Welcoming people to growing, producing lands to take in the “farm to plate” experience is nothing new. Wine tasting rooms, petting zoos, field tours; it’s all there to be seen in what has been coined agri-tourism.more »
It will take a LOT of candles to celebrate the ‘birthday’ this year for the Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre. more »
Agritourism includes everything from value-added products to U-Picks to farm stays. Simply put, agritourism is any activity that brings visitors to your farm. more »
On the outskirts of Nanoose Bay, on Vancouver Island, 10 buildings are spread over a fairly typical farm property. Horses roam the green fields ... but this is definitely not a horse ranch; it's a ranch of a very different kind. more »
There are raisins ... and then there are California Raisins. That wildly successful exercise in branding, featuring raisins wearing Wayfarer sunglasses, showed fruit growers all over the world the importance of branding. more »
Kelsey Rieger grew up on her family farm, Orchard Corners, in Kelowna. It’s a small farm; 15 acres planted mostly in apples and the rest in peaches, pears, plums and blueberries. The senior Riegers, wanting to retire, put the farm up for sale. Of their three children, only Kelsey was interested in taking over.
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Bringing Young Farmers Together
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