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Round red barnAgritourism describes the act of visiting a working farm or any agricultural, horticultural or agribusiness operation to enjoy, be educated or be involved in activities.

Examples of agritourism are...

  • farm tours for families and school children,
  • day camps,
  • hands-on chores,
  • self-harvesting of produce,
  • hay or sleigh rides and
  • overnight stays in a bed and breakfast.

Some people become involved in agritourism as a way of supplementing their income. Others desire an opportunity to educate the public and introduce people to farming.  January 2012 ... Agritourism





Related Links

Agritourism and Recreational Services, Income From Farm-Related Sources: 2007 and 2002, 2007 Census of Agriculture - State Data, National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA, 2009.


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