In early 2019, a dedicated group of local food enthusiasts and farmers got the bright idea to build a sustainable, resilient local food community in NW Alberta to connect local people to their roots and farm fresh food. As part of Alberta Open Farm Days, the group plans to showcase local farmers and other food providers, food artisans, and food enthusiasts in the rural farm areas northwest of Edmonton.
As a two part event during Open Farm Days on August 17th, there will be a market going all day showcasing local producers and their products. The second part will be a farm to table dinner that will be prepared by Cindy and Brad Lazarenko, the sister/brother chef duo of the Culina Family of Restaurants in Edmonton – they are well known for their passion for local food and cooking. They will be focusing on exclusively using locally produced foods. The George Pegg Botanic Garden will provide a unique backdrop for this event as it was once the historic Pegg family homestead. On the property the Pegg family raised their own livestock, and grew their own produce, thus they were the embodiment of what the Rural Roots event looks to celebrate.
Tickets include dinner as well as a welcoming handcrafted cocktail. It will be a cash bar, we do ask that you plan ahead and drink responsibly. As this is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather, there will be a tent on site in the chance that rain occurs.
Stonepost Farms cannot be there in person as we are hosting Open Farm Days on our Farm, but some of our products along with many other fantastic food producers as part of the dinner on Saturday August 17th from 6-9pm at the historic George Pegg Botanic Garden, to celebrate locally produced food.
Tickets can be purchased through eventbrite: