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. Next Policy Framework Engagement (2021-23)

    Representatives of Alberta’s agriculture, agri-food, and agri-products sector are invited to share feedback to inform the development of the Next Policy Framework and help guide Alberta’s investments in the agriculture sector over the next 5 to 10 years. Take the survey by June 6
  2. Calling Local Vendors!

    Kneehill County is looking for local food producers, artisans, and tourism operators to take part in our Country Market, Saturday, August 13, 2022, at Horseshoe Canyon. Visit our Event page for more information...
  3. Avian Influenza Detected in Kneehill County

    On April 8, 2022, Avian Influenza (H5N1) was confirmed in a poultry flock in Kneehill County. Read on...
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  1. Next Policy Framework Engagement (2021-23)

    Representatives of Alberta’s agriculture, agri-food, and agri-products sector are invited to share feedback to inform the development of the Next Policy Framework and help guide Alberta’s investments in the agriculture sector over the next 5 to 10 years. Take the survey by June 6
  2. Call for Vendors

    Calling Local Vendors!

    Kneehill County is looking for local food producers, artisans, and tourism operators to take part in our Country Market, Saturday, August 13, 2022, at Horseshoe Canyon. Visit our Event page for more information...
  3. News Release (1)

    Avian Influenza Detected in Kneehill County

    On April 8, 2022, Avian Influenza (H5N1) was confirmed in a poultry flock in Kneehill County. Read on...
  4. Richardson's Ground Squirrel Control

    Timing and a multi-pronged approach are the keys to efficient control of Richardson's Ground Squirrels. Read on...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
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