Category Archives: Food and Agriculture News

Call for Award Nominations – Needed by Friday, Sep 12!

Each year since 1987, AERO has given the Northern Rockies Sustainable Agriculture Award to innovative researchers, educators, and farmers doing exceptional work in the field of sustainable agriculture. This award recognizes the differences each of these individuals has made to … Continue reading

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Request for Proposals Issued for Abundant MT Agritourism Promotion Project

AERO has partnered with the Community Food and Agriculture Coalition (CFAC) and the Montana Department of Tourism to expand the Abundant Montana Directory to include agritourism opportunities by region! Agritourism activities include food‐related events, farmers markets, farm to table dinners, … Continue reading

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Help Us Celebrate 40 Years of AERO!

AERO is excited to invite you to its 40th Anniversary Annual Meeting. This year the innovative and creative community of Red Lodge will host at the Carbon County Fairgrounds, October 17-19th. To truly ring in our 40th year in style, … Continue reading

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Help us Promote Agritourism in Montana!

 Farmer/Business Agritourism Survey Consumer/Tourist Agritourism Survey The online Abundant Montana Directory can be found at www.aeromt.org/abundant. Imagine a day when tourists come from across the West to experience first-hand Montana’s unique agricultural heritage and landscape. On a summer Saturday, Montanans have … Continue reading

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Food & Agriculture Program Sets Program Area & Project Priorities

The votes are in! Food and Agriculture Program Manager Caroline Wallace has been working with Board Members and the Food and Ag Task Force to set program area and project priorities for the next year and beyond. Input and ideas … Continue reading

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Abundant MT Directory Awarded Dep’t of Tourism E-Marketing Technology Grant

A proposal to add agritourism e-marketing functionality within AERO’s online Abundant MT Directory was recently awarded $26,700 in funding by the Department of Tourism. The vision for AERO’s Abundant Montana Agritourism E‐Marketing Project is to provide a service to farmers, ranchers, and … Continue reading

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Montana Food Regulations – Written Comments Accepted Through Feb 17th

The Montana Food Policy Modernization Project represents an unprecedented opportunity for everyone, producer or consumer, to have a say regarding how food is regulated in the state. If you have something to add to this conversation, submit a written comment … Continue reading

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