Agritourism Projects

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Cliff Farm – Barn conversion

Cliff Farm – Barn Conversion feasibility study The Cliff Farm is located right on the 100 foot bank of Lake Erie. ┬áThe property is a delicate ecosystem that had been conventionally farm for many years. The new owners have spent personal time and money restoring critical forests, ponds, and bluffs. Meanwhile allowing farming and agriculture […]


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Dark Horse Estate Winery

Dark Horse Estate Winery William J. Krohn architect in association with VELD architect are working together on the design for Huron County’s first winery! Intended to be among the top 20 wine makers in Ontario. This winery, when complete in 2015, will be open for tastings, on-site purchases, and located right next door to the […]



Local Community Food Centre – processing station

Local Community Food Centre – Processing Station VELD architect provided design, permit, and construction assistance services to the Local Community Food Centre in Stratford. The Centre receives thousands of donations of fresh food every year and they further distribute, or use themselves. At times the donations overwhelm the need, so the LCFC needed space to […]


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Our Farm – Master Plan & Barn

Our Farm Our Farm is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating community through sustainable agriculture. They are a CSA (community supported agriculture) group looking to have their very “own farm” to share with friends and community, They are located just outside Waterloo on Erbsville road. VELD is assisting with master planning of the 12 acre […]


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Equestrian Park

Equestrian Park As project captain at John MacDonald Architect, Krista managed this 10 million dollar project on 150 acres of land, involving 800 horses, 4 stakeholder groups, including the TO2015 Pan Am Games, rezoning, site plan approval, MOE approvals, Conservation Authorities, building permits, and construction administration. The budget was extremely tight, therefore creative measures needed […]