Farm Two53

Farm Two53

adventurefoodaofdHosted by Travis T

About this farm

- The farm was originally built in 1951. The buildings are currently undergoing major renovation. - Farm Two53 is working towards an agritourism themed farm which will offer short term rental opportunities​,​ host events​,​ and offer a market garden gift shop. We practice regenerative agriculture​/​ permaculture values: - 8000 trees have been planted since 2020. - Small herd of black angus heifers are intensively grazed. - Small herd of hogs. - Free range laying hens. - Bird houses for wrens​,​ bluebirds​,​ and tree swallows - Bat houses (insect control) - XL compost piles (animal waste​,​ garden waste) - Bark mulch agreement with local arbourist - Photo Voltaic array - PV water pump - PV electric fence - Composting toilet - Red Wiggler composting worms - Rainwater harvesting - Snow melt collection - Forage cover crop (soil-building) - Honey Bees - Food forest (apple​,​ plum​,​ pear​,​ cherry​,​ haskap​,​ saskatoon​,​ currant​,​ sea buckthorn​,​ juniper​,​ raspberry​,​ strawberry​,​ kiwi) - Fedge (food hedge) - Greenhouse - Raised bed garden - Silage tarp weed control - Minimum tillage


  • Bees, Honey & Meadery
  • Conservation & Ecosystems
  • Country Stays
  • Craft Breweries, Wineries & Distilleries
  • Crops & Machinery
  • Culinary Event
  • Dairy & Cheese
  • Food Sampling & Sales
  • Gardens & Plants
  • Livestock & Animals
  • Markets & Farm Store
  • Poultry & Egg Production
  • Special Activities & History
  • Tour
  • Vegetables & Fruits
  • Flowers & Trees
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Farm rules

1. Permaculture tours will start at 11:00, 1:00, and 3:00 on Aug 14 and 15th 2. We are open for Alberta Farm Days from 10:00 - 4:00 on Aug 14 and 15th. 3. No Smoking. 3. No Pets. 4.Washrooms on site.


338026 128 st west, Foothills AB T1S0X6

Reviews (7)

  • SH

    Awesome tour Travis. Thanks

    Steve HAugust 2021

  • HK

    Learning about new ways to farm gives me hope for the future. Travis is a great communicator and shares his passion for Perma culture. Was excellent!

    Heather KAugust 2021

  • PD

    We took part in a farm tour at Two53 farm this weekend as part of the Alberta Open Farm Days. The host was very friendly and welcomed us to his farm shortly after we arrived. The tour took about an hour but was packed with info on how they use permaculture principles on their farm. Kudos to farm Two53 for their success and putting on a great event!

    Peter DAugust 2021

  • GH

    Enjoyed the tour, Travis is very passionate about what they are trying to accomplish. High level info about permaculture farming provided with nuggets of deeper findings. I plan to connect at a later date with more specific questions around soil amendments, rotations, etc

    Gary HAugust 2021

  • KP

    Loved that Travis was so knowledgeable and engaging during the tour. He was very open to answering lots of questions about permaculture and his operations there and where they are looking to take their farm over the next while in terms of further permaculture advances. I like how he gave the common names of several plants he uses for specific functions around the property - learnt a lot and would go back again to see how things have changed. I can see where Travis would be an excellent resource if you are considering incorporating some permaculture aspects into your own property.

    Kathryn PAugust 2021

  • RA

    We had a great time at FarmTwo53 and got the most delicious fresh produce. The pictures in the trough are a lot of fun and very funny. Definitely worth checking out. Thank you for this experience.

    Rachel AAugust 2021

  • Md

    Very informative tour and it’s fun to see such an energetic approach to farming. Highly recommend this tour. Will be interesting to see the growth of the farm in the next few years.

    Maura dAugust 2021

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