NAFDMA Weekly Harvest
New Member Online Roundtable - TODAY
Connect with fellow NAFDMA members and learn how to get the most out of your membership. Hosts Tammi Packer and Lisa Dean will facilitate the discussion. We hope you will join us! Register now by logging into your nafdma.com account and using this link or email lisa@nafdma.com.
SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 2021
AGRITOURISM FARM TOUR
Save The Dates! On August 23rd and 24th, NAFDMA is offering a summer farm tour of several agritourism destinations - starting in Kansas and ending in Missouri! We are working on some final details before we open registration in a few weeks, but you will have an opportunity for some last minute ideas before the fall season starts. Mark your calendars to join the NAFDMA Agritourism Farm Tour!

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After weeks of waiting, the Granit Training Group’s Farm School on Wheels project finally reached its big grand opening day on Wednesday ...

Rooibos tea: EU protection is good news for South African agriculture
theconversation.com
The European Union recently added rooibos (red bush) tea to its register of products with a protected designation of origin. The iconic tea is the first African product to receive such status in the EU, and the 40th from a non-EU country ...

Does this distiller have what it takes to survive a crowded market?
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Whiskey Acres Distilling, 60 miles west of Chicago, expands a family farming business into a true field-to-glass enterprise. Crain's Private Intelligence tells how they did it ...

Honey Bees thrive and stay busy at Sweet Cheeks Farm and Apiary farm in New Jersey
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The power of honey bees and their fascinating work is on full display at Sweet Cheeks Farm and Apiary in Chester, New Jersey. The 16-acre family farm, dedicated to the care of bees and other animals, produces a variety of ...

Fairfax supervisors OK controversial revamp of agritourism rules
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All agritourism operations must have their parking on the same lot as the agricultural operations, with none permitted in the public right-of-way. To ....

Cuddle up with the cutest goats at this animal farm near Toronto
Daily Hive
A new farm tourism experience has opened up near Toronto, and it gets you up close and personal with beloved farm animals.
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Association, visit our website at www.nafdma.com.
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Jeff Winston, Education and Operations Manager | jeff@nafdma.com
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