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Families can create memories with Virginia agritourism opportunities

Families can create memories with Virginia agritourism opportunities
Visitors to Virginia’s agritourism venues have said the experiences help them bond with family and friends, enjoy the outdoors and sometimes even experience something new. They also like to purchase local food, beer, cider or wine and other products.



Agritourism plays important role in Virginia economy

Agritourism plays important role in Virginia economy
Agritourism plays an important role in the $70 billion annual economic contribution made by Virginia’s agriculture and forestry industries.



Wineries welcoming tourists with an interest in Virginia’s Civil War sites

Every summer thousands of tourists visit Virginia’s Civil War battlefields. Others like to drive through the state’s scenic countryside and taste fine wines.



Virginia corn mazes offer fun fall family outings

Virginia corn mazes offer fun fall family outings

Wayside Farm Fun in Clarke County is honoring Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins with a corn maze made in his likeness.




Learn how to start or improve an agritourism operation at three-day conference

Learn how to start or improve an agritourism operation at three-day conference
Agritourism operations are in vogue right now and if you want to start one or improve an existing business, plan to attend the 2017 Virginia Agritourism Conference.



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