Dates & Times:
Saturday August 25 2018 Depart Medicine Hat 10am Return (Approx) 9pm

Country Farms & Country Charms Day Tour

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Join Prairie Sprinter for a day out in southeastern Alberta on a “COUNTRY FARMS and COUNTRY CHARM” tour. 

This full-day tour begins with a visit to the ALBERTA PRAIRIE ELEVATOR MUSEUM and catalog house in Acadia Valley, followed by a light lunch in the Elevator’s tearoom. The afternoon will be spent having an exclusive peek into the everyday lives of the ACADIA BRETHREN HUTTERITE COLONY. There will be time to explore the farming and colony operations, enjoying some homemade bread and jam, visiting with the women who run the Colony kitchen, and purchasing some home-made and grown goodies to take home – an experience not to be missed. Then it’s off to KUHN FARMS for the evening, which begins with an insightful tour of the combine harvesting process. The day ends in the field, joining farm hands for a locally prepared feast. Nothing like a some country cooking to end a great day out in rural Alberta. As the sun begins to set on the lush summer prairie, you will return to Medicine Hat refreshed from your dose of country life.

$79 +gst 
Per Person
Includes: All admissions, light refreshments, lunch, dinner and guided round-trip transportation provided by Prairie Sprinter. 
*Please note any food allergies or restrictions in the comments box when booking.

DEPART 10am Medicine Hat Visitor Centre (330 Gehring Rd SW)
Please arrive ready to load at 9:45am
RETURN 9pm (approx)

WHAT TO BRING

  • Tour runs rain or shine. Please dress for the weather! If faced with poor weather some activities will be moved inside.
  • This tour visits natural areas. A confident level of mobility is essential to enjoy the tour. Ground may be uneven, wet or steep in places. Please wear appropriate walking footwear to enjoy all stops on the tour.
  • CASH- If you would like to make a purchase at the Elevator Tearoom & Giftshop, or at the visit to the Hutterite Colony you will need to bring along cash. These locations are not equipped with debit/credit machines.
  • SMALL COOLER- If you would like to purchase produce or perishable items at any of the stops you may want to pack along a small cooler to keep your items fresh. Please clearly mark your cooler with your name. There is plenty of room to store coolers in the luggage area.