Agri-tourism pays off for businesses ready to diversify
Despite facing some tough times over lockdown, many of those involved in Scotland’s growing agri-tourism sector have taken the opportunity to make transformational changes to their businesses over the past year.
From the Extension: Agriculture means business in Lake County
Agriculture means business in the state of Florida. It is the state’s 2nd largest economic driver and the top industry in times of economic downturn. According to a recent report from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services ...
Agriculture and Art: Together!
Colleton County kicked off the Ag and Art Tour for the state of South Carolina on May 29-30. Colleton residents were able to attend sessions regarding heirs property and tree farm ownership with local Joe Hamilton and participate in a ...
Finest WA produce now on the menu
WHAT'S on the menu for June, you may ask? Buy West Eat Best has cooked up a campaign to showcase Western Australian produce in the return of Plating Up ...
FAMILY FARM PLOTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE GROWING SEASON AT THE PORTSMOUTH AGINNOVATION FARM
The Portsmouth AgInnovation Farm has announced that it is making available family farm plots to community members for the 2021 Spring and Summer growing season. The plots are 4’x25’ in size and are located at the Portsmouth ...
Family-Run Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill Thriving After 75 Years, Despite Challenges
Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill has been an entertainment destination for decades. In recent years, they have managed to not only survive, but also thrive, by adding new products like hard cider and subscription boxes ...
Hunterdon County is introducing itself to local residents through an agritourism trail
It started as a local marketing effort. Last May, the Hunterdon County Economic Development officials weren’t trying to attract out-of-towners to the county’s farms, markets and restaurants—they were trying to attract locals. Most people ...
Cultivating a farm family: UMass Amherst Farm students learn the ropes together
The warm spring air signaled the start of a bountiful farming season. After completing a lesson on irrigation systems, University of Massachusetts Amherst farm students trek up an icy trail toward the summit of Mount Sugarloaf, ...