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May 23, 2012 
Spring Asparagus News
In This Issue
Asparagus this week
Edmonton Farmers markets
Asparagus Festival
Our Country Store
Map to our Farm
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Asparagus this weekAsparagus growing in fieldWe are now picking our asparagus field daily, but the weather has not been very warm so our supply this week will be limited again so come early to be sure and get some.


The asparagus that we grow in our cool climate has an amazing intense flavor and is very sweet, but  te season is very short, we will only be picking until the end of June or so.

Edmonton Farmer’s Markets we will be atKeri at the City market


We will be at The Old Strathcona Farmer’s Market and the City Market on 104 th. St. this Saturday, May 26 with a small amount of our delicious sweet and tender asparagus.  Please come early to be sure and get some as our supply is limited once again due to  cold rainy weather.

 “Get into the ‘SPEAR IT’ of Spring!!”  Asparagus FestivalAsparagus Eats Booth At our festival


If you are a lover of asparagus, looking for some fun on a real working farm, or maybe just a little curious about how this quirky member of the lily family grows, then you will definitely want to attend the hugely popular “Get into the ‘SPEAR IT’ of spring!!” Asparagus Festival at Edgar Farms. Enjoy a hay ride to the largest asparagus field in Alberta, tastings prepared by executive chefs, petting zoo, bale fort, meet Mr. Aspara-guy, shopping at our Edgar Farms Country Store, other locally made/locally baked booths and lots more, so bring along the kids for a fun experience and create great famiPeople touring fieldly memories!


June 2 & 3, 2012  10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Rain or Shine

$5.00 per person or $20.00 per Family – under 3 free

Exit 365 west off QE#2, follow signs to Cottonwood Road, then 10 km. west.

Our Country StoreFarm Store

 Our asparagus is always available at our Country Store while we are picking. It  is located on our farm just 10 km. west of Innisfail off QE#2 on the Cottonwood Road which is paved.


Our shelves are brimming with home grown & home made goodness.  We offer farm-direct seasonal farm gate sales of our home grown sweet and tender asparagus and many other seasonal veggies, preserves, Angus beef, soups  and pies so if you are driving by, be sure and stop in.

Open 8 AM- 8 PM daily May 15 – Sept 30

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Save 25%
Print this coupon and present at the time of admission to the Edgar Farms Asparagus Festival June 2 or 3, 2012 to recieve 25% off of the Family Gate admission price of $20.00.
Coupon only valid June 2 & 3, 2012 and must be presented at time of admission. This  offer can not be combined with any other offer.
Offer Expires: June 4, 2012
Adopt a RoadWho we are:

Edgar Farms is a 6th generation family farm in central Alberta. Back in 1986, inspiration to start diversifying into the locally-grown, consumer-direct market first came from tasting the intenseness of the flavor of asparagus grown in our family garden and the desire to market direct to consumers. No one else was growing asparagus in our weather-challenged climate so we gave it a try. We now harvest a 21 acre patch of asparagus every spring which, due to our unique cool Alberta spring nights and optimum soil conditions, has incredible sweetness and amazing flavor.

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Elna Edgar
Edgar Farms

Innisfail, Alberta T4G 1T8
403-227-2443 or 403-350-0659
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