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Agritourism in North Florida- an Emerging Industry

The Ocheesee Creamery in Calhoun County Florida participates in the annual regional Farm Tour highlighting a number of agritourism opportunities in North Florida.  Photo Credit: Ocheesee Creamery It seems each weekend this time of year is packed with things to do outside; and for good reason!  The weather is perfect and the holidays are approaching.  …

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Exploring Opportunities in Agritourism in North Florida – September 30

UF IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center 155 Research Road – Quincy, FL 32351 Saturday, September 30, 2017 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Eastern Time Eventbrite Registration Call 850-875-7100 for more information Author: admin – webmaster@ifas.ufl.edu Panhandle Agriculture

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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 destinations in …

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Cultivating Futures in Agritourism & Agrimarketing Seminar March 2 & 3

March 2-3, 2016 $ 35 (includes 2 day registration fee & 2 lunches) Wednesday, March 2   8:30 a.m.— 4:00 p.m. Central Seminar Presentation Chipola College Cultural Center, College Street, Marianna 32446 Jane Eckert, featured presenter, is the founder and CEO of Eckert AgriMarketing, a full-service marketing and consulting firm that offers a variety of services …

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2016 Gulf Coast Agritourism and Ecotourism Business Development Conference

In 2014, five Extension agents involved with www.naturallyescarosa.com launched the first Gulf Coast Agritourism & Ecotourism Business Development Conference. Over sixty business owners and members of the hospitality industry met to discuss marketing, sustainable tourism, and how to handle insurance and liability in an industry that involves outdoor exploration. Back by popular demand, we have …

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2016 Gulf Coast Agritourism & Ecotourism Business Development Conference February 18-19

Join us for the 2016 Gulf Coast Agritourism & Ecotourism Business Development Conference in beautiful Pensacola, Florida. A dynamic group of speakers will be providing relevant information to aid with tourism-based business start-up, for established businesses, or even the development of future plans. Registration is only $ 25!!! This is a  tremendous value that includes …

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Agritourism Can Promote Your Farm and Generate Extra Revenue

Silent auction event in a greenhouse at Turkey Hill Farm. Photo by Molly Jameson. 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 …

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Agritourism: a Growing Industry in the Panhandle

Agritourism – Holmes County Corn Maze – Photo Courtesy of Ryan Hammack 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 …

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Gulf Coast Agritourism and Ecotourism Business Development Conference Announced for November

The UF/IFAS Extension Escambia and Santa Rosa counties and Naturally EscaRosa would like to invite agritour and ecotour providers to the 2014 Agri/Eco-tourism Business Development Conference on November 5-6, 2014. The conference is geared for businesses wishing to enhance and develop their offerings. Owners, operators and employees of u-pick operations, fresh produce markets, corn mazes, …

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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! Learn how to: Evaluate where you are and where you want to be Get the perspective of successful components …

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