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DFMA PRODUCT GUIDE.vp
Look for this highway
sign to guide you to
B.C. Grown
farm products
Product Index
Welcome to Farm Fresh Products 2000!
This is your Guide to the great diversity of farm fresh products available on
Southern Vancouver Island, including fresh fruit and vegetables in season,
farm-raised meats and eggs, and value-added products like jams and jellies.
We’ve also included farm festivals and tours put on by our member farms.
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Apples 1, 6, 9, 10, 15, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22,
Emu meat & Emu-oil skin products
Peas 7, 9, 17, 19, 22, 26,
26, 28, 34, 40, 43, 45, 53
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28, 31, 36, 48, 56
Asparagus 8, 44, 51
Farm Tours/Festivals
1, 2, 8, 19, 22,
23, 28, 35, 46, 49, 50, 56, 57
Peppers – Chili 43, 48
Figs 6
45, 47, 51
36, 45, 49, 51, 56
Bedding Plants 11, 22, 35, 57, 58
Flowers (cut/dried)
8, 9, 11, 13, 17, 18, 20, 28,
31, 35, 51, 57, 58
Beef 56
Flowers (edible) 8, 9, 48, 49, 56, 57
Beeswax 3
Fruit Trees 1, 14, 22
The guide includes several important parts:
• A numbered list of farms, divided into two groups:
• Farms 1-42 on the Saanich Peninsula,
Western Communities, and Gulf Islands
• Farms 43-58 in the Cowichan Valley
• A product index (page 15), a list of farm products and
which farms sell them.
• A map showing the location of farms (centrefold).
Beets
7, 9, 16, 17, 19, 26, 28,
31, 35, 36, 37, 45,48, 51, 56
Garlic 8, 9, 12, 23, 26, 31,
36, 48, 49, 51, 56, 58
49, 51, 58
Blackberries (Boysen, Marion)
Goat (chevon) 19, 50
40, 45, 47, 49, 50, 51, 56
Gooseberries 24, 38
Grapes 37
Preserves (jams, jellies) 7, 8, 10, 18,
19, 22, 24, 26, 28, 36, 40, 43, 45, 51,
55, 57
Herbs 7, 8, 9, 13, 17, 22, 26, 28, 33, 35,
49, 51, 56, 57, 58
Pumpkins 8, 11, 16, 17, 19, 22, 26,
28, 31, 37, 45, 48, 49
To use the guide, look for the products you want in the product index, and find the
farms near you that sell the products you’re looking for. Then hop in the car, and
enjoy your shopping trip in the country.
Broccoli 26, 28, 31, 36, 37, 45
Holly 6, 35
Quince 6, 22
Honey 3, 26, 43, 47, 55
Raspberries 4, 8, 9, 16, 19, 21, 22,
24, 26, 28, 30, 31, 32, 34, 36, 38, 41,
45, 49, 55
Buy Direct from the Farm Gate!
• What tastes better then fresh produce picked the same day you eat it?
Not only does fresh produce taste great, it also maintains all its nutritive
value.
• In the global world of the new millenium, isn’t it nice to know who
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produces your food and how they grow it?
When you support local agriculture and farm families today, you help
build food security on Vancouver Island for the future.
Bakery 24, 28, 56
Peppers 9, 11, 17, 22, 28, 31, 39, 43,
Beans
7, 9, 11, 17, 19, 22, 26, 28, 31, ,
28, 31, 34, 35, 36, 45, 51, 56, 58
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Pickling Cukes 7, 17, 22, 26, 28, 31,
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Plums/Prunes 1, 9, 11, 19, 22, 28,
34, 40, 45
Pork 21, 45, 56
Potatoes 9, 17, 26, 28, 31, 36, 37, 45,
How to Use the Guide
Check out the E-Guide at www.islandfarmfresh.com
We also have an e-version of the guide at www.islandfarmfresh.com.
It includes the same information as the guide and more.
Farm Fresh Hotline 1-877-228-2289
For up-to-date information on produce availability,
call our toll free hotline or visit our website
or send us an email: [email protected]
Poultry (chicken/turkey) 18, 21, 30,
1, 15, 16, 22, 24, 28, 31, 36, 41, 45, 55
Blueberries 5, 9, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30,
31, 36, 37, 38, 40, 45, 55
Breads 24, 28, 51, 56
Cabbage 11, 26, 28, 31, 36, 45, 56
Cantalopes, melons 19, 22, 28,
36, 51, 58
Juices 22, 26, 28
Carrots 9, 16, 19, 26, 28,
31, 36, 37, 45, 49, 51
Kale/chard 8, 9, 17, 31, 34, 48, 49, 56
Cauliflower 11, 16, 26, 28,
31, 36, 37, 45, 51
Lamb 2, 21, 47, 57
Cherries 1, 28
Leeks 8, 9, 19, 22, 26, 28, 31, 51, 56
Christmas trees 27, 35, 42
Lettuce 8, 9, 11, 16, 17, 19, 22, 26, 28,
31, 36, 37, 45, 48, 49, 51, 56, 58
This is guide is published by the
Southern Vancouver Island Direct Farm Marketing Association
Layout and design:Island View Marketing (250) 652-7627
Cover Photo:Greg Aspa
Kiwi 10, 22, 28, 31
Rhubarb 7, 8, 9, 13, 16, 19, 22, 28,
30, 31, 35, 40, 41, 45
Salmon (smoked) 23
Saskatoon berries 54
Spinach 8, 9, 16, 17,
19, 22, 31, 49, 56
Lingonberries 24
Squash 8, 9, 16, 19, 22, 26,
28, 31, 35, 36, 37, 45, 48, 49, 51, 56, 58
49, 51
Loganberries 15, 16, 22, 26, 36, 38, 41
Strawberries 9, 16, 21, 22, 24, 26, 28,
Crabapples 5, 10, 17, 22
Onions 7, 9, 11, 17, 19, 26, 28, 31, 36,
37, 45, 51, 56
Cider
Corn
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11, 22, 26, 28, 31, 34, 36, 37, 45,
Cucumbers
7, 9, 11, 16, 17, 19, 22,
26, 28, 31, 36, 39, 43, 49, 51
Ostrich: meat, oil products & more 35
Currants, jostaberries 24, 49
Parsnips 9, 16, 19, 26, 28, 31, 51
Eggplant 45
Peaches 22, 28, 35
Eggs
Pears 6, 9, 19, 22, 28, 40
8, 9, 13, 19, 21, 31, 34, 40, 43, 45,
47, 48,50, 51, 56, 58
29,31, 32, 34, 36, 37, 38, 41, 43, 45, 49,
51, 53, 54
Tayberries 16, 28, 31, 34, 36, 38, 41
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Tomatoes 9, 19, 22, 26, 28, 31, 36,
39, 43, 48, 51, 58
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Trees & Shrubs 1, 14, 35
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Turnip 16, 26, 28, 31, 37, 51
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Venison & deerskin products 2
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Farms of the Cowichan Valley
On the west side of the Island Highway,
about 2.5 km north of Mill Bay. From the
Island Hwy, turn at the light at the
Petro-Canada station on the west side of
highway. Follow Cobble Hill Rd. to
Nightingale Rd.
Fresh Strawberries. Berries picked daily to
ensure freshest fruit possible. Advance
orders welcome and recommended. Please
call to place your order. Open daily 11 a.m.
- 6 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Farms of the Saanich Peninsula, Western Communities & GulF Islands
The herbs on Valhalla Farm benefit by
growing in the warmth of the Cowichan
Valley, allowing them to grow to their full
potential. They are all organically grown and
prepared immediately after harvest to
preserve their natural flavour. We sell fresh
cut culinary herbs in season, herb plants,
dried herbal blends, teas and herbal
STONEFIELD FARM
preserves.
Pat and Brian Swan 1114 Deerwood Place, A display garden is located on the farm to
Mill Bay V0R 2P0 Phone/fax: (250)
show the beauty and versatility of these
useful plants.
743-3861
SASKATOON
Our herbal preserves are based on the
Take TCH to Shawnigan-Mill Bay Road,
BERRY FARM
then up SMB about one mile, turn right on
centuries old tradition of combining fruit
Wilkinson Road (at Kerry Park Arena).
Eldon and Delphine Neufeld
with herbs. This combination not only
First left is Deerwood.
increases the flavour of the product but the
1245 Fisher Road Cobble Hill, B.C.
Farmgate open May 1 to October 16, Tues. variety of uses. Our Blackberry and
Phone 743-1189
Open 8:00 a.m. - sold out. Phone first. We - Sat., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., except Wed. at farm Rosemary jelly is decadent on toast or
across from Kerry Park Arena from 4 p.m. - delicious with lamb chops. Come and visit
are located just 3 blocks off the #1
7 p.m., Sat. at Duncan Farmers’ Market
the farm to discover more of our wonderful
highway, turn east on Fisher Road across
from 9a.m.-1 p.m. We are a small,
combinations.
from the Beaver Lumber at Cobble Hill.
diversified
farm
that
does
not
use
pesticides
Open: April - Oct., Saturday and Sunday,
Saskatoon Berries - We’re looking forward
or herbicides. We produce naturally-raised 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
to selling our first crop of Saskatoon
roasting chickens, turkeys, pork, beef and
Berries this year from our 6 acre planting.
eggs without the use of antibiotics. Try our WHITEGATE
They should be ready late June or early
July. We are looking forward to meeting the extra lean pork sausage line - varieties from FARM NURSERY
David & Phyllis Graham
mild breakfast links to spicy chorizo.
needs and desires of the island people for
We specialize in gourmet salad greens,
3700 Kingburne Rd. R.R. 1,
this unique fruit. They are great fresh and
edible flowers, bush beans, melons, garlic, Cobble Hill, B.C.,V0R 1L0 Phone:
can be used in place of blueberries in most
recipes. Come out and try this new crop for onions, leeks, squash, peas, pickling
743-7106
cucumbers, basil and other herbs. Our
the island and experience what the prairie
Flower & Fragrance Specialists
farm market features a variety of baked
folks have been raving about for years!
Our plants provide charm, architecture and
goods, homemade candies and beverages.
Strawberries - June - July. Order your
fragrance to your garden. Many are
berries for pick up or take a chance and stop Other local products also available. Call
deer-proof and drought-tolerant. We
about special orders and Christmas season
by. We specialize in the extra sweet
produce every choice perennial, bulb and
dates. No pets
varieties. Come early as we are often sold
shrub at our farm nursery including
out later in the day.
peonies, lilies, hosta, phlox, clematis, herbs,
VALAHALLA FARM
mini roses and many lilac and hydrangea.
SILVERSIDE FARM
HERBS N’ THINGS
Fresh cut flower and market garden
Jean & Bill Aten
Pat and Henri Andersen
vegetables available from early spring
3810 Cobble Hill Rd., Cobble Hill
3693 Gibbins Rd,
through late fall. Please call ahead of your
Phone: 743-9149.
Duncan, B.C. V9L 6E7 Phone: 748-1741
visit for availability and send a large
[email protected]
Raspberries - early July to early August.
S.A.S.E. ($1 postage) for our descriptive
http://members.home.net/mstark
catalogue.
We are at the Duncan Farmers’ Market
every Saturday, space 10.
Blueberries - mid-July to the end of
August. Fresh quality unsprayed berries
daily, weather permitting. Advance orders
are recommended. Specialty jams, jellies,
syrups, berry vinegars, honey, local pottery
and crafts. Delicious fresh berry yogurt &
ice-cream cones.
Educational Farm Tours
These farms offer farm tours. Call ahead for information
• Apple Luscious
Organic Orchards (1)
• Fruit Trees & More (14)
• Hillside Farm (19)
• Le Coteau Farms (22)
• Oldfield Orchard & Bakery (28)
• Saanichton Christmas
Tree & Ostrich Farm (35)
• Codes Corner Emu Farm (46)
• Karin's Country (50)
• Merridale Cider Works (52)
• Stonefield Farm (56)
Get Fresh!
Buy Local
APPLE LUSCIOUS
ORGANIC ORCHARD
BABE’S HONEY
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CUCUMBER CORNER
Earle & Lorna Anthony,
6220 Welch Rd. (corner of Dooley),
Saanichton, B.C. Phone: (250) 544-4831.
Pickling Cucumbers and Dill - August and
September. Custom orders picked daily, so
[email protected]
www.appleluscious.com
Since 1945 - Featuring pure, natural Honey please phone ahead to plac e your order.
We also have green beans and beets that
From Fulford, 7 km on Beaver Point Road, from Vancouver Island’s wild mountain
are great for pickling.
Right 1 km on King Rd, Left on Stevens to flowers. Highest quality! Lowest prices.
Snow Peas, English Peas and Sugar snap
Heidi.
Save even more by bringing your own
Apple Heaven: Your one-stop location for
containers. Your choice of light fireweed or peas - June and July.
No pesticides used.
apples. With over 150 of the best tasting
dark wildflower. Also pollen, honeycomb
apple varieties in the world, all grown
cappings in season, and beeswax blocks.
DEEP COVE FARM
using old fashion methods, this certified
Honey recipes, too.
organic orchard is a delight to visit. Apples: We do not mix our Vancouver Island honey Rob & Joy Craddock, 799 Wain Rd.,
North Saanich, B.C. V8L 5N8.
you name it, we grow it. They will dazzle
with clover honey.
Phone/Fax: (250) 656-7165.
your taste buds. Apple trees: we sell them.
Open all year. Summer hours, 9 a.m. - 5
Farm-Grown: Rhubarb, Spinach, Swiss
See also how they grow in this climate.
p.m. weekdays, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sundays
Many varieties of red-fleshed apples, Cox’s and holidays. Winter hours, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 Chard, Leeks, Garlic, Pumpkins and an
impressive variety of lettuces. A full range
Orange, Northern Spy, Jonagold,
p.m. weekdays,
of other seasonal
Gravenstein, Belle de Boskoop, King, plus 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sundays.
fruits and vegetables.
many you have never heard of. Come for a Get the honey habit with Babe’s!
Open mid April through October: Tues. taste treat and enjoy
BEAR HILL
Sun. 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
wild blackberries at the same time.
RASPBERRY FARM
Visit our charming country market and
ARBUTUS BAY
enjoy a great selection of Homemade
Ruth and Erich Schulz,
DEER FARMS
breads, baking and mouthwatering fruit
5939 Bear Hill Rd. (off Oldfield).
pies! A wide variety of local gourmet food
Paula Buchholz, 770 Beechwood Dr.,
Phone: 652-1338
items and preserves. Organic B.C. cheeses
Mayne Island, B.C.,V0N 2J0 (40 min. by
Travel north on Pat Bay Hwy., left on
ferry from
Keating X Road (Butchart Garden turn off) and ostrich meat. Free range chickens and
Swartz Bay) Fax/Phone: (250) 539-2301
for 1 km, left onto Oldfield for 1.5 km, left eggs. Need a gift? Local crafts, plants &
flowers available. Celebrate October with a
A taste of Lotus Land.
onto Bear Hill Road for 1 km.
family hayride to the pumpkin patch.
Combine a wonderful trip to the unspoiled, Raspberries - Plump and delicious,
Haymaze for the kiddies, applepressing and
beautiful South Gulf Islands - the Garden of Available late June to early August. Phone
scarecrow making. Last but not least, don’t
Eden - with a healthy shopping experience. to place orders. For U-PICK times, phone
forget to visit and feed our resident goats!
Organic - Holistic Concept - Working with ahead for information and bring your own
nature, no chemicals or antibiotics.
containers.
EISENHAWER
Mouthwatering gourmet foods from
“Quality Fruit and Friendly Service."
ORGANIC PRODUCE
Fenison™ (farmed venison and grain-fed
Dieter Eisenhawer, 4266 Happy Valley Rd.
BLUEBEARY
HILL
FARM
fallow deer), the sophisticated alternative to
(1.6 km from Metchosin Store) Phone:
The Bull Family. Field located at
other red meats; fresh-frozen and vacuum
474-7161
5927 Oldfield Road (across from Walton
packed, fabulous Filets of Fenison™ or
[email protected]
Rd.). Phone: 652-0641.
Fenison™ Loin/Tenderloin, caviar of all
Blueberries - U-PICK from mid-July to late Transitional Certified Organic Produce.
meats; Black Forest Fenison™ Hamstyle,
10 years of Certified Organic Growing.
August. After July 10, call for recorded
Prosciutto of Fenison™, old world
More than 25 varieties of vegetables.
message on picking schedule. Please bring
traditions; sausages. Fenison™ in tins, a
Green-house produce and fruits. Available:
your
own
containers
for
U-PICK.
Picked
taste of fine restaurant dining... at home or
berries will be available at the stand during Saturday - Moss Street Market in Victoria,
on trips, packaged in delightful colour gift
mid-May to October. Sunday - Metchosin
U-PICK times. Orders taken for 10 lbs. &
boxes: Fenison™ patés (cognac & port
Farmers’ Market, mid-May to October.
over. Unsprayed fruit.
wine, rum & marsala, whisky); Gourmet
Year round - at the farm (in season) except
Medallions of Fenison™ in blackcurrant
market dates. Good selection of winter
BLUE HAZE FARM
gélée, Stroganoff of Fenison™ in
vegetables, winter box program delivery.
J & B Harris, 3817 Duke Rd. (Metchosin)
burgundy;
Phone ahead.
Victoria, B.C. V9C 4B2.
Filets in madeira. Rare, intriguing
Grow with Us - or even Weed with Us.
Phone:
474-5043.
Fax:
474-4577
handcrafted gifts and exclusive deer-skin
Volunteers welcome.
[email protected]
apparel - Beautiful vests, coats, jackets,
Featuring
a
variety
of
Apples.
Also
Pears,
hand bags, gloves, knives, rugs, elegant
Quince, Crabapples, Figs and Holly. Aug.
suede and plain leather hides.
to Nov., 8 a.m. to dusk. We send gift boxes
Orders shipped to
of Holly. A unique B.C. gift! Phone
your door, nationwide 474-5043, write, E-mail, or fax 474-4577,
Ask for our colour catalogue.
with address list, including phone numbers,
gift card messages (or send us your gift
cards), your address and phone number.
Harry Burton 110 Heidi Place, 4
Salt Spring Island, B.C. V8K 1W5
Certified
Organic
Phone: 250-653-2007
Babe and Charlie Warren, 334 Walton
Place, R.R.3,Victoria, B.C.,V8X 3X1. Off
Oldfield Rd.,
Northwest of Elk Lake. Phone: 658-8319.
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Farms of the Saanich Peninsula, Western Communities & GulF Islands
ELK LAKE FARM &
LINNET LANE FARM
Cindy Stark, 700 Linnet Lane, Victoria (off
Old West Saanich Road). Phone: 479-7773.
Farm stand at Moss Street market
(Fairfield and Moss) Saturdays, 10-2, May
to Oct.
Organic Fruit
Apples - Organically grown
Prima Apples, excellent tasting,
ready early September.
Kiwi Fruit - Unbelievable nutritional value,
organically grown, ready end of November.
Cindy’s Country Fruit Products - known
for the best-ever chutney and dipping sauce
(a great marinade) and dessert sauces. Also
famous for delicious Kiwi sorbet and pure
Apple fruit bars.
For farm orders, please phone ahead.
EVERY BLOOMIN’
THING GARDENS
Mary Willoughby - Proprietor.
Barry Willoughby - Head Gardener.
1642 Keating Cross Road, Saanichton, B.C.
Phone: 652-9142
Specialty - Dahlias (tubers and cut flowers)
- over 1,000 dahlias in bloom July October. Fuchsias - over 100 varieties.
Geraniums - Zonals, Regals, Ivys, Angels,
etc. Hanging Baskets - sun or shade.
Bedding Plants - mainly flowering.
Roadside Sales in season. - cut flowers,
plants, and vegetables. Watch for our
“open” sign. Pre-order dahlias for
weddings/special occasions. Dahlia garden
viewing can be arranged for tuber orders.
FIELDSTONE FARM
FRUIT TREES AND MORE
Janice & Robert Maxwell
6325 Oldfield Rd., Saanichton, B.C. V8M
1X8
Phone/fax: 652-1968.
Bob and Verna Duncan and family
724 Wain Rd., Sidney (Deep Cove), B.C.
V8L 5N0 Phone 656-4269
[email protected]
“We graft and grow all of our own stock”
Over 300 varieties of fruit trees to choose
from.
Specializing in dwarf apple trees - over 150
varieties of heritage and family favorites
including unusual, connoisseur and hard to
find varieties. Other fruit trees - over 80
varieties - pears, plums, peaches,
nectarines, apricots, figs, grapes, kiwi,
quince and medlar;
Citrus - over 30 varieties - many of which
are hardy enough to be grown outside;
Hardy subtropicals - over 25 varieties pomegranates, persimmons, loquats,
FIRBANK FARMS
feljoa, jujubes, olives. Greatest selection
2834 Island View Road
available from October to December.
Phone: 652-0016
Generally, open Monday to Friday
Wed - Sat, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. all year round.
afternoons, and Saturday after 10 a.m - year
Direct from our farm: Farm-fresh eggs, a
round except August. However, we
wide variety of farm-grown vegetables
encourage you to phone ahead. Custom
including Rhubarb, Beans, Lettuce,
orders welcome.
Broccoli, Cucumbers, Pumpkins, Gourds,
Growing, pruning and training help also
Winter Squash, and other vegetables in
available for customers. Gift certificates
season.
and tours of demonstration orchard
Bedding Plants-annuals or perennials.
featuring over 300 varieties of fruit trees
Cut Flowers - a great selection of Fresh and and several different training systems are
Dried when in season.
available upon request. We will also
propagate from customers’ trees.
[email protected]
From Pat Bay Hwy. going north, left onto
Keating X Road, left onto Oldfield Road,
watch for “Garlic” sign on Oldfield Road.
Garlic - Bulbs, braids, seed stock: 10
varieties: Korean Red, Chinese, Quebec,
Ontario, Muck Music, Italian, Californian,
Spanish Rojo, German Red, Elephant
Garlic.
Product on stand July to November. Every
Saturday at the “Country Market” at the
Saanich Fairground,
July to October.
GLENEDEN FARM
Landsend Road, North Saanich.
Phone: 656-1668.
Phone orders anytime for fresh-picked
organically grown MARIONBERRIES,
LOGANBERRIES and APPLES
Salt Spring
APPLE
FESTIVAL
Sunday, October 22, 9am to 1pm
Tour of 12 Apple Orchards
Contact Apple Luscious Organic Orchard (#1)
Farms of the Cowichan Valley
THE GOAT SHED
FARM MARKET
6560 North Road, Duncan, B.C.
Phone/fax: 748-1347.
MAKARIA FARM
Randy & Debbie McLeod 4468 Cowichan
Lk. Rd,
Duncan, B.C., V9L 6J8
Phone: 748-2854
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MERRIDALE
CIDER WORKS
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1230 Merridale Road, Cobble Hill, B.C.
Phone: 743-4293 or 1-800-998-9908.
[email protected]
Located off Cameron Taggert Rd. via either
Located at the corner of North Rd
[email protected]
Shawnigan/Mill Bay or Shawnigan Lake
and Hwy. 18. Hours: May 1 - Oct. 31;
Welcome to Makaria Farm in the beautiful Rds.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
Cowichan Valley. Makaria Farm is a family The only Estate Cidery in
Fresh from our Farm: Mar. to Dec., plants run farm that prides itself on the ecological British Columbia.
and herbs; mid-May to June, baskets; May
& organic approach taken to produce
Hours: Mon.-Sat.,
to June, sweet Strawberries; July,
healthy, pesticide free, homegrown quality 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. July and
food. We specialize in Strawberries,
Raspberries and Black Currants; May to
August open 7 days.
Produce, Free-Range Eggs & Free-Range
Oct., a large variety of fresh fruit and
Visit Merridale Cider Works and learn
Chicken.
vegetables; Sept. to Oct., Apples, Squash
more about traditional cider-making. Our
Strawberries - May - September. Picked
(more than 20 varieties). Sweet Corn.
orchard is planted with the finest wine
daily.
Always Available - Fresh Eggs, certified
quality Apples from England, France and
Produce - May-September. Picked daily.
organic produce, and a great selection of
Germany - a unique collection for North
Free-Range Eggs - Available all year.
organic dry goods. Corn maze from late
America. Small groups can drop in and
Aug. to Halloween. Corn Roast last week in Free-Range Chicken large groups should call in advance, for a
August.
tour and tasting.
Order ahead please.
Products - Merridale Cider, rated “best
English-style cider in Canada”; Farmhouse
Scrumpy, a traditional Somerset rough cider;
Cyser is a revival of a medieval apple mead.
New this year: Our classic NORMANDY, a
completely dry 9.5% alc/vol - an alternative
to champagne.
All products and mulling spices
can be purchased at the Cidery.
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KARIN’S COUNTRY
Karin and Geoff Bruce 3899 Gibbins Rd.,
Duncan, B.C.Phone: (250) 746-7191.
Nuthin' tastes better
than fresh-picked
produce!
NIGHTINGALE
ROAD
[email protected]
“Impeckable” Poultry Products
3.5 km from the
Cowichan District Hospital
Chicken~May thru September
Turkey~ Easter, Thanksgiving
and Christmas
Eggs ~ All year-round
Chevon & Pork- Call to order
(Piecing and vacupacking available!)
Karin’s Country is located in the beautiful
Cowichan Valley. The farm is home to a
wide variety of creatures, great and small,
including horses, goats, chickens, dogs and
cats. Regular visitors include Bald Eagles,
Roosevelt Elk and Pacific Coast Black Tail
Deer.
Karin’s Country is dedicated to the
production of high quality, “clean” food
where respect for the environment and the
animals is of utmost importance. Products
available include free-range chicken,
turkey, eggs and pork, chevon (goat - a
must for those who haven’t had the
pleasure!) and a variety of sausages!
Come visit us at the farm, on Saturdays at
the Duncan Farmers’ Market or on
Sundays at the Frayne Centre Farmers’
Market in Mill Bay!
STRAWBERRY FARM
Bill Steele 1018 Nightingale Road, Cobble
Hill Phone: 743-3071
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BEECH LAKE FARM
Don & Debra McMurray
3295 TELEGRAPH ROAD,
R,R.2, MILL BAY, B.C. V0R 2P0
PHONE: (250) 743-7599
April to November, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
A quaint roadside farm market with an
abundance of freshly harvested, vine
ripened tomatoes and cherry tomatoes, long
English cucumbers, sweet red and yellow
peppers, mild and spicy ethnic peppers, all
from our hot-house, as well as seasonal
fresh field vegetables, strawberries,
blueberries and apples (12 varieties). You’ll
find the best Salsa available anywhere as
well as our thick, rich pesto and tomato
sauces. Visit our deli full of salads, Emu
sausage, free-range eggs, baking, breads,
jams, jellies, honey, local pastured chicken
and pastured chicken products. Small
indulgences of bath salts, balms and soaps
on display and available for sale.
1385 Carlton Dr., Cobble Hill
Phone/fax: 743-9869
Turn west on to Shawnigan-Mill Bay Road,
right on to Cameron-Taggert Road, left on
to Carlton Drive. Farm is 250 metres down,
on the right at the Tammworth pig sign.
Watch for small dogs. Free-range eggs
anytime. Free-range roasting chickens and
Tammworth pork - order ahead. Organic
vegetables and fruit in season. Gourmet
natural preserves - the taste of Cowichan
summer anytime.
Huge selection including sugarless,
diabetic-rated jams, jellies, marmalade,
pepper and garlic jellies.
THE ASPARAGUS FARM
Charles & Carole Ford
1550 Robson Lane,
Cobble Hill, B.C. Phone/Fax: 743-5073.
www.islandnet.com/~cford
Northbound on Island Hwy., turn right
onto Cowichan Bay Road, 1.6 km to first
left on Robson Lane.
‘White’ and green Asparagus - fresh daily,
mid-April through May, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.,
weather permitting.
For availability:
Phone for recorded message.
CODE’S CORNER
EMU FARM
Bill and Denise Code
5816 Menzies Rd., Duncan.
Phone: (250) 746-1593.
[email protected]
www.emu.ca
We raise emus naturally, without hormones
or antibiotics. Emu meat and sausage
available year-round. Tender, tasty and very
low in fat, emu meat is ideal for the
health-conscious consumer. Experience the
wonder of our Emu-oil products - perfect
for dry skin and other skin conditions. Farm
tours may be arranged; please book ahead.
Open all year.
Farms of the Saanich Peninsula, Western Communities & GulF Islands
COWICHAN VALLEY
COUNTRY HONEY
6691 Westcott Road, Duncan, B.C.
Phone: 748-5698.
One block north of the Forest
Discovery Centre, turn east on
Norcross, to the corner of Westcott.
A warm welcome to our Westcott Farm
Store and Illustrator’s Studio! The dog
loves people, too!
Taste the many flavours of pure
honey-nectar from Raspberry, Blueberry &
Fireweed flowers. Gifts of honeycomb,
country crates, honey stix and much more.
Our Stonehenge Mead Kit is Canada’s first
“brew-your-own” honey wine. Farm Fresh
Eggs, Lamb, our famous Sausage and
Chicken. Featuring rare Black Welsh
Mountain sheep, spinning wool, sheepskin
pelts, fashion felt hats. Watch the artist at
work. Children welcome.
Open all year by chance or
by appointment.
ENGELER FARM
4255 Trans Canada Highway
Phone: (250) 743-4267 Fax: (250)
743-8367
[email protected]
Open Daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday
to Saturday, May to September. Sunday by
appointment.
Farm Fresh:
eggs, herbs and vegetables including
unusual salad greens and some certified
organic foods. Some farm raised meats and
artisan food products available.
GOBIND FARMS
HERITAGE FARM
H. Dheenshaw & Family, 6929 Veyaness
Rd., Saanichton. Phone: 652-0182. Fax:
652-0033.
Specializing in quality Fresh Berries and
vegetables, available in season. Our farm
features ready picked Strawberries,
Raspberries, Boysenberries, Loganberries,
Tayberries, and Blackberries.
Our Vegetables are:
Strawberry Rhubarb, Cauliflower, Carrots,
Field Cucumbers, Head and Leaf Lettuce,
Romaine, Parsnips, Rutabagas, Green and
Yellow Zucchini, assorted Squash,
Radishes, Spinach, Beets and
Pumpkins. We strongly encourage you to
phone ahead to place orders.
All produce is available in season.
John & Jacqueline Wrinch and Family
5271 Old West Saanich Rd
Phone: 479-4769.
Apples - Several varieties, family farm UPICK or picked. Some organic vegetables
in season. Freshly cut flowers, many
varieties. Jams and Jellies made with our
organic fruit.
Farm-fresh turkeys.
HAZELMERE FARM
MARKET
11368 West Saanich Rd., North Saanich
Phone: 655-8887
Open Year Round - Family owned and
operated. Strawberries picked for your
convenience. Phone for U-PICK times.
Gourmet lettuces, salad zucchini,
cucumbers, pickling and slicing. Beans scarlet runner, broad, green and pole.
Peppers, hot and sweet.
Fresh-picked basil, parsley, bunch beets,
onions, chard, kale and spinach. A wide
assortment of oriental vegetables. 10
varieties of Squash, pumpkins, gourds and
potatoes.
Freshly cut flowers, sunflowers, asters and
statice.
Our produce is organically grown.
A full produce market which is
“A Growing Family Business.”
Garlic Festival
2000
August 5 & 6
Salt Spring Island
Contact:
Leisure Lane Garlic Farm (#23)
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Stand located one block from West Saanich
Road on Wilkinson.
Freshly cut flowers year round. Wholesale
or retail.
Open 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Varied selection,
including Orchids, Gerbera, Baby’s Breath,
Carnations, Mini Carnations, Alstroemeria,
Eucalyptus and Statice. Our summer
specialties are Lilies, Delphiniums,
Crocosmia and Monkshood. Sunflowers
and Indian Corn.
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Joanne & Tad Stoch & Sons
1748 Mount Newton X Road,
Saanichton Phone: 652-0650
Fresh organic produce
May to November, Sat. and Wed.,
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Red Rhubarb, Raspberries,
Broad Beans, Scarlet Runners, Pole Beans,
Bush Beans, Peas, Tomatoes, English
Cucumbers, Spinach, New Zealand
Spinach, Lettuce, Salad Greens, Carrots,
Beets, Spanish Onions, Leeks, Parsnips,
Vegetable Marrow, Zucchini, Winter
Squash, Pumpkins, Gourds, Apples, Pears,
Plums, Melons - available in season. Phone
Orders: Raspberry flats, quantities of
rhubarb, broad beans, pole beans, fruit,
Eggs free-range (year round, Sat & Wed.
from 9 a.m.). Goose Eggs (March - May).
Farm Tours - Reserve Ahead. A scenic
family farm with animals. Ideal for small
groups, young children and preschools.
No Pesticides or Herbicides used other
than minimum soap or organic solutions.
KILDARA FARMS
British Columbia Certified Organic.
Brian and Daphne Hughes, 11293 Chalet
Rd.,
Sidney (Deep Cove), B.C.
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Phone: 655-3093. Fax: 655-3040Certified
Organic
Turn left off Pat Bay Highway at Wain
Road; right on Tatlow; right on Chalet to
second driveway on the right. Email
[email protected] Year Round
Weekly Box Program (Vegetables and
Fruit). Strawberries, Raspberries, Apples,
Vegetables, Eggs, Chicken, Pork and Lamb.
Winter greenhouse salad greens. Orders
taken, U-PICK strawberries by
appointment.
KENMAR FARM
Marian Fortner
4512 Wilkinson Road, Victoria
Phone: (250) 727-6443 .
"Taste
of the Islands"
August 6 & 7 at
Oldfield
Orchard & Bakery (#28)
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LE COTEAU FARMS &
GARDEN CENTRE
150 Leisure Lane, SaltSpring Island, B.C.
V8K2P8
Phone: (250) 537-1210 Fax: (250)
537-1245
J.M. Ponchet & Family
304 Walton Place (off Oldfield Road)
Phone/Fax: 658-5888
[email protected]
“WHOLESALE - RETAIL - MAILORDER”
www.lecoteau.com
"Buy Direct from the Grower"
All Produce Picked Fresh Daily.
SPRING ~ Rhubarb, u-pick & picked
Strawberries. Huge sweet berries, extra
large crop.
SUMMER ~ Everbearing Strawberries,
Raspberries, Loganberries, Boysenberries
and field vegetables.
FALL ~ Pumpkins (four acres of all sizes),
fall vegetables and fall Raspberries.
Tree Fruits ~ Apples (20 varieties), Pears
(6 varieties), Plums (4 varieties), Peaches
(one acre of our own), Cherries (we’ve
planted our own trees), Quince, Kiwi Fruit,
plus Jams, Jellies and much more!
School Tours ~ Excellent organized tours
held from mid-September to the end of
October.
Pumpkin Festival ~ 8th annual. Two
fun-filled weekends for the whole family.
Pick up our brochure at the Saanich fair!
Site rental for private parties during the
summer and fall months. Enough space for
oup to 300 people.
Check out our new store at the corner of
Bear Hill and Oldfield Road. Opening this
summer!
OPEN YEAR ROUND.
Check our Nursery Ad on back page.
We produce 7 different kinds of gourmet
garlic spices, garlic capsules, and grow
whole garlic for seed or for your table.
Garlic Spices include: “just garlic, garlic &
ginger, garlic & onion, garlic & black
pepper, garlic & mild red pepper, garlic &
hot red pepper, and garlic & diablo (very
hot)”.
Our capsules are slow dried and 100% pure
garlic. Bottles contain 100 capsules and are
600 milligrams of garlic.
We grow 2 types of rocombole hard neck
garlic, Red Italian and Music.
Our farm stand is open year round and is
located only minutes from the village center
of Ganges. We also carry garlic smoked
salmon in the stand for only $6.50 a lb. It is
double cold smoked and vacuum packed.
GARLIC FESTIVAL
We are hosting a garlic festival Aug. 5 & 6
(Sat. & Sun.) the summer of 2000. It will be
held at the farmers institute at 351 Rainbow
Rd. on SaItSpring. Food - Fun - Festivities
for the whole family. For Vendor and
Commercial opportunities, please contact
Kristie Straarup (250) 537-1210.
[email protected]
OUTSTANDING FARM AWARD 1999
The Berry Farm with Great Taste!
We grow the finest:
Currants - black, red and white;
Gooseberries - green and red;
Josta-berries, Blueberries, Strawberries,
Raspberries.
New: Lingonberries.
Try our Farm-Fresh Bread that contains no
fat and no dairy. Please watch soon for our
gluten-free bread. New: Bagels.
We also have a good selection of jams,
jellies, and concentrates.
To avoid disappointment and to get
directions to our farm, please phone ahead
to place your order.
We are happy to provide you with recipes
to prepare our unique berries.
MEADOWBROOK FARM
Bryan & Lynn Yager & Family
205 Meadowbrook Rd., Victoria, B.C.
Phone 479-7166.
West Saanich Road to Prospect Lake Road,
1.2 km right on Meadowbrook Road to end.
Private valley and quiet setting.
Blueberries - early July and August,
U-Pick and picked, phone for picking
times, no sprays. Frozen blueberries
available all year.
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STEWART’S
BERRY PATCH
lan, Jacqui, Jason & Trevor Stewart
6283 Oldfield Rd., Saanichton, B.C.
Phone: 652-6768.
Your fresh berry farm, featuring:
Raspberries, Loganberries, Tayberries,
Red Gooseberries, Blueberries. U-Pick or
we pick daily to ensure the freshest fruit
possible. Advance orders welcome and
recommended.
“If We Sell it, We Grew it"
SUN WING
GREENHOUSES LTD.
6070 Oldfield Road, Victoria, B.C.
Phone: 652-5732. Fax: 652-6504
Greenhouse growers of
top-quality produce. No pesticides
used, biological control only.
ALL produce picked daily.
Tomatoes - ripened on the vine (red,
yellow - low acid), cherry tomatoes (red,
yellow), beef steak, and canning tomatoes.
Cucumbers - Long English, White spine
Sweet Bell Peppers - red, yellow, orange,
brown, purple, white.
Mao Qua (fuzzy gourd), green beans, fresh
basil and seasonal field vegetables, etc.
New - Cherry tomatoes hanging baskets
(last all summer and lots of fruit) - different
varieties of beautiful ceramic pots for your
garden. Open daily, March to end of
October, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
SWALLOW HILL
FARM & ORCHARD
Check out the
Fall Farm Festivals
MEADOW
BROOK
on
a friendly
farmMANOR
near you!
Richard & Pamela Engqvist
1490 Hovey Rd, Saanichton, B.C. V8M
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Phone: 652-5227. Fax: 652-0327.
Deep Cove Farm (#8)
Kristie & Ingvard Straarup
Le Coteau Farms (#22),Oldfield Orchard (#28)
LEISURE LANE
GARLIC FARM
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Peter & Gini Walsh
491O William Head Rd., Metchosin
Phone:474-4042
www.swallowhillfarm.com
Apples: Jonagold, Cox’s, Belle de Boskoop,
Gala, Gravenstein, Prima, Braeburn, Fiesta,
Summerred, etc.
Free recipes with orders over 10 lbs. Pears:
20th century Asian Pear, and Bartlett.
Plums: Yellow, and Italian prune plums.
Rhubarb and Blueberries. Unsprayed fruit.
Jams and Apple Snacks. Eggs: Chicken
and duck, and free-range chicken (small
quantities available seasonally). Open year
round - Please phone for information, to
place orders or to arrange to visit our farm
and taste our produce.
Our B&B has a 3-star Canada Select
rating and is Tourism B.C. approved. Two
suites, king, queen, and twin beds, private
bathrooms, full farm breakfasts. Great
getaway for your second honeymoon or for
out-of-town visitors. 30 minutes from
Victoria.
Open Mon.-Sat. from 10 a.m. until sold out.
We are always closed on Sundays. To avoid
disappointment, please phone ahead to
place orders. No order too small! Some
U-Pick available - phone in season. Please
bring containers. Limited quantities of
frozen berries are available out of season.
We also grow
Rhubarb which we will pick to order. We
engage in sustainable agricultural
practices.
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EVERGREENS INC.
Mike Fleming
6999 West Saanich Rd. Brentwood Bay
Phone: 652-3345.
Fresh-cut B.C. grown Christmas trees.
Dec.1 across from Wal-Mart and 6999
West Saanich Rd., Brentwood Bay
Best selection in town, from 2 to 30 feet Alpine Fir, Douglas Fir, Naturals, Grand
Fir, Balsam Fir, Blue Spruce, Norway
Spruce, Sitka Spruce, Noble Fir, Fraser Fir,
Western White Pine, Douglas Fir
Plantation, Scotch Pine, Jack Pine,
Ponderosa Pine.
Wholesale and retail. Holly, fir and cedar
boughs, cone and wreaths.
Open Dec. 1 - 24, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Free hot apple cider.
WINDY HILL FARM
Stephen & Jacki Eng & Family
7170 Maber Road, Saanichton.
Phone: 652-2777.
Easy to find: just east of Wallace Drive, on the
corner of Stelly’s X Rd.and Maber Rd.
Strawberries, Raspberries, Tayberries,
Boysenberries, Loganberries,
Blackberries.
Tour of farms
Is a Great
Family Event!
July 9, 2000
Look for Our
Brochure in June at
Farmstands
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RAVENHILL HERB FARM
Andrew Yeoman & Noel Richardson
1330 Mount Newton X Rd., Saanichton,
V8M 1S1 Phone: 652-4024
Fresh-cut culinary Herbs. Also culinary and
landscape Herb plants.
Noel Richardson’s fresh Herb cookbooks
and her In a Country Garden stories of
country life, recipes and growing
information. Andrew Yeoman’s
A Westcoast Kitchen Garden: Growing
Culinary Herbs and Vegetables.
Open Sundays only, noon - 5 p.m.,
April-August.
ROSEMEADE FARMS
Rose & Norrie Spencer 1939 Meadowbank
Rd., Saanichton Phone: 652-1862.
Pat Bay Hwy. (#17) to East Saanich Road,
on to Stelly’s X Road. At top of hill, left on
to Seabrook which curves into
Meadowbank.
The little farm than welcomes seniors.
U-Pick and we pick Raspberries and
Strawberries - Open at 8 a.m. Bring your
own containers. Evening picking by
appointment.
Rhubarb, Plums, Kale, Corn - in season.
Late Strawberries and raspberries.
“Seniors Special Wednesdays”
Coffee, tea and fruit for small groups.
Phone for appointment and details.
Lawn products and planters custom-made
by order. Closed Sundays.
SAANICHTON CHRISTMAS
TREE & OSTRICH FARM
SILVER RILL CORN
Ken, Wendy, Clayton and Corrine Fox
7117 Central Saanich Road
Phone: 652-3854
Family owned and operated:
Farm Market specializing in corn for over
[email protected]
35 years.
Ostrich meat - available all year. Steak &
medallions, roasts, cutlets, Italian smokies, Vegetables - 20 varieties of corn including
breakfast sausage, pepperoni, jerky, ground, supersweet and sugar enhanced varieties of
yellow, white, bi-colour and ornamental
burger patties, paté. Recipes, too.
corns. A large selection of vegetables
Ostrich leather products, computer and
including: Carrots, Beets, Beans, Peppers,
household dusters, decorated eggshells.
Snow Peas, Peas, Broccoli, Onions,
Ostrich Oil, all-purpose linament, skin
Potatoes, Squash, Cucumbers, Pickling
moisturizer and massage oil with essential
Cucumbers, Pumpkins, Cabbage,
oils.
Dahlia Tuber and Plant Sale - April/May. Cauliflower, Zucchini, Tomatoes and more!
Prize-winning Dahlias, chrysanthemums
Berries - Strawberries, Raspberries,
and gladiola cut flowers and wedding
Loganberries, Tayberries and Blueberries.
orders.
Open - Starting in early June with
Farm Fresh Red Rhubarb, vegetables, 10
Strawberries and some vegetables, and
varieties of summer and winter squash;
continuing through October with corn,
June-Oct.
vegetables and pumpkins. Open seven days
Fresh Culinary Herbs available.
a week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Choose and Cut Christmas Trees - Grand
Fir, Douglas Fir, Noble Fir, Colorado Blue
SLUGGETT FARMS
and Green Spruce, Pines and other exotic
trees. Holly, Fir and Cedar boughs, wreaths Murray and Larry Sluggett
Located in Brentwood Bay at
and decorations.
Free Hot Apple cider. Hand saws supplied. 6881 West Saanich Rd
An excellent selection of cut trees - Alpine Phone 385-8688 or 652-6396
Family farm operated continuously since
Fir, Pines and Firs up to 20 ft. Open daily
1876. All produce is fresh picked daily. We
from Dec. 1 to 24, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
feature strawberries,
Farm Tours:
8 types of sweet corn as well as head and
by appointment year round.
romaine lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower,
Christmas gift shop.
radish, bunch carrots, green onions,
At the “Country Market” every Sat., at the
bush/fava beans, squash, turnips, beets and
Saanich Fairground, June-Oct.
5 types of pumpkins. Open 7 days a week
from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. while in
season.
Joan & Mike Fleming 8231 East Saanich
Rd.
Phone: 652-3345
Tour of
Farms
Sunday, July 9
10am to 4pm
Farms of the Saanich Peninsula, Western Communities & GulF Islands
MICHELL
BROTHERS FARM
OLDFIELD
ORCHARD & BAKERY
3015 & 3047 Island View Road.
1.6 km east, off the Pat Bay Hwy.
Phone: (250) 652-2100 or 652-1939. Fax:
652-0352.
Featuring a variety of
Fresh Quality Grown Produce Daily.
Ready-picked Strawberries, Raspberries,
Loganberries
and Blueberries.
Vegetables - Leaf, Romaine and Head
Lettuce, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels
Sprouts, Carrots, Cabbage, Cauliflower,
Super Sweet Corn (assorted varieties),
Cucumbers (field and pickling), Eggs,
Garlic, Leeks, Onions, Peas, Potatoes,
Parsnips, Radishes, Squash (assorted
varieties), Turnips, Vegetable Marrow,
Tomatoes, Zucchini and much more.
Apples - Gravenstein, Prima, Liberty,
Jonagold, Fuji and other varieties.
Fresh-pressed apple juice also available.
Homemade: Jams and Jellies.
Herbs: Fresh cut, organically grown.
Pumpkins: Ready picked as well as
U-Pick: Have some Halloween fun.
Families, schools and groups all welcome to
pick your own pumpkins right out of the
field in October.
Fresh Frozen: Strawberries and
Raspberries.
Open Daily: 9 to 5:30 p.m.
Through field monitoring we have reduced
or eliminated the use of pesticides,
including introducing predator mites on our
crops.
Derek & Debbie Scott
6286 Oldfield Rd.
Phone: 652-1579
On-site Bakery - Come tantalize all your
senses with the exhilarating taste of our
Fresh Fruit Pies, cookies,
buns and many goodies that
our chefs prepare.
Fresh Produce - From Field Melons and
Cantaloupe to Field Pepper and Tomatoes,
our taste is definitely superior. New - a full
line of Field-Grown Veggies and Fresh
Herbs.
Strawberries - June to Sept. Raspberries
Apples - 15 varieties
Tree-ripened Peaches - Fairhaven,
Redhaven, Veteran (freestone).
Pears, Plums, Kiwi Fruit,
Pickling Cucumbers, Corn, Apple Juice,
Pumpkins, Squash, Melons. Wide selection
of fresh vegetables.
Taste of the Islands - August - Showcase of
Island food & beverages.
Octoberfest - Awesome fun, Haunted
house, corn maze, animals, hay rides,
games, etc. Open every day, 9:30 a.m.-5
p.m., in season.
MT. NEWTON
BLUEBERRIES
Tim & Maureen Crowder & Family
1450 Mt. Newton X Rd., Saanichton, B.C.
Phone: 652-6124.
Next to Mt. Newton Seed Orchards.
Blueberries - Late July and August.
Christmas Trees - Available November &
December: Noble Fir, Douglas Fir and
Scotch Pine. U-Cut or ready-cut. Mark
trees fro m mid-November for cutting
closer to Christmas.
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6080 Oldfield Road, R.R. #3, Victoria
V8X 3X1
Phone: 652-2264
2 km south of Keating X Rd on Oldfield
Visit Phil and "Buy Direct."
Chickens: Pastured poultry grown in strict
accordance to the “Salatin Method” with
plenty of sunshine and fresh air. These
delicious birds are fed a salad bar of fresh
pasture daily. No antibiotics, no hormones,
and no cruelty. Advance orders
recommended.
Raspberries: Picked and U-Pick starting
mid-June.
Blueberries: Picked and U-Pick beginning
July 1. Phone for message regarding
picking dates and times. No sprays. Also
many varieties of delicious jams.
Custom Fruit Pressing:
By appointment. Call for details.
100 lb minimum.
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PATCH FARM STAND
The Mar Family, 7120 Veyaness Rd.
(off Keating X Road), Saanichton, B.C.
Phone: 652-8449.
In season, we offer the following:
Berries: Strawberries, Raspberries,
PEDERSEN
Blueberries and Kiwi fruit.
BERRY FARM
Vegetables: Rhubarb, Cauliflower,
Eric Pedersen 6330 Central Saanich Rd.,
Broccoli, Beets, Cabbage, Nante Carrots,
Field and Pickling Cucumbers, Green and
Victoria, B.C. Phone: 652-3653.
North on Pat Bay Hwy, approx. 2.5 km past Wax Beans, Scarlet Runner Beans, Broad
the lights at Elk Lake. Left on Tanner Road, Beans, Corn, Lettuce, Parsnips, Rutabaga,
Green Onions, Leeks, Spinach, Water
then sharp left onto Central Saanich Rd.
We’re the third driveway on the right, look Cress, Squash, Parsley, Peppers, Potatoes
for our sign. Family owned and operated. and Tomatoes. Limited amounts of
Specializing in
free-range eggs. Oct., picked and U-Pick
Strawberries since 1950.
Pumpkins
Strawberry season begins in June.
to 50 lbs.
We are then open daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. We Hours: Open 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., May will have delicious freshly picked
Nov. 7 days a week during strawberry
Strawberries available daily at the farm.
season. Closed Mondays after strawberry
Sold in various sized baskets from 1 pint to season.
10-lb crates. We have plenty available
RATTAN FARMS
daily; or pre-order.
Satvinder & Pam Bains
U-Pick Strawberries will be daily through
7478 East Saanich Road
the peak of the season and varied days in
Phone: 652-0087.
the beginning and end of season. We ask
Where East Saanich Road meets Veyaness.
that you please bring your own containers
Family owned and operated.
for U-Pick. We will be open 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
We’re open bright and early during picking
for U-Pick.
season.
All of our Strawberry fields have been
Strawberries - begin in early June, followed
strawed, ensuring you clean berries.
by Raspberries and Loganberries. We also
grow an everbearing Strawberry called
Tribute, which is ready later in the season,
near the end of summer.
All of our fruit is picked fresh daily.
Look for our fruit stand. See you there!
Get Fresh!
Buy Local
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