Local Foods

Kneehill County has always been an agriculturally based municipality. As the local food movement grows. so does the diversity of food grown and produced within the County-- meats, cheeses, veggies, coffee roasting, even beer is produced here, and many more! Buying local has many benefits including:

  • Fresher, in-season food which tastes better
  • Less transportation and fossil fuel usage
  • Knowing where your food comes from
  • Supporting local families to live and do business in the County, supporting and growing our local economy

Retailers

We are also fortunate to have some great retail options for purchasing local foods including:

Local Food Directory

To view a list of local food products and resources available in Kneehill County, please visit our Directory Page!

Country Market August 17, 2019 at Horseshoe Canyon
  1. Resources for Producers during Dry Conditions

    Information and tools to assist with farm management and production issues during dry conditions. Read on...
  2. Improving Access to Local Food

    Changes to Alberta’s Food Regulation enable Albertans to sell low-risk home-prepared foods from home and at special events, increasing access to locally prepared food. Additional Info...
  3. Kneehill County declares Agricultural Disaster

    The declaration was made in response to severe drought conditions across the County, impacting livestock and grain producers. Read on...
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  1. Dry Conditions

    Resources for Producers during Dry Conditions

    Information and tools to assist with farm management and production issues during dry conditions. Read on...
  2. Copy of Call for Vendors

    Improving Access to Local Food

    Changes to Alberta’s Food Regulation enable Albertans to sell low-risk home-prepared foods from home and at special events, increasing access to locally prepared food. Additional Info...
  3. News Release

    Kneehill County declares Agricultural Disaster

    The declaration was made in response to severe drought conditions across the County, impacting livestock and grain producers. Read on...
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