Category Archives: Food and Agriculture News

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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MOA Annual Conference & Member Meeting – Dec. 12-14

MOA’s 11th Annual Conference and Member Meeting December 12 – 14, 2013, Flathead Valley Community College, Kalispell, MT Facts and Fiction of GMOs, breeding and saving organic seeds, cover cropping for weed and pest control, and improving the health of the … Continue reading

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Ag Task Force Meeting Held August 27

On August 27th, members of AERO’s Ag Task Force convened in Power, Montana to discuss current challenges for small scale producers in Montana and opportunities for AERO to support and grow the local food movement in Montana. Participants were given … Continue reading

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Farm to Cafeteria Manual for Montana Now Available

AERO and NCAT have collaborated on a how-to guide for producers, foodservice, professionals, and local leaders interested in getting more fresh, local food into schools and other institutions. Download it here!

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