Tourism and Hospitality

Agritourism Turned into Agri-education

Article

When working farms offer activities and educational events to draw in the public there is anticipation the commercial venture will supply supplemental income to the traditional growing, harvesting and...

By Melissa Fery

Getting to Yes for Agritourism in Oregon

Article

On November 30, a diverse group of over 150 people joined together at the first ever Oregon Agritourism Summit to learn about regulations, marketing, hospitality, liability, business planning and...

By Melissa Fery

Betsy Hartly photo of windmill in tulip field

Information Snapshot: SB/HB 341 – Limited Liability for Agritourism Providers

Article

Agritourism offers farmers and ranchers additional income and marketing opportunities for their crops, and it offers non-farmers the opportunity to appreciate and invest in Oregon’s agricultural...

By Mary Stewart

Agritourism Resources Available to Support Oregon Farmers and Ranchers

Article

Agritourism, can be defined as any activity that generates supplemental income for working farms and ranches by connecting their resources and products with visitors. Starting a new endeavor or...

By Melissa Fery

Economic Linkages and Impact Analysis for the Oregon Sea Grant Programmed and Operated Hatfield Marine Science Center Visitor Center

Publication

The Oregon Sea Grant Visitor Center at Hatfield Marine Science Center attracts 150,000 visitors a year and does not require an admission fee. Surveying visitors, 39% of all people indicated that half or more of their reason for coming to the Oregon coast was to visit the Visitor Center.

By Larry Lev, Catherine McBride, Mallory Rahe, Bruce Sorte

Trees to Know in Oregon

OSU Extension Catalog

A full-color field guide to tree identification in Oregon. Contains keys to identifying common conifer and broadleaf trees and discusses ornamental, shade, and fruit trees as well. For each species, provides identifying characteristics, range, and distinctive features. Includes hundreds of photos...
Betsy Hartly photo of windmill in tulip field

Agri-Tourism Workbook

Online Resource

Guide to discovering new ways to build a successful agriculture business through direct farm marketing.
Betsy Hartly photo of windmill in tulip field

Direct Farm Marketing & Tourism Handbook, Complete Handbook

Online Resource

This guide is designed to help farm and ranch operators (and other individuals who grow or process food products) market their products and services directly to the consumer.