agritourism

Evergreen Creations unveils pollinator attraction for agritourism farms

Evergreen Creations, a leading provider of kid-friendly “edutainment” content to the agritourism industry, has a new offering for the upcoming sunflower season. The Pollinator Path is a signage-based activity that instructs participants to become pollinators... more »

UF/IFAS to host Regional Agri-Tourism Conference

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension is hosting the 2017 Regional Agri-Tourism Conference on June 15 and 16. From 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on June 15, participants will visit... more »

Michigan grower finds success in kraut-making day

Long after the last pumpkin is carted off in a family’s wagon with donut holes and caramel apples, and long before the first quart of juicy u-pick strawberries get smeared across a toddler’s face in... more »

California Regional Agritourism Summits registration open

The University of California Small Farm Program and UC Cooperative Extension advisors in four California regions are working with local partners to organize Regional Agritourism Summits. The summits will be occasions for farmers, ranchers, county... more »

Farmers’ markets, farms draw customers with Pokemon Go

Farmers' markets and farm marketers are tapping into the Pokemon Go phenomenon to attract visitors and customers. The app has reached more than 30 million downloads in the U.S., and as many as 25 million... more »

Ohio agritourism law provides protection, clarity

For 20 years, the Leeds Farm in Delaware County (Ohio) has opened its gates to thousands of visitors on autumn weekends for hayrides, zip lines, pig races, and other activities including a petting zoo with... more »

Farmcation connects local farmers with city dwellers

Although demand for local food in the Bay Area is on the rise, most small farms struggle to stay afloat. But a new student startup called Farmcation, which grew from a UC Berkeley innovation course... more »

Midwest Agritourism Expo 2016 to offer free admission

The 2016 Midwest Agritourism Expo, being held on March 10, at the Van Buren Conference Center in Lawrence, Michigan will be free for attendees. The expo, which runs from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., will... more »

Schopf brothers’ love of scaring people pays off

Jim Schopf has always loved scaring people. As kids, he and his brother Gene would make straw tunnels in the barn. They’d invite friends to crawl through the tunnels and find ways to frighten them.... more »

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