Tradition runs deep as the earth in Mountain View County. It’s a place of rich soil and richer opportunities. The terrain varies from expansive horizons in the east to undulating foothills and dense forests to the west. And scattered throughout are communities each with their own unique personalities, on-the-farm experiences and one-of-a-kind boutiques and cafés.
Mountain View County is ideal for people who love to be outside in the fresh air, or soaking up western culture and heritage. It’s an area that is hugely popular with cyclists of all skill levels. Rodeos jam the calendar spring through fall. There are spots hidden and well-loved alike perfect for fishing, hunting, hiking, camping and riding. Markets are prevalent everywhere… farmer’s markets, art shows and sales, artisans and crafts… and with the many festivals, concerts, and special events throughout the County, there is no lack of engaging activities in this quiet rural environment.
Prairies Skies and Love of the Land
Room to Grow
Mountain View County is a prosperous rural municipality located in the heart of Alberta's Calgary-Edmonton Corridor. Just over a century ago, the same stretch of land was for the most part untamed wilderness, void of any semblance of permanent settlement.See more about Mountain View County >
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January 6, 2020
2020 Entrepreneur Events
The new year is starting strong with several webinars, tutorials, hands-on workshops and the Power UP! conference coming in March! Here’s a review of what’s scheduled so far. Everything Olds Entrepreneurship Centre Power UP! Alberta Entrepreneurs Conference: March 25, 2020 If you take 30 linear steps, each one a metre long, you will travel 30 […]
December 6, 2019
Where should we eat?
We have such a great selection of restaurants, markets and cafés in Olds, and when we have people from near and far stop in to ask about the community, they will often ask, “Where’s a good place to eat?” So we decided to capture the Best Eats in Olds into a small booklet – complete […]
December 20, 2019
Fair Trade Olds makes a splash in its 10th Year
10TH ANNIVERSARY CONTINUES AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE IN 2020 (OLDS, Alberta – December 20, 2019) When Olds Institute formed the Fair Trade Olds committee, it likely didn’t imagine the visibility it would have gained for the community a decade later.