The Grain Elevator Museum, the Ag Society office & the Spruce Grove Archives  will be open on May 1, 2014
 

Proudly serving the community for more than 40 years!

The Agricultural Society is a non-profit organization that was formed in 1972 to support the agriculture, horticulture, homemaking and quality of life in the community.
The Ag Society's goal is to ensure that they keep alive the history of the community both for the present and future generations. When the 1958 grain elevator was marked for demolition after the last manager left in 1995, the Ag Society stepped in to preserve it as a working museum. Since then, several thousand visitors have toured the Elevator.
 
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 hockey and curling ring) and hosting the annual AgraFair. This event grew to become Western Canada’s largest Agricultural Fair. The Fair was discontinued in 2000.

Since then the Grain Elevator site become a very busy venue with different old fashion fairs, specifically tailored towards kids and families. In 2013, over 4 000 visitors from Canada and around the world visited the
Grain Elevator Museum, Archives, and Farmers' Market. The Society also hosts educational programs for schools, known as "Origins of our Community".  The Agricultural Society sponsors the Spruce Grove Archives and also sponsors two students to attend the annual ACCA educational Youth Program.

Several annual summer fundraising events such as
Flap Jacks at the Tracks, the Farm & Heritage Carnival which and the Harvest Fair are hosted by the Society and are popular among community members and visitors. Events hosted at the site are for the purpose of raising funds to support ongoing maintenance, educating, programming, and promotions for the Agricultural Society. 
 
To learn more about the community of Spruce Grove - the home of the Ag Society and the Spruce Grove Grain Elevator Museum - follow this link!


 
 
The Ag Society's recent significant projects:

In 2011, the restoration of the old Spruce Grove Water Tower that served citizens until 1972.

In 2012, painting and restoration of the wooden
Grain Elevator Museum.

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 it will resemble a period train station. It will house the Farmers' Market, the Spruce Grove Archives, the Museum, a Café, a Gift Shop, and a Conference Room. Not only will this centre serve visitors and tourists but can also be used as a facility for community groups.



 
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