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 growing … Read More
10 Ways to Celebrate Fall in Central Alberta
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
10 Ways to Prep for a Fall Trip to the Kraay Family Farm (including the Corn Maze!)
Today we asked one of our “regulars” to share with us her advice for visiting our farm. Enjoy! For the past 11 years, we’ve made weekly visits to the corn maze. It continues to be a favourite destination for our family. My kids, ages 6, 9, and 12, specifically ask to NOT be signed up for any extracurriculars until … Read More
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
Get lost with Charlie Brown in the 2016 Peanuts Maze!
We are excited to celebrate with PEANUTS Worldwide the 50th Anniversary of, “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!” Come get lost with us and the rest of the Peanuts gang!
3 Little Piggies
We brought home 3 new little piggies this week! Crosses between a Berkshire and a Tamworth, these three are SO cute! We named them Sweet Bernadette, Darling Lorraine and are still trying to come up with a good name for the third pig. Any ideas? She’s the smaller of the three and just loves to tag along closely with her sisters. … Read More
Hello everyone! It’s feeling like Spring here on the farm! I think that means it is time to start talking about what’s happening around here.Very soon, on June 15th, we are going to make our big announcement about our theme for the maze this year! We’re very excited! For a sneak preview we’ve created this video to help you guess and … Read More