Historic Markerville is comprised of several historic sites commemorating the pioneer spirit of the people who settled the area more than 125 year ago. Sites include Historic Markeville Creamery Museum, Markerville Lutheran Church, Fensala Hall and Tindastoll Cemetery. Historic Markerville is operated by the Stephan G. Stephansson Icelandic Society (SGSIS) and fueled by volunteer energy!
HolmeHus Antiques at The Farm With The Good Food specializes in everything from rare Scandinavian and European antiques to healthy, happy, free-range animals. After meeting them at Taste of Markerville, you’ll want to check out their working farm in the Poplar Ridge district west of Red Deer for yourself! Owner and farmer Susan Manyluk is a founding partner of Taste of Markerville.
Markerville Berry and Vegetable grow over five acres of vegetables, strawberries, saskatoons, raspberries, and more just east of Historic Markerville. Find their produce at many local markets and direct from the farm. Beth and Jim Huising are committed to growing pesticide free vegetables for their customers and family and have always been transparent with their sustainable farming practices. They are founding partners of Taste of Markerville.
Edgar Farms grow market garden asparagus, peas, and beans as well as traditional crops and beef cattle on their sixth generation family farm. Their unique central Alberta location provides the ideal soil conditions and cool climate to produce the sweetest, most tender, flavourful freshest produce you will ever taste. Find their produce at the Innisfail Growers booth at farmers' markets or visit their farm store.
The Vonin Icelandic Ladies are a group of local women carrying on the traditions of their ancestors. These women and those that came before have been serving their communities for nearly 125 years. “Vonin” means hope in Icelandic. The Vonin ladies have a booth at the Country Market and visitors to 'Appy Hour will enjoy their freshly made flatbread with cheese which is also a regular menu item in the Creamery Kaffistofa.
Marlene's Krafty Korner is a shop located right in the hamlet of Markerville. Just a short walk from the Creamery beside the church, Marlene has all sorts of handcrafts, collectables and gifts.
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