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Calgary Farmers’ Market West Brunch Tour

Explore the Calgary Farmers Market West and learn all about eating local in Alberta. This tasty, food tour begins with brunch followed by an intimate guided tour of CFM West.
Where:Calgary, Alberta
Age restriction:Minimum age for participation - 14 years
Price for:Per Person
Experience great food at CFM West!

Enjoy a light brunch in the new Calgary Farmers Market West followed by a dozen bites and bevies as you get to know ranchers and farmers.

Your culinary adventure begins with meeting your expert, local guide at Calgary Farmers Market West. You’ll meet at a reserved table in the main food hall for a light brunch, including a breakfast sandwich, coffee, and fruit. During brunch your guide will tell you all about the history of the market and Alberta’s seven signature foods.

Following brunch, you’ll stroll through the farmer’s market to meet with vendors and enjoy about a dozen tastings. By the end of your tour, you’ll be inspired to shop the market and head home with an abundance of ideas of what to make and freshly sourced Alberta ingredients.

Tasty places you’ll experience on the tour*:

  • Gemstone Kitchen or V Burger: Start your day tasty tour with a delicious BELT (Beef bacon, egg, lettuce, and tomato) or vegan breakfast.
  • Phil & Sebastien Coffee Roasters: Locally roasted, direct trade beans are a delicious pairing with your breakfast sandwich.
  • The Cherry Pit:Fresh fruit or berries to round out your light brunch.
  • Better Juice Bar: Fresh pressed juices and popsicles borne as a food waste reduction innovation.
  • Yum Bakery: Breads and savoury and sweet pastries made with love by locals.
  • Gull Valley Greenhouses:  Heirloom tomatoes, fresh lettuces, peppers, beans, crispy cucumbers, and eggplants.
  • Innisfail Growers: Five families who produce, process, market, and distribute cooperatively fresh and preserved vegetables.
  • Eau Claire Distillery: Alberta spirits and craft tonics founded by a true maverick.
  • Spragg’s Meat Shop: to plate pasture-raised pork with delicious sausages and a chef on staff to give you cooking ideas.
  • Gemstone Beef: These regenerative ranchers raise grass-fed animals from birth to plate without antibiotics or hormones.
  • Fallen Timber Meadery: Refreshingly modern meads - honey-based wines, hopped drinks, and cocktails.
  • Bauer Meats: A great source for Bison and Elk with fine meat cutting and charcuterie available.

* Tour stops are subject to change.

Tour highlights:

  • You’ll get the background story of what's truly local and what Alberta's seven signature foods are.
  • Lots of tastings from CFM West vendors.
  • Your professionally trained guide shares the stories of what it takes to bring produce to market.
  • Great for locals & tourists alike.

What’s included:

  • All preselected food & drink.
  • Small group walking tour with local guide.
  • Restaurant tax & gratuities. (Tour guide gratuities are graciously accepted at your discretion)

Duration:   3-hours

2024 Dates*:

  • June 30, 2024
  • July 28, 2024
  • August 25, 2024
  • September 29, 2024
  • October 27, 2024
  • November 24, 2024

*Subject to availability

Need to know:

  • The tour is completely indoors.
  • Minimum age for participation is 14 years.
  • Small group tour, limited to 14 people.
  • Please advise of food allergies or dietary restrictions when you reserve your tour time.As long as the tour provider knows in advance, they can usually accommodate your needs.
  • Proof of age may be required. Please bring government issued photo ID. 

Whether you are looking to learn more about where to eat in Edmonton, for a unique experience gift or to enjoy a fun tasty time, this guided brunch tour of Calgary Farmers Market West is the ticket!

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