Pa. bill would protect farms that run agritourism activities
The Pennsylvania General Assembly last week passed an agritourism bill that farmers say will help keep them in business and attract new consumers with activities like story times, goat yoga and mud runs ...
Agri-tourism operator looks to make hay when Alberta COVID restrictions lift
Melissa Schur is running flat out. "I'm a mother, I'm a wife, I'm a farmer, I'm a nurse and I'm an entrepreneur-slash-business owner," said Schur. In her spare time, the 30-year-old can be found on the back of her favourite horse, Scarlet, trotting ...
Farm School on Wheels officially open
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
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?
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
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
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
A new farm tourism experience has opened up near Toronto, and it gets you up close and personal with beloved farm animals.