Innovative Communities: Agritourism in Virginia's New Economy
Date: December 6, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce: 434-836-6990
Cloverdale Quarters: 1120 Cloverdale Trail, Sutherlin, VA 24594
Free to attend but reservations are required.
Registration Deadline is November 29 and space is limited - register early!
Learn about important Agritourism topics! Network and create partnerships!
10:00 Welcome and Introductions
10:10 Designing Agritourism in Virginia
10:45 Business Planning
11:45 Connecting with Planning and Zoning
12:00 Networking Lunch
12:30 Assessing Farm Safety
Managing the Liability
1:15 Networking, Social Media and Marketing
2:00 Funding Opportunities
2:45 Brags and Blunders: Learning from Agritourism Entrepreneurs
3:45 Next Steps and Evaluation
Special thanks to program partners:
Halifax County Agricultural Development
Halifax County Tourism
Mecklenburg County Tourism
Martinsville/Henry County Tourism
Danville/Pittsylvania County Tourism
Olde Dominion Agricultural Foundation
Agritourism programming in Virginia is co-sponsored by:
Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tourism Corporation, and Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.