Discover Airdrie and the surrounding areas' fresh and flavourful farm-to-table experiences! Immerse yourself in the rich agricultural heritage of this region with the following handpicked selection of exceptional farm fresh stops. From picturesque ranches to bountiful greenhouses, our curated list showcases local producers who are passionate about sustainability, quality, and community.
Location: 705 Main Street S, Airdrie
Distance from Airdrie: inside Airdrie
Voted best butcher shop in Airdrie for two consecutive years, The Meatery is your one-stop shop for local meats. From beef, chicken, and pork to house-made products like jerky and pepperoni, they offer a wide selection. Occasionally, you can find game meats like elk and bison, and they also have gluten-free items from Totally Gluten Free Bakery in Lacombe. The Meatery also provides catering services, ensuring the best for their customers.
Location: 13085 Township Road 274, Rocky View County
Distance from Airdrie: 9.1 km | 10 minutes
Feel confident purchasing your beef from a family-owned and operated ranch, and knowing your beef is coming from OUR herd! Your Local Ranch beef is raised naturally with no added hormones and aged 21 days for maximum flavour and tenderness. All the beef is tracked from their field to your freezer. They also offer their own free-range laying chickens that lay the best eggs around. In addition to chicken and pork sourced from other local farms, Your Local Ranch stocks Traeger supplies and other local vendors. Visit their storefront located on the N.W corner of the Airdrie City limits.
Location: 275170 Dickson Stevenson Trail, Rocky View County
Distance from Airdrie: 6.7 km | 6 minutes
Souto Farms is a third-generation fruit farm and vegetable farm committed to community, integrity, and sustainability. With a long history in fruit farming, they expanded to a vegetable farm in Airdrie in 2018. Souto Farms values transparency and support for local, family-run businesses. Their products, including delicious goods sold at Alberta farmers' markets and their farm store, are made with love and respect.
Location: 24203 Township Road 280, Rocky View County
Distance from Airdrie: 23.9 km | 20 minutes
Established in 1997, Glengary Bison is a long-standing bison ranch run by Cynthia Austin and her husband Gary. They offer a range of bison products and host tours of their bison paddock year-round (weather permitting). Glengary Bison collaborates with tour companies to welcome international guests from Europe, Australia, and many other countries.
Location: 104 - 10 Avenue, Carstairs
Distance from Airdrie: 33.8 km | 24 minutes
The Farm Table is a local shop in Carstairs, connecting the community with the best local products the area has to offer. They offer a wide range of local beef, pork, chicken, produce, perogies, homemade meals, desserts, and fresh D Dutchmen Dairy products. Stop by for an ice cream cone or a coffee while enjoying the convenience of shopping locally.
Location: 28527 Township Road 310, Carstairs
Distance from Airdrie: 45 km | 25 minutes
Started in 1992 by Dawn's parents, Shirley's Greenhouse is a family-run greenhouse covering 36,000 square feet, along with a 15-acre field garden. They grow a variety of fresh produce without the use of synthetic pesticides, including cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes, leafy greens, potatoes, onions, squash, beets, and pumpkins. The farm store in the driveway operates on an honour system and is cash-only. Shirley's Greenhouse welcomes visitors during Alberta Open Farm Days.
Location: 2168 Township Road 304, Didsbury
Distance from Airdrie: 42 km | 30 minutes
Run by first generation farmers Sarah & Marcus Riedner, along with their two young sons, Happiness By The Acre is committed to regenerative agriculture practices that promote soil health, regrowth, and rebuilding an entire ecosystem. They offer pastured eggs, free-range duck eggs, pastured heritage breed Kunekune pork, and grass-fed beef. In addition to custom grazing cattle for local ranchers, they welcome visitors to their farm store for in-person purchases or online ordering with delivery options. Farm tours, volunteer days, and online classes are also available.