NAFDMA Weekly Harvest
The ALR will take place in Canfield, OH July 20 and Hartville, OH July 21-22
Space is limited. Register today. Membership is not required.
If you are joining or renewing your membership, please email for quicker access to your member discount for this event.
This ALR will be modified slightly to accommodate Covid19 restrictions.
Notably: NAFDMA will NOT be providing transportation. You will need to provide your own transportation to and from the location(s) themselves. This can be accomplished through personal vehicles, rentals, or ride shares.
ALR Host Farm
Maize Valley has been open since the 1960s and likes to joke that their number one “crop” from the rich soil of their 750-acre farm is FUN. Their event calendar is brimming with activities all year long to make your visit memorable. From car cruise-ins and weekend concerts to fall festivities with wagon rides, corn mazes and the legendary pumpkin cannon, the activities at Maize Valley will entertain all ages.
They are founded on old-fashioned values, where employees are treated like family and customers are treated like friends. Dedicated to the community, Maize Valley commits to supporting causes throughout Northeast Ohio and helping neighbors when they need a hand. VIEW THE FULL SCHEDULE
White House Fruit Farm has grown produce for over 90 years. Apples are their signature crop, but they also grow strawberries, blueberries, peaches, nectarines, sweet corn, asparagus, tomatoes, peppers, squash, onions, cucumbers, eggplant, and pumpkins.

The farm brings fun beyond the farm market. They are a destination for all seasons! They look forward to welcoming you!
2021 Virtual Agritourism Summit Recordings
Individual educational sessions available, covering topics focused on:
  • Operations and Employee Management
  • Retail Merchandising
  • Email Marketing
  • Booking Software
  • And more…
Our entire Virtual Tour is available, showcasing the following unique farm operations:
  • Edwards Apple Orchard West
  • Kuipers Family Farm
  • DeBuck’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch
  • Richardson Farm
  • Niederman Family Farm
Note: Payment is required for all distribution of recorded materials.  
Bakery Workshop
Helene's Hilltop Orchard transitioned a family dairy farm into an orchard in 1979 and added a bakery in 1992. As the apples grew, so did their business. Today, the orchard is owned by Mark and Olivia Telschow. Olivia shares her knowledge of the bakery as she learned it working hands-on in the kitchen, adding the commercial bakery operation to their agritourism farm. Everything from production tips to equipment to operational checklists will be shared. 

Content is available on-demand as soon as payment is received.

Topics covered include:
  • History & Olivia’s Training
  • Bakery tour – Inside
  • Farm Tour – Outside
  • Online Store and Drive-Thru
  • Retail Strategies
  • Customer Base – Marketing – Pricing – Packaging
  • Labor – Internships – Prep work
  • Food Products
  • Donuts
  • Label Production
  • Making Pie Crust 
  • Making Double Crust Apple Pie
  • Making Quiche
  • Making Apple Turnovers
  • Making Lattice Top Crust
Chestnut Brae Farm Virtual Tour
John & Linda Stanley’s Chestnut Brae Farm: Virtual Tour from the Southwest of Australia
Many of you know John and Linda Stanley as Farm Retail consultants and session presenters at NAFDMA’s conferences. Now, through a 45-minute virtual video tour, we have the opportunity to discover all that they have to offer on their own farm, “Chestnut Brae”.

You will gain an in-depth understanding of their operation, learn what they do, why they do it, and how their ideas can be relevant to our own businesses. Chestnut Brae takes a unique approach to their marketing – learn what works and what doesn’t, so you don’t have to reinvent the wheel of your own marketing initiatives. Also included is an interactive workbook that you can use to enhance various aspects of your own operation, as well as a link to their blogger video connection (one of the ways they get others to spread the word.)

Because of our Australia and North American East/West Coast time differences, we will present our Live Q & A twice with John and Linda: 
Session One - June 2nd – 8:30 pm ET, 5:30 pm PT
Session Two - June 3rd – 8:00 am ET, 5:00 am PT
A recording will be available for later viewing, if you can’t attend either session.

About Chestnut Brae Farm
Chestnut Brae Farm is 70 idyllic acres of mature organic sweet chestnut forests that were planted biodynamically in 1985, as well as mushroom crops, heirloom vegetables and heritage animals that are all farmed sustainably using regenerative agriculture and holistic management. They also offer a Farm Stay along with their Retail Store and Guided Tours of the farm.

Access to all of the above will be included in your registration confirmation email.

Atlanta Market at AmericasMart
Tuesday, July 13 – Monday, July 19, 2021 (Temporaries 14-18)
Shop #ATLMkt:

Enter by June 11 (offer cannot be applied after the deadline; failure to send OnPeak confirmation to by June 11 will result in no comp. nights applied to your reservation).

NAFDMA retail members: book your hotel now and receive 2 complimentary nights*. Use the special link to book your discounted room and we will apply 2 complimentary nights to your OnPeak reservation. Room availability is limited, so make your reservation right away.
Once you make your hotel reservation, please forward your OnPeak confirmation to to ensure complimentary nights are conveniently applied. To register for digital badges or if you have questions, please contact us at

To cancel or make changes to your reservation, please call OnPeak at 800.241.6405.
*Limited to one/buyer/retail location. Travel between July 12 - 20, 2021 arranged by buyer at its discretion through dedicated link. Stores within a 100-mile radius of AmericasMart are not eligible. Void if collected at Summer 2021 Las Vegas Market, and if not redeemed at Summer 2021 Atlanta Market. Restrictions apply. Non-transferrable. Offers may not be combined. Complete official rules on request.

Las Vegas Market at World Market Center
August 22-26, 2021 (Temporaries close Wednesday)
Shop #LVMkt:

Enter by July 28 (offer cannot be applied after the deadline).

Shop #LVMkt, the premier gift and home market in the West. Efficiently explore more than 4,300 resources to prosperously stock your retail store. Better your business with an extensive and exciting product selection, to attract a mix of consumers who spend.

NAFDMA retail members: enter now for eligibility to receive 2 complimentary hotel nights**, including tax and resort fees. Host hotels include complimentary shuttle to #LVMkt. Reach for service or to register for badges.

**Limited to one/buyer/retail location. Travel arranged by sponsor at its discretion, between August 21 - 27, 2021. Stores within a 100-mile radius of WMC are not eligible. Void if collected at Summer 2021 Atlanta Market, and if not redeemed at Summer 2021 Las Vegas Market. Restrictions apply. Non-transferrable. Offers may not be combined. Complete official rules on request.
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