Maize Valley Winery in Hartville hosts national agritourism conference
Bill Bakan was putting on a show for a very special group of guests here at his Maize Valley Winery & Craft Brewery in Hartville. He danced up a storm, motivating his audience to get involved in the show. "GO DUCKS GO!" ...
Agritourism industry sees opportunity with new website
Agritourism may not be a word you hear every day, but everything from your favorite farm stand to your annual pumpkin patch trip falls under its umbrella, and nowhere is agritourism as bustling as the Last Best Place ...
Urban Apples proposes agritourism destination development
A new agritourism facility proposing an apple orchard, a cidery, a greenhouse and a goat tower was introduced to the Westfield City Council during its July 12 meeting.
The planned unit development is called Urban Apples. Because it was only ...
Grown in New York stamp of approval expands for fiber products
A new law will expand the state's Grown and Certified Program to include fiber-based textiles like wool, alpaca, cashmere, hemp and linen to receive a key seal of approval. The measure, signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, is meant to ...
Family offers dairy farm experience to travelers
A family operated dairy farm has been the backbone of the Wisconsin's dairy industry for decades. But these farms are progressively going under due to rising production costs while milk prices remain stagnant. One family in Monroe ...
Make your own bouquet, Rogersville family farm lets you pick the flowers
A family-run farm is allowing people to pick flowers for their own bouquets.
Jeremy and Staci Hill own the Gooseberry Bridge Farm in Rogersville. The farm has over ten thousand flowers varying in about 30 different types.
‘Sustainable isn’t a thing’: why regenerative agriculture is food’s latest buzzword
A pheasant struts around the Garden of Eden. The pheasant is, well, a pheasant, a male, with those long, jaunty tail feathers; the Garden of Eden is the semi-serious name given by Dan Cox, a 39-year-old chef turned farmer, to a patch of land ...
A New Generation of Farming – and Winemaking – at Taiga Farm in Ironwood
In the early 1900s, thousands of settlers moved into the Upper Midwest to farm lands that were recently cutover by timber companies. Many challenges and hardships would befall these early farmers, from the short growing season to ...