Agritourism and Food Tourism: Exploring Business Opportunities
Monday, June 2, 2014 at 8:30 AM - Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 3:00 PM (PDT)
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.
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.
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
When & Where
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