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Champlain Valley Alpacas

Agritourism is the business of establishing farms as destinations for education, recreation, and the purchase of farm products; giving visitors the opportunity to connect with the working landscape and 'farm experience', and creating an additional source of revenue for the host farm.

Is agritourism right for you?

Farm tours, tastings, dinners-in-the-field, farm stays, workshops, festivals and ‘pick-your-own’ are just a few examples of agritourism.
Decide if it's a fit for your farm.

Attend the 2018 Agritourism Workshops to hear more from farmers and agricultural, tourism and insurance professionals.

News and Updates

Chuck Ross at Parliament Hill


UVM Extension Plays Key Role in Launching International Culinary Trail

In the spring of 2017, early in his tenure as director of UVM Extension, Chuck Ross got a long voicemail message from a farmer and culinary tourism advocate in Pontiac, Quebec named David Gillespie. Did Vermont have any interest, Gillespie wanted to know, in being part of an international culinary trail he was helping create that ...

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