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Proudly serving the community for over 45 years!
The Spruce Grove and District Agricultural Heritage Society is a non-profit organization which was formed in 1972 to support agriculture, horticulture, home making, and quality of life in the community. The Ag Society's goal is to ensure that they keep the history of the community alive for both the present and future generations. When the 1958 Grain Elevator was marked for demolition after the last manager left in 1995, the SG Ag Society stepped-in to preserve the Elevator as a working museum. Since then, several thousand visitors have toured the elevator and museum. 
 
The Ag Society, a group of dedicated volunteer members, has been instrumental in contributing to the community, beginning with the construction of the Spruce Grove "Agrena" (now a hockey and curling rink) and hosting their annual AgraFair. This event grew to become Western Canada’s largest Agricultural Fair. The Agricultural Fair was discontinued in the 1990s.

Since then, the Grain Elevator site has become a very busy venue with different old fashion carnivals and fairs, specifically tailored towards kids and families. Each year t
housands of visitors from Canada and around the world visit the
Grain Elevator Museum, Archives, and Farmers' Market. The Agricultural Society also sponsors the Spruce Grove Archives, and sponsors two students to attend the annual ACCA educational Youth Program.

Several annual summer fund-raising events such as Flapjacks at the Tracks Community Pancake Breakfast, the Farm & Heritage Carnival, and the Harvest Fair are hosted by the Ag Society and are popular among community members and visitors.
Events hosted at the Elevator Museum site are for the purpose of raising funds to support ongoing maintenance of the Grain Elevator and restored Water Tower, educational programs, and promotions for the Agricultural Society. 
 
To learn more about the community of Spruce Grove - the home of the Spruce Grove & District Agricultural Society, and the Spruce Grove Grain Elevator Museum - please follow this link!
 
The Spruce Grove & District Agricultural Society's recent significant projects:
 
  • 2016 - Re-painting of the exterior, foundation, and wall repair, and front and back door replacement.
  • 2016 - 3 new flag poles installed.
  • 2016 - moved a donated vintage 1940s era little red barn onto the Spruce Grove Grain Elevator site.
  • 2012 - painting and restoration of the wooden Grain Elevator Museum.
  • 2011 - the restoration of the old Spruce Grove Water Tower that served Spruce Grove citizens until 1978.
  • The Spruce Grove & District Agricultural Society's long-term goal is to build an Elevator Emporium - a building which will serve as a major tourist and heritage facility for the City of Spruce Grove. The building will be constructed on the elevator site and will resemble a period train station. It will house the Spruce Grove Archives, the Museum collection, Tea House, Gift Shop, and a conference room. This dynamic centre will serve visitors and tourists, but could also be used as a facility for community events and groups. In February 2016, a building project feasibility study was completed, and was presented to the City of Spruce Grove at a counsel meeting in June, 2016.

 

2018 Events

Previous events

May28

Ag Society Meeting

Workshop

Members Meeting

Apr18

Dancing Through History

Horizon Theatre, Spruce Grove, Alberta

Come and watch the cultures of this region as they celebrate their heritage with music, dance and colourful costumes. This event was a great success last year, and promises to be bigger and better with new dance troupes joining the event. Seniors and Students: $15 Adults $20 Great Event for the WHOLE Family - and a fund raiser for the Ag Society!

Sep26

Harvest Festival - Celebrating the Pork Industry

Grain Elevator Site, 100 Railway Avenue, Spruce Grove, Alberta

This year's theme is 'celebrating the pork industry'. In partnership with the Alberta Pork Producers, Boston Pizza, and the Spruce Grove Library, we are pleased to invite you to celebrate our agricultural abundance. Scarecrow competition finals, pulled pork sandwiches are just some of the things you will find at this year's celebration. Music will be provided by Greg Martin, kids activities, presentations and much more! The Farmers Market will also be celebrating the harvest with fresh produce and home made goodies and products. Come and celebrate with us!

Please support the following businesses who have kindly sponsored various aspects of our community events, hosted by the Spruce Grove & District Agricultural Heritage Society.
A huge Thank You to the businesses listed below!
Our community events would not be such a success without their support.
A special thanks to Zender Ford, Second Cup, and Calahoo Meats, who have been very
supportive new sponsors of which we are so incredibly grateful!
McLeod's Spruce Grove
Susan Schafers
STS Farms
     


The following businesses have been very supportive in the upkeep, repair, and maintenance of the historic wooden grain elevator and other buildings and grounds at the grain elevator site. The Ag Society would like to sincerely thank the businesses listed below for their continued support.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

McLeod's Spruce Grove

 
     
Partners of the Spruce Grove & District Agricultural Heritage Society: 
Parkland County
Town of Stony Plain
City of Spruce Grove

Parkland County Town of Stony Plain City of Spruce Grove

Stony Plain Multicultural Centre

Stony Plain Multicultural Centre

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