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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2013

CONTACT:

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

Agritourism conference slated for
Stanly County March 13

WHAT: The N.C. Agritourism Networking Association will host a conference titled, “Growth and Prosperity in Your Future,” for farmers interested in learning more about the economic benefits of agritourism. The event includes speakers from regional agritourism farms, as well as economic-development specialists.

WHO:

Scheduled speakers are Jim Cogdell, The Fork Farm; Andre Nabors, N.C. Department of Commerce; Guido van der Hoeven, N.C. State University; Jim Little, Riverbend Farm; John and Tina Gross, Gross Farm; Bonnie Griffin, Aw Shucks; and Vicky Porter, The Farm at Brusharbor.

WHEN:

Wednesday, March 13
8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE:

The Fork Farm
3200 Fork Road, Norwood

MORE INFO:

Registration is $40 for NCANA members and potential members, or $20 for Cooperative Extension staff. The deadline for registration is March 8. For more information or to register, 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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