Covasna- Romania.] Agritourism is a style of vacation that normally takes place on a farm. This may include the chance to help with farming tasks during the visit. Agritourism is often practiced in wine growing regions in Italy and Spain.Fact|date=October 2008 In America, agritourism is wide-spreadFact|date=October 2008 and includes any farmopen to the public at least part of the year.Fact|date=October 2008 Touristscan pick fruitsand vegetables, ride horses, taste honey, learn about wine, shop in farm giftshops and farm stands for local and regional produceor hand-crafted gifts.
People are more interested in how their food is produced and want to meet the producers and talk with them about what goes into food production.Fact|date=October 2008 Children who visit the farms often have not seen a live duck, or pig, and have not picked an apple right off the tree.Fact|date=October 2008 This form of expanded agri-tourism has given birth to what are often called "entertainment farms."Fact|date=October 2008 These farms cater to the pick-your-own crowd, offering not only regular farm products, but also food, mazes, open-pen animals, train rides, picnic facilities and pick-your-own produce.
Dude ranches offer tourists the chance to work on cattleranches and sometimes include cattle drives.
* Agros, an example of an Agrotourism sustained village, on
Troodos mountainsin Cyprus.
Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area
* [http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/magazine/SO05/indepth/rural.asp Rural evolution: Experience the changing landscape of agriculture in the Valley] from
* [http://www.agrotour.net AgroTourNet] - A project supported by the
European Commissionfor the development of e-learningtools and methodologies for vocational trainingin the sector.
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