Maddy along with her family own Custom Woolen Mills ltd. using turn-of-the-century industrial revolution machinery, they have been providing quality woolen and exotic fiber products to their loyal customers for over 35 years
BIG IDEA: To provide a field to fashion experience for consumers, bringing awareness and experiences with natural fiber textiles.
Whispering Cedars Ranch (WCR) is a family owned and operated business which exists to nourish the lives of consumers by offering exceptional quality lamb.
BIG IDEA: Jennifer wants to develop a 2 part program - Farm stay for city folk who want to understand where their food comes from & how, and a collaborative program with a ruminant expert as part of her training workshops for the practical.
BIG IDEA: Local Up, Collaborative Projects- building 'buy local' tourism for Calgarians. A group of eco-friendly farmers partnered with Calgary businesses building the Wildrose Eco Trail. A day trip or 'stay-cation' of outdoor recreation, farm to table dining and country markets.
What began as an annual feast and camp-out (in 2008) for fellow medieval reenactors has turned into a thriving business. In June 2017 Daniel opened the gates to his medieval encampment, offering a variety of deluxe, immersive experiences.
BIG IDEA: Attract tourists from China who have an interest in learning more about Canada. The plan will be to offer a package of stays and experiences in the Wildrose Region as part of a more comprehensive unique tourism package including Rocky Mountain and Calgary attractions. There is an interest from many tourists to experience "real" experiences, and the Wildrose Region would be a major component of building an "authentic" experience of Canada.