West Sound Agritourism Workshop

West Sound Agritourism Workshop

 

KCAA West Sound Agritourism Workshop 

Cultivating Tourists on the Farm

Hosted by Kitsap Community & Agricultural Alliance 

The Kitsap Community & Agriculture Alliance (KCAA) invites you to participate in a special West Sound Agritourism Workshop, an event to initiate the Kitsap Peninsula as a destination to West Sound small farm, nature and other outdoor activities. KCAA believes small farms & gardens, nature & environmental groups, lodging facilities (including Bed & Breakfasts), and other value added producers would benefit greatly from sponsorship and participation in this event. For more information on sponsorship opportunities please click here. 

When: February 22nd, 2014 from 8:30am – 4:00pm (Lunch provided)

Where: Bremerton Boys & Girls Club (3102 Wheaton Way, Bremerton, WA 98310)

Tickets:

  • $25 General Admission
  • $20 KCAA Members (Special code sent to members via email – contact KCAA for more info)
  • $10 for Students & Interns – must enter Intern/Student at check out for special pricing. Please bring student ID/Verification to workshop.

 

Workshop Sessions include:

  • Agritourism – “Cultivating Tourists on the Farm” an overview introduction with Curtis Beus, Director of Okanogan County WSU Extension. Learn about agritourism risks & management, liability, zoning, food safety, fire codes, marketing agritourism operations and agritourism regions.
  • Agritourism Asset Mapping 
  • Agritourism Issues – Agritourism in the West Sound, facilitated by Curtis Beus & Julia Zander. This will be an open discussion with audience, West Sound agritourism operators, suppliers, insurance agents & local officials responding to topics covered earlier in the day.

Desired Outcomes:

  • Increase knowledge about small agriculture’s place & contribution to a sustainable West Sound regional food system & the local economy.
  • Increase knowledge of attendees about current & new agritourism enterprises including opportunities, regulations, liabilities, and marketing.
  • Small Ag questionnaire & opinion survey results.
  • Asset map of current and planned agritourism activities.

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