Tue Dec 07 2021
Agritourism as a Tool for Rural Development and Women's Empowerment11:00am - 12:00pm
Agritourism has the potential to empower women around the world, especially in rural communities. Join community leaders who are initiating this work in Uganda, North Macedonia, Peru, and the United States. We'll also hear from researchers who are studying the role of gender in agritourism around the globe.
Claudia Schmidt from Pennsylvania State University (USA)
Claudia Gil Arroyo, North Carolina State University (USA);
Maria Baryamujura, COBATI (Uganda);
Elena Mladenovska Jelenkovic, CEO of M6 Educational Center, Executive Center of Wines of Macedonia (North Macedonia)
This webinar is part of a monthly series of virtual agritourism gatherings. More information at www.agritourismworkshop.com<http://www.agritourismworkshop.com>. Please register at https://uvm-edu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4S_nD7HHQ4Ww1u4nXNCYuA.
To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Becky Bartlett at 802-257-7967 x 301 or 800-278-5480 so we may assist you.
Tue Jan 18 2022
Reaching Your Target Market: Booking Sites for Farm Stays and Experiences11:00am - 12:00pmOnline
Airbnb, Yonder, Hipcamp, Harvest Hosts – the options seem endless when exploring websites for farms and ranches welcoming visitors. Whether those guests are seeking a rustic camping experience, an original farmhouse stay, or are looking for luxurious accommodations and meals, farm hosts have a variety of options for listing their accommodations and experiences and for setting up online reservation systems. Join experienced agritourism operators for a discussion of the options for listing and booking farm stays and experiences. We'll also introduce a resource that summarizes pros and cons of different websites.
Moderator: Lisa Chase, University of Vermont Extension (USA)
Scottie Jones, Farm Stay USA<https://farmstayus.com/about/the-farm-team/> (USA)
Jenn Colby, Howling Wolf Farm<http://www.howlingwolffarm.com> (USA)
Chiara Sattin, Villa Buzzaccarini<https://www.villabuzzaccarini.it/> (Italy)
Angela Tweedy, University of Vermont<https://www.uvm.edu/cals/cdae/profiles/angela-tweedy#:~:text=Angela%20Tweedy%2C%20CDAE%20MS%20Candidate&text=After%20graduating%2C%20Angela%20worked%20at,family%20farmers%20and%20local%20economies.> (USA)
To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Becky Bartlett at 802-257-7967 x 301 or 800-278-5480 by November 22, 2021 so we may assist you.