UFA Business of the Week

Presented by UFA, the Vendor of the Week shines a spotlight on local businesses in our community that make an impact. Support these business, and our local ecosystem of producers, bakers and growers when you shop at the Lethbridge Farmers' Market.

July 2 Business of the Week

Crystal Springs Cheese

Established in 1984 in Coalhurst, Alberta, the Beyer family fulfilled their dream by purchasing a dairy manufacturing facility from a classified ad in a local magazine. After working on Feta and Gouda cheeses in the early years, the family cheesery perfected the art of artisan cheese-making through a labour of love and family passion. Their dairy farm is home to 100 happy cows who produce a wide variety of dairy products including specialty cheese curds, gouda, cheddar, Havarti, feta, Greek yogurt, sour cream and milk.

June 18 Business of the Week

Little Nicaragua Coffee

Know just how fresh your coffee can be.

Little Nicaragua Coffee is as local as coffee can get. As the producer and the roaster, Dylan Morris and family, provide our community with local farm to cup coffee. The beans originate from the family farm in Nicaragua, Finca Escambry and is roasted right here in Lethbridge. Enjoy a delicious cup of batch brew coffee, espresso, latte or purchase whole bean coffee by the pound.

June 11 Business of the Week

Broxburn Vegetables

From plant to plate.

From farm to plate, Broxburn Vegetables takes pride in growing superior quality field and greenhouse fruits and vegetables. What started in 1994 as a U-pick strawberry operation, now turned into a 3-acre greenhouse with biologically grown plants. In 1996 a small greenhouse was built to grow peppers. In 2001 a larger greenhouse went into operation and tomatoes and cucumbers were added to the mix. In 2002 a barn was remodelled for the purpose of a storefront and café. In June of 2004, the café was officially opened. Today land at Broxburn Vegetables is farmed for the production of various fruits and vegetable, including one of the largest commercial broccoli crops in Alberta.