Wain Rd, right on
Tatlow Rd, right on Chalet Rd. then second
driveway on the right.
7120 Veyaness Rd (off Keating Cross Rd)
Phone: 250-896-7000
In season, we offer: Strawberries,
Raspberries, Tayberries and
Marionberries. Limited amounts of
berries this year. We have a full line
of mixed vegetables as usual. We are
breaking ground that hasn’t been farmed
for 40 years; NO fertilizer or pesticides
have ever been applied to this acreage.
We will have some crops in transition
to ORGANIC this year. Daily U-Pick
Pumpkins from the “Children’s Patch”
at our farm stand during October.
Hours: June-Oct. We are Open Wed-Sun
9-5:30 (closed Mon and Tues).
In winter we are open only Sat-Sun
Local Food & Country Market
50+ tables featuring local produce, plants, herbs, greens, preserves, baked
goods, eggs, crafts, pet food, flowers, hot brunch at Jack’s Kitchen & more!
MUSIC by Out Stealing Mules
Prospect Lake Community Hall, 5358 Sparton Road
Presented by the Prospect Lake Community Association
Thank you to our local sponsors
7337 Wallace Drive
Phone: 778-678-4558
U-pick and picked vegetables,
raspberries and marionberries.
Open March to December, from
Tuesday to Sunday. Produce picked
daily. Enjoy an adventure walking
through our garden.
If we sell it, we grew it!
Laura and Elizabeth and Families
205 Meadowbrook Road
Phone: 250-479-7166
Web: www.meadowbrookfarmily.com
West Saanich Rd onto Prospect Lake
Rd (1.2km), right on Meadowbrook
Rd to end. BLUEBERRIES – late July,
August. No sprays – we use lady bugs
for pest control and prune well for large,
flavourful berries. Frozen berries sold all
year. BEEF, PORK – Vegetable, grain and
grass fed. No added growth hormone or
antibiotics. Sold all year. PEPPERONI –
lean, delicious locally made pepperoni.
Sold all year. ORGANIC CHICKEN –
No added growth hormones or antibiotics.
Pre-order to purchase fresh whole
roasting chicken. Sold all year. JAMS
AND JELLIES – sold all year. A great
gift, we take orders Christmas. Open
9 am-6 pm during blueberry season.
Spring Market
Saturday, May 17
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fall Market
Saturday, September 27
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
For information or to book a table call Fred Haynes: 250-708-0702
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Farms of Saanich, Saanich Peninsula, Western Communities and Salt Spring Island
Fiona Hamersley Chambers
542 Wootton Road, Metchosin
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.metchosinfarm.ca
Local * Organic * Heirloom
Your BEST selection in one place for fruit
bushes, heirloom tomatoes and vegetable
starts! We grow 50+ kinds of tomatoes,
25+ vegetable starts, 17+ varieties of
soft fruits and a selection of native berry
plants. Raspberries, strawberries, salal,
red and black huckleberries, loganberry,
marionberry, goji, lots more. Seed garlic,
Jerusalem artichokes available in the
spring. Farmstand open March 1–Oct 15.
Locally grown vegetable and fruit seed
packages now available. Please visit
our website.
Saanich Fair
Saanich Fair and 4-H
Learning Together
4-H Celebrates
100 Years!
Aug 30 • Aug 31 • Sept 1
1528 Stellys Cross Road
Saanichton BC
The Michell Family
2451 Island View Rd, Saanichton V8M 1W3
Phone: 250-652-6770
Local, Fresh, Quality Produce
and Pasture Raised Hormone and
Antibiotic-Free Beef. Open Daily
All Year.
Sweet, delicious berries – picked
fresh for the best flavour & quality.
Blackberries, Blueberries, Loganberries,
Raspberries, Strawberries, Tayberries.
Frozen berries sold all winter. We grow
over 40 different vegetables: Early
bunched beets, red and green lettuces, our
famously sweet nante carrots, kale, swiss
chard, many varieties of squash, apples,
winter crops. U-Pick Pumpkins –
Families, friends, schools, groups. Pick
your own for Halloween fun! Fresh local
eggs, herbs, bagged compost and bark
mulch, ladybugs, gourds, 1st & 2nd cut
hay, straw and more!
Go Local at a Farmers’ Market
Buy local. Have fun. Eat well.
Southern Vancouver Island is blessed with
an abundance of bustling farmers’ markets,
in small towns and larger urban centres.
For info on local markets,
visit the MARKETS page at
Patrick and Emma Bartle
1901 Nicholas Road, Saanichton
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.nicholasfarm.ca
Blueberries ripe and tasty, grown with
care for the land and your health since
1996. U-Pick Friday - Sunday or by
appointment starting mid-July. See the
“Farm Fresh” U-Pick webpage to make
it a great day. Follow our farm website
for up-dates during the season or call the
farm. Watch for Nicholas Farm signs on
Oldfield Rd, we are a short drive up quite
Nicholas Rd, plenty of parking.
Good Earth, Healthy Food, Happy People.
John and Christine Thomas
1346 Munro Rd, North Saanich
(off West Saanich Rd, turn at Pat Bay Pottery)
Phone: 250-656-9590
Email: [email protected]
Our delicious top quality blueberries are
hand picked and hand sorted for your
enjoyment. Savour our unsprayed berries
(Integrated Pest Management), mid July
through August for a taste of the sweet
life! Please phone us ahead of time to
place your order. Be sure to ask us about
other produce and preserves from our
family farm.
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Farms of Saanich, Saanich Peninsula, Western Communities and Salt Spring Island
Phone: 250-656-2378
Web: www.countrywools.com
Call ahead for breeding stock or product.
Breeding stock available – Reg Suffolk,
Charollais and crosses. Pasture perfect
market lamb. Quality and flavour. Cut
& wrapped whole lamb or by the piece.
Seven varieties of lamb sausage available
by the pound. Local wool products.
West Coast comfort in pillows, duvets
and sheepskins. Wool socks, hand-knit
mittens, toques, slippers, vests and
sweaters. Local hay.
Derek and Debbie Scott
6286 Oldfield Rd, Saanichton V8M lX7
Phone: 250-652-1579
Web: oldfieldorchardandbakery.com
Derek and Debbie are BACK! Open
Daily from strawberry season into
the fall. The best BC strawberries
all season (June–Sept). Raspberries,
Blueberries, Loganberries. U-Pick
available for some crops. Phone ahead
for details.
Produce – picked fresh daily for superior
taste! We offer a large variety including
veggies, melons, tomatoes and pickling
cucumbers and our own free range eggs
from the only kiwifruit protected chickens
in Canada! Incredible baked products
from our on-site Bakery including our
Fresh Fruit Pies, berry scones, focaccia
bread and of course, our world famous
(secret recipe!) cinnamon buns. Fresh
coffee always available.
6536 West Saanich Rd, Saanichton
Phone: 250-652-8338
Email: [email protected]
Web: patiogardensvictoria.ca
Facebook: Patio Gardens Victoria
Twitter: @PatioGardens
At Patio Gardens we make gardening
easy. Specializing in a variety of hanging
baskets and container gardens in an
assortment of sizes. We also carry a
good selection of annuals, perennials
and ceramic pots. New this year we will
be selling fresh cut flower bouquets and
offering floral and gardening workshops.
Check our web site for details. Come visit
us at 6536 West Saanich Road.
Open April 1 – December 24
Monday–Saturday 9:00–5:30
Sunday and holidays 10:00–4:00
6080 Oldfield Rd, Victoria
Phone/Fax: 250-652-2264
Web: www.PhilsFarm.ca
The juiciest berries from a sustainable
farm environment. Farmer Phil continues
to grow fresh, local and delicious. Visit
website for more details.
Raspberries & Blueberries – Picked
and U-Pick. Raspberries start late June,
Blueberries mid-July.
Custom Apple Juicing – Ultraviolet nonthermal pasteurizing for your safety.
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Laura Godbeer
RE/MAX Alliance
[email protected]
Farm & Acreage Specialist
and local farmer
Fuel your body
with farm fresh produce
Like many things in life, eating well is a balancing act. Jumpstart your day
with veggies: Add kale to your fruit smoothies, spinach to your egg sandwich
or chopped zucchini, onion and mushrooms to your omelet.
Search our recipe database at thriftyfoods.com/recipes for tasty options.
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Customer Care: 1.800.667.8280
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