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October is PEI Porktoberfest
October is PEI Porktoberfest
PEI pork presented in partnership with the PEI Hog Producers, Hometown Pork, the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, PEI Flavours, PEI Restaurant Association and Fresh Media.

For the month of October, PEI Porktoberfest returns with gourmet pulled pork sandwiches vying to win one Island restaurant the title of “Best PEI Porktoberfest Chef.”

National Tree Day
Bruce Smith, PEI Communhity Advisor Trees Canada, LEFT, Min. Webster, Jamie Lewis - Home Hardware Charlottetown Store Manager, Les Wong Co-Owner Home Hardware Charlottetown, MLA Buck Watts.

Trees play an important role in our environment, economy and society.

And the winner is ...2014 Celebrate Agriculture & Forestry Photo Contest
2014 The Wild Side Category Celebrate Agriculture winner - Jeff Thompson

Congratulations to the winner of the 2014 Celebrate PEI Agriculture and Forestry Photo Contest. Thank-you to all who submitted photos.

Province welcomes opening of Deep Roots Distillery
(L-R): Agriculture and Forestry Minister George Webster; West Royalty - Springvale MLA Bush Dumville; and Deep Roots Distillery owner Mike Beamish.

Deep Roots Distillery is a new business developing value-added products from its family owned and operated organic orchard in Warren Grove. The company has received support to grow its business from Innovation PEI and the Growing Forward program, a joint partnership of Agriculture Canada and the Department of Agriculture and Forestry.

Updated Public Land Atlas

The popular Public Land Atlas has been updated and revised to reflect a number of changes requested by the people who use these lands for recreation, bird watching, hiking, hunting and fishing. The updated Atlas is available free of charge on line or in print for $34 at the J. Frank Gaudet Tree Nursery in Charlottetown.

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