University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Agritourism

Building a Community Approach to Natural Resources and/or Agritourism Development

Contact: Lori Garkovich (lgarkov@uky.edu)

This is a two hour workshop on the need to integrate the different sectors of a community into a comprehensive natural resource based tourism effort, and the challenges of doing so. The presentation provides a model for community-based tourism development and provides examples of the ways in which different components of community organizations, policies, and processes may enhance or limit tourism development.

Costs and scheduling:   Varies. To schedule this workshop, contact Lori Garkovich (lgarkov@uky.edu).

 

Asset-based Approach to Agritourism Decision-making

Contact: Lori Garkovich (lgarkov@uky.edu)

This is a two hour workshop for individuals considering establishing an agritourism or natural resource-based enterprise. The workshop uses an asset-based approach to assist the individual in identifying aspects of their operation that can be a springboard for a tourism enterprise, as well as those characteristics that might influence the potential success of such an enterprise. Participants are provided with a self-evaluation decision-making tool for their use.

Costs and scheduling:   Varies. To schedule this workshop, contact Lori Garkovich (lgarkov@uky.edu).

 

Liability Issues and Agritourism Enterprises

Contact: Lori Garkovich (lgarkov@uky.edu)

This is a one hour overview of liability issues associated with the operation of natural resource-based or agritourism enterprises. The presentation summarizes Kentucky law and provides examples of how different types of enterprises have addressed liability issues.

Costs and scheduling:   Varies. To schedule this presentation, contact Lori Garkovich (lgarkov@uky.edu).