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Agritourism and Food Tourism: Exploring Business Opportunities

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and Utah State University Extension

Monday, June 2, 2014 at 8:30 AM - Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 3:00 PM (PDT)

Las Vegas, NV

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Workshop Purpose

This workshop is designed for growers, small food producers, and tourism operators looking to expand their agritourism and/or food tourism operations by taking advantage of the growing tourist demand for farm and local food experiences while traveling. Educators, agency and other government and industry representatives looking to assist growers and small food producers are also encouraged to attend. Workshop speakers will include academic and industry professionals.

 

Workshop Dates/Times

June 2-3, 2014 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. Registration fee includes all materials, continental breakfast and lunch each day and Agritourism Tour (transportation and entry fee) on Tuesday.

 

Workshop Topics

  • Why Ag/Food Tourism as a Diversification Strategy?
  • Agritourism and Food Tourism Options
  • Value-Added Food Issues and Considerations
  • Cottage Food Production and Regulations
  • Assessing the Economic Feasibility of an Ag/Food Tourism Enterprise
  • Farm to Fork Events
  • Accessing and Serving the Tourism Market
  • Marketing Value-Added Products
  • Agritourism Enterprise Development and Considerations
Have questions about Agritourism and Food Tourism: Exploring Business Opportunities? Contact University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and Utah State University Extension

When & Where


University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
8050 Paradise Rd
#100
Las Vegas, NV 89123

Monday, June 2, 2014 at 8:30 AM - Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 3:00 PM (PDT)


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Organizer

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and Utah State University Extension

Kynda R. Curtis, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Extension Specialist

Department of Applied Economics

Utah State University

4835 Old Main Hill

Logan, UT 84322-4835

Phone: 435-797-0444

Fax: 435-797-0402

kynda.curtis@usu.edu

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