Abbotsford is a city located in the Fraser Valley region of British Columbia, adjacent to Greater Vancouver.
It is one of BC most rapidly growing communities along with an increasing number of breweries and wineries.
Old Abbey Ales on Fraser Highway produces 30 Belgium style beers proving a comfortable tasting with pints, flights and grower fills.
Ravens Brewing company on Townline road works with local growers to produce European and west coast beers in a traditional approach.
Field House Brewing Co on West Railway Street has a great philosophy
WE BELIEVE IN COMMUNITY, FAMILY AND OLD SCHOOL VALUES THAT SEEM TO HAVE BEEN LOST IN THE BUSY WORLD THAT WE LIVE IN. LET’S TAKE CARE OF EACH OTHER AND BUILD SOMETHING GREAT.
Of course, there are the wineries. Currently 4 with more opening soon
Single Tree Winey: Garnet Etsell and his wife Debbie had established a successful farming business in the valley, as their family grew and matured they realized their turkey farm was not going sustain their sons and families. The solution, start a winery. The vineyard was first established in 2010.
Mt Lehman Winery the first to open here: Located near the city of Abbotsford in the Mt Lehman area which the winery is named after. Mount Lehman is situated on an area of upraised land (hence, where the "Mount" comes into the name), that lies between the flat plains of Matsqui Prairie to the east and Glenn Valley to the west . The winery started in 2000 by Vern and Charleen Siemens, converting the family dairy farm into a winery.
Maan Farms has a long and proud history of providing quality local produce to the citizens of Abbotsford, the Fraser Valley, and Greater BC. Started in 1977 by Jawahar and Gurbachan (Grandpa and Grandma) Maan with the help of their three children.
Campell'sGold Honey Farm and Meadery Mike and Judy Campbell have been active in bee keeping since 1997and are members in good standing of the B.C. Honey Producers Association, the Surrey Bee Keepers Association, and the South Fraser Valley Bee Keepers Association. They produce Mead and Melomel a combination of Mead (honey wine), and fruit or berries Metheglin a traditional mead with herbs and/or spices added is made seasonally.