Bed and Breakfast
The rural setting of farm businesses provides many farmers with the opportunity to offer bed and breakfast services to the public. Farm businesses with a unique rural setting that area located close to metropolitan areas have the most potential. A key to success is being able to provide the time and effort needed to provide bed and breakfast services without negatively impacting the operating of the farm business.
For more information on this topic, see the links listed below of articles posted on related Web sites.
- Bed and Breakfasts: Is This the Right Business for You? – University of Missouri Extension -- Considering a bed and breakfast? Learn tips from other bed and breakfast owners in Missouri through this booklet.
- Establishing the Ambiance in a Bed and Breakfast or Farm Vacation Home – University of Minnesota Extension – Eight tips for a bed and breakfast.
- Bed and Breakfast: Hosting Travelers for Extra Income – Direct Marketing and Tourism Handbook, University of Arizona – It is possible to earn extra income by selling the farm experience and lifestyle to guests.