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Alberta hosting agri-tourism, direct marketing bus tour

August 9, 2017  By Alberta Agriculture and Forestry


August 9, 2017, Edmonton, Alta – The Agri-tourism and Farm Direct Marketing Bus Tour takes place September 11, 2017, in the Spruce Grove/West Yellowhead region.

“The tour will feature family-run businesses doing innovative things on smaller farms in rural Alberta,” says Colin Gosselin, with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry based in Stony Plain. “It will also feature a delicious local food lunch, an artisan winery tour, an experienced agri-tourism coach, and opportunities for networking, sharing, and discussion.”

Stops are at Happy Acres U-Pick, Shady Lane Estate and Leaman Exchange.

Cost for the tour is $25 per person, and includes tour transportation, lunch and refreshments. The bus pick-up and drop-off point will be in the Spruce Grove area. An alternate drop-off point in the Wildwood area is possible.

To register, call 1-800-387-603 by September 6. For more information, contact Colin Gosselin at 780-968-3518.


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