Sunburst Growers Ltd. Farms - SASKATOON


City of Saskatoon

Saskatoon is located 50 kilometers west of the Sunburst Growers yardsite. The city lies 780 kilometers northwest of Winnipeg, just over 520 kilometers southeast of Edmonton, and a little over 300 kilometers north of the U.S. border. It is a magical city, a place with a rare combination of big city amenities and small town spirit. Established in the late 1800's by a group of settlers looking for Utopia, it was named after the Cree word for an indigenous wild berry. A cultural oasis, Saskatoon boasts amateur theatre groups, a symphony and numerous art galleries. For those who love to play, the offers many golf courses, swimming pools and other assorted sporting facilities. Shopping and dining in saskatoon is a rewarding and exiting experience with friendly courteous staff and a wide variety of choice. Summer dayitme temperatures range from 20C to 35C with an average annual rainfall of 245mm ensuring lush gardens and parks. Winter temperatures vary from +5C to -30C with enough snowfall to encourage a wide variety of winter sports.

A syncrotron particle accelerator is under construction on the University of Saskatchewan Campus. This syncrotron will be one of the four most powerful in the world. A project like this demonstrates to the scientific community that Saskatoon has always been, and will continue to be, a center for scientific research.

Saskatoon is situated on the banks of the south Saskatchewan river which is crossed by seven bridges within the city limits.

Contact the city’s Regional Economic Development Authority for more information on Saskatoon’s economy and business opportunities.

Saskatoon is the largest city in Saskatchewan with a population of 221,000.

With access to excellent k-12 schools, technical schools and the University of Saskatchewan, many educational opportunities are available within the city limits. Innovation Place, located on the university grounds, is one of the most successful university related research parks in North America.

There is a wealth of things to do in and amongst sasktoon. Many festivals and special events are celebrated annually.

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