Where in Yukon, Canada to find pick your own farms and orchards for fruit, vegetables, pumpkins and canning & freezing instructions!
This month's notes: October 2016: Strawberries have a very brief season; and the start in early April in the South, don't miss them: See your state's crop availability calendar for more specific dates of upcoming crops. And see our guide to local fruit and vegetable festivals, such as strawberry festivals and blueberry festivals. Organic farms are identified in green! Also make your own ice cream - see How to make ice cream and ice cream making equipment and manuals.) Have fun, eat healthier and better tasting, and save money by picking your own locally grown fruit and vegetables, and then using our easy canning and freezing directions!
- To see the pick-your-own farms and orchards for this area, click here or scroll down the page
- Crop availability / harvest calendar
- Roadside farm stands, farm markets, etc.
- Local meat, milk, eggs, local honey, horse riding, farm B&B's etc.
- To find pumpkin patches, corn mazes and other Halloween activities, click here.
- Christmas Tree Farms & lots
- Easter egg hunts To find choose and cut-your-own Christmas tree farms, click here.
I'm always looking for suggestions of more farms and events to add and feedback about any you have visited, so if you encounter any, just click on the preceding link, as appropriate! And if you have a farm and want to add it or correct the information, please click on the link to "add my farm".
Remember: ALWAYS call (or follow the link to the farm's own website, if the name is a blue link) to confirm the information before you go! They may close, run out or change events, times, etc. without notifying me!
Klondike Kiliane Area
Rivendell Farm - beans, beets, broccoli, carrots,
cucumbers, currants (red and black), flowers, gooseberries,
herbs/spices, onions, other berries, peas, raspberries (red),
saskatoons, summer squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables,
Other fruit or veg,
Km 6.5 Takhini Hot Springs Road End of Rivendell Road, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 6R6. Phone: 867-633-6178. Fax: 867-633-6178. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Tuesday to Saturday, from 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm, closed Monday except statutory holidays. Directions: Traveling from Whitehorse on Takhini Hot Springs Road at Km 6.5 turn left following signs to farm. Drive though gate down to gardens. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Cheque. (ADDED: July 09, 2012)
Yukon Regions Map
Pick-your-own farms in Yukon, Canada
I'm always looking for suggestions of more farms and events to add and feedback about any you have visited, so if you encounter any, just click on the preceding link, as appropriate! And if you have a farm and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!
And if you want simple illustrated, instructions on making and canning many common items, like how to make jam, applesauce, apple butter, spaghetti sauce, salsa, fruit pies, freezing vegetables, putting up peaches, green beans, etc., just click here.
Farmer's Markets, Farm Stands and Roadside Stands, Etc.
unless they are also listed above)
Farm Venues for Weddings, Events, Activities, Parties and Meetings:
[General picking tips and a guide to each fruit and vegetable] [How much do I need to pick? (Yields - how much raw makes how much cooked or frozen)] [Selecting the right varieties to pick] [All about apple varieties - which to pick and why!] [Picking tips for Vegetables] [ Strawberry picking tips] [ Blueberries picking tips]
Illustrated Canning, Freezing, Jam Instructions and Recipes
[ All About Home Canning, Freezing and Making Jams, Pickles, Sauces, etc. ] [FAQs - Answers to common questions and problems] [Recommended books about home canning, jam making, drying and preserving!] [Free canning publications to download and print]