Throughout the Eastern Townships
Join a dynamic tour of working farms in the Eastern Townships of Quebec on October 29 & 30, 2014. This 2-day workshop will offer the opportunity to visit several farms that host guests for education, shopping, eating, events, recreation and more.
Tickets are $70 per person and include the awesometour bus ride, all the location fees, a delicious dinner and breakfast as well as your overnight stay!
Destinations we will be visiting:
- Domaine de Dunham - Orchard
- Les Alpagas de la Ferme - Alpaca Farm
- Verger Champetre - Diversified Farm and Orchard
- Miellerie Lune de Miel - Apiary
- Cidrerie Verger Ferland - Orchard and Cidery
- Fromagerie la Station - Dairy and Cheese Maker
This trip is for farmers, food business owners, hospitality entrepreneurs, on-farm educators and policy makers. You'll see the onsite signage, experience farm-based education activities and hear from the farmers about their business models, key partnerships, marketing strategies and the policy that supports their work.
Come and learn directly from the people who make the Eastern Townships a vibrant agritourism destination. Please register by October 22th.
More Info: Find more information on our Eventbrite registration page here. Immediate questions can be directed to Grace at the Vermont Fresh Network:Grace@vermontfresh.net 802.434.2000 This learning journey is part of a collaborative Vermont agritourism project. Host organizations include: Farm-Based Education Network, Shelburne Farms, UVM Extension, Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing, Vermont Farms! Association, and the Vermont Fresh Network.