In the Community


2019 Stollery Teddy Bear Fun Run and Walk

May 21, 2019

On Saturday, May 11, 2019, some of our farmers spent the morning and early afternoon serving chicken wraps to the 1600 walkers/runners, and their families at the 2019 Stollery Teddy Bear Fun Run and Walk. In the last year alone, the event has grown from 1200 to 1600 participants! This year, the fundraising goal was…

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2019 Aggie Days Calgary and Lethbridge

April 28, 2019

Thank you to all our volunteers who made Aggie Days Calgary and Aggie Days Lethbridge such a huge success. As well, thank you to our new Southern Alberta Ag Events Coordinator George Hofer, and friends Cory Hofer and Rick Hofer for setting up each event! Thank you to our volunteers: Byron Ference Mark Oostenbrug Melissa…

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December 2017 Alberta Chicken Producers Newsletter

December 11, 2017

2017 Chair Report What a wonderful year 2017 has been for the chicken industry in Alberta. Our producers and industry partners continue to be the beneficiaries of increased growth and continue to respond to this growth by investing in new infrastructure. Of course a large part of this is due to the new allocation agreement.…

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Don Sundgaard Close In

OUTSTANDING IN THE FIELD

November 5, 2017

On November 4, 2017, producer Don, participated in this tradeshow-like event which saw approximately 340 grade four students move from booth to booth, hearing from different livestock commodities and farm representatives. Don has been a regular at this event for many years, sharing his extensive knowledge of broiler chickens with the students.

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PRAIRIE ON THE PLATE

September 27, 2017

Prairie on the Plate is an event organized by Taste Alberta that occurs in the Edmonton area. The event promotes local food and local restaurants. On September 26, to celebrate National Chicken Month, Alberta Chicken Producers and Taste Alberta joined with Chef Matthew and Chef Andrew at Northern Chicken in Edmonton for a sold out…

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Premier’s K-Days Breakfast – Edmonton

July 20, 2017
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Alberta Chicken Producer Arjan and Woulien Host a Barn Tour

July 19, 2017

On July 18, 2017 Alberta Chicken Producer Arjan and Woulien and their family hosted a tour of their farm to neighbours! Summer holidays on the farm are spent away from the traditional classroom but lots of learning still takes place. The guests were treated to not only Arjan’s extensive knowledge but, they had the added…

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2017 Young Farmers of Alberta

July 18, 2017

On February 16, 2017 poultry farmers Marc & Hinke Therrien were named Alberta/NWT Outstanding Young Farmers for 2017! Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers Program recognizes young farmers who exemplify excellence in their profession. Eligible nominees must be farm operators between 18 and 39 who derive a minimum of two-thirds of their income from their farm operations.…

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2017 Calgary Stampede

July 17, 2017

Agriculture is at the heart of the Calgary Stampede! Each year, a dedicated group of volunteers farmers and their families, offer their time at the stampede talking to people about where their food comes from. This is a highlight for many of our producers as they love sharing their stories and interacting with the public!

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This Love is like no other

May 17, 2017

Happy Mother’s Day from the Alberta Chicken Producers! There’s good and then there’s chicken noodle soup good.

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Amazing Agriculture – Edmonton

May 5, 2017

Over 1,700 Students Attend Northlands’ Amazing Agriculture Amazing Agriculture is a free educational experience produced by Northlands that is designed to teach Grade Four students from the greater Edmonton area about our province’s vibrant agricultural industry. During this three day event, producer Tara shared Alberta Chicken Producers’ story.

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2017 Aggie Days Lethbridge Calgary

April 30, 2017

Aggie Days takes place each spring in Lethbridge and Calgary. The agriculture trade show is interactive and educational for young people to learn and experience all aspects of agriculture. School classes are primarily from grades one to nine in Lethbridge and grades three through five in Calgary. Due to the popularity of the program, space…

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Producer Tara Hosts a Barn Tour

April 25, 2017

On April 25, 2017, producer Tara hosted a farm tour for a ladies group in her area. There were plenty of smiles that day as Tara shared her extensive broiler knowledge to the group!

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Eat Alberta

April 24, 2017

On April 23, Alberta Chicken Producers participated in Eat Alberta 2017: Back to Basics at the NAIT Hokasan Centre for Culinary Arts. So much good food was made, shared and enjoyed, while attendees learned more about the history of Alberta foods. Chef Kitty Poon led “Chop Suey on the Prairies,” a session sponsored by Alberta…

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This is my Farm!

April 6, 2017

Canadian chicken farmers follow mandatory third-party audited Animal Care and On Farm Food-Safety programs. Check out this video featuring Alberta Chicken Producers, Jason, Ben, Jacob, Tara, Nick and Chris as they talk about Canadian broiler farms.

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Producer Dennis Hosts Live Facebook Barn Tour

March 29, 2017

Curious about how chickens are raised in Canada? On March 29, 2017, Alberta Chicken Producer Dennis invited Maria for a tour of his barn. While the tour was ongoing, Maria filmed the experience live! This was the first time a Canadian chicken producer has ever hosted a Facebook live video. The video was featured on Chicken…

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National Chicken Month 2016

September 11, 2016

September is National Chicken Month! This month, let’s raise a glass to delicious and nutritious Chicken, and especially, to the hard-working chicken farmers across Canada! September is National Chicken Month – a time to celebrate farmers and their hard work and dedication to farming and to Canadian consumers for the entire month of September!  We…

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2016 Calgary Stampede

July 18, 2016

One of our annual events is hosting a booth at the Calgary Stampede. This year it was rainy week, which meant many visitors headed indoors to warm up. The booth was constantly buzzing with visitors asking questions and wanting to see the chicks.

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50th ANNIVERSARY

June 1, 2016

In 2016, we were excited to celebrate 50 years of providing families with safe, nutritious, and ethically raised chicken.   Key successes of the Alberta Chicken Producers:   ACP led the way, making Alberta the first province in Canada to have 100% of its producers certified under the national On Farm Food Safety and Animal…

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Taste Alberta

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Taste Alberta represents a variety of organizations within the Alberta food industry that have come together to encourage loyalty to locally produced food.

We are proud to be a member of this working group of advisors and partners that use communication, education and engagement to connect consumers with the facts about Alberta food and to help you explore the amazing range of products right here at home.

Taste Alberta serves up information to help you serve Alberta food every day.

To learn more about upcoming events, please visit the Taste Alberta website.

SM5 (Alberta Supply Management)

We are a proud partner of the Alberta "SM5", which is a working group of Alberta Milk, Alberta Hatching Egg Producers, Egg Farmers of Alberta, Alberta Turkey Producers and Alberta Chicken Producers, committed to upholding our supply managed system.

Together we strive to stay active in your communities through local engagement to connect our consumers to the safe, high quality products raised by our supply managed poultry and dairy producers.

For more information about supply management in Alberta, visit the supply management website.