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Dirt Talk: Agritourism

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for our next Dirt Talk Farmer-to-Farmer networking and learning event on August 23rd at 6pm. We will be joined by WSU agritourism specialist, Trevor Lane, who will be sharing his knowledge and expertise working with farmers looking to implement agritourism as part of their farm business. Trevor will be giving a general overview of the current state of agritourism in Washington, including the economic impacts and common barriers for farmers. Discussion topics will also include: 

  • Risk & Liability  
  • Biosecurity 
  • Resources for farmers

This event was rescheduled from the original date in July. Though this event is from an agritourism point of view, information presented may be of interest to farmers not doing agritourism activities, specifically topics of Risk, Liability and biosecurity on the farm.  

When: August 23rd, 2022, 6pm – 7:30pm (online event!)
Where: Online Zoom Event – Registration Required
Tickets: This is a FREE event, but you must register to attend! 

 

More about Trevor Lane:  

Trevor C Lane, Ed.D. – Learn. Serve. Lead.  For his work in agritourism, small business ecosystems, and technology, Trevor is an award-winning and peer-reviewed published associate professor and state specialist in Community & Economic Development for Washington State University (WSU) Extension, while serving dually as the director of WSU Ferry County Extension.  His leadership links scholarly and academic research to solving problems and supporting the needs of tribal and rural communities.

What is Dirt Talk?
Dirt Talk is hosted by WSU Regional Small Farms in conjunction with a local farmer or agriculture specialist willing to share their expertise in a given topic. Events are held in a supportive yet informal atmosphere, that allows participants to share, exchange perspectives, and learn from each other without pressure.
Events are open to all new and current farmers! 

WSU Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local WSU Extension office. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Jess Sappington (345 6th St. Suite 550, Bremerton WA / jess.sappington@wsu.edu / 360- 228-7308) at least two weeks prior to the event. 

Details

Date:
August 23
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://extension.wsu.edu/regionalsmallfarms/event/dirt-talk-agritourism/

Venue

WA United States

Organizer

Jess Sappington
Phone:
360-337-7157 Ext. 6271
Email:
jess.sappington@wsu.edu
Website:
https://extension.wsu.edu/regionalsmallfarms/