U-PICK Experience

We plant a conventional garden usually May long weekend into early June.

We have NO heated greenhouses, NO chemicals, NO fertilizers and usually provide irrigation only to our greenhouses. We use compost on our gardens to replenish our soil and crop rotate. Mother nature provides the rest. We get what we get! Due to this natural process, we end up with a ton of weeds and yes… we have a “garden of weeden” at times!  

WE grow the garden and YOU come and pick while enjoying a farm, fun, family setting.  NO experience necessary. LIKE our FACEBOOK page and call ahead to 780-968-0099 to see what we are picking in our gardens. We are a “first come first pick” U-pick. 

We can answer your questions upon arrival in the garden centre. CHECK in is mandatory upon arrival before proceeding to our yard or garden. We will provide a general map, pricelist and directions out to the garden and yard.

 

COVID-19
UPDATE

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, social distancing rules and limitations.

We have had to make some changes for our 2020 season.

Please Read BEFORE Your Next Visit!

🌻 Please DO NOT visit us if you have a fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, generally feel unwell, or have any other symptoms of COVID19.

🌻 Follow CHECK IN line to kiosk and pay admission.
No entrance to farm or U-Pick without this step. If you are coming for a pick up/ ice cream and leave scenario you still have to wait in check in line for directions.

🌻 Please use hand sanitizer upon entrance and exit.

🌻 Stay 6ft away from other customers and staff. Gather only in your small, family household unit. Children will require heightened supervision during this time.

🌻 If you have cleaned reusable bags, water bottle, sunscreen, hat, garden gloves, wagons, garden tools and/or a mask, please bring and use. If not, we will have a central garden tool area with sanitizer for select vegetables and bags for purchase.

🌻 CHECK OUT to pay for items, watch for sign. One (1) family in at a time into the garden centre.

🌻 TREAT CENTRE, one (1) family in at a time.

🌻 Playground, Treehouse (Group Reservation Birthday area), Firepit, Roasting / Picnic table areas are CLOSED for the 2020 season. Our yard and play area is too compact for adequate social distancing.

🌻 Animal viewing / walking is still open
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Despite these limitations, we hope to still make your summer brighter in a special way this year.

First Come, First Pick.

              We are a “first come, first pick” U-Pick produce and veggies can sell out depending on supply and demand.

What’s Ready?

We post what is ready to pick in our garden each week on our facebook page. 

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK

Not on FACEBOOK? Call our picking list message weekly at:

(780) 968-0099

 

20 hours ago

Happy Acres U-Pick

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4 days ago

Happy Acres U-Pick

Closed July 1st (Canada Day) due to rain.
Hopefully this turns around and we will see you Thursday!
Available for U Pick:
Rhubarb $2/lb
Spinach $4/ clear bag (get at CHECK IN)
Green onion $2/ dozen
Lettuce $5/ clear bag (get at CHECK IN)

(Upcoming in a few weeks with help from the sun...... strawberries and cherry tomatoes (We- Pick) and U Pick shelling/ Edible peas.

Toonie admission (under 2 free)
(Playground and firepit closed)

Come and see our animals! Peacocks bunnies, Goats, Sheep, Mini cows, Mini donkeys, Mini horses, Kunekune pigs, Chickens and Turkeys and "Cricket" the Cockatoo. Visit our treat centre.
Foothills Creamery Ltd ice cream by the scoop, Hot and cold drinks, *Pizza muffins (new), daily muffins, Good Morning Honey, Strawberry jam, Pickled Beets, Beans and Carrots too!
Keep posted for our farm themed T-shirts and hoodies coming soon!
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6 days ago

Happy Acres U-Pick

Meet "Molly" our new Baby Mini- Donkey! :+) Mom "Katie" and Dad "Bruno" are new to us as well!
Follow us on our You Tube channel - Happy Acres U-Pick. Subscribe to our channel and give us a "Like".
Open now for the season Wednesday to Sunday 10-6.
We are open Canada Day!!
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What We Plant.

Chemical-Free Veggies

Availability of items are dependant on season and time of maturation. 

All veggies are picked on a first come first pick basis! 

Our Typical Chemical-Free Veggies include:

Beans (Green, Yellow), Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Corn, Cucumbers (pickling and slicing), Garlic, Herbs, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce (Mixed), Onions, Peas (edible and shelling), Potatoes, Spinach, Squash, Summer Turnips, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Turnips, Zucchini.  Okra, Beets, Winter Turnips ( Rutabaga), Sili Peppers, Okra, Summer Turnips, Oriental Greens, Collard Greens, Summer and Winter Squash varieties.

Chemical-Free Fruit

Availability of items are dependant on season and time of maturation.

All fruits are picked on a first come first pick basis!

Some of our Chemical-Free fruits include:

Currants ( Black and Red), Nan-King cherries, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Saskatoons, Highbush Cranberries, Rhubarb, Nan King Cherries, Evans Cherries, Sea Buckthorn,  Apples

Fresh Cut Flowers

Availability of items are dependant on season and time of maturation.

We also plant a selection of sunflowers and cut flowers for bouquets

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK

Or Call For Message

 (780) 968-0099

* Check FACEBOOK or call 780-968-0099 weekly for a list of items ready to pick

* All produce and veggies are FIRST COME FIRST PICK

 

HOURS:

Opening DAY 2020:
SAT- June 13th

JUNE 2020

Weekends ONLY
10 am - 6 pm

(Treat centre and animals - watch for posts of U-Pick items ready for picking) 
2020 - closed on 
WEEKDAYS in JUNE
For field trips and small group bookings via email request. 

July and August:

Wed to Sun 10-6 

September: Weekends Only 10-6

October: TBA weekends

LOCATION:

We are located 5 km South of Spruce Grove on the Golden Spike Road RR273 (Zender Ford Road)

PAYMENT METHODS:

We currently accept Mastercard, Visa, Debit and Cash