You know you live in Farmtown…

I believe I have stated before that the town we now live in is a small farmtown. We actually live on a hay farm.

Well there are quite a few things I have been noticing lately that have me thinking, “Only in Chilliwack”.

Only in Chilliwack would you find a drive-thru corn stand.

Only in Chilliwack would three people on horses pass me while I was running.

Only in Chilliwack would your boyfriend come home with a new gun, for hiking trips. (Which I am actually very thankful for as we encountered a bear on our hike this weekend and I no longer feel safe!)

Only in Chilliwack would you drive past a goat farm every day. These guys seriously make me smile 🙂

Lastly, you know you live in Chilliwack when you buy allll these blueberries at a drive through blueberry stand. For five dollars. I love my life.

Is there something about your town that makes it unique?


About carlydeal

My name is Carly and I live in beautiful British Columbia, Canada! I work for a non-profit organization and spend my free time upgrading my education, snuggling with my LIB and kitty, working out, cooking, and reading.
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12 Responses to You know you live in Farmtown…

  1. Caitlyn says:

    Goat farm. Cool. $5 container of blueberries. Very cool. Seeing bears on your hike. Not cool (though it is kind-of cool because not many people can say they saw a BEAR; the coolest thing I see are chipmunks).

    The Saturn V rocket is located in my small town. It seems geeky, but it is actually pretty to cool to drive past a massive rocket everyday on my drive to work.

    • carlydeal says:

      Absolutely nothing cool about seeing a bear that close! I’ve seen a ton of bears from cars: awesome. Up close: terrifying.

      That’s pretty awesome about the rocket, I would think that is super cool!

  2. Ah I love farmtowns. My boyfriend lives in one and I just want to be there all the time!

  3. I couldn’t help but hum “green acres is the place to be…” 🙂

    I love the drive through corn stand!

    Props to Chris for taking care of his lady on your hikes. Bears are not cool.

  4. Laura says:

    Awwwww, beautiful British Columbia!! I’m so happy for you and how much you’re enjoying life in Chilliwhack.

    We ARE having a heat wave here, you’re right! I haven’t had a tan like this since I was in Mexico, oh, about 4 years ago. I know I shouldn’t enjoy it as much as I do…

  5. Bears? BEARS?! Oh my gosh, I’m not surprised you want to be armed on hikes! EEK!

    That many blueberries for $5 is amazing though.

  6. Stephanie says:

    Oh, I’ve been to Chilliwack! It was 2 summers ago during a brutal heatwave. My husband was training at the base hospital there (well, I don’t think there’s much of a base anymore…but military medics were training at the hospital). I visited him for a week. I really liked it there! The river’s so pretty. But it was waaaaaaaaay too hot.

  7. Heather says:

    love love love small town rural living. i sure do miss it 😦 my most favorite places i’ve lived were in a tiny town in Wisconsin and in the mountains in Colorado.
    lots of unique things about both 🙂
    now, i’m in Seattle, and tryyyyyyyying to like it….it’s gonna take awhile.

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