Contributor: Tourism Langley | Date: October 22nd, 2014
Photo Credit: BC Buzz on Facebook

Photo Credit: BC Buzz on Facebook

I don’t know why I find the honour stand system so enthralling. Perhaps it’s merely a reflection of the way our world currently is that I find myself stunned, and asking in wonder: “you mean there isn’t anyone there?” If you haven’t noticed these stands before now I guarantee that you will start seeing them everywhere. From eggs to flowers, Langley is full of these self-service stands. These stands are a fairly common phenomenon here in Langley, but the BC Buzz Honey Corporation has brought the next level of honour-system sales to Langley. After being so well-received at local farmer’s markets, BC Buzz set up the most adorable self-serve stand you ever did see. It’s cartoony, it’s unexpected, and it’s quite simply genius!


Continue reading: The Honour System Amplified – BC Buzz Honey Hut
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Contributor: Tourism Langley | Date: October 15th, 2014
Photo Credit: J on Flickr

Photo Credit: J on Flickr

It’s pumpkin time! From September to October it seems there is something pumpkin flavoured everywhere you look! Which I am completely okay with – I love a good pumpkin spice latte, pumpkin pie, pumpkin seeds, pumpkin scones, or jack-o-lantern! I definitely jump on the pumpkin bandwagon when autumn rolls around.

Here in Langley if you want the real deal pumpkin, we’ve got a few places you can go pick ‘em yourself!


Continue reading: The Great Pumpkin
Contributor: Tourism Langley | Date: October 8th, 2014
Photo Credit: @fortwineco on Instagram

Photo Credit: @fortwineco on Instagram

In my opinion, the first true sign of autumn is not fallen leaves, nor crisp cool days, but the annual Fort Langley Cranberry Festival! As always, the popular event falls on the Saturday of the Thanksgiving long-weekend. This year marks the 19th annual Fort Langley Cranberry Festival taking place on October 11th 2014. This one day festival in Fort Langley celebrates the harvest of these tart little berries. Cranberries are a major commercial crop in Fort Langley, and BC as a whole produces more than 5,800 acres of these little red gems. A good portion of them are destined for Ocean Spray to be turned into various cranberry products, while some stay right here in our community and are turned into delicious wine, chocolate covered treats, syrups, and more!


Continue reading: My annual trek to the Fort Langley Cranberry Festival
Contributor: Tourism Langley | Date: September 30th, 2014

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To visitors and residents, Langley is a magnificent showcase of the past, present and future.  When you look to Langley, one quickly learns of the historical and cultural values that have earned the communities respectful place in literature and maps, but this is also the home to folklore and many little known or quirky facts.


Continue reading: There’s a New Bird in Town
Contributor: Tourism Langley | Date: September 24th, 2014

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It’s official, the sun is setting on summer. The leaves are becoming a colourful mix of reds, yellows and oranges. You can feel it in the air, and you can even smell it. There’s a crispness in the morning that hasn’t been felt in months. The grass is dewy, or even frosty. There’s much more night time and darkness than there was even a month ago. It’s here – the season of all things pumpkin-spiced. So take out the umbrella, unearth the rain boots, and put on your coat. Fall is here! While we all lament the passing of another gloriously hot and beautiful summer in the Valley, there is still so much to look forward to this fall. We hope you’ll take the time to appreciate the beauty of autumn in Langley and to get excited for the abundance of activities that fall brings. So rather than sit around waiting for next summer, let’s welcome autumn in Langley with open arms!


Continue reading: Welcoming Autumn