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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Burnaby Self-Guided Farm Tours


With Tourism Burnaby and support from the City of Burnaby, we have developed and released a self-guided map listing participating farms and nurseries that are opened to the public within Burnaby’s Big Bend area.
Did you know that Burnaby has some of the most productive farm land in the region?

Did you know that there are a number of active farms, and related businesses, in South Burnaby that you can visit?

At last count, 43 farms were in operation in Burnaby, growing everything from cranberries to zucchini!

Take the whole family along on this self-guided tour of some of the agriculture sights of Burnaby’s Big Bend.

Visit Burnaby’s ‘country in the city’ to shop for fresh local produce, tour impressive greenhouses, meet some farm animals, and try some tasty treats - all close to home! 

Participating Burnaby farms/nursery
  • GardenWorks at Mandeville
  • Sun Tsai Sang Farm
  • Wing Wong’s Nursery
  • Hop on Farms
  • Burnaby and Region Allotment Gardens
  • Leong’s Nursery
  • It’s About Thyme Nursery
  • Common Ground Community Farms
About Big Bend Community

It is a mixed-use community with various land uses such as parks, open spaces, agricultural, residential and industrial. Big Bend is bounded by Marine Drive (to the North) and located within Boundary Road to Fenwick Street. The Fraser River runs south of the area.

Agriculture is a very important activity in the Big Bend area. It is a significant producer of field vegetable production, in the Greater Vancouver Regional District, following Surrey and Delta.  

 

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Vote for your Future: May 9th

All Candidates Meetings Near You

Come join Burnaby Food First and like-minded community organizations concerned with the well-being of our municipality. Take this opportunity to meet your provincial candidates. Bring your questions and your vision for Burnaby and British Columbia.




Thursday, April 13, 2017

Poverty and Food Security

“The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” 
Ann Wigmore