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Low Infrastructure Agritourism: Picnicking and Walking Trails
April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Do your visitors oooh and ahh over the views or the tranquility of your farm? Have you ever considered opening certain areas of your farm to the public to enjoy for greater appreciation of agriculture and nature? Join us for Low Infrastructure Agritourism: Picnicking and Walking Trails to learn more! Continuing our low infrastructure agritourism education series, this webinar will give you information about developing walking trails and offering picnic opportunities on your farm using what you have available. Join our speakers, who will share their experiences with picnicking and walking trails on the farm.
When: Mon., Apr. 3, 2023 (Noon – 1 p.m. ET)
Format: Live Online via Zoom
Vera Simon-Nobes is the Coordinator of the Farm-Based Education Network / Vermont Farms Agritourism Project at Shelburne Farms in Vermont. Janis Reinke is the co-owner of Frog Hollow Farmstead, also in Vermont, where she grows heirloom produce and heritage breed animals. Finally, Rick Kralj, Penn State Extension Educator will discuss food safety considerations.
Who is this for?
Farms and agritourism businesses that want to explore adding walking trails and offering picnicking opportunities on their farm for public enjoyment.
What will you learn?
- What to consider when adding developing walking trails on your farm
- What to consider when offering picnicking opportunities to the public
- Food safety considerations and regulations
This event developed in collaboration with the University of Vermont Extension. This material is based upon work supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2021‐70027‐34693.
This event is being offered at no charge to participants.
Registration is required to receive the link to access the webinar.
Registrants will also receive access to the webinar recording.
Registration Deadline: April 3, 2023 1 p.m. EST
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