Drayton Valley & District Agricultural Society

43 Years and Growing Strong

Evergreen Farmers' Market

Looking for things to do in Drayton Valley? The Evergreen Farmers' Market has been a local community favorite for over 40 years. It was the first offering of the Drayton Valley & District Agricultural Society and is still the largest annual venture the society undertakes each year. The regular home of the Evergreen Farmers Market is the at the Mackenzie Center (5737 45 Ave) which takes place Wednesdays from 10:30 am-1:30 pm March through December. Our Christmas in September event will occur on September 28, 2019 from 10:30 am-3:00 pm and is the biggest and best one Drayton Valley has each year with over 100 Alberta crafters and food producers. Monthly Super Saturday's this year are February 23, March 23, April 20,  September 28, November 9, December 14. Saturday markets go from 10:30 am-3:00 pm.  
NEW THIS SUMMER: Outdoor Market June-September-NEW HOURS 4:30-7:30-NEW LOCATION 50th & 50th parking lot!
For more information about the market visit our webpage, www.dvevergreenfarmersmarket.ca 

Fall Ag Fair & Bench Show September 28 in Curling Rink

The Bench Show has also been part of the Ag Society annual events since the beginning. A Bench Show awards excellence in the Make it, Bake it, & Grow it categories. Art, photography, fruit, vegetables, baking, preserves, sewing, knitting, quilting, woodwork, hobbies and more are part of a fair event.  Bench Show is September 28 in conjunction with the Farmers Market Christmas in September and Farm Safety Event.

Drop your entries off early Saturday morning between 8:30-10:00 am. Pre-do your tags to make registration easier. Tags will be available in September at the Farmers Market or Stitches and Dreams. Follow the book guidelines which will be available at the Evergreen Farmers Market in June and at Stitches & Dreams for a $2 fee. Contact us if you have an e-mail, and we will send you an e-copy of the book for your review. Cash awards are sponsored by community  and ribbons are sponsored by the Ag Society. 


Adam Eckert was chosen as Best of Show for his Celtic Spoon carving. He was presented with a stained glass window in 2016. Susan Schwindt was the 2017 best of show winner for her quilt project. And this past year 2018 was Rosanne Pfannmuller with her quilt project.

Antique Tractor Pull-2019 POSTPONED

There is nothing that says "Farming" like an antique tractor pull! The Ag Society has had this family event for over 10 years using the Lions Outdoor Rodeo Grounds as the venue. This event has free admission and free entry. If you love tractors this is the place to be young or old!

Contact Mike for more information on this event or to register your tractor for this year. Registrations are at 8:00 am at the Lions Outdoor Rodeo Grounds in Drayton Valley. Pulls begin at 10:00 am.

Scholarships

The Ag Society is firm in its belief that investing in education for our youth will support agriculture in the future. Scholarships are in the amount of $500.00 and may be applied for in consecutive years or up to 4 years after graduation.

Please submit the application form along with the required documents to the Scholarship Committee by October 15 of each year for consideration. 

E-mail [email protected] to get an application form sent to you or use the contact us page on the website!

Farm Family & Pioneer Family Awards