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2015 Virginia Agritourism Conference

March 10, 2015 - March 11, 2015


Agritourism in the Creative Economy

Tuesday, March 10
9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 10
Fields of Gold Farm Tours
2:45 – 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 11
8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Stonewall Jackson Hotel
Staunton, Virginia

Two-days filled with fresh ideas on . . . event planning, marketing, zoning and conservation, food safety, and experience-based tips and tricks to make your agritourism business a success in the evolving creative econ­omy. 

Visit http://ext.vt.edu/topics/agriculture/agritourism/files/program.pdf to re­view the conference program

Special Guests include

The Honorable Maurice Jones, Secretary of Commerce and Trade

The Honorable Todd Haymore, Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry

Ms. Mary Rae Carter, Special Advisor for Rural Partnerships

Dr. Ed Jones, Director of Virginia Cooperative Extension

On Tuesday afternoon, Fields of Gold Farm Tours will feature Cestari Sheep and Wool Company, Mt. Crawford Creamery, Polyface Farms, and White Oak Lavender Farm.

On Wednesday, you will not want to miss the opportunity to meet agritourism leaders, share your successes, and explore your challenges during the afternoon’s Agritourism Showcase.


To Register . . . A two-step process

1—Register online by visiting  http://tinyurl.com/AgritourismConference2015 and completing the registration form.   You may register for one day ($95) or both days ($135).

2—Mail your check made payable to Treasurer, Virginia Tech for the $135 registration fee (both days) or $95 (one day) and the completed Registration Sheet  located at http:// ext.vt.edu/topics/agriculture/agritourism/files/registration.pdf


Dr. Martha A. Walker
Virginia Cooperative Extension
150 B Slayton Ave.
Danville, VA 24540

Conference registration deadline is Thursday, February 26. 

(No refunds after this date)

Virginia Cooperative Extension is unable to accept payment by credit card.

Conference Location

Stonewall Jackson Hotel
24 S Market Street; Staunton, VA 24401

Hotel Rooms available at a special conference rate of $95 if reservations are made before February 16.

Call 540.885.4848


March 10, 2015
March 11, 2015


Virginia Cooperative Extension


Stonewall Jackson Hotel
24 S. Market St
Staunton, VA 24401 United States
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