10 Ways to Celebrate Fall in Central Alberta

Thanksgiving Weekend at Kraay Family Farm

10 Ways to Celebrate Fall in Central Alberta It’s definitely, officially Fall in Central Alberta—the morning air is as crisp as the corn stalks, the geese are honking their way South, and we’re wondering how best we can enjoy these last weeks of the season. As Anne of Green Gables says, “I’m so glad I live in a world where … Read More

How to keep your Pumpkins happy from now until Halloween!

It’s PUMPKIN season! This is our favourite time of year here on the farm for many reasons but pumpkins in all their pumpkin-ness is certainly close to the top!   Why do you pick them so early? In this part of Alberta we need to plant our pumpkins as early as we can in order to get a long enough … Read More

Yes, you can still have campfires here at the farm.

Because our guests use our firepits for warming and cooking we will still be allowing fires in our firepits here: Here is the Fireban Notice from Lacombe County: Effective Immediately: Lacombe County has issued a Fire Ban for the County. No new fire permits will be issued, and existing permits are hereby cancelled. No burning barrels are permitted under this … Read More

Pumpkins, Pumpkins and more Pumpkins!

It’s been a great year for growing pumpkins here at the Kraay Family Farm! We’ve got all SHAPES, SIZES, and COLOURS! Whether you are looking to carve the pumpkins, paint the pumpkins, decorate your home, office or church, or eat them (they’re spray free!) – you can get your pumpkins here! SO, dig our your carving kits, brush up on … Read More

Fairy Tale Day at the Farm

Unfortunately,  Fairy Tale Day at the farm on Thanksgiving Holiday Monday is cancelled. #sadface The Fairy Godmother and the Cinder Princess meet and greet will happen in the future FOR SURE but it’s not the best weather for dressing up like Princesses, Princes and Superheroes. We are so very sorry! The farm and maze ARE open for Thanksgiving Holiday Monday … Read More

Outdoor Movie Night at the Farm

Save the date! The outdoor movie night will be September 23, 2016! ONE of the TWO movie showing will be…you guessed it…”It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!”  Tickets will be $6. Bring your lawnchairs and dress for the weather! More details to come shortly.

Here Comes the Sun! 

The sunflowers are out! And so is the sun! Each year we plant a number of different plants around the farm.we plant sunflowers around the maze- just for the fun and beauty of it! We also plant pumpkins around the outer edge of the maze for blasting in the Pumpkin Blaster and for selling in the Fall for baking and … Read More

2016 August Long Weekend.

I know you’re wondering how tall the corn is. I know because you’re calling me and asking. It’s still hard for me to remember every year just how fast and how high the corn can grow by this time of the season. So, cast your fears of tiny corn aside for the corn is looking a-MAZE-ing!! Most of it around … Read More