Agriculture

Located where the rolling prairies meet the Rocky Mountains, Pincher Creek is a community with a long history of farming and ranching. Since the pioneering era, many generations have farmed the land and raised livestock in the fertile beauty of this vast prairie landscape.

Today, agriculture remains at the heart of Pincher Creek’s economy and culture. The warm sunny climate and irrigation produce a diversified crop base, which in turn provides feed for livestock and raw materials for food processing industries and export markets. With more than 2000 farms and ranches in the area, Pincher Creek farmers and ranchers make a tremendous contribution to the overall Canadian agriculture industry. 

From crops to cattle, Pincher Creek farmers and ranchers are a diverse group of rural entrepreneurs who have adopted a pro-active approach to the agri-business industry. This approach embraces the desire to build a sustainable future while maintaining the traditional values of rural lifestyle.

Upcoming Events

SEP
21
11:00 AM
Farmers Market
SEP
22
7:00 PM
Moon Shadow Run
SEP
22
1:00 PM
Skating Arena Open

Public Notices

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Nominate a local business
September 23, 2018
The Pincher Creek & District Chamber of Commerce are proud to announce their 23rd Annual Awards of Excellence on Friday October 19th, 2018!  The Awards of Excellence highlight businesses, organizations and individuals who excel in their field. We count on you, our community members to nominate those who stand out and are deserving of a nomination. We have a vast business community with a wide variety of services, products and friendly faces, support our local businesses by submitting a nomination today! Nominations close September 23rd at midnight.   Thank you for supporting local!
Bear Smart
August 28, 2018
Please be bear aware and bear smart! 
Voluntary Water Restriction Now in Effect
August 10, 2018
A voluntary water restriction is now in effect for the Town of Pincher Creek 
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