NAFDMA Weekly Harvest
Gather new ideas for your farm and learn from operators and innovators in the agritourism industry.
Join us for two jam packed tour days featuring 10 tour stops. You will explore a variety of business models with focus areas in the following categories:
  • Production
  • Pick-Your-Own
  • Agritainment
  • Retail 
  • Hosting Events
Each stop will be between 1-2 hours and will provide insight on what to consider for your next season!
Virtual Learning Retreat NOW AVAILABLE
Maize Valley Sessions Include:
  • General Philosophy
  • History & Overview
  • Adding Booze to the Business
  • Alcohol Production
  • Clubs & Events
  • Kitchen 
  • Agritainment 
  • Staffing

Bonus Content from White House Fruit Farm:
  • History – Staff – By The Numbers 
  • Donuts 
  • Gift Barn
  • Grower
  • Cider
  • Bakery
  • Deli
  • Fudge
  • Cozé Coffee
  • Kids Area
  • Budgie Barn

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Industry Headlines
West Fork Whiskey Breaks Ground On New Facility, Adding To Indiana's Agritourism
Indiana-based craft distiller West Fork Whiskey broke ground on its second location Tuesday. The company said it will be one of the state’s largest agritourism destinations ...

Exploring Wisconsin’s Agritourism
Wisconsin is more than just cheese, football, and beer! In Kristine Hansen’s new book, Wisconsin Farms and Farmers Markets: Tours, Trails and Attractions, she explores the various agritourism opportunities that can be found around ...

PBS program digs into Subiaco Abbey’s agritourism
Subiaco Abbey, a Benedictine monastery in Logan County, was recently featured on the Arkansas PBS series “Good Roots,” a series examining rural life in the state. The episode, which aired July 13, focused on Father Richard Walz, the architect ...

Just when Olive Oil Tourism Was Trending in Turkey, the Pandemic Hit
Olive Oil Times
The Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the global economy over the past 16 months, but the tourism industry has especially felt its impacts. According to data from the United Nations World Tourism Organization, international ...

At the foothills of Mt. Matutum, a strawberry park awaits tourists
As the tourism industry continued to suffer from the debilitating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, a Lumad (Indigenous Peoples) family in a remote village here slaughtered a pig weighing over 100 kilos and roasted it to mark the soft opening ...

Colorado Ag Producers Emphasize Adaptability
The Business Times
Steve Ela estimates he lost half the peach trees on his family farming operation near Hotchkiss to an October freeze. Ray Moore figures he lost in one week in 2020 about 80 percent of the customers for bison from his Rock River Ranches ...

First-ever Wild Blueberry Weekend Coming Up Aug. 7-8
Village Soup
The sea, salty coastlines, lobster dinners, and, of course, wild blueberries — these are the things that have become synonymous with Maine summers. Wild blueberries are one of our state’s most significant agricultural industries, and ...

Wisconsin Farm Bureau launches statewide sustainability series
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation is inviting farmers and agriculturists to attend “Leaders of the Land: A State Sustainability Series.” This series of nine tours will take place across the state in each of the Farm Bureau districts, highlighting ...
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