COVID-19 spurs direct marketing growth

Consumer desire to source local food a cash-cow for on-farm direct marketing businesses By Diana Martin Glacier FarmMedia staff Consumers took a more active role in sourcing locally produced protein when COVID-19 exposed challenges in the food supply chain. Mike Dougherty, along with his mom Suzy and brother Doug had been steadily growing their 50-acre […]

Open Farm Day/Organic Week: Integrity Foods

Open Farm Day/Organic Week Tour of Integrity Foods, Riverton, Manitoba. Pets for all to enjoy – goats, sheep, pigs, miniature donkey, alpaca, chickens, geese, ducks, cats, dogs, rabbits. Garden walks and conversation on growing, harvesting and preserving food. Fresh pizza from the outdoor wood-fired oven available for purchase. Tours at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. […]