Finger Lakes Farm Country is a regional agritourism program that combines agriculture and tourism to promote the abundance of agricultural resources in the southern Finger Lakes. Through a collaborative approach to marketing and promotion, the program creates a memorable brand for agritourism attractions and businesses in the area, while showcasing educational and recreational activities for visitors to the region. In an effort to sustain local farms and create an environment for entrepreneurism, Finger Lakes Farm Country will promote the region’s abundant agritourism resources through a variety of marketing strategies. The Finger Lakes Farm Country region includes the counties of Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, and Yates.
Interested in joining?
We’ve assembled a list of resources for you to learn more about agritourism and getting involved with Finger Lakes Farm Country.
Gaining and Retaining Customers from Special Farm Events (presentation by CCE Ontario)
Assessing Your Farm for Agritourism
Develop a Farm Stand
Tips for Selling at a Roadside Stand
Develop a Pick Your Own
Tips for Selling with Agritourism and Pick Your Own
Host Summer Camps
Integrating Safety into Agritoursim
National Childrens Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety: 2018
Getting Started in Agritourism
CCE Tompkins County: Revised 2016
Agritourism – An Overview
The National Agricultural Law Center
Agritourism project ideas (how to videos)
Social Media Resources
Tips for Selling on the Internet
Social Media Marketing for Farmers Webinar Series (6 parts)
The Land Connection: 2014
Social Media Best Practices for Farmers and Producers