Jun 6

Very Berry in the Valley

The Fraser Valley’s landscape is filled with experiences to fill your senses and connect you with friendly people and their agricultural roots. A gathering of these experiences, the Circle Farm Tour, is a self-guided tour that brings you to unique agri-tourism destinations, special events, farm-gate vendors, open-air markets, and eateries dotted throughout the Fraser Valley. Starting in mid-May (weather dependent, of course) and lasting into September, the Tour offers several farm-fresh berry picking locations to delight your taste buds. Finding your way to fresh berry goodness has never been easier, with the help of the Circle Farm Tour! Whether you’re flying solo, with friends or the whole family, you’re sure to enjoy a day spent in the U-pick fields of strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and more!

Here’s what to expect on your adventure:

Left: Driediger Farms Market & Right: Maan Farms Country Experience & Estate Winery

Berry Farm Experiences

Driediger Farms Market has been bringing amazing BC Berries and U-pick since 1964! They farm strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, red currants, and raspberries that you can gather straight from the U-pick fields or pick up from the farm store. Plus, you can also try ice cream, a large variety of farm market and specialty artisan products during your visit.

Falconglen Organic Farms proudly grows certified organic blueberries on land that has been in their family for 4 generations. You can pick up these amazing berries from their farm stand, located near Fort Langley along the Fraser River. (Early July to late August) You can also find their blueberries in many grocery stores.

Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery planted their first acre of strawberries in 1974 and has now expanded to include an abundance of raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries. You will definitely want to check out their famous Waffle Bar and saddle up for a tasting at their estate winery, and more!

Maan Farms Country Experience & Estate Winery provides a wide variety of berry picking opportunities and an assortment of award-winning fruit wines!Their Barnyard Adventureland is also a popular family attraction with cute animals, a zipline, pedal go-karts and more will keep young and old alike entertained for hours.

RussLynn Blueberries is a heritage blueberry farm selling fresh hand-picked berries straight off the farm, picked the same day or the night before. All their berries are of the Bluecrop variety, one of the best tasting and sweetest varieties of blueberries in the Fraser Valley. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy their picnic tables with shady umbrellas and a grass area among the berry plants.

Taves Family Farm is home to a wide variety of fun activities and u-pick during the Summer and Fall. Stroll their sunflower patch, experience u-pick goji berries, strawberries, and apples, sip cold-pressed apple cider, have fun with hayrides, corn mazes, pumpkin patches, the petting barn, pedal karts and more.

At Klaassen Farms, you can take in over 90 acres of naturally grown blueberries. Their farm is the perfect family destination offering fresh & frozen blueberries, various educational tours, and seasonal ice-cream. Yumm! Berries are available at their Farm Store, U-Pick Fields, or roadside stands.

Left: Hofstede’s Country Barn & Right: Lepp Farm Market

Farm Markets

Short on time? Don’t want to pick your berries? You don’t have to! Enjoy all the fresh tastes and smells of the season when you visit one of these Farm Markets, they will be happy to have berries ready to go for you. In addition to berries, you will find a wide range of local farm products, produce, and artisan goods.

Ralph’s Farm Market | 22728 Fraser Highway, Langley

Otter Co-op | 3650 248 Street, Langley

Abbotsford Farm & Country Market | 2552 McCallum Road, Abbotsford

Lepp Farm Market | 33955 Clayburn Road, Abbotsford

Neufeld Farms | 32215 King Road, Abbotsford

Hofstede’s Country Barn | 45796 Luckakuck Way, Chilliwack

The Local Harvest | 7697 Lickman Road, Chilliwack

Yarrow Farm Market | 4390 Kehler Street, Chilliwack

Agassiz Produce | 7266 Pioneer Avenue, Agassiz

Visit us here to learn more about these Circle Farm Tour partners and find where to get your brochures to get started on your tour. And don’t forget to tag us in your Very Berry adventures at #TheFraserValley or @TheFraserValley, we can’t wait to see them!