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Alberta agritourism, direct marketing bus tour


August 23, 2016
By Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

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August 23, 2016, Calgary, Alta – The Agritourism and Farm Direct Marketing Bus Tour for Producers takes place September 14 in the Strathmore region.

“The tour will feature three different farm stops where the operators will share their experiences with agritourism and farm direct marketing,” says Colin Gosselin, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Stony Plain. “It will also include a farm-to-table demonstration dinner, learnings from Open Farm Days and the Open Farm Days coaching program, an experienced agritourism coach, and opportunities for peer networking with other producers.”

Stops are Seeds to Greens, Country Lane Farms and Rocking R Guest Ranch where Chef Judy Wood of Meez Cuisine and Catering will prepare the demonstration dinner.

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Cost for the tour is $30 per person (plus GST), and includes tour transportation and the supper. The bus pick-up and drop-off point will be in the Strathmore area.

To register call 1-800-387-6030. For more information, contact Colin Gosselin at 780-968-3518 (dial 310-0000 first for toll-free access in Alberta).