invited to a three part social event on September 5, 2008 in
a) 9:30 am Tour Annie’s Orchard , Jim Rahe’s apple orchard:
b) 10:30 am Tour Larry Albright’s fish farm
c) around noon Trout
barbecue and potluck picnic at
Feel free to pass this on to any of your friends who may be interested. Members and guests may attend any or all three events described below. Car pooling would be the best way to get there as parking at Larry’s fish farm is limited.
RSVP to me, Elizabeth Michno, with the names of the people who are coming, a contact email/phone number. Please indicate if a ride is needed or can be offered.
604-461-1945 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Annie’s Orchard Jim and Mary Ann Rahe
For a web description go to: http://bcfarmfresh.com/productlist.asp
At “Click here for Farm Products” scroll to Apples and see # 42.
Jim Rahe has retired from the Department of Biological Sciences at SFU and he and his wife own and operate Annie’s Orchard. Jim has offered to meet us at 9:30 am September 5 to show us his orchard and give us a short talk about growing apples. Gravensteins and perhaps some other varieties will be available for sale.
Extra parking is available at
the Rose of Sharon Baptist Church School across
Larry’s fish farm is a 15 minute drive north from Annie’s Orchard.
Albright’s Fish Farm 24831
Larry Albright, also retired
from the Department of Biological Sciences at SFU, has invited us to tour his
freshwater fish farm in
Rainbow trout may be purchased from Larry for $1.60/lb at the beginning of the tour. They will be cleaned and put in ice for you to take with you.
barbecue and potluck picnic
From the fish farm we will go to
A nominal charge of $3 per person for the picnic barbeque will cover costs.
We need some volunteers to bring barbeques as there are none in the park. Please let me know ASAP if you are able to help out.
We ask that you bring your own picnic paraphernalia – eating utensils, plates, etc. – but there will be disposable items on hand if needed. Although there are 3 or 4 concrete picnic tables you may want to bring lawn chairs or a blanket.
Directions : From highway 1 east, take exit #66 (
Extra parking is available at the Rose of Sharon
Baptist Church School across
To Larry’s fish farm from Annie’s Orchard: drive north on 248th St. toward Robertson Crescent 6l4 km, continue on Telegraph Trail, and turn right on 80th Avenue to #24831 80th Ave, turn left into his driveway.
If you opt for Larry’s fish
farm only: from
Call my cell 604-461-1945 if you get lost en route or have any last minute questions the day of the event.