Tag Archive: Agritourism

2017 Agritourism Conference – September 26-27

If you are a new or existing agritourism operation looking for ideas, please consider joining us on September 26-27 at the UF/IFAS Polk County Extension Office, 1702 Hwy 17 South, Bartow, Florida.   The program will include some excellent presenters (both state and nationally recognized) as well as tours of some popular agritourism …

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Hosting a Farm Tour is an Excellent Marketing Tool

One excellent way to increase farm sales is to host a farm tour. In 2013 the Florida Legislature passed Senate Bill 1106, protecting farmers and ranchers from liability as long as activities are directly related to agriculture. This has opened up many opportunities for Florida farmers and has given citizens access to local farms …

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Agritourism Can Promote Your Farm and Generate Extra Revenue

The momentum behind the local food movement has meant a huge growth in the number of consumers heading to their local farmers’ markets each week. Not only are they interested in buying produce that is fresh and locally grown, but they are also interested in understanding exactly how the fruits and vegetables were grown. In …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2015/06/26/agritourism-can-promote-your-farm-and-generate-extra-revenue/

Agritourism: a Growing Industry in the Panhandle

Agritourism is an industry that provides alternative income opportunities for Panhandle agricultural producers, while providing recreational opportunities for tourists, schools, churches, and other organizations.  Agritourism activities also promote agriculture, and the vital role that agriculture plays in our daily lives, and the Florida economy.  It combines Florida’s two largest industries– tourism and agriculture – and …

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Agri-Tourism Workshop February 13

Are you selling products at your farm or ranch, inviting guests to visit for outdoor entertainment or an overnight’s stay, considering putting in a pumpkin patch, or an agritourism venture? This full-day workshop is for you!

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New Leaf Market sponsors Tour of Local Farms – Oct 19 & 20

New Leaf Market in Tallahassee has hosted a local farm tour for the past 6 years. The 2013 Farm Tour will be October 19 & 20. This much anticipated event has grown to become a Fall tradition and will feature over 41 sites. All tours are free to the public. Suggested …

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