Get on the Bus - Agritourism Tour of the Eastern TownshipsOctober 29, 2014
Join us on a dynamic tour of working farms in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. The trip starts and finishes in Newport, Vermont. The bus will leave the morning of October 29th and return on the afternoon of October 30th. Get your tickets and get on the bus!
Tickets are $70 per person and include the awesome tour bus ride, all the location fees, a delicious dinner and breakfast (lunches are extra) 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 agitourism destination. Please register by October 22nd.
This study tour 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.
Funding is generously provided by Canaday Family Charitable Trust, U.S.D.A. Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program and U.S. Small Business Administration.