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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2009

CONTACT: Martha Glass, manager
NCDA&CS Agritourism Office
(919) 733-7887, x276, or martha.glass@ncagr.gov

Agritourism Networking Association sponsors
workshop in Windsor for agritourism farmers

WHO/WHAT: The Northeast region of the N.C. Agritourism Networking Association is hosting a workshop that will focus on starting and marketing an agritourism venture, obtaining liability insurance, and resources available through the Agritourism Office. The cost for the workshop is $15 and includes dinner. For more information or to register, go to www.ncagr.gov/agritourism.
WHEN: Thursday, April 16
3 to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE:

Hope Plantation at Roanoke-Chowan Heritage Center
132 Hope House Road, Windsor
(252) 794-5583
www.hopeplantation.org

WHY: The N.C. Agritourism Networking Association provides opportunities for farmers, vineyard owners and others interested in agritourism farms to share ideas. The association hosts a series of regional workshops in March and April focusing on helping farmers tap into the growing trend of agritourism operations and consumer demand for local foods.

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Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 733-4216; FAX: (919) 733-5047

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