Agri-tourism Marketing and Training

Organization:
HandMade in America Foundation
Amount:
$125,000.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Buncombe
Description:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to help HandMade in America expand their agri-tourism program and to build on the development of specialty farms as tourism sites. Project objectives include marketing to tour operators and niche and international markets, training in partnership with the motor coach industry and development of group tours, assisting new sites in meeting tour criteria and eligibility, and engaging local B&B’s and other lodgings for additional training and education in packaging tours.

Contact:
Ms. Becky Anderson PO Box 2089 Asheville, North Carolina 28802 (828) 252-0121
Areas Served:
Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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