Being a hop, skip and a jump away from ‘The Greenhouse Capital of the Prairies’ has fantastic perks.
Being a hop, skip and a jump away from ‘The Greenhouse Capital of the Prairies’ has some fantastic perks, like always having access to quality produce at an affordable price. Along with this list of local greenhouses, you can find many of their products at our local Safeway, Co-op, and Sobey’s!
Self serve huts offering a variety of eggs, tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, carrots, radishes, lettuce, garlic, eggplant, beans, peas and goat milk soaps can be found at multiple locations across the city. Ruben’s has recently expanded across Southern Alberta to Lethbridge, Calgary and Okotoks. The honour payment system makes it possible to keep prices low.
Ruben's Veggies can be found at 3158 Dunmore Rd SE, 2360 Division Ave N, or in Redcliff at 703 Broadway Ave W, from Sunday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Westland’s always rotating selection of products can be purchased right at their greenhouse. Keep an eye on their social media to find out what’s newly stocked, since they often switch it up with different varieties of kale, lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, herbs, peppers and more!
Westland Fresh Produce can be found at 22 - 6 Street NW, Redcliff from Monday to Sunday, from Sunday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
BioTech has much to offer. Shoppers are greeted by a variety of tomatoes, along with lettuce, cucumbers, bell peppers, hot peppers, and more. If you like to can, their pricing is well worth the trip - for a 15lbs box of canning tomatoes, it is $6.50!
BioTech Greenhouse Ltd. can be found at 202 - 9th Street NW, Redcliff from Sunday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Recently changing their name from RedHat Growers, Big Marble Farms is hands down the largest grower in the Cypress County area, with 1.5 million square feet of greenhouses. They are also the only grower on this list that runs year round, supplying much of Canada with tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, eggplants and lettuce. Their greenhouse is not open to the public, however, they supply Sobey’s and Safeway across Canada.
If you head to Redcliff and can’t find the specific greenhouse you are looking for, not to fret! Just keep an eye out, you will most likely drive past many more open to peruse.