WC Conversations Live! Join us in welcoming Tam Andersen from Prairie Gardens as a guest to the WC Conversations.
Tam Andersen hails from Prairie Gardens, located in Bon Accord (25 km north of Edmonton). She brings 35 years of experience in running her agri-tourism and u-pick farm, that offers strawberries, vegetables and pumpkins. Her passion for food and the love of this industry is what has kept her going through this Covid pandemic. She connects with 22,000 Facebook friends and 3400 Instagram folks, with new strategies to pivot her business while staying safe.
Tam has grown her farm operation using innovative ideas and building strong partnerships, in tourism, media, artisan and culinary sectors. She has been an inspiration to everyone in the tourism space in rural Alberta, and beyond, and has fostered many of the people who have worked with, and for her, to go on to create their own businesses in the greenhouse, culinary and rural tourism space.
April 7 WC Conversations Origin Business Park – Investment Attraction Specialist with Wheatland County, Jamie Kramble, talks with Origin Business Park broker Steve Grande. They discuss the Origin Business Park’s value for development opportunities. For more information about Origin Business Park contact Steve Grande at firstname.lastname@example.org or 587-600-1090.
March 29 WC Conversations Investment Attraction – Economic Development Officer Patrick Earl and Wheatland County’s new Investment Attraction Specialist, Jamie Kramble discuss investment readiness and attraction strategy.
March 4 WC Conversations Spotlight on Carseland – Carseland is a hamlet within Wheatland County located on Highway 24 southeast of Calgary that offers a great quality of life, amenities, businesses and charm to its residents and visitors. This WC Conversation highlights what makes Carseland a gem only minutes from Calgary and a highlight within the region with its proximity to industry, open spaces, and the Bow River.
February 26 WC Conversations Spotlight on Speargrass – Speargrass is a unique community within Wheatland County that offers a special quality of life and charm to its residents and visitors. This WC Conversation showcases what makes Speargrass a gem only minutes from Calgary and a highlight within the region on the banks of the Bow River.
February 12 WC Conversations WC Mercantile Launch – Agriculture value- chain development. The WC’s first sector-focused initiative.
December 17 WC Conversations Region Support Organizations with Wheatland Family and Community Support Services
December 10 WC Conversations Evolving the WC Reeve of Wheatland County Amber Link and Matt Boscariol, General Manager of Community and Development Services
December 8 WC Conversations Rural Development Network Dee Ann Benard, Executive Director