Tag: agritourism

Agritourism conference helps important farm sector

Whether it’s selling pumpkins at a roadside stand or hosting weddings in a winery, agritourism is a $2.2 billion business in Virginia. Agritourism operators have the opportunity to attend the 2018 Virginia Agritourism Conference March 21-22 at the Great Wolf Lodge.


Study: Agritourism impact on Shenandoah Valley economy

Fresh data shows businesses along the Shenandoah Valley’s Fields of Gold Farm Trail contribute significantly to the region’s economy.


Agritourism plays important role in Virginia economy

Agritourism plays an important role in the $70 billion annual economic contribution made by Virginia’s agriculture and forestry industries.


McAuliffe announces new economic impact figures for Virginia agritourism industry

A new economic impact study conducted by Virginia Tech shows that Virginia’s agritourism industry accounts for $2.2 billion in economic activity.


2016 Virginia Agritourism Conference set for April

The 2016 Virginia Agritourism Conference will be held April 5 and 6 at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center.


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Fields of Gold Farm Trail kicks off spring season with giveaway

The Fields of Gold Farm Trail, the first trail in the state of Virginia, kicked off the 2015 agritourism season by sponsoring a giveaway featuring a basket filled with items donated by farm trail members.


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Shenandoah Valley hosts Virginia’s first agritourism conference March 10-11

Agritourism farmers, economic development staff, and local government leaders will gather on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 10-11, at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel in Staunton, Virginia, to explore innovative ideas on agritourism at the 2015 Virginia Conference on Agritourism in the Creative Economy.


Study: Agritourism can boost farmers’ revenues

From pick-your-own strawberry operations and winery tasting rooms to pumpkin patch fields and cut-your-own Christmas tree farms, agritourism is growing in the commonwealth and across the country.


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Shenandoah Valley hosts Virginia’s first Agritourism Summit

Agritourism farmers, economic development staff, and local government leaders will gather on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 10-11, at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel in Staunton, to explore innovative ideas on agritourism at the 2015 Virginia Conference on Agritourism in the Creative Economy.