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Agritourism in the Mid-Willamette Valley

Agritourism is an operation that connects consumers and tourists with agricultural products, producers and places, usually on farms and ranches. It’s a way for agriculturists to diversify their business, attract more customers and remain sustainable. There are five categories of agritourism activities…farm direct sales is the largest category.

By Mary Stewart, Michael Calcagno | Video

Selling Farm Produce by Count, Volume or Weight

Learn more about the common methods of measurement for farm direct produce sales.

By Mary Stewart, | Fact Sheet

Seasonality Chart: What's in Season in the Region

From fruits to flowers and meat to fiber, this chart will help determine what agriculture products are in season and available directly from farms in the Willamette Valley region.

By Mary Stewart, Colton Harms | Fact Sheet

How to Create an Inventory of Agritourism Operations

This guide details steps to complete an inventory of agritourism operations in an area, county or multi-county region to increase awareness of the scope, product line and visitor readiness.

By Mary Stewart, | Fact Sheet

Given more information about how wine is made, consumers less likely to pay for organic

Jun 25, 2019
Consumers are more willing to pay for wine that comes with an organic or organic grape label but providing information about certification standards and organic production practices reduces consumer willingness to pay for all wines, , according to an Oregon State University-led study.

By Chris Branam | News Story

The Yaquina Estuary and Its Inhabitants

This trail guide covers the flora and fauna you may see along the one-mile Yaquina Estuary nature trail. The trailhead is located on the east of the Hatfield Visitor Center.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

OSU Science on Tap presents talk on Egyptian tombs, language and culture

May 14, 2019
Egyptologist Hassan Latif will present “Secrets to the afterlife – decoding Egyptian tombs, language and culture” at Oregon State Science on Tap on May 30.

By Chris Branam | News Story

How do I buy fresh seafood from the fishing boats?

How do I find out when and how to buy fish and crabs from the boats as they come in?

By Amanda Gladics, | Featured Question

Growing Your Business with Agritourism: Land Use and Policy Considerations

This video created by Travel Oregon and Erika Polmar discusses Oregon's land use and policy considerations needed to take into account for starting agritourism businesses on farmland.

By Erika Polmar, | Video