Tag Archives: agritourism

Still hunting for the perfect tree? Check out Agritourist Lara Bender’s guide to tree farms in Ottawa

Fun fact: in 2010, Agritourist Lara Bender visited a number of Christmas tree farms in the Ottawa region, and wrote articles about each and every one of them.  We love to blog, but we also love to celebrate the great blogs in our area that already exist – and Lara’s is definitely one of them. […]

Eating Ottawa (and area): Lara takes a Locavore Tour

Lara Bender (blog/Twitter) is the creator of Agritourism Ottawa, a blog that profiles wineries, orchards, gardens, farm tours, and other agricultural destinations within an hour’s drive of Ottawa. When she’s not hanging out on farms and driving Ottawa’s rural back roads, she’s a product marketing writer in the high-tech industry. While visiting Ottawa’s many agritourism destinations […]

A trip to the farm: Barbara D. shares a snapshot of Ottawa’s Sheep Shearing Festival

Barbara D. is a public servant by day but nurtures her love of writing through social media. She blogs at Tales of Life with a Girl on the Go and Losing it in Ottawa and offers shorter thoughts as @OttMomGo. The Canada Agriculture Museum is the first museum that I took my daughter to for […]

Maple Madness: The Local Agritourist visits a sugar bush

Lara Bender is the creator of Agritourism Ottawa, a blog that profiles wineries, orchards, gardens, farm tours, and other agricultural destinations within an hour’s drive of Ottawa. When she’s not hanging out on farms and driving Ottawa’s rural back roads, she’s a product marketing writer in the high-tech industry. How is it possible that I […]

Local Agritourist Lara Bender visits Carp’s Carleton Growers

Lara Bender is the creator of Agritourism Ottawa, a blog that profiles wineries, orchards, gardens, farm tours, and other agricultural destinations within an hour’s drive of Ottawa. When she’s not hanging out on farms and driving Ottawa’s rural back roads, she’s a product marketing writer in the high-tech industry. If I needed reminding of how […]

Introducing the Local Agritourist: Lara Bender

Lara Bender is the creator of Agritourism Ottawa, a blog that profiles wineries, orchards, gardens, farm tours, and other agricultural destinations within an hour’s drive of Ottawa. When she’s not hanging out on farms and driving Ottawa’s rural back roads, she’s a product marketing writer in the high-tech industry. Did you know that there are […]