Agricultural Tours - Terra Tours

Terra Tours specialty is creating tours for professional groups interested in learning about the agriculture industry in Western Canada (British Columbia & Alberta).

All of our tours are customized to meet the specific requirements of every group and we are the only company in British Columbia specializing in these kinds of tours.

Terra Tours can organize educational study tours in various agriculture fields as farm visits, consultations, presentations, visits to research centers, processing plants, universities, factories, bio-tech/agri-business companies and show-fairs. We handle all the detailed planning of the group program incl. all technical visits, farm visits, speakers/presentations, meetings with industry associations, accommodation, transportation, sightseeing and meals.

Our extensive range of industry contacts allows us to make each tour a unique and personalized educational experience.

If you are a tour operator that specializes in the business of agricultural travel or a professional group in the agriculture industry and is looking for a destination for your group to learn about farming techniques, global agriculture technology development, education and trade, then Western Canada is an excellent choice.

Agriculture is a thriving industry in BC and a significant contributor to the economy. It generates over $1.5 billion at the farm gate, and over $11 billion in food retail sales. There are more than 200,000 people employed directly or indirectly in British Columbia's agri-food industry.

With fertile soil and a moderate climate, many of the regions of the West Coast are well-suited for farming a variety of products. The agriculture sector is diverse and includes a wide variety of farms, such as:

  • Berry
  • Fruit orchards
  • Potato
  • Dairy/beef
  • Poultry/duck
  • Grape
  • Grain
  • Organic
  • Bison
  • Vegetable
  • Herb
  • Honey
  • Lavender
  • Ginseng
  • Alpaca
  • Ostrich

British Columbia boasts the highest concentration of organic farms in Canada, and many farms are committed to sustainable farming techniques. Terra Tours can create an exclusive experience for your group, based on your specific needs and areas of interest. Let our expertise take you behind the scenes of Western Canada agriculture industry with visits to farms, ranches, nurseries, greenhouses and more.

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