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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, FEB. 19, 2013

CONTACT:

Martha Glass, manager
NCDA&CS Agritourism Office
919-707-3120

Agritourism conference to be held in Carolina Beach Feb. 21-22

WHO/WHAT:

The N.C. Agritourism Networking Association will host its seventh-annual conference focusing on how agritourism farms and local tourism entities can partner to stimulate regional economies. The event features workshops, guest speakers and visits to several coastal agritourism farms.

On Feb. 21, attendees can participate in optional farm tours followed by a reception at Silver Coast Winery in Ocean Isle.

WHERE/WHEN:

Courtyard Marriott
100 Charlotte Ave., Carolina Beach
Thursday and Friday, Feb. 21-22

MORE INFO:

The N.C. Agritourism Networking Association consists of representatives from more than 250 agritourism farms across the state. Agritourism activities can range from pick-your-own produce and pumpkin patches to wedding venues and wineries.

To find out more information about agritourism, contact Martha Glass, NCDA&CS agritourism office manager, at 919-707-3120 or martha.glass@ncagr.gov.

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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) 707-3001; FAX: (919) 733-5047

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