Wild Rose Region to Diversify the Agriculture Sector - Agri-tourism Expansion Initiative

Community Futures Wild Rose, along with the Government of Alberta, Wheatland County, Kneehill County and Rocky View County are undergoing the development of a Strategy to grow and develop Agritourism within the CF Wild Rose Region. Below are the five phases of the project initiative:

Phase I: Agri-tourism Research

The purpose of this phase of the project is to gather and understand the agri-tourism sector and how it can apply to the CF Wildrose Region.

  • Identify trends, best practices in Agri-tourism
  • Regional agri-tourism asset collection
  • Visitor Feedback & Insights
  • In-Depth Interviews with Selected Comparable Agri-tourism Operations
  • Analysis and Synthesis of Findings and Reporting

Phase 1 Report Findings: /sites/default/files/wildrose.albertacf.com/cfwr_agritourism_phase_i_report_final_2019-03-12.pdf

Phase II:  Stakeholder Engagement

The purpose of this phase of the project is to engage with the agri-tourism operators in the Wildrose region.

  • Confidential Interviews with Select OFD Farms and Stakeholders
  • Identification of Gaps and Challenges
  • Identification of agri-tourism themes for the Region

Phase III: Agri-tourism Opportunity Identification

  • Agri-tourism Opportunity Identification

Stakeholder Engagment Summary's (workshop 1 & 2): /sites/default/files/wildrose.albertacf.com/agritourism_workshop1_summary_report_2019-06-06.pdf    /sites/default/files/wildrose.albertacf.com/agritourism_workshop2_summary_report_2019-10-11_final.pdf

Phase IV: Strategic Action Plan Development

  • Stakeholder Presentation and Feedback
  • Agri-tourism Action Plan Development

Phase V: Regional Strategy Development and Final Report

  • Regional Strategy Development
  • Draft Project Report Preparation
  • Final Report

 

Communication Pieces

/sites/default/files/wildrose.albertacf.com/ag_expansion_poster_final.pdf

/sites/default/files/wildrose.albertacf.com/agri-tourism_expansion_initiative_-_press_release_september_2018_final.pd

 

 

 

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