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Agritourism Intensive 2019

by Carissa L Gutierrez last modified Dec 14, 2018 02:34 PM
Agritourism Intensive 2019 is a three-session agritourism planning course for farmers and ranchers offered in Santa Cruz and Calaveras Counties in winter 2019. Farmers and ranchers who are considering, starting or expanding agritourism or nature tourism enterprises on their farms or ranches are invited to register for this low-cost, hands-on course.

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Are you considering agritourism or nature tourism on your farm or ranch?
Would you like to expand your agritourism or nature tourism business?                         

This class is for you! Registration is open – Sign up today to save your space!

Santa Cruz County class: Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Monterey, San Mateo and San Benito County farmers and ranchers are invited to register; others also welcome.

Santa Cruz class agenda

Dates:         Thursdays, January 10, February 7 & March 7, 2019
Times:         8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. each session (lunches included)
Location:      UCCE Santa Cruz County, 1430 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076
Cost:            $60 for 3-session course

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Calaveras County class: Farmers and ranchers from Calaveras, Tuolumne, Amador and El Dorado Counties are invited to register; others are also welcome.

Calaveras class agenda

Dates:               Wednesdays, January 30, February 27 & March 27, 2019
Times:               8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. each session (lunches included
Location:           Calaveras County Fairgrounds, 2465 Gunclub Road, Angels Camp, CA 95222
Cost:                 $60 for 3-session course

More Information:       Penny Leff, UC SAREP,, 530-752-5208

Participants will learn about the variety of potential businesses, including farm stands, U-Pick operations, farm stays, farm dinners, event hosting, educational programs, festivals and outdoor recreation. Attendees will hear from experienced agritourism operators and experts in business planning, risk management, regulatory compliance and marketing. Class instructors will provide individual guidance and help participants form a supportive network as they plan and develop their own agritourism or nature tourism businesses. Class agendas, handouts, resources and presentations will be posted on this page.

Agendas, handouts, presentations and resources from similar classes offered in 2016 in Plumas, Shasta and Stanislaus Counties are available here:

This material is based upon work supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2015-49200-24225.

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Event Details


One Shields Drive
UC Davis
Davis, CA

(530) 752-3915